Farr, John B.

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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
John Farr Student Information Card

Student information card of John B. Farr, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1905. The information card indicates that Farr had graduated from the school in 1908,  studied carpentry, and was living in Toledo, Ohio in 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of John Farr to Remain at Carlisle

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by John B. Farr to remain at the Carlisle Indian School rather than being sent home for living near a public school. Farr desired to take a mathematics course at Conway Hall after studying at the office of an architect in Harrisburg,...

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

The superintendent of the school described improvements of school buildings, as well as an increase in attendance.  Next, appeared a history of the Flathead Indians, accompanied by images from the Flathead Reservation in Montana. F. Shoemaker, M.D. detailed how tuberculosis infections were...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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