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Bmodéwzewen [Footlocker]


31in W x 25in H x 19in D

The camel back trunk was used as a footlocker by David P. Johnson when he attended Carlisle Indian Industrial School [Pennsylvania] from 1895-1899. The trunk is made of wood, metal and leather. Embossed on the latch is the patent date, July 9, 1872. Stenciled on the side of the trunk is, Indian School: Carlisle, PA.

 

Citations

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center: Collections and Research Division. 2007.019.066

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center: Collections and Research Division. 2005. Johnson Family Manuscripts

 

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