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Revised Outing Policy for 1918
January 10-21, 1918

These materials include correspondence regarding a revised outing policy for the summer of 1918 to met the demand for agricultural work while also satisfying newly established academic requirements.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Elsie E. Newton for January 1918
January 25, 1918 - February 16, 1918

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding Supervisor Elsie E. Newton's inspection of facilities and activities for female students at the Carlisle Indian School. Newton discusses topics including girls' dormitories, the school matron, the Domestic Science and Housekeeping...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Jerome Sultuska Against Wallace Denny
February 6, 1918 - March 27, 1918

This material includes correspondence regarding an incident where Jerome Sultuska had been accused of chewing tobacco. Sultuska complained of harsh discipline and racial insults at the hands of Disciplinarian Wallace Denny. Carlisle's Superintendent and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs both...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Montreville Yuda Lecture on Shipbuilding
March 1-5, 1918

This document contains correspondence concerning former student Montreville Yuda and his desire to teach a lecture on shipbuilding. Yuda was a shipbuilder with the Emergency Fleet Corporation in Newport News, Virginia. Carlisle's superintendent suggested that such a lecture would be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Andrew Peters
March 12, 1918 - May 23, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request for the return home of Andrew Peters to Breed, Wisconsin to assist his family on their farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wages and Employment of George Green
March 18, 1918 - April 8, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by George Green to find work which pays more than the wages he was making on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Enrollment of William Gayton
April 15, 1918 - June 20, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding an inquiry into the enrollment of William Gayton upon a request by his father. The enrollment of other students is also discussed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of W.S. Coleman for May 1918
May 1, 1918

This material includes the May 1918 inspection of the Carlisle Indian School by W. S. Coleman. The included correspondence between Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells and Coleman discusses the health conditions of outing students and the general campus, conditions at the school farm, and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sarah Celia Monteith Competency Evaluation
May 2, 1918 - April 29, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning former student Sarah Celia Monteith, and her certificate of competency for self-administration of trust allotments. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alex Washington's Request To Serve In The Army
May 20, 1918 - June 15, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Alex Washington and Commisioner Cato Sells concerning Washington's desire to transfer his employment to the ship-building plant at Hog Island, Pennsylvania.  

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arrangements for Outing Students for American International Shipbuilding Company
June 10-11, 1918

This material includes letters about the employment of some outing students at the American International Shipbuilding Compnay, and how their wages would be handled by the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Isaac Longshore
June 24, 1918 - June 2, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Isaac Longshore, a former student who returned to the school for a visit. Longshore was interred in the school cemetery.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Closure of Carlisle Indian School by Fred Skenandore
September 11, 1918 - October 17, 1918

These materials include correspondence containing a request from Fred Skenandore, a former student, regarding the status of the Carlisle Indian School. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informed Skenandore that the school had been closed, but that the Haskell Institute was...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of George Cushing to Attend Ford Course
October 8-19, 1918

These materials include a request from George Cushing to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells, asking for permission to take the students' course in automobile manufacturing at the Ford Motor Company factory in Detroit, Michigan. Cushing's request is denied, due to his current work in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Health of Clara Shunion
November 30, 1918 - February 26, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding the health of Clara Shunion. Shunion stayed in Pennsylvania on outing following the close of the Carlisle School, and developed tuberculous. After residing for some time in the Bryn Mawr Hospital, the Osteopathic Hospital of Philadelphia, and the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frederick Walker's Request To Be Released From The Navy
January 25, 1919 - March 1, 1919

This document contains correspondence between Lyman B. Madison and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Frederick Walker's request to discharge from the Navy. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attempt to Purchase Land in Baltimore by Joseph S. Sheehan
June 24, 1919 - January 12, 1920

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
Inquiry About Re-enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School
December 2 - 11, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Edwin C. Allen about re-enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School after hearing rumors that the School was being reopened.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Oscar Hiram Lipps, Supervisor in Charge and Superintendent
- March 5, 1990

Personnel file of Oscar Hiram Lipps, who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1915 to March 31, 1917. Lipps also was temporarily the Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School from February 1914 to June 1915, after Moses Friedman was suspended from duty....

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Congressional Letter on the Transfer of the Carlisle Barracks Campus
March 5-22, 1924

These materials include correspondence and a draft letter to Congress regarding an upcoming bill to transfer the Carlisle Indian School campus from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War. Included is a copy of an earlier letter, from 1918, discussing the possibility of such a...

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

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