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Amherst Indian School and Mission.jpg
A schoolhouse and chapel stand at Falling Rock, near Bear Mountain, in the Monacan Indian settlement near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. A log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal…

Indian Settlement Home.jpg
A log cabin stands at the Monacan Indian settlement at Falling Rock, near Bear Mountain in Amherst County in 1914. The photographer,Jackson Davis(1882–1947), was a Cumberland County native who took this photograph as part of a series…

Amherst Indian School in the Mountains.jpg
A church, a school (right), and a teachers' cottage (center) stand near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, home to the Monacan Indian Nation. A log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal minister…

Group of Students, Falling Rock.jpg
Students sit at their desks inside theBear Mountain Indian Mission School on the Monacan settlement near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal…

Lynchburg1_edit.jpg
Monacan Indians at Saint Paul's Mission near Bear Mountain in Amherst County pose for this photograph taken by the Episcopal minister John Haraughty sometime in the 1950s. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the Bear Mountain site…

1921-The Southwestern Episcopalian 1.jpg
In an article headlined "Bear Mountain or Indian Mission" and published in the Southwestern Episcopalian in 1921, Martin J. Bram describes his experience of the abbreviated conversational style of Indians in Amherst County and judges it a symptom of…

P_73_10_03_01_Hampton_School_Girls.jpg
Six female American Indians pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute sometime around 1880. Hampton was chartered in 1870 as a land grant school and exclusively served African Americans until 1878, when it…

P_73_10_02_01_Hampton_Normal_School_Boys.jpg
Ten male American Indian students pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in November 1878. The first of a "before and after" pair of images, this photograph shows the men in native dress upon their arrival…

P_73_10_01_01_Hampton_Normal_School.jpg
Eight male American Indian students pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute on March 20, 1880. The second of a "before and after" pair of images, this photograph shows the men in Western-style suits and ties.…

Bacone University.jpg
Rockefeller Hall, known by students as "Ol Rock," appears in this image. Completed in 1885 and razed in 1938, the building housed Indian students from numerous tribes. Many students from the Chickahominy Tribe obtained their high school and community…
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