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Chilocco Indian School


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Chilocco Indian School photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 122
Overview Chilocco Indian School opened in Oklahoma Territory, also known as Indian Territory, in 1884. Federally operated like the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas, the Chilocco boarding school emphasized agricultural training for Native American students, rather than trades. The school closed in 1980. This collection includes photographs of students' school activities, dating from approximately the 1910s. Most of the photographs are posed portraits; most of the students and children appearing...
Dates: approximately 1910-1920