The first page opened with a poem, "Sowing," followed by the article, "How the Letters Go," that described the process of express mail retrieval and distribution from trains. Then came a letter from former student John Dixon [Dickson] (Pueblo) who wrote about his experiences translating for and recruiting students for the Albuquerque Indian…
Albuquerque Indian School
The first page opened with a poem "The Voice That Wins Its Way" contributed by Hannah E. Wilson, followed by a piece called "From John Dixon" which was reprinted from the Albuquerque Indian School where Dixon (Pueblo) was employed as a carpenter and translator for Indian school recruitment. The article continued on page four. Page two offered “…
Richard Henry Pratt notes that he has received a letter from the Superintendent of the Albuquerque School that Carlisle could receive an additional 50 pupils from the Pueblo Agency.
F. Marcellus Marshall writes to the Office of Indian Affairs seeking to see if Cyrus and John Dickson can return to the Carlisle Indian School. Marshall notes that the Dickson brothers have been working the railroad and on the Albuquerque school house to raise money to return to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Ella and Bessie Patterson to be transferred to the Albuquerque Indian School. Pratt provides the employment history of the Pattersons' at the Carlisle Indian School and recommends their request be granted.
Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of Indian Schools, returns documents related to returned Carlisle Indian School students and documents related to the Albuquerque Indian School, including an inspection that Dorchester conducted of the school that covers nearly all aspects of that school.
Also included is a reply from Richard Henry Pratt…
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann of his recommendation to T. W. Potter, Superintendent of the Chemawa School, of former students Josiah George and Elizabeth Wind for a position of band leader and industrial teacher and nurse. He had also mentioned them as candidates to the superintendent of the Albuquerque School.
Jessie W. Cook requests to be transferred to the position of principal teacher at the Albuquerque School from her current position at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has instructed Siceni Nori to bring two girls from Laguna whose parents have requested that they attend Carlisle. The girls have been attending the Albuquerque Indian School.
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding the shipment of a wagonette shipped from Carlisle to the superintendent of the Albuquerque School. Wise goes through how the wagonette was shipped and ways to reduce the cost of shipment for an upcoming wagonette shipment to the Riverside School.
W. A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that E. H. Colegrove, Carlisle Indian School disciplinarian, is not willing to accept the Albuquerque School disciplinarian position and does not desire a transfer.
E. H. Colegrove requests a transfer to the position of disciplinarian at the Albuquerque School or another similar position after previously declining the position. William A. Mercer forwards the request along with his recommendation. Mercer requests that the transfer be delayed until the beginning of the new fiscal year as well as noting that…