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Books: The Phoenix Indian School

The Phoenix Indian School: Forced Assimilation in Arizona, 1891-1935 by Robert A. Trennert, Phoenix Public Library

History of the Phoenix Indian School by Katie Pierson
Phoenix Public Library (N5220 .G75)

Phoenix Indian School : The Second Half-century by Dorothy R. Parker (Dorothy Ragon)
Phoenix Public Library   (N5220 .G75)

Good Indians by Carl H. Skinner
A chronicle of the Phoenix Indian School" by its former superintendent
Mesa Public Library (970.5 SK34G)

Online Reports/Books

National Archives & Library of Congress

National Archives and the Library of Congress have many items (photographs, full-text reports, class roles, etc.) available online. 

National Archives: information of all types on federal American Indian boarding schools.Search catalog using the following keyword (copy & paste and include quotation marks): "Indian Schools" or "Native American schools" or "American Indian Schools"

The Library of Congress has a rich collection of photographs. Copy and paste phrases like Indian schools or Native American schools in the "Prints & Photographs Online Catalog" search box. 



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