Idaho Indian Agencies and Schools

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Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction.

Coeur d’Alene Reservation, Idaho.
Post-office: Tekoa, Washington
Telegraph address: Tekoa, Washington; Western Union, ¼ mile from agency office; Continental, ¼ mile from agency office, delivered promptly by messenger.
Railroad station: Tekoa, Washington; Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Rwy.; from Chicago, Kansas City, Butte, and Seattle direct; station ¼ mile from agency office; Oregon Rwy. and Navigation Co., via Spokane, Washington; or Portland or Pendelton, Oregon, direct; station ¼ mile from agency office.

Desmet mission school.
Post-office: Desmet, Idaho.
Telegraph address: Tekoa, Washington; Western Union and Continental; thence tele phone.
Railroad station: Tekoa, Washington; thence stage daily, except Sunday, or hired team; distance, 12 miles.

Fort Hall School, Idaho.
Post-office: Rossfork, Idaho.
Telegraph address: Rossfork, Idaho; Western Union, 1 mile from school; thence messenger, 20 minutes.
Railroad station: Rossfork, Idaho, on Oregon Short Line Rwy.; school is 1 mile south of station.

Fort Lapwai School, Idaho.
Post-office: Lapwai, Idaho.
Telegraph address: Lewiston, Idaho; Western Union, 12 miles from school; thence telephone, 30 minutes.
Railroad station: Fort Lapwai, Idaho, on Camas Prairie Rwy.; school is 1 mile from station; baggage, etc., to North Lapwai, there being no agent at station. Or North Lapwai, Idaho; thence hired team, 4 miles.

Kamiah day school.
Post-office: Kamiah, Idaho.
Telegraph address: Kamiah, Idaho; Western Union, 2 miles from school; thence telephone, 20 minutes.
Railroad station: Kamiah, Idaho, on Camas Prairie Rwy.; school 2 miles from Kamiah; thence hired team.

St. Joseph’s mission school.
Post-office: Slickpoo, Idaho.
Telegraph address: Culdesac, Idaho; Western Union; mail to Slickpoo.
Railroad station: Jacques Spur, Idaho; Camas Prairie Rwy.; thence team, 4 miles.




MLA Source Citation:

Department Of The Interior. Routes To Indian Agencies And Schools, Office Of Indian Affairs, Corrected To April 1, 1910. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1910. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 20 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/idaho-indian-agencies-and-schools.htm - Last updated on Aug 1st, 2013


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