1913

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1913 Commencement Program
March 13, 1913

This pamphlet for the 1913 Commencement of the Carlisle Indian School includes the program for both the Baccalaureate Services and the Union Meeting of Christian Associations, which both took place on Sunday, March 13.  A number of hymns and songs were performed for each service.

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Accounting Inspection Report of H. T. Brown for August 1913
March 31, 1913 - August 12, 1913

These materials include an inspection of accounting and office practices at the Carlisle Indian School, performed by Supervisor H. T. Brown in August, 1913. The report includes a lamp inspection form as well as discussions of accounting, record-keeping, office equipment, personnel evaluations,...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application and Allotment of Marcellus Eagle Eye
May 23, 1913 - August 1, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding the allotments of Zella and Marcellus Eagle Eye, as well as the enrollment of Marcellus at the Carlisle Indian School. Marcellus was denied due to his access to local public schools being available near his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application of Jose Prado Arias
August 28, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding an application for Jose Prado Arias to attend the Carlisle Indian School which was mistakenly sent to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Approval of Participation of Band in Inaugural Parade
January 8-11, 1913

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on the approval of the Indian School band to participate in the upcoming inaugural parade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Brief of Charges and Answers Against Superintendent Moses Friedman
December 1, 1913 - May 1, 1914

These materials include legal documents and correspondence regarding charges filed against Superintendent Moses Friedman after an inspection and investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the documents are the official charges against Friedman, his answers to those charges,...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Camp Fire Girls Organization
August 23, 1913

These materials contain correspondence regarding the formation of a group of the Camp Fire Girls organization at the Carlisle Indian School. The effort was led by teacher Lydia Kaup, and included twenty-two girls.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Alumni Association Update
May 28, 1912 - June 12, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the Alumni Association of the Carlisle Indian School including its new constitution, a new building in Carlisle, and other news.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of Account of DeForest Doxtater
October 20, 1913 - January 22, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning a request by DeForest Doxtater to approve checks and close his student account. 

Format: Financial Documents, 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
Complaint by Louis Schweigman
December 31, 1913 - January 27, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of Louis Schweigman to his home. Schweigman complained that he was returned to his home without warning. Superintendent Moses Friedman denied the claim, and noted Schweigman's temporary enrollment status. Friedman also complained to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Mamie Vilcan
November 2, 1913 - January 2, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Mamie Vilcan that Anna Ridenour, Matron, was opening her mail. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs asked Superintendent Friedman to look into the affair, and later reiterated that officials should abide by the law while...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Percy Parroka
December 27, 1913 - March 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Percy Parroka that he was made to stay under the school rules while working on a farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania following the expiration of his term of enrollment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaints by John Jackson
May 24, 1913

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning accusations made by John Jackson. Jackson blamed Annie and Jean Richards for his allegations, which he recanted. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Confiscated Postcards Sent to Carlisle Students
November 21, 1913 - February 20, 1914

These materials include postcards sent to female students attending the Carlisle Indian School. These postcards were confiscated by school officials who believed that their subject matter was inappropriate for their recipients. The confiscation was done "in accordance with Section 156 of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contested Article Regarding Alleged Former Student
October 4-15, 1913

These materials include correspondence concerning an article about the arrest of alleged former student Sam Morris. The article, published by the Native American, the student newspaper of the Phoenix Indian School, notes that Morris was a Carlisle graduate and was arrested for forging a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Cecelia Harto
January 26, 1913 - June 12, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding Cecelia Harto's health, as well as complaints about food. Harto was released following a request by her grandfather, Antoine Denomie.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Morris Huff
November 29, 1913 - March 4, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a disagreement between Morris Huff and Carlisle's outing authorities regarding his enrollment status at the school. Huff was living with his outing family while no longer a student, and the school objected this arrangement and sought to have Huff...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Edward Woods
February 14, 1913 - March 7, 1913

These materials include correspondence related to the enrollment of Edward Woods. Woods, orphaned as a child, spent a number of years drifting across the United States before ending up in Baltimore, where he was picked up as a vagrant and taken in by the Federated Charities of Baltimore. ...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Esther and Georgianna Collins
September 26, 1913 - March 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of Esther and Georgianna Collins at the Carlisle Indian School. Some materials relate to the efforts of their mother, Rose Trombly Collins, to secure their enrollment at the school. Later correspondence answers a request by their...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment Requirements for Non-Reservation Boarding Schools
October 8, 1912 - December 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence discussing appropriate requirements for enrollment in government-funded Indian schools. Carlisle's superintendent, Oscar H. Lipps, argues that Carlisle should focus on educating only those Native American children who do not have the financial means or...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inheritance of Samuel Fremont
December 23, 1913 - January 22, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the closure of the account of the deceased Samuel Fremont and the inheritance of these funds to Annie F. Kemp and John C. Fremont.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lawsuit Against Arthur B. Smith
August 6, 1913

This document contains a letter from Assisant Commissioner C. F. Hauke concerning a suit brought against Arthur B. Smith by the Carlisle Indian Industrial School on behalf of student Manley George.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Musicians for Indian Service Employment
January 3-6, 1913

This document contains a list of student musicians recommended for possible Indian Service employment. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Alice Sowtea
April 7, 1913

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

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