Mamie Richardson Congressional Testimony, 1914

February 6, 1914

The typed transcript of Mamie Richardson's testimony before the Joint Commission to Investigate Indian Affairs. At the time Richardson was a student at Carlisle. In the testimony she is referred to as May Richardson.

Richardson discusses the friction between the female students and Matron Anna Ridenour, her inability to take music lessons while attending the school, and the frequency of Superintendent Friedman's visits to the students in the business course.

In the published form of this testimony Mamie Richardson's section begins on page 1044. Her name was censored upon publication.


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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