Football Contract with University of Denver

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Football Contract with University of Denver
Date: 
November 17, 1908 - December 7, 1908

These materials include correspondence regarding a contract for the Carlisle Indian School football team to play the University of Denver. Superintendent Moses Friedman, Carlisle's new director, did not approve of the pre-arranged game because of how long students would be kept out of class. After significant lobbying from politicians including the U.S. President, senators and representatives from Colorado, and the Governor of Colorado, Superintendent Friedman allowed the game to be played.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #82738-1908-Carlisle-047