Kansas Indian Agencies and Schools

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1914 Haskell Institute Football Team
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Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, 1914

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

Haskell Institute, Kansas
Post-office: Lawrence, Kansas Telegraph address: Lawrence, Kansas; Postal and Western Union, 2 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Lawrence, Kansas, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy., and Union Pacific Rwy., thence by hired team or street car, 2½ miles.

Kickapoo School, Kansas
Post-office: Horton, Kansas
Telegraph address: Horton, Kansas; Western Union, 7 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Horton, Kansas, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 7 miles.

Great Nemaha day school.
Post-office: White Cloud, Kansas
Telegraph address: White Cloud, Kansas; Western Union, 7 miles from school; special messenger.
Railroad station: White Cloud, Kansas, on Burlington and Missouri River Rwy.; thence hired team, 7 miles.

Sac and Fox day school.
Post-office: Reserve, Kansas
Telegraph address: Reserve, Kansas; Western Union, 7 miles from school; thence special messenger.
Railroad station: Reserve, Kansas, on Missouri Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 7 miles.

Pottawatomie Agency, Kansas
Post-office: Nadeau, Kansas
Telegraph address: Hoyt, Kansas; Western Union, 10 miles from agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: Hoyt, Kansas, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 10 miles west.

Girls shorthand class at Haskell Institute
Girls shorthand class
Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas. ca. 1910

Blandin day school.
Post-office: Mayetta, Kansas
Telegraph address: Mayetta, Kansas; Western Union, 10 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Mayetta, Kansas, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 9 miles.

Ke-wan-ka day school.
Post-office: Mayetta, Kansas
Telegraph address: Mayetta, Kansas; Western Union, 14 miles from school; thence mail, 3 hours.
Railroad station: Mayetta, Kansas, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 14 miles.

Witch-e-wah day school.
Post-office: Mayetta, Kansas
Telegraph address: Mayetta, Kansas; Western Union, 7 miles from school; thence mail, 5 hours.
Railroad station: Mayetta; Kansas, on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 7 miles.

St. Mary’s Mission School.
Post-office: Baxter Springs, Kansas (R. F. D. No. 3).
Telegraph address: Baxter, Kansas; Western Union, 7 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Baxter, Kansas, on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy.; thence daily stage, 7 miles, to school. Or Quapaw, Oklahoma, on same rwy., 3 miles to school; no regular conveyance.



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. 26 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/kansas-indian-agencies-and-schools.htm - Last updated on Aug 1st, 2013


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