The program includes singing and recitation and other displays of acquired knowledge and speeches. The names of participating students are listed. Another part of the program was a discussion on the topic: “Should the Indians be farmers or stock-raisers?"
Memorabilia and Ephemera
An invitation for a series of exercises, performed by Carlisle Indian School students, which include industrial demonstrations, recitations, songs, drawings, and a debate. The event was billed as a way to show "the capacity of the Indian to receive education," and was open to the general public.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for six teachers: Emma A. Cutter and Della F. Botsford (Martha's Vineyard, MA), Florence M. Carter, Jennie P. Cochran, and Katherine J. Wiest (Chicago, IL), and Annie B. Moore (Holton, KS).
Richard Henry Pratt forwards nine certificates of attendance at summer school for seven teachers: O. H. Bakeless, Emma A. Cutter, Fanny G. Paull, Jennie P. Cochran, Kate S. Bowersox, Katherine J. Wiest, and Anna C. Hamilton. An explanatory cover letter is included.
Program for the commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School on February 27, 1896.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a coupon for Elizah (here Elijah) Brown to travel between Council Bluffs, Iowa and Cascade Looks, Oregon as part of his return trip home.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards six certificates of attendance at summer school for several employees: M. Burgess (superintendent of printing), Florence M. Carter (teacher), Prudence Miles (assistant matron), Emma A. Cutter (senior teacher), Fannie I. Peter (teacher), and Kate S. Bowersox (teacher).
An invitation to the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises held at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School on March 9-11, 1897. A program for the three day event is printed on the reverse side. The invitation is for a Miss Hemminger.
The commencement program for the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises of the Indian Industrial School at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The program includes a schedule of events as well as a photograph of the graduating class of 1897.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards thirteen certificates of attendance for employees: W. Grant Thompson (disciplinarian), Emma A. Cutter (senior teacher), Florence M. Carter (teacher), Jennie P. Cochran (teacher), Carrie E. Weekley (teacher), J. W. Hendren (teacher), Fannie I. Peter (teacher), Nellie V. Robertson (teacher), Mary Bailey (assistant…
University of Cincinnati vs the Carlisle Indians souvenir in the shape of a football for the Thanksgiving game on November 25, 1897.
An invitation for a Professor Heckman, probably Edgar Rohrer Heckman of Dickinson Preparatory School, to attend the 1898 commencement ceremony. It was the Nineteenth Anniversary and the Tenth Graduating Exercises of the school. The first page is an invitation, and the reverse features the program for the three-day event, March 1st to 3rd, 1898…
Invitation to twentieth anniversary and eleventh graduating exercises of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School from February 28 to March 2, 1899. Includes a program and list of graduating students with nation.
Ticket for commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1899 school year.
Frank M. Baker forwards a copy of the most recent record of his daughter Alice E. Baker received from the Carlisle Indian School which notes that her health is not very strong. As a result Baker requests the return of his two daughters Hattie and Alice from the School.
Program listing for the 1900 commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School. The program lists student performances, school colors, the names of graduating students along with the words to the school song, "Comrades All."
Major Richard H. Pratt forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for 15 teachers: Emma A. Cutter (Senior Teacher), Kate S. Bowersox (Normal Teacher), Anne H. Stewart (Sloyd Teacher), Jeannette L. Senseney (Music Teacher), Elizabeth E. Forster (Drawing Teacher), and Jessie W. Cook, Mariette Wood, Nellie V. Robertson, Jessie L.…
Program listing for the 1901 commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School. The program lists student performances, school colors, the names of graduating students along with the lyrics to "Song of the Flag."
The 1901 Commencement program of Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry (now Drexel University), located in Philadelphia, in which Albert H. Nash (graduated from Carlisle Indian School in 1897) is listed on the third page as having earned a diploma in the course in Commerce and Finance.
Richard H. Pratt forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for 16 employees: Bertha Canfield (seamstress), Elizabeth E. Forster (drawing teacher), Anne H. Stewart (sloyd teacher), Annie B. Moore and Jeannette L. Senseney (music teachers), Minnie L. Ferree (domestic science teacher), Edith McHarg Steele (librarian), and Agnes May…
Souvenir program for the Dickinson vs. Carlisle football game on October 5, 1901. The program includes the rosters for the two teams as well as photographs connected to both schools and advertisements for local businesses.
Invitation to the 23rd anniversary and the 14th graduation exercises of the Carlisle Indian School sent to Eugene P. Drake and family compliments of Richard Henry Pratt. Also included are two envelopes.
Invitation to the 23rd anniversary and 14th commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School. Also included is a ticket for admission to the program along with an envelope addressed to Edward Herman of New Kingston, Pennsylvania.
Program and menu for the 1902 annual banquet for the Carlisle Indian Football Team. The program includes the scores from the season's games as well as the names of the players.
Program of the Carlisle Indian School Commencement for 1903. The program includes the names of the graduating class of 1903 along with a photo. Additional information includes the commencement schedule; history, purpose, and statistical information of the school; and the words of the evening song. In addition, a separate schedule for the week…