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Students at Y.M.C.A. Meeting [version 1], 1901

Male students seated as audience facing a male student addressing the group from a podium. A white female teacher and four male students are seated behind the speaker. 

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 30)
March 5, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Exhibition Night: By The-Man-on-the-Band-Stand's Wife." There were also several brief articles about high winds in Philadelphia, heavy snows in Quebec, the fate of a ship that ran aground during a voyage between Boston and Liverpool, a birthday party for...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
January 20, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Big Fraid and Little Fraid" followed by an article, "Another Pleasant Evening in the Chapel," that detailed the entertainment featuring numerous students reciting or singing poems, songs and reports. It continued on page four, which is missing from the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 33)
March 30, 1888

The first page opened with the poem, " A Proverb," followed by Jemima Wheelock's (Oneida) report of "Our Wilmington Trip," about a group of students traveling to Delaware where they stayed with families before they headed to Philadelphia with Capt. Pratt and Miss Leverett.  They visited John...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 11)
October 26, 1888

The first page opens with an untitled poem. The next article titled “Peter Powlass,” contains a letter with news about events at the Oneida, Wisconsin Reservation written by former student, Peter Powlass. It is followed by “U.S. Congress,” that reported the schedule of the Fiftieth Congress....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Y. M. C. A., c. 1895

Caption: THE Y. M. C. A.

This Association, started in 1884 with a small membership, has now about 150 members, with a neat hall, 54 x 29 feet, comfortably furnished. It is in full membership in the state and national organizations, sending regular delegates and...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
YMCA Group Portrait [version 1]. c. 1900

A large group of male students, most not in uniforms, posed, with one white man in the center of the bottom row, standing and sitting in front of one of the school buildings. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's cataloging identifies them as members of the YMCA.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
YMCA Group Portrait [version 2]. c. 1900

A large group of male students, most not in uniforms, posed, with one white man in the center of the bottom row, standing and sitting in front of one of the school buildings. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's cataloging identifies them as members of the YMCA.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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 Responds to Office Letter Regarding J. Grover Ground
March 16, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from John G. Ground (also known as J. Grover Ground). Pratt recommends that Ground's affairs be left in his hands. He further discusses the circumstances surrounding Ground's requests.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1894
August 25, 1894

Fifteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1893-1894 school year. Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the previous year focusing on both the academic and industrial training as well as the outing program. In addition, Pratt focuses on the Chicago World's Fair and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, 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
Issue with Receiving Payment for Research for Y.M.C.A. Director
January 13 - February 3, 1913

James Keating asks Superintendent Moses Friedman if Dr. J. W. W. Walker is still the Secretary of the Y.M.C.A. at the Carlisle Indian School. Keating informs Friedman that Walker hired him to compile data and statistics for him, and when Keating sent Walker the research and the bill, Walker...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information Regarding Providing Quarters for Y.M.C.A. Secretary
January 28, 1913

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests information regarding providing living quarters and an office for the Y. M. C. A. Secretary on school grounds.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resolutions from YMCA Middle Atlantic Student Conference
June 23-29, 1914

These materials include correspondence and a resolution regarding the YMCA Middle Atlantic Student Conference of 1914. A delegation of four Carlisle Indian School students attended the conference, and adopted resolutions "for the betterment, elevating and promoting Christian fellowship of the...

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