These images come from the Bureau of Indian Affairs records at the U.S. Archives in Denver, Colorado. Most are unlabeled/uncategorized, but the vast majority of them are of the Albuquerque Indian School in New Mexico.

B01: "We're not as bad as we look."

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B03: School & Assembly hall, Fort defiance, Arizona

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b06: "Estimate for labor of school children at southern ute school"

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b16: "Faculty of Albuquerque Indian School, 1883"

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  b22:  Allen day school pupiles with teacher. Mrs. Bessie English.

b22: Allen day school pupiles with teacher. Mrs. Bessie English.


From an accession of U.S. Indian Health Service records, attributed to Mr. Allan Cayous. For more information, see this blog post from the U.S. Archives.

  C01:  513-AS-18-14-10

C01: 513-AS-18-14-10

  c02:  513-AS-18-14-3: “Your hands can be gentle in ministering to our childrens needs.”

c02: 513-AS-18-14-3: “Your hands can be gentle in ministering to our childrens needs.”

  c03:  513-AS-18-14-2: “Our children hide afraid to go forward yet not wanting to retreat from the new ways of life you have brought.”

c03: 513-AS-18-14-2: “Our children hide afraid to go forward yet not wanting to retreat from the new ways of life you have brought.”

  c04:  513-AS-18-14-6: “We are told to live here and yet we are too poor to maintain and repair what we are [given] and must live with this:”

c04: 513-AS-18-14-6: “We are told to live here and yet we are too poor to maintain and repair what we are [given] and must live with this:”

  c05:  513-AS-18-14-4: “Many have learned to trust and to believe in the new ways and are at ease in the modern schools and buildings you have brought.”

c05: 513-AS-18-14-4: “Many have learned to trust and to believe in the new ways and are at ease in the modern schools and buildings you have brought.”