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Copy of First School Newspaper and Report of School Progress
January 25, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt a copy of the first issue of Eadle Keatah Toh, the first newspaper published at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that more donations will soon fund the purchase of a better printing press, and discusses...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Process of Securing Southwestern Indian Students for the Carlisle Indian School
October 20, 1880

Sheldon Jackson informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he's glad that the Carlisle Indian School accepted 10 more Pueblos, one Pima, and one student from the Mescalero Agency. Because the school cannot secure 50 Utes this season, Jackson asks if he can take 6 from the Mescalero Agency,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Pawnee Chiefs to Travel East
January 17, 1884 - January 28, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Baptiste Bayhylle and Ralph J. Weeks regarding a request from a Pawnee Chiefs to visit Carlisle. Pratt provides some context to their request including the fact that many served as scouts during the war with the Cheyenne, Kiowas, and Comanches. He...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Regret Over Transfer of Osage Students to Martinsburg
November 3, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a newspaper clip to the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding four students who had been transferred to the Martinsburg Indian School. He notes that he regrets sending the students to Martinsburg and the students mentioned in the clipping were exemplary students while...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Articles by Elaine Goodale and a Response by Richard Henry Pratt
April 1890 - July 9, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two articles by Elaine Goodale, Supervisor of Education among the Sioux, to Thomas J. Morgan. Pratt comments that Goodale fought the work of the Sioux Commission and is also opposed to off reservation schools as they deprive parents of a say in their children's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question on how to Handle New Office Policy Regarding Public Schools
August 5, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a clip from the Washington Evening Star regarding a policy change that the Office of Indian Affairs will pay $10 per quarter for Indian students attending public schools. Pratt notes that he was going to publish this clip in the school newspaper but refrained due to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Outing Dispute Among Locals Near Genoa, Nebraska
June 4, 1891 - June 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to correspondence regarding complaints made by labor organizations of Genoa Indian School students being used as laborers on a beet farm. Pratt suggests that the Genoa Superintendent is right but that he should focus on individual outing patrons rather than corporate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Increase New York Enrollment at Carlisle
March 10, 1892

William S. Hubbell writes Senator Henry L. Dawes and requests that the number of New York students at the Carlisle Indian School be increased to 50 students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 10, No. 11)
December 7, 1894

The Indian Helper (Vol. 10, No. 11) newspaper with a note that Mrs. Spray and her adopted Cherokee daughter have arrived at the Carlisle Indian School highlighted.

Format: Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Potter Praises Recent Actions Taken Against Pratt
October 1, 1896 - March 11, 1897

Thomas W. Potter, Superintendent of the Chemawa Indian School, praises the actions taken against Richard Henry Pratt and containing the publications from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Red Man (Vol. 14, No. 2)
January 1897 - February 5, 1897

David R. Francis forwards a copy of the Red Man Vol. XIV No. 2 to the Office of Indian Affairs. Francis highlights an article concerning the civil service in the Indian School Service.

Format: Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of John Francis Jr., Superintendent
July 27, 1900 - October 27, 1919

Personnel file of John Francis Jr., who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from April 1, 1917 to July 2, 1918. The file includes information from Francis' previous positions within the Civil Service, including as Clerk in the Permanent Census Bureau, Clerk in the Office of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding the Request to Return Lucy and Henry Sampson
January 22, 1902 - February 17, 1902

Correspondence regarding the request of Mary Sampson for the return of her children Lucy and Henry Sampson from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Correspondence and Article Accusing White Buffalo of Murder
July 27, 1902 - August 12, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence and a copy of the North American article regarding the article accusing White Buffalo of three murders.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Article Accusing White Buffalo of Three Murders
July 28, 1902 - August 6, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of the Carlisle Weekly Herald which reprinted an article regarding accusations that White Buffalo killed three woman. Pratt also forwards a copy of a telegram from the Agent claiming that the article is entirely false. As a result Pratt requests the Government...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alaskan Students at Carlisle and North American Libel Article
December 18, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt provides a history of Alaskan students at the Carlisle Indian School and notes that their education has been accomplished through the use of extra funds.

Also included is a newspaper clipping from the North American concerning a libel case against the author...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Embick Forwards Article and Urges Office to not Accept Pratt Resignation
February 21, 1903

Milton Addison Embick forwards an editorial arguing against the treatment of Richard Henry Pratt by the War Department and urges W. A. Jones to not accept his resignation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Claims in Article Regarding Former Carlisle Students
February 21, 1905 - February 22, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards a New York Times article covering the arrest for desertion from the U.S. Army of four members of the Seneca Nation. Mercer comments the article is full of falsehoods and that only two of the men were former Carlisle students and did not have good records as students....

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Native Americans in the U.S. Military
April 9, 1906 - December 19, 1907

Robert Shaw Oliver, Acting Secretary of War, returns papers related to the Carlisle Indian School preparing students for the United States Cavalry. Included are William A. Mercer's original plan along with comments by the Office of Indian Affairs and a final ruling by the Acting Judge-Advocate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Accusations of Professionalism on the Carlisle Football Team
December 10-19, 1907

This material includes newspaper articles alleging that the Carlisle Football Team had been using professional players during the season, and correspondence from members of the Bureau of Indian Affairs answering the charges.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Band Students
June 27, 1909 - July 23, 1909

This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made by bandmaster James Wheelock that students from the school band were improperly disciplined by being locked in the guard house. The complaint, which made headlines in national newspapers including The Outlook, was...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Press Coverage of Robert Doyle and Jesse Gilleski Runaway
June 16 - 29, 1910

These materials contain correspondence and a newspaper clipping regarding press coverage of the arrest of Robert Doyle and Jesse Gilleski for running away from their outing home to Paterson, New Jersey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Publish Indian Service Roster
October 7, 1910

These materials include correspondence and a number of excerpted pages from the Red Man magazine. Superintendent Moses Friedman requested a current employee roster for publication in the school's magazine, and sent samples of previous publications of the same list. A note on the letter...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arrest of Alleged Former Student for Counterfeiting
May 13, 1911 - June 13, 1911

These materials include correspondence and a newspaper clipping concerning the arrest of alleged former student Charles E. Brown on the charges of counterfeiting. Superintendent Moses Friedman states that a student by that name never attended the Carlisle Indian School, and that his story is...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letters And Articles Concerning Jim Thorpe's Olympic Victories
July 22, 1912- July 31, 1912

This material includes letters and articles about the success of Jim Thorpe at the Stockholm Olympics. This includes a newspaper article as well as a personal letter of congratulations from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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