1917

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1917 Commencement Program, The Continental Congress
May 23, 1917

This program was distributed for a performance by the students as part of the Commencement Exercises for 1917. The play, "The Continental Congress," is taken from McBrien's "America First," and the school borrowed the costumes for the performance. It surrounds the formation of the first...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Account Balance of Samuel Tingley
November 19, 1917

This document contains a letter inquiring about the account balance of Samuel Tingley. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Enrollment of Arney Kah-o-sed
August 7, 1916 - January 8, 1920

These materials include correspondence and government documents related to the application for enrollment of Arney Kah-o-sed in the Carlisle School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Background Inquiry of Max LaChapelle
July 20 - 27, 1917

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry into Max LaChapelle from the Examining Officer, Second Training Camps in Detroit, Michigan.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blacksmithing Industrial Training Information
June 2, 1917 - June 4, 1917

This material includes information regarding the industrial training program in blacksmithing at Carlisle, including detailed lesson plans designed to prepare students for making automobiles in the Ford Motors Corporation program. Additional information on students at Ford and those who had...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bureau Policies for Vocational Course in Nursing
September 9, 1916 - January 22, 1918

This document contains correspondence about new policies encouraging vocational nursing training for female students in Indian schools. Included is an extensive pamplet from the professional nursing training program at Fort Dearborn Hospital, Circular letters ordering the transfer of all...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence About Land Entitlement For J. Aline Palmer
January 5, 1917 - August 25, 1917

This material includes correspondence from J. Aline Palmer inquiring about government benefits she may be entitled to due to her Indian descent. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence on Outing Guideline Wartime Exception
August 20, 1917 - September 25, 1917

This material includes correspondence regarding two students on the outing program on the farm of Jesse Webster. Webster is requesting an exception to a new outing program guideline that students return to the school for academic work in August, citing wartime government demands for more food...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding 1914 Congressional Investigation
May 4, 1914 - October 25, 1918

These materials include correspondence and legal documents regarding the 1914 internal and Congressional investigations into Superintendent Moses Friedman and Chief Clerk Siceni J. Nori of the Carlisle Indian School. Included is copied and original correspondence regarding the resignation of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Outing Patron George Gore
August 30, 1917 - August 22, 1918

This material includes correspondence related to the request of George Gore, a farmer and outing patron in Newton, Pennsylvania, to retain some outing students beyond their normal term. Specific correspondence relates to students John R. Wolfe (Cherokee) and Cornelius Hartman. Additionally, this...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Documents Regarding School Financial Matters
February 16, 1914 - April 16, 1918

These materials include financial documents, legal documents, and correspondence concerning multiple financial concerns of the school, such as railroad bonds, legacy trust funds, fundraising, donations, and checks for minors. 

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft Registration for George W. Cushing
November 20, 1917 - December 6, 1917

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Merritt concerning the draft registration of George W. Cushing, a student from Alaska. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Educational Competency of Graduates of 1917
April 28, 1917 - May 24, 1918

This material includes correspondence concerning Carlisle Indian School students considered for the graduating class of 1917. There are also documents concerning life updates from graduates such as Marion Paris and Frank Verigan.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eligible Children for Transfer, 1917
June 14, 1917

This material includes a note referring to a list of children eligible for transfer from non-reservation schools around Cantonment, Oklahoma.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment and Return of Cora James
April 12, 1917 - June 25, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding the enrollment and return of Cora James, a member of the Choctaw Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Esther White Request to Enter Carlisle
August 4, 1917

These materials contain correspondence from Esther White to Commissioner of Indian Affair Cato Sells, thanking him for arranging her enrollment at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Flora Peters Competency Evaluation
June 28, 1917 - May 2, 1918

This material includes correspondence about the competency evaluation of 1917 graduate Flora Peters. This includes letters, a photograph, and her memorandum.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George Warrington Competency Evaluation
July 28, 1917 - July 24, 1919

This material includes correspondence concerning George Warrington. This includes letters, a photograph, and his memorandum. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Graduation Policies for the Class of 1917
February 13, 1917 - April 26, 1917

This document contains correspondence concerning policies governing the graduating class of 1917. This includes a list of students receiving diplomas, required grades, and other related policies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Health Reports of Walter Winsborough
January 8, 1917 - March 6, 1917

These materials include correspondence regarding reports on the health of Walter Winsborough to his mother Mary Wells. Additionally, a request from Winsborough's parents was sent through Senator Harry Lane to return him to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Henry P. Sutton Competency Evaluation
June 27, 1917 - June 13, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning former student Henry P. Sutton. Sutton had graduated from Carlisle and requested certification of his educational status, which would allow him to attend the Haskell Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Herman Kelly Competency Evaluation
June 27, 1917 - June 13, 1919

This material includes correspondence concerning Herman Kelly. This includes letters, a photograph, and his memorandum. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Indictment of Stephen E. Kelly for Sale of Liquor to Indians
November 27, 1917 - March 27, 1918

These materials include correspondence regarding the indictment of Philadelphia bartender Stephen E. Kelly for selling liquor to four Carlisle Indian School students. The students, in Philadelphia for a game against the University of Pennsylvania, were disciplined by the school when they were...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inheritance of Samuel Tingley
June 27, 1917 - February 20, 1918

This document contains correspondence concerning the heirship of deceased former student Samuel Tingley. This includes letters inquiring as to who will acquire Tingley's funds. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Alice Tebbitts
December 20, 1916 - January 4, 1917

This material includes correspondence between Alberta B. Doyle of the Bureau of Plant Industry in the Department of Agriculture, and Mr. Hawke, the chief clerk of the Indian Bureau. Doyle inquired about the lineage of former student Alice Tebbitts.

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

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