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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…

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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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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.…

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Karen Kupperman (professor of history at New York University) Randy Shifflett (history professor at Virginia Tech) and Jim Whittenburg (history professor at the College of William and Mary) discuss interpreters like Henry Spelman, an Englishman who,…

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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…

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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…

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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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