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Photograph of 20 American Indian girls and 3 nuns (possibly Franciscan Sisters). Sitting and standing. Girls are dressed in school uniforms. Portrait taken in front of a statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

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Dakota Territory; Holy Rosary Mission School; Red Cloud School

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exterior; full-length

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Boudoir photographs

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Note by Archivist, this folder misidentified as Oake Ridge, Dakota. Most likely the Holy Rosary Mission School at the Pine Ridge Agency Dakota Territory, later known as the Red Cloud School. Handwritten on back of photograph, "Oake Ridge Agency, Dakota"

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Scanned from a photograph at 400 dpi in TIFF format using a Sinarback eVolution 86, Sinar M, and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using CONTENTdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2015

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Nuns, Native American Schools, Native American Reservations, Red Cloud School, Holy Rosary Mission School


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