Request for Baseball Players for the Department of the Interior Team

Request for Baseball Players for the Department of the Interior Team
Date: 
April 1, 1909 - April 10, 1909

Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine asks Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman if he has any male students that could work for the messenger service for the Indian Affairs Office and also be a pitcher on the Department of the Interior baseball team. 

Friedman informs Valentine that Joseph Johnson is the best pitcher currently available for the messenger service but also provides the names of Arthur Coons and Orlando Johnson, who play second base and pitcher. He states that there are other good baseball players that play other positions as well.

Time Period: 
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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #31902-1909-Carlisle-162