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Hampton Institute, later Hampton University, was established as a Normal School in 1868 to teach former slaves and members of other ethnic groups how to teach..In 1878, they added a formal program to educate Native Americans.
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An American Indian Roster of students , 1878-1892, for Hampton Institute is available online. It includes pupils from 38 tribes. Click here
- American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
- Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
- Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online
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