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The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 10)
May 1884

Page one began with a quick lesson on applied grammar, followed by “Secretary Teller’s views upon Indian Education and statistical information about the school, including student numbers, tribes attending and clothes in the sewing room. Page two had a call for more Indian schools to be made, as...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 12)
July 1884

Page one had a poem titled “The Law of Liberty” followed by an article titled “The Republic in a Death Struggle with Ignorance” and comparison between the African and the Indian problem. Page two asked who was responsible for Indians having not fully “Christianized” and become “civil” and an...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 2)
September 1883

Page one had “Local Items” which consisted of small daily events such as the weather and games the students invented. Page two started with “A Plea for Greater Liberality in the Cause of Indian Education”, followed by “The People Responsible”, and “A Devoted Indian Missionary Dead”, which talked...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 3)
October 1883

Page One had extracts from an address of Hon. B.G. Northrop Ex. Sec. State Board of Education of Connecticut. Page two had “Items of Interest From the Late Sioux Commission”, as well as a short piece on “What our Pupils in the Country Say.”

Page three had short vignettes on various Local...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 7)
February 1884

Page one opened with Proverb 11:23. Also on he page was “Educating The Indians”, and a Pueblo legend as told by a Pueblo student. Page two had story about a foolish farmer, as well as an important letter from an Indian Agent, and a piece on a conference at Lake Mohonk.

Page three had the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 5, No. 5)
December 1884

Page one started with a poem titled “The Indian’s Plea” by A.F.W., followed by a report on an organization made in 1822 to help get better rights for Indians. Included is their constitution and a list of the officers. This continued onto page two where the officer’s list was. Then there was an...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 11)
April 1881

The opening article was written by Michael Burns (Apache), and focused on “The Indian Question.” In it he explains how many Indians falsely believe that white men are wiser simply because they are born white, and argues that their wisdom comes not from their skin color, but from more easily...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 9)
February 1881

Issue nine, continues Roman Nose’s story, showing him attending Hampton School and eventually traveling to Lee, Ma. This issue’s editorial featured a piece on the hopes that the new U.S. President Garfield will put all Indian Children in School. On the same page Robert W. Stewart (Creek) wrote...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 8)
January 1882

Page one described George W. Walker’s visit to the country, the people he met and how he would like to go to school with them. There was also thank note from Dessie Prescott to her teacher for a Christmas gift she received. Page opened with a letter from Edgar G. Squirrel talked of the shame the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 2)
July 1882

On page one Bessie West wrote her “School Father” about what she has been doing since she left Carlisle. On the same page E.C. compared Indian children’s want to go to school to a child who wants to swim, once they are allowed, they will take their fill before leaving. Following on the next page...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 3)
August 1882

On page one the paper’s editor, Charles Kihega (Iowa) wrote a letter about his successful journey home. Metopah (Osage), Taylor Ealy (Pueblo), and Frank Everett (Wichita) also wrote letters from home back to the school. On page two eight boys and twelve girls took a trip to explore Luray Cave....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 7)
December 1882

Page one featured Henry North's article about his outing during the summer in Lancaster County. North described his daily routine and explained what he learned. Page two had a piece about Christmas, in which all the students gathered in the chapel to meet with St. Nick. On the same page Calvin...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna, 1895
c.1895

Souvenir pamphlet for the Carlisle Indian School.  Includes a short description of the school in the beginning, mentioning its history and aims.  Images of the campus, school buildings, dorm rooms, classrooms, extracurricular groups, and graduates are given, each including a short caption.  ...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Problem with Finding Outing Hosts in Massachusetts
June 2, 1879

Richard H. Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that there are problems "persuading these Yankee farmers" in Massachusetts to be outing hosts. While 7 farmers are interested in hosting a student, Pratt would like 15 more.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Initial Proposal for Local Outing Program
May 23, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt outlines a proposal for sending students from the Carlisle Indian School to local families in the Cumberland Valley and Bucks County. Pratt justifies the program by noting that any cost will be offset by savings in food as families will be required to board the students. He...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Extended Outings
July 28, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt requests that he be allowed to extend the outings of certain students until the winter in order to allow them to attend the country schools located near their patrons.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Extended Outing Finalized and Summer Outing Report
September 16, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt comments that he has made arrangements to allow six large boys to remain in their summer outing homes. In addition, 17 other boys and 6 girls were found homes for the fall period. Pratt notes that he consulted with the students on their preferences and that the school will...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Replace Gutters on Buildings
July 13, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests to replace the gutters on older buildings to prevent further damage to the structures. Pratt outlines the cost of the tin to update the gutters as well as hiring an additional mechanic on the irregular rolls.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Outing System for Summer of 1882
August 14, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the outing system for the Summer of 1882. Pratt notes that he placed 85 students in homes for the Summer and that he was able to secure transportation costs from patrons as well as a salary for the student. Pratt ends by requesting the ability to visit...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Third Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
September 30, 1882

Third annual report of the Carlisle Indian School providing statistics of the number of students from various nations during the school year. Pratt notes that the outing system has been highly successful and comments on the progress of the first group of students from the Sioux Nation along with...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly School Report for September 1882
October 2, 1882

Monthly School Report for the month of September 1882.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Postage Stamps for School Correspondence
November 15, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests $50 worth of 3 cent stamps in order for the Carlisle Indian School to correspond with outing patrons, returned students, parents, and official inquiries.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly School Report for November 1882
November 30, 1882

November 1882 Monthly School Report for the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the report are text books used for the academic education, industrial trades taught, recruitment of students from Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies, and enrollment by Nation.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Death of Taylor Ealy
July 13, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt reports on the death of Taylor Ealy, a member of the Pueblo Nation, while vacationing with Dr. T. F. Ealy in Schellsburg, Pennsylvania. Pratt notes that he instructed Dr. Ealy to have Taylor Ealy be buried in Schellsburg and to forward the bill to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought to Visit Students on Outing
July 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to visit students on outing in order to determine how students are doing and whether they should be able to remain during the winter in order to attend local public schools. Pratt also requests authority to pay for the transportation expenses of certain...

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

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