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1908 Commencement Program

This program was distributed for the 1908 Commencement Exercises, which took place on Thursday, April 2nd. Inside features a portrait of Moses Friedman, the Superintendent, Francis E. Leupp, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Charles H. Dickson, the Supervisor-in Charge, as well as a portrait...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Request to Enroll Student from Alaska

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolment of Non-American Citizens and Porto Ricans, Etc., in Indian Schools, 1916

In response to a question about whether students from Mexico could be admitted to the Carlisle Indian School, this memorandum is a compilation of information regarding the enrollment of individuals who are not American citizens, including individuals from Alaska, Puerto Rico (Porto Rico), and...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
1917 Commencement Program, The Continental Congress

This program was distributed for a performance by the students as part of the Commencement Exercises for 1917. The play, "The Continental Congress," is taken from McBrien's "America First," and the school borrowed the costumes for the performance. It surrounds the formation of the first...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Draft Registration for George W. Cushing

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Merritt concerning the draft registration of George W. Cushing, a student from Alaska. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 18)
December 9, 1887

The first page opened with a short poem, "Grammar In Rhyme," followed by the memoir of Sioux student, Hope Red Bear about the Battle of the Big Horn, entitled "A Bit of Wild Life." There was also a piece about the treatment of horses called "If Horses Could Speak."  The second page featured news...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School, 1902
1902

A souvenir booklet from the Carlisle Indian School, published for their 23rd year.  A short description of the aims and goals of the school is presented.  Images of students as they first arrived, as well as important visiting chiefs, are given, as are before and after images including those of...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Fred Harris, c.1888

Studio portrait of Fred Harris wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Henry Phillips, c.1890

The printed note reads: HENRY PHILLIPS, THLINKET from Alaska, Entered Carlisle 1887 from Presbyterian Mission at Sitka; learned the Printers trade, and worked for some time in a machinist's shop doing good work; returned to Alaska 1892 continuing work as a machinist in Juneau....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Marsden, c.1893

Studio portrait of Edward Marsden wearing non-native clothing.

Note: Original caption information for this image in the album identifies Marsden as Metlakahtlan 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Graduating Class of 1894

The top caption reads: GRADUATING CLASS OF 1894, INDIAN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL, CARLISLE, PA.

The lower caption reads: Flora Campbell, Alaskan. Howard Gansworth, Tuscarora. Thos. B. Bear, Sioux. Martha Napawat, Kiowa. Susie Metoxen, Oneida. Emmanuel Bellefeuille,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Group of 23 Printers, 1894

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Carlisle Indian School.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: PRINTERS. Commence with those standing an read fro left to right in order, likewise the other two tiers.

1st. Tier....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Sixth Graudating Class in 1894

The caption reads: THE SIXTH CLASS OF GRADUATES. 1894.

The printed note reads: Thos. B. Bear (Sioux). Susie Metoxen (Oneida). Wm. J. Tygar (Shawnee). Flora Campbell (Alaskan). Howard Gansworth (Tuscarora). Martha Napawat (Kiowa). Emmanuel Bellefeuille (Chippewa...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Thomas Hanbury, c.1894

Studio portrait of Thomas Hanbury wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Sidney Burr, c.1895

Studio portrait of Sidney Burr wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Bert Charles, c.1897

Studio portrait of Bert Charles wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Group of Eskimo students, 1897

The caption reads: ESKIMO GROUP. AS THEY ENTERED CARLISLE IN 1897. AS THEY APPEAR IN SCHOOL DRESS.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Alaskan Indians, 1897

The handwritten note reads: ALASKAN INDIANS.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Pupils from Alaska   AS THEY ARRIVED AT CARLISLE IN THE FALL OF 1897     SEE REDMAN, JUNE 1899.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Ephriam Alexander, 1902

Studio portrait of Ephriam Alexander in traditional clothing, including fur coat and fur-trimmed boots. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Michael W. Chabitnoy, c.1905

Michael W. Chabitnoy standing in formal attire around 1905.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Hanbury with his wife, c.1905

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Mr. & Mrs. T. Hanbury

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anna Buck and Annie Coodlalook, c.1906

Studio portrait of Anna Buck and Annie Coodlalook both in non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Isaac Gould and Paul Dirks, c.1906

Studio portrait of Isaac Gould and Paul Dirks, both wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Thomas Hanbury with children, c.1908

View of Thomas Hanbury and two children around 1908.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frederick YMCA Football Team, 1909

The reverse side contains a note from Joseph Sheehan.

The 1909 Frederick, Maryland Y.M.C.A football team in uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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