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A news article advertising a presentation on the Indian Training School by Pacific University alumna Cynthia Straughn in 1992. Straughn's research led to the inclusion of several copies of documents being added to the Indian Training School…

A senior thesis paper written by Pacific University student Cynthia Straughan on the history of the Forest Grove Indian Training School. She discusses the creation of the first off-reservation Indian boarding school, the Carlisle School, and its…

An article written in 1959 on the history of the Chemawa Indian School beginning with its founding in Forest Grove. The article, which provides a positive view of the aims of the school, includes names and information about its early staff and…

An opinion article by Professor Michael Steel of Pacific University on the legacy of the Forest Grove Training School. Steele describes the destruction of native culture and the loss of children's lives that occurred at the school. He advocates for a…

A magazine article on the Forest Grove Indian Training School written by a Pacific University student majoring in history who also worked as an assistant in its Archives. He describes the history of the school and its relationship to Pacific…

A senior thesis paper written by Pacific University student Arie Higgins on the history of Indian boarding schools. She discusses the first Indian Boarding School Carlisle and how it influenced the start of more boarding schools including the Indian…

A senior thesis paper written by Pacific University student Glenn Kinney addressing the history of the Forest Grove Indian Training School. It includes information about the rise of off-reservation boarding schools, General Oliver Howard's…