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North Dakota Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Bismarck School, North Dakota. Post-office: Bismarck, North Dakota Telegraph address: Bismarck, North Dakota; Postal and Western Union, 2 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Bismarck, North Dakota, on “Soo” Road and Northern Pacific Rwy.; thence hired or school team, 2 miles. Fort Berthold School, North Dakota Post-office: Elbowoods, North Dakota Telegraph address: Garrison, North Dakota; Soo Line Telegraph Co., 45 miles from school; thence mail, 12 hours. (Message is relayed from Bismarck, North Dakota, via Western Union line.) Railroad station: Garrison, North Dakota, on Soo Line Rwy. (Bismarck Division); thence stage daily, except Sunday, 45 miles. Four day schools. Post-office: Elbowoods, North Dakota Telegraph address: Garrison, North Dakota Railroad station: By team from Fort Berthold school. Devil’s Lake Agency, North Dakota (See Fort Totten.) Fort Totten School, North Dakota Post-office: Fort Totten, North Dakota Telegraph address: Devils Lake, North Dakota; Western Union, 16 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Devils Lake, North Dakota, on Great Northern Rwy.; thence daily stage, 16 miles. Or Oberon, on Northern Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 12 miles. Standing Rock Agency and School, North Dakota Post-office: Fort Yates, North Dakota Telegraph address: Mandan, North Dakota; Western Union, 60 miles from agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: McLaughlin, South Dakota, on...

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South Dakota Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Canton Insane Asylum, South Dakota Post-office: Canton, South Dakota Telegraph address: Canton, South Dakota; Postal and Western Union, 2 miles from asylum; thence telephone. Railroad station: Canton, South Dakota, on Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Rwy.; distance, 2 miles. Cheyenne River Agency and School, South Dakota Post-office: Cheyenne Agency, South Dakota Telegraph address: Gettysburg, South Dakota; Western Union, 20 miles from agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: Gettysburg, South Dakota, on Chicago and Northwestern Rwy.; hence stage daily, except Sunday, 20 miles. Cherry Creek sub-agency. Post-office; Cherry Creek, South Dakota Telegraph address: Same as agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: By team from agency, 80 miles. Day schools, Nos. 1, 5, and 7. Post-office: White Horse, South Dakota Telegraph address: Same as agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: By team from agency, 65, 55, and 40 miles, respectively. Day school, No. 8. Post-office: Cherry Creek, South Dakota Telegraph address: Same as agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: By team from agency, 80 miles. Thunder Butte day school. Post-office: Thunder Butte, South Dakota Telegraph address: Same as agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: By team from agency, 90 miles. Thunder Butte sub-agency. Post-office: Thunder Butte, South Dakota Telegraph address: Same as agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: By team from agency, 90 miles....

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Utah Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Kaibab Day School, Utah. Post-office: Moccasin, Arizona Telegraph address: Marysvale, Utah; Western Union, 150 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Marysvale, Utah, on Denver and Rio Grande Rwy.; thence stage to Kanab, Utah, 150 miles; thence hired team, 18 miles; time, 45 hours. Or Marysvale, Utah; thence daily stage 105 miles to Orderville, Utah; time, 34 hours; thence hired team, 1 day. Shivwits Day School, Utah. Post-office: Santa Clara, Utah. Telegraph address: Modena, Utah; Western Union, 60 miles from sub-agency; thence telephone, 3 to 12 hours. Railroad station: Modena, Utah, on San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Rwy.; thence stage and hired teams, 60 miles. (Ship freight to Modena, Utah.) Uintah and Ouray Agency, Utah. Post-office: Whiterocks, Utah. Telegraph address: Fort Duchesne, Utah; Uintah Rwy. telegraph office, 13miles from agency; thence telephone. (Message is relayed from Mack, Colorado, where there is a Western Union office.) Railroad station: Dragon, Utah, terminal Uintah Rwy.; thence daily stage to Fort Duchesne, Utah; thence daily stage except Sunday) to Whiterocks, Utah. Distance from Dragon, 83 miles. Uintah Rwy. connects with Denver and Rio Grande Rwy. at Mack, Colorado, 18 miles west of Grand Junction, Colorado Or Price, Utah, on Rio Grande Western Rwy.; thence 110 miles; no stage...

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Pennsylvania Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Carlisle School, Pennsylvania Post-office: Carlisle, Pennsylvania Telegraph address: Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Postal and Western Union, 1 mile from school; thence telephone; if sent by messenger, 15 minutes. Railroad station: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on Cumberland Valley Rwy., distance, 1 mile. Or Carlisle station, on Philadelphia and Reading Rwy., distance ¾ mile. For more information on this school see: Carlisle Indian Industrial School 1911 Carlisle School Census Indian Education at Hampton and...

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Oklahoma Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Cantonment School, Oklahoma Post-office: Cantonment, Oklahoma Telegraph address: Canton, Oklahoma; Western Union, 4½ miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Canton, Oklahoma, on Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Rwy.; thence hired team, 4½ miles. Cheyenne and Arapahoe Consolidated School, Oklahoma Post-office: Darlington, Oklahoma Telegraph address: El Reno, Oklahoma; Postal and Western Union, 8 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: El Reno, Oklahoma, on Rock Island Rwy., 8 miles; telephone to school office for conveyance during daytime; hired team at night. Chilocco School, Oklahoma Post-office: Chilocco, Oklahoma Telegraph address: Arkansas City, Kansas; Postal and Western Union, 7 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Chilocco, Oklahoma; flag station on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy., 1¾ miles from school. Or Erie flag station on St. Louis and San Francisco Rwy., 1 mile from school. Conveyance from school will meet visitors on telegraphic request. (Night trains on Santa Fe Rwy. will not stop unless passengers have tickets reading “Chilocco, purchased off this division.”) Kaw School, Oklahoma Post-office: Washunga, Oklahoma. Telegraph address: Kaw, Oklahoma; Western Union, 1^ miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Kaw, Oklahoma, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy.; thence stage, daily, except Sunday, 1½ miles. Kiowa Agency, Oklahoma Post-office: Anadarko, Oklahoma Telegraph address:...

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Oregon Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Fort McDermitt Day School, Oregon. Post-office: McDermitt, Oregon Telegraph address: Winnemucca, Nevada; Western Union, 85 miles from school; thence mail, 1 day. Railroad station: Winnemucca, Nevada, on Southern Pacific Rwy.; thence stage to McDermitt, Oregon, 90 miles; thence hired team, 6 miles. Grand Ronde. (See Siletz.) Klamath School, Oregon Post-office: Klamath Agency, Oregon Telegraph address: Klamath Agency, Oregon; via Klamath Falls, Oregon; Western Union at Klamath Falls; telephone from Klamath Falls. Railroad station: Klamath Falls, Oregon; thence stage daily, except Sunday, 35 miles. Modoc Point day school. Post-office: Klamath Agency, Oregon Telegraph address: Reached from Klamath school. Railroad station: Hired team from Klamath school, 9 miles. Yainax day school. Post-office: Bonanza, Oregon Telegraph address: By telephone from Klamath school. Railroad station: Hired team from Klamath school, 40 miles. Roseburg School, Oregon Post-office: Roseburg, Oregon Telegraph address: Roseburg, Oregon Railroad station: Roseburg, Oregon Salem School, Oregon Post-office: Chemawa, Oregon Telegraph address: Salem, Oregon; Postal and Western Union, 5 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Chemawa, Oregon, on Southern Pacific Rwy., also on Oregon Electric Rwy. (Chemawa is 5 miles north of Salem and 47 miles south of Portland.) Siletz School, Oregon Post-office: Siletz, Oregon Telegraph address: Toledo, Oregon; Western Union, 9 miles from school; thence telephone....

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New Mexico Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Albuquerque School, New Mexico Post-office: Albuquerque, New Mexico Telegraph address: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Postal and Western Union, 2½ miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rwy.; thence hired team, 2½ miles. (See School Photos) Acoma day school. Post-office: Cubero, New Mexico Telegraph address: Laguna, New Mexico; Western Union, 12 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Alaska flag station, near school, on Santa Fe Pacific Rwy. Canon Cito Indians. Post-office: Laguna, New Mexico Telegraph address: Laguna, New Mexico; Western Union, 26 miles from reserve; thence special carrier; 6 hours. Railroad station: Laguna, New Mexico, on Santa Fe Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 26 miles. Isleta day school, Post-office: Isleta, New Mexico Telegraph address: Isleta, New Mexico; school is near Western Union. Railroad station: Isleta, New Mexico, on Santa Fe Pacific Rwy.; school is near station. Laguna day school. Post-office: Laguna, New Mexico Telegraph address: Laguna, New Mexico; school is near Western Union. Railroad station: Laguna, New Mexico, on Santa Fe Pacific Rwy.; school is near station. McCarty’s day school. Post-office: Laguna, New Mexico Telegraph address: McCartys, New Mexico; school is near Western Union, but office is only occupied part of year; during remainder of year Laguna is...

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North Carolina Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Cherokee School, North Carolina Post-office: Cherokee, North Carolina. Telegraph address: Whittier, North Carolina; Western Union, 6 miles from school; generally telephone; sometimes mail, twice a day. Railroad station: Ela, North Carolina, on Murphy division of Southern Rwy.; thence via Appalachian Rwy., distance, 6 miles. Birdtown day school. Post-office: Birdtown, North Carolina. Telegraph address: Whittier, North Carolina; Western Union, 3 miles from school. Railroad station: Birdtown, North Carolina; on Murphy division of Southern Rwy., to Ela; thence Appalachian Rwy. to Birdtown, 3½...

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New York Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. New York Agency, New York. Post-office: Salamanca, New York. Telegraph address: Salamanca, New York; Postal and Western Union; delivered by messenger; time, 2 minutes. Railroad station: Salamanca, New York, on main line Erie Rwy.; main line Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburg Rwy., and Allegheny Valley Division of Pennsylvania...

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Minnesota Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Bena School, Minnesota Post-office: Bena, Minnesota Telegraph address: Bena, Minnesota; Western Union, near school. Railroad station: Bena, Minnesota, on Great Northern Rwy.; school is near station. Cass Lake School, Minnesota Post-office: Cass Lake, Minnesota Telegraph address: Cass Lake, Minnesota; Western Union, 6 miles from school; thence mail or messenger, 1½ hours. Railroad station: Cass Lake, Minnesota, on Great Northern Rwy.; thence boat in summer and across the ice in the winter, 6 miles. Fond Du Lac Agency, Minnesota Post-office: Cloquet, Minnesota Telegraph address: Cloquet, Minnesota; Western Union, at agency. Railroad station: Cloquet, Minnesota; Northern Pacific Rwy.; station 5 minutes walk from agency. Fond du Lac day school, Minnesota Post-office: Cloquet, Minnesota Telegraph address: Cloquet, Minnesota; Western Union, 2 miles from school; thence messenger, 40 minutes; by mail uncertain. Railroad station: Cloquet, Minnesota, on Great Northern and Northern Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 2 miles. Reservation reached from Duluth, Minnesota, or from Ashland, via Northern Pacific Rwy., to Duluth. Normantown day school. Post-office: Sawyer, Minnesota Telegraph address: Sawyer, Minnesota; Western Union, 2 miles from school; thence messenger, 40 minutes, by mail daily. Railroad station: Sawyer, Minnesota, on Northern Pacific Rwy.; thence hired team, 2 miles; time, 25 minutes. Leech Lake Agency and School, Minnesota Post-office: Onigum, Minnesota...

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Montana Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Blackfeet Agency, Montana Post-office: Browning, Montana Telegraph address: Browning, Montana; Western Union, 2 miles from agency; thence telephone. Railroad station: Browning, Montana, on Great Northern Rwy.; thence stage, 2 miles. Burd day school. Post-office: Browning, Montana Telegraph address: Browning, Montana; thence special carrier. Railroad station: Same as agency; 20 miles from agency to school. Or Seville, Montana, on Great Northern Rwy.; thence hired team, 3½ miles. Cut Bank boarding school. Post-office: Browning, Montana Telegraph address: Browning, Montana; thence telephone. Railroad station: Same as agency; 6 miles from agency to school. Cut Finger day school. Post-office: Browning, Montana Telegraph address: Browning, Montana; thence special carrier. Railroad station: Same as agency; 4 miles from agency to school. Holy Family mission school. Post-office: Family, Montana Telegraph address: Browning, Montana; thence telephone. Railroad station: Browning, Montana, on Great Northern Rwy.; thence daily stage, 14 miles. Piegan sub-agency. Post-office: Family, Montana Telegraph address: Browning, Montana; thence telephone. Railroad station: Browning, Montana, on Great Northern Rwy.; thence daily stage to Family, Montana, 18 miles; from Family to sub-agency, 4 miles. Willow Creek Old Peoples Home. Post-office: Browning, Montana Telegraph address: Browning, Montana Railroad station: Same as agency; 2½ miles from agency to home. Crow Agency and School, Montana Post-office, Crow Agency, Montana...

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Nevada Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Carson School, Nevada Post-office: Stewart, Nevada Telegraph address: Carson City, Nevada; Western Union, 3½ miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Indian School, Nevada, on Virginia and Truckee Rwy., via Reno, on Southern Pacific Rwy. Or Carson City, Nevada; thence hired team, 3½ miles. Big Pine day school. Nevada Post-office: Big Pine, California Telegraph address: Alvord, California; Western Union, 3 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Alvord, California, on Nevada and California Rwy.; thence daily stage, 3 miles. Independence day school. Nevada Post-office: Independence, California Telegraph address: Independence, California; Western Union, 3 miles from school; thence mail or messenger; mail, 1 day; messenger, 1 hour. Railroad station: Citrus, on Nevada and California Rwy.; thence stage to Independence, 5 miles; thence hired team, 3 miles. Fallon Day School, Nevada Post-office: Fallen, Nevada Telegraph address: Fallen, Nevada; Western Union, 10 miles from school; thence telephone. If sent by mail or mounted messenger, 2 hours. Railroad station: Fallen, Nevada, on branch of Southern Pacific Rwy.; via Hazen, on main line of Southern Pacific Rwy.; thence stage, daily, except Sunday, 10 miles. Lovelocks Day School, Nevada Post-office: Lovelocks, Nevada Telegraph address: Lovelocks, Nevada; Western Union, ½ mile from school; thence mail. Railroad station: Lovelocks, Nevada, on Southern Pacific Rwy.;...

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Nebraska Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Genoa School, Nebraska Post-office: Genoa, Nebraska Telegraph address: Genoa, Nebraska; Western Union; thence telephone. Railroad station: Genoa, Nebraska, on Union Pacific Rwy., via Columbus, Nebraska; or from Sioux City, on Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Rwy., to Norfolk, Nebraska; thence via Union Pacific to Genoa. From all points West over Fremont and Elkton route is via Oakdale, Nebraska; from all points west over Union Pacific route is via Columbus, Nebraska, to Genoa. Santee School, Nebraska...

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Iowa Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Sac and Fox School, Iowa. Post-office: Toledo, Iowa, Telegraph address: Toledo, Iowa; Western Union, 1 mile from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Toledo, Iowa; reached from the north over the Toledo and Northwestern Rwy., from the east and west over the Chicago and Northwestern Rwy., and the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Rwy., to Tama; thence north over the Toledo and Northwestern Rwy., or the electric car line to Toledo; thence west 1 mile by public highway. Mesquakie day school. Post-office: Tama, Iowa, R. F. D. No. 4. Telegraph address: Toledo, Iowa; Western Union, 4 miles from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Tama, Iowa, on Chicago and Northwestern Rwy. and Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Rwy.; thence 2½ miles west by public...

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Michigan Indian Agencies and Schools

Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction. Bay Mills School, Michigan Post-office: Bay Mills, Michigan Telegraph address: Brimley, Michigan; Western Union, 6 miles from school; thence daily mail. Railroad station: Brimley, Michigan, on Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Rwy., via Soo Junction and St. Ignace; from East via Sault Ste. Marie and Soo Junction; 6 miles from school. Mackinac Agency, Michigan. Poet-office: Baraga, Michigan Telegraph station: Baraga, Michigan; Western Union, at agency. Railroad station: Baraga, Michigan, on Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Rwy. Mount Pleasant School, Michigan Post-office: Mount Pleasant, Michigan Telegraph address: Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Western Union, % mile from school; thence telephone. Railroad station: Mount Pleasant, Michigan, on Ann Arbor Rwy., and Flint and Pere Marquette Rwy.; via Toledo or Detroit from the east, and via Durand or Owosso from Chicago; also via Saginaw from east and...

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