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Dr. George Perley Phenix (left) and an unidentified Monacan Indian man split boards at the Indian settlement in Amherst in 1914. Phenix (1864–1930), a Maine native, was an educator in Connecticut before taking charge of academic affairs at the…

Students sit at their desks inside theBear Mountain Indian Mission School on the Monacan settlement near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal…

A church, a school (right), and a teachers' cottage (center) stand near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, home to the Monacan Indian Nation. A log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal minister…

A log cabin stands at the Monacan Indian settlement at Falling Rock, near Bear Mountain in Amherst County in 1914. The photographer,Jackson Davis(1882–1947), was a Cumberland County native who took this photograph as part of a series…

A schoolhouse and chapel stand at Falling Rock, near Bear Mountain, in the Monacan Indian settlement near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. A log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal…

A child and an elderly woman, both Monacan Indians, pose in the door of a log cabin at the Monacan Indian settlement in Amherst County in 1914. The woman was reportedly the grandmother of forty-three or forty-eight children, most of whom, according…

Students play at recess in front of the Bear Mountain Indian Mission School, near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal minister Arthur P. Gray…

Students sit at their desks insidethe Bear Mountain Indian Mission School on the Monacan reservation near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal…

Students stand with their teacher in front of the Bear Mountain Indian Mission School on the Monacan settlement near Bear Mountain in Amherst County in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the…

The Papers of Jackson Davis