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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…

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Students stand with their teacher in front of the Bear 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…

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Students play at recess in front of the Bear Mountain Indian Mission School, 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 minister Arthur P. Gray…

Group of Twenty School Children 1900.jpg
Twenty unidentified Pamunkey school children pose for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill sometime in 1900. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology from 1898 until…

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Students sit at their desks insidethe Bear Mountain Indian Mission School on the Monacan reservation 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…

Plecker1943-1.jpg
In a letter dated January 1943 and addressed to "Local Registrars, Physicians, Health Officers, Nurses, School Superintendents, and Clerks of the Courts," Walter A. Plecker, the state registrar of vital statistics, warns his colleagues of parents…

Louis Firetail.jpg
Louis Firetail (Sioux, Crow Creek), wearing tribal clothing, poses in an American history class at the Hampton Institute sometime around 1899 or 1900. Hampton was chartered in 1870 as a land grant school and exclusively served African Americans until…

2005 Homecoming 1.jpg
This photo, taken by Bill Johns on October 1, 2005, shows the Monacan Indian Nation's Homecoming and Scholarship Auction in Amherst County.

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A child and an elderly woman, both Monacan Indians, pose in the door of a log cabin at the Monacan Indian settlement in Amherst County in 1914. The woman was reportedly the grandmother of forty-three or forty-eight children, most of whom, according…

Pamunkey.2002.645.jpg
Female Pamunkey students and their teacher pose for the photographer Walter Washington Foster in Richmond sometime around 1920. Foster (1857–1935) was a Richmond photographer whose collection of glass-plate negatives was donated to the Virginia…
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