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1910 Census of Fort Shaw Industrial Indian School

Fort Shaw Industrial Indian Boarding School opened in 1891 in Montana. It was discontinued 30 June 1910, due to declining enrollment. In 1904, it had a famous girls’ basketball team that barnstormed its way to St. Louis playing basketball and performing, and won the “World Championship” at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. This census …

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

Biography of Ellen Frances Evans

Ellen Frances Evans, of Franklin, whose intelligence and worth command the highest esteem of her large circle of friends and acquaintances, was born June 27, 1845, in Sanbornton, N.H., daughter of Edward and Phœbe (Morrison) Evans. Her ancestors were prominent among the pioneers of Belknap County. Miss Evans’s father, a native of Sanbornton, generally known …

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