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Choctaw Nation Schools in 1904

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Southeast Side School
This school had served the south Alabama Choctaws for one hundred years when it was photographed in 1935 by the Historic American Buildings Survey. (Courtesy of Library of Congress)

The following dataset is a list of students in the Choctaw Nation schools during the class year of 1904. It was compiled by Ruthie McLillan and provided to AccessGenealogy for publication.

A day school curriculum included subjects such as English, math, history, drawing and composition. Students would often produce a variety of weekly and monthly newspapers and other publications that were considered part of their “industrial training,” or preparing for work in the larger economy. These featured their artwork and writing. Students also learned trade and work skills, such as artisan and domestic crafts, which were considered useful at the time. The children attended school during the day and returned to their homes in the evening.

The concept behind day schools was simple. It was the white man’s continued attempt to force Native Americans to assimilate to the white culture.

  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – A-B

    • Alamo Day School
    • Albany Day School
    • Albion Day School
    • Ashland Day School
    • Beach Creek Day School
    • Bennington #1 Day School
    • Bennington #2 Day School
  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – B
    • Bently Day School
    • Bethel #1 Day School
    • Bethel #2 Day School
    • Big Hill Day School
    • Big Lake Day School
    • Black Jack Day School
    • Boggy Depot Day School
    • Boiling Springs Day School
    • Bokchito #1 Day School
    • Bokchito #2 Day School
    • Bower Day School
    • Brooken Day School
  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – C
    • Calloway Day School
    • Calvin Day School
    • Canadian Day School
    • Cedar Day School
    • Celestine Day School
    • Chishoktak Day School
    • Choate Springs Day School
    • Coal Creek Day School
    • Conser Day School
    • Cox Chapel Day School
    • Crowder Chapel Day School
  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – D-F
    • Dixie Day School
    • Doaksville Day School
    • Double Spring (Colored) Day School
    • Dunlap Day School
    • Fanshawe Day School
    • Featherston Day School
    • Ferguson Day School
    • Fink Day School
    • Frazier Day School
    • Freeney Day School
  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – G-J
    • Gaither Day School
    • Gills Day School
    • Good Spring Day School
    • Goodwater #1 Day School
    • Goodwater #2 Day School
    • Grant Day School
    • Guertie Day School
    • Houston Day School
    • Hoyt Day School
    • Jackson Day School
    • Jaines Day School
    • Juanita Day School
  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – K-N
    • Kennedy Day School
    • Kiamichi (Colored) Day School
    • Kinta Day School
    • Kosoma Day School
    • Kuli Chito Day School
    • Kulli Tuklo Day School
    • Lenox Day School
    • Living Land Day School
    • McCurtain Day School
    • Marysville Day School
    • Milton Day School
    • Mitchell Day School
    • Monroe Day School
    • Mount Zion Day School
    • Newburg Day School
    • New Hope Day School
    • Norman Day School
  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – O-R
    • Owl Day School
    • Pine Spring Day School
    • Pleasant Cove Day School
    • Pleasant Hill Day School
    • Pleasant Hill #3 Day School
    • Pleasant Valley Day School
    • Red Oak (Colored) Day School
    • Reed Day School
    • Reynolds Day School
  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – S
    • Savanna Day School
    • Shady Point Day School
    • Short Mountain Day School
    • Smithville Day School
    • Soper Day School
    • Spring Chapel Day School
    • Stigler Day School
    • Sugar Creek Day School
    • Sugar Loaf Day School
    • Sulphur Springs Day School
    • Summerfield Day School
  • Day Schools Choctaw Nation – T-Z
    • Talihina Day School
    • Taloka Day School
    • Tamaha Day School
    • Taylor Day School
    • The High Hill Day School
    • The Panther Day School
    • Tushkahoma Day School
    • Union Day School
    • Wapanucka Day School
    • Ward #1 Day School
    • Whitesand Day School
    • Wolf Creek Day School
    • Yellow Spring Day School
    • Zion Day School
  • Jones Academy, Additions and Quarterly Reports, 1906
  • Schools by County
  • Teachers List, 1901-1902
  • The 1904 schools on MicrofilmSalem Day SchoolSardis Boarding Day School

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