Dietz, William H.

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Appointment of William H. Dietz at Assistant Arts Teacher
October 14-20, 1908

These materials include correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning the beginning of William H. Dietz's employment as assistant teacher of Native Indian art. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lone Star's Wife in Her Tribal Dress, c.1910

The caption reads: LONE STAR'S WIFE IN HER TRIBAL DRESS.

The printed note reads: Our artists in portraying Indians too often "try to improve upon the native dress, and it is evident," says an Indian artist, "that they do not use the native costume as a model, but...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommended Changes to School Policies and Staff
March 8, 1915 - May 11, 1915

These materials include numerous suggestions from Oscar Hiram Lipps and Dennison Wheelock regarding changes that should be made to policy and staff at the Carlisle Indian School. Lipps' suggestions focus on disciplinary measures, the end of preferential treatment for athletes, and staff changes...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 3)
April 1909

The opening article praised the work of Francis E. Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The following article, pulled from the Philadelphia Ledger, featured two Carlisle students. Thomas Saul (Wanyeya) and Reuben Charles (Gwee-yeh-is) were awarded the Gillespie Scholarship and were...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 4)
May 1909

This issue, which commemorates the Commencement Exercises of the Class of 1909, featured speeches highlighting the success of Indian education. Francis E. Leupp, in his address, among many things spoke on the success of the arts at Carlisle. He was followed by Moses E. Clapp, Chairman of the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Red Man (Vol. 2, No. 8)
April 1910

The first article, written by Franz Boas, discussed "Methods in Indian Woodwork." Frank C. Churchill wrote about a council of Ponca, lead by Chief White Eagle and gave an account of the speeches made at the council. Next an article, pulled from the New York Tribune, reported on the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Red Man (Vol. 4, No.6)
February 1912

William B. Freer wrote about the second annual Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Fair held in Watonga. He mentioned that between 2,000 and 2,500 Cheyenne and Arapaho attended the fair. Some of the events discussed were religious services; a lecture on tuberculosis and trachoma; and numerous...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
William H. Dietz Student File

Student file of William H. Dietz, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1907, and departed on April 24, 1908. The file contains a student information card, news clippings, a photograph, an application for enrollment, a trade/position record card, and a report...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William H. Dietz Student Information Card

Student information card of William H. Dietz, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1907 and departed on April 24, 1908.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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