Filming of the Carlisle Indian School by Gaumont Company

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Filming of the Carlisle Indian School by Gaumont Company
Date: 
April 22, 1912 - May 11, 1912

These materials include correspondence between the Gaumont Company and the Bureau of Indian Affairs about filming done at the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence mostly discusses a complimentary roll of the film that was provided to the Bureau. The filming reportedly included shots of Carlisle's three athletes selected to participate in the Stockholm Olympics, as well as a female student "in costume" singing "Nearer My God to Thee" in sign language.

Note: The film referenced in this letter has not been located.

Time Period: 
Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #36038-1912-Carlisle-047