Moses Friedman Congressional Testimony, 1914

February 7-8, 1914

The typed transcript of Moses Friedman's testimony before the Joint Commission to Investigate Indian Affairs. At the time Friedman served as the Superintendent for the school.

In his testimony Friedman argues that incompetent or antagonistic employees are the root cause of the poor conditions at the school. He answers questions about his involvement in incidents of corporal punishment, a newspaper article about Pratt's intentions, misuse of the athletic fund, school health conditions, and the quality and quantity of food.

In the published version of this testimony Friedman's section begins on page 1246.

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


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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