Documents

The Documents section features digitized copies of documents relating to the history of the school.  These documents include correspondence, graduation pamphlets, and other forms of ephemera, and have been digitized by Digital Resource Center staff.  Today, these documents are preserved in a number of locations, including the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections as well as private collections.

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Anonymous Complaint Against School Farmer

Date: July 9, 1909

These materials include an anonymous letter, most likely written by a group of students, complaining about a recently hired farmer at the Carlisle Indian School and requesting an investigation. The letter specifically complains against his sanitation practices and tobacco usage.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Return Home of William Little Wolf

Date: July 14-20, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return William Little Wolf to his home at the Tongue River Agency in Montana.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Independence Day Program, 1909

Date: July 15, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a copy of the Indepdence Day Program for the Indian School for 1909. The festivities included athletic activites, fireworks, a patriotic salute, and songs. The program was forwarded to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs by Carlisle's superintendent.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Return Home from Tony W. Tillohash

Date: July 16, 1909 - August 9, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Tony W. Tillohash to return to his home. Tillohash's request was denied.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request to Enroll Student from Alaska

Date: July 20, 1909 - August 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll a student from Alaska. The request was denied due to appropriations not being allocated to educate Alaskan students in the Continental United States.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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