Description of the Grounds, Buildings, Industries and Aims of the Carlisle Indian Training School

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Description of the Grounds, Buildings, Industries and Aims of the Carlisle Indian Training School
Date: 
February 23, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt reports on the buildings, grounds, industrial curriculum, and overall aims of the Carlisle Indian Training School. The report includes descriptions of building sizes and purposes, industrial capabilities, and the efforts then underway to establish Congressional approval for the school's continuation. Also included are numerous pictures of buildings; these images are among the earliest photographs of the campus as it appeared when the school first opened. A transcription of the handwritten letter is included.

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 79, box 574, Miscellaneous-1880-P-#0269