Publications

The Publications section of the website features newspapers, magazines, and souvenir pamphlets that reflect the activities of the Carlisle Indian School and its students. Many of the newspapers and magazines included here, such as The Indian Helper and The Red Man, were produced at the school by the students themselves, who were developing the skills of printing and typesetting.

This section of the website does not include brochures, broadsides, or programs for public events. Shorter printed pieces such as these are found in the Documents section of the website.

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The Red Man (Vol. 4, No. 9) Cover
May 1912

Moses Friedman wrote multiple articles on the 1912 commencement. He discussed baccalaureate services, the union meeting of Christian Associations, competitive military drills, the band concert, track and field sports, graduating exercises; and in another article, the guests at the commencement...

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The Red Man (Vol. 4, No. 10) Cover
June 1912

The first article, written by Edgar B. Meritt, discussed sanitary homes for Indians. Meritt argued that teepees, mud lodged, and hogans were unacceptable homes for Indians, and he put forth models which he believed should be built that would help with health, and industry. Charles Van Voorhis...

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The Red Man (Vol. 5, No. 1)
September 1912

The first article, written by George P. Donehoo, discussed the “white plague” given to American Indians. Donehoo argued that the “white plague” was vices, such as alcohol that have devastated communities of Indians. Angus Nicholson, the author of the next article, wrote about the history of the...

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The Red Man (Vol. 5, No. 2)
October 1912

Orville J. Green, author of the first article, discussed the early history of the Mesquaki Indians (also known as Sac and Fox.) He covered the regional split between the Sac and Fox, their shared language and traditions, and the history of the nation in the 17th and 18th centuries. The next...

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The Red Man (Vol. 5, No. 3)
November 1912

The first article, written by John W. Sanborn, director of the New York State Indian Exhibit, discussed his appreciation and interest in American Indians, stemming from his missionary work with the Seneca. Americus R. Allen, author of the next article, discussed an effective treatment for...

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The Red Man (Vol. 5, No. 4) Cover
December 1912

George Vaux Jr. discussed the living conditions amongst the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma  (the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians.) The next article is a poem entitled “The Man Who Wins”, written by Charles R. Barrett. F. H. Abbott, Commissioner of Indian Affairs and...

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The Red Man (Vol. 5, No. 5) Cover
January 1913

The first article, written by Frederick A. Woelflen, discussed the industrial progress of Northwest Indians. Harvey K. Meyer wrote about the Carlisle Indian School, and his belief that it trained Indian students for life. He referred to the amount of money made in instruction work, and the...

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