Dr. A. R. Allen Congressional Testimony, 1914

February 7, 1914

The typed transcript of Dr. A. R. Allen's testimony before the Joint Commission to Investigate Indian Affairs. At the time Allen had just been replaced as the school physician, having worked at the school from 1910 to the end of 1913.

In his testimony Allen recounts the hospital facilities, common health problems, and his efforts to contain trachoma and tuberculosis. He continues by arguing that Superintendent Friedman should not be expected to succeed when he has incompetent employees. The Committee then asks him questions about discipline, alcohol use, and "immorality" among students.

In the published version of this testimony Allen's section begins on page 1173.


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RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #10144-1914-Carlisle-154
First page of typed transcript of testimony