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== History ==
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Fort Shaw Industrial Indian Boarding School opened in 1891. It closed in 1910, due to declining enrollment.  
 
Fort Shaw Industrial Indian Boarding School opened in 1891. It closed in 1910, due to declining enrollment.  
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== Records ==
  
 
In 1904, it had a famous [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3951/is_200101/ai_n8937339/pg_1?tag=artBody;col1 girls' basketball team] that won the World Championship at the World's Fair in Chicago.  
 
In 1904, it had a famous [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3951/is_200101/ai_n8937339/pg_1?tag=artBody;col1 girls' basketball team] that won the World Championship at the World's Fair in Chicago.  
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Microfilm copies of [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=479404&disp=Superintendents+annual+narrative+and+sta%20%20&columns=*,0,0 “Narrative and Statistical Reports” for Fort Shaw] are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their film number 1724219.  
 
Microfilm copies of [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=479404&disp=Superintendents+annual+narrative+and+sta%20%20&columns=*,0,0 “Narrative and Statistical Reports” for Fort Shaw] are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their film number 1724219.  
  
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== References ==
  
 
[[Category:American_Indian_Schools]]
 
[[Category:American_Indian_Schools]]

Revision as of 21:46, 10 December 2008

History

Fort Shaw Industrial Indian Boarding School opened in 1891. It closed in 1910, due to declining enrollment.

Records

In 1904, it had a famous girls' basketball team that won the World Championship at the World's Fair in Chicago.

Some of the existing records of the school are at the Rocky Mountain Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration in Denver. The records in that collection include:

  • Registers of pupils, 1892-1910
  • Sanitary Reports, 1894-1899
  • Roster of employees, 1891-1910

Microfilm copies of “Narrative and Statistical Reports” for Fort Shaw are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their film number 1724219.

References