Dortch, J. H.

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Article Regarding Student Discipline and Town Interactions

These materials include a newspaper clipping, an internal circular order, and correspondence regarding an article in the Carlisle Herald regarding the discipline of male and female students of the Carlisle Indian School, who reportedly visited the east end of the town for parties with...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attempt to Purchase Land in Baltimore by Joseph S. Sheehan

These materials include correspondence regarding an attempt by Alaskan student Joseph S. Sheehan to purchase land in Baltimore.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Brief of Charges and Answers Against Superintendent Moses Friedman

These materials include legal documents and correspondence regarding charges filed against Superintendent Moses Friedman after an inspection and investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the documents are the official charges against Friedman, his answers to those charges,...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Christmas Festivities 1908

These materials include correspondence regarding the Christmas festivities of 1908. The festivities included a lantern slide and moving picture film presentation of Hiawatha, various receptions, tree decorating, and entertainment.

Also included is a financial authority request...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Requested on Annuities Agreement for Alice Morris

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Alice E. Morris to have more information on the Agreement for Commutation of Perpetual Annuities before she signed the agreement.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaints By Mrs. E. A. Pierce Against Wallace Denny

These materials include correspondence regarding the forced return of Seneca Clark Cook by Carlisle's disciplinarian, Wallace Denny. Cook's grandmother, Mrs. E. A. Pierce, wrote to the Indian Office complaining about the treatment of her grandson by the school, including specific complaints...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1908-1909

These materials include correspondence arranging multiple inspections of unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School for possible condemnation and removal.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dispute Regarding Judson Bertrand and Outing System

These materials include correspondence regarding Judson Bertrand's work at the office of Carlisle dentist Dr. C. E. Wogan. There was some dispute about Bertrand's role as well as where he could pursue training as a dentist.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School

These materials include correspondence and a draft of Superintendent Friedman's 30th Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School, reflecting the period ending July 31, 1909. Friedman forwarded the draft to a Bureau official, along with information on how to have news published in Carlisle's...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Denied Enrollment of Elsina Spring

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Albert Spring as to why his daughter, Elsina Spring, was denied admittance at the Carlisle Indian School. Spring was informed that his daughter was denied enrollment due to her age and access to local public schools in New York.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Rumored Death of Gallus Spotted Eagle

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry from his brother Henry K. O. Two into the rumored death of Gallus Spotted Eagle. The school responded that Spotted Eagle was not dead and had not been sick within the past two years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of J. H. Dortch for May 1915

These materials include an inspection report of J. H. Dortch for his visit to the Carlisle Indian School. His report includes discussions of new staff, the school's physical plant and curriculum, and continued disciplinary changes being enacted under Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Location of George King

These materials contain correspondence regarding questions by Lillian S. King about the location and return of her son George King who had run away from the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Mabel Hart

Please note: This content is of a sensitive nature and reveals information about death and burial, which some readers may find troubling. Our aim is to provide access to this historical documentation in a respectful manner. Please see our...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Madeline Goslin

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Paul Sanders

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Wallace Berryman

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Press Coverage of Robert Doyle and Jesse Gilleski Runaway

These materials contain correspondence and a newspaper clipping regarding press coverage of the arrest of Robert Doyle and Jesse Gilleski for running away from their outing home to Paterson, New Jersey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request By Peter Cole

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Peter Cole to have his son returned home to Hogansburg, New York over the summer break.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Antonio Florez

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Antonio Florez to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Florez was informed that he should consider enrolling at a closer school to his home and should make direct contact with the superintendent of the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Clinton Marshall

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Clinton D. Marshall to enroll in the Carlisle Indian School. Marshall, a recent graduate of the Genoa Indian School, sought permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs due to his being over the age of 21.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by F. L. Kern

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by F. L. Kern to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Kern required an exemption from the Office of Indian Affairs to be admitted due to his age. The Office did not grant the exemption.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Jimmie Blue Bird

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Jimmie Blue Bird to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Blue Bird sought an exemption from the maximum age requirement in order to enroll. The request was granted from the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Joseph F. Twobears

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Joseph F. Twobears to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Twobears request to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs was denied to a lack of information provided in Twobears letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Lyman B. Madison

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Lyman B. Madison to enroll in the Carlisle Indian School along with his sister. Madison was over the age of 21 and required permission from the Office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to enroll.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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