Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a letter from Olive Roberts, requesting employment as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. Roberts states that they previously ran the Crow Creek boarding school in Dakota. Pratt requests more information about Roberts, and notes that many of his teachers are giving up because of the hard work of educating Carlisle's students.
Employment Application for Olive Roberts as Teacher
January 4, 1880
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 79, box 574, Miscellaneous-1880-P-#0065