NARA RG 75, File 1327,
c/o Aurealia Bartholomeau, Mother, Sparta Illinois
Assiniboine Sioux but raised away from the rez
Age at arrival: 19, 3/30/1909
departed 11/28/1910 to take position at Ft. Mojave
Mrs. H. B.Niles, 210 4th Ave, Asbury Park 6/18/1910-9/6/1910
nd. Horton Kansas. Indian School. seamstress.
Kickapoo Mission School. also cook in Indian
3/31/13. Sparta Ill. teaching music and playing organ in church
running chuch choir. wants sister Agnes to come home from school
2/24/13. Sparta Ill. “Rec’d your letter and invitation and wish
thank you very much I will be glad to come if it is any way
see in the paper where James Thorpe will be in St Louis soon I
very much like to shake hands with him and tell him how proud we
are of him since the Olympic games.”
1912. letter requesting that Agnes not be allowed to go out on
in summer months rec’d from parents.
Mercer Literary Society.
The meeting was called to order by the president. Next in order
the roll call, and each member responded with a quotation.
this, came reading of the minutes of the previous
The treasurer had no report to make, and some business was
followed by the election of officers. The result of the election
follows: President, Nan Saunook; vice-president, Margaretta
secretary, Emma Newashe; rec. -secretary, Rose Hood;
Cora Battice; marshal, ,Bessie Saracino; reporter, Thirza
critic, Carlysle Greenbrier; . chairman program committee, Sadie
Ingalls; associates, Leila Waterman and Amelia Wheelock. Program
the evening: song, Mercers; recitation, Virginia Boone; duet
Crowe and Ernestine Venne; select reading, Mabel Logan;
Battice, Minnie Billings, Agnes Jacobs, and Elizabeth La Vatta;
solo, Alberta Bartholomeau. As time was limited to 8:30 ’the
debate-intended to be the feature of the evening--was left out.
house was then left to the good of the society, which gave
for very encouraging remarks from Mr. Carter, and Mr. Henderson,
the official visitors. The newly elected president was
called upon and she also gave us a splendid talk. The critic
report, after which the first meeting of the Meroers for this
October 15, 1909 ARROW