Founding of the Carlisle Indian School

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Recommendation of Carlisle Barracks as Location for Indian School
February 14, 1879

Spencer Fullteron Baird, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, writes to Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz to endorse Captain Richard H. Pratt's request to establish an Indian School at the Carlisle Barracks. Baird contends that there is "no better spot" to open an Indian School because...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for a Teaching Appointment
September 21, 1879

Haus Eugen Bahn writes to Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz regarding his intent to establish an Indian school in Carlisle. Bahn requests an appointment as teacher at the school.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the...

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