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Day One

Registration in gym. September 1957. Photo my M.H. Trujillo.
Registration in gym. September 1957. Photo by M.H. Trujillo.

4pm: Left the reservation in Greyhound busses.

7am the next day: Arrived at the school, and were put in small groups, met their teacher, and were taken to the mess hall for a breakfast of fruit, cereal, eggs, toast, and hot chocolate.

8am: Taken to quarters for time to rest.

12pm: Lunch

1pm: Medical exams and immunizations were begun. These included a standard physical exam, hearing tests, dental checkups, eye exams, haircuts, etc.

Evening: Dinner and a movie.

Following day: Completed medical exams and began academic testing to determine placement.