Julia Hardin Congressional Testimony, 1914

February 7, 1914

The typed transcript of Julia Hardin's testimony before the Joint Commission to Investigate Indian Affairs. At the time Hardin was a student at the school.

In her testimony Hardin recounts the conflict between her and the matron about whether she was to go on outing which culminated in an incident where Claude Stauffer whipped her. She then answers questions about her experience on outing and her knowledge of other instances of corporal punishment.

In the published version of this testimony, Hardin's section starts on page 1100.

Note: This content reveals information about corporal punishment, which some readers may find troubling. 


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