Fisk Goodyear Congressional Testimony, 1914

February 7, 1914

The typed transcript of Fisk Goodyear's testimony before the Joint Commission to Investigate Indian Affairs. (His name is spelled Fiske Goodyear in this transcript.) At the time Goodyear was working at a local coal and lime business, but had previously worked at Carlisle as storekeeper and clerk in the 1890's.

In his testimony Goodyear argues that it is hard to compare the atmosphere and discipline of Pratt, Mercer, and Friedman's administration due to changes in the students who attended Carlisle. He also answers questions about his awareness of changes in policy regarding vocational training and complaints of lack of food.

In the published version of this testimony Goodyear's testimony begins on page 1162.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #10144-1914-Carlisle-154
First page of typed transcript of testimony