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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.  
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The 1900 federal census included population schedules for the Fort Shaw Indian Industrial School. The census includes the non-Indian employees of the school, as well as the pupils at the school. However, they are recorded on the general population schedules, not the [[Indian Population Schedules -- 1900 United States Census|Indian Population Schedules]]. They are recorded as [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;w=54454;p=3 District 215, Fort Shaw Indian Industrial School], in Cascade County, Montana.  
  
The 1900 federal census included population schedules for the Fort Shaw Indian Industrial School. The census includes the non-Indian employees of the school, as well as the pupils at the school. However, they are recorded on the general population schedules, not the [[Indian_Population_Schedules_--_1900_United_States_Census|Indian Population Schedules]]. They are recorded as [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;w=54454;p=3 District 215, Fort Shaw Indian Industrial School], in Cascade County, Montana.  
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Microfilm copies of [[Superintendents' Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports (BIA), 1907-1938|''...Narrative and Statistical Reports...'']] for the Fort Shaw Boarding School are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Roll 53, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City (their [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=479404&disp=Superintendents+annual+narrative+and+sta++ microfilm number 1724251]).
 
 
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
[[Category:American_Indian_Schools]]
 
[[Category:American_Indian_Schools]]

Revision as of 19:32, 16 February 2009

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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

The 1900 federal census included population schedules for the Fort Shaw Indian Industrial School. The census includes the non-Indian employees of the school, as well as the pupils at the school. However, they are recorded on the general population schedules, not the Indian Population Schedules. They are recorded as District 215, Fort Shaw Indian Industrial School, in Cascade County, Montana.

Microfilm copies of ...Narrative and Statistical Reports... for the Fort Shaw Boarding School are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Roll 53, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City (their microfilm number 1724251).

References