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Catalogue of the Indian Industrial School, 1902
1902

A booklet of information and photographs assembled by the Carlisle Indian School for their 23rd year, circa 1902.  Includes a short history of the school and the town and school demographic information.  Includes pictures of arriving students, students during classroom and extracurricular...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Meeting of the Standard Debating Society, 1901

Male students seated as an audience with four male students in front of room, one taking minutes, one standing  facing the group, and two seated at a desk. 

In 1901 the Bureau of Indian Affairs contracted with the photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston to...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Standard Society on school grounds [version 1], 1890

Portrait of a large group of male students, some in uniform, some not, posed on the school grounds with fence and trees in background. There is a white man in the center of the group. The caption states that this is the student group, "Standard Society, 1890." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Standard Society on school grounds [version 2], 1890

Portrait of a large group of male students, some in uniform, some not, posed on the school grounds with fence and trees in background. There is a white man in the center of the group. The caption states that this is the student group, "Standard Society, 1890." 

This image appears in ...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 12)
November 2, 1888

The first page opened with the poem, “Little Helpers,” reprinted from the Sunday School Times. Next came a piece titled “Environment,” the answer to the previously posted word story, followed by “No Time to Read?” about the importance of reading which continued on the fourth page. Page...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 7)
September 28, 1888

The first page opened with an untitled poem warning of the evils of debt, followed by “Eet, Kit-E-Ko Give It To Me: A True Story,” about fictional Aunt Martha’s exasperation after generously giving away all her potatoes to hungry Pawnee women. The story continued on page four. Page two featured...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Three unidentified male students #9, c.1894

Studio portrait of three unidentified male students seated at a table stacked with books. Behind them is a banner which reads "Standard En Avant." They may be members of the Standard Debating Society. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
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
Inspection Report of Charles H. Thompson
March 2, 1892

Charles H. Thompson forwards an inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School on March 2, 1892. Thompson's report examines a wide range of topics related to the School including the buildings, health of students, food, student's social lives, industrial training, outings, and academic training...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Overview of Evening Study Hour at Carlisle
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the use of evening study hours to W. N. Hailmann.

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