Jeanette Pappin Congressional Testimony, 1914

February 6, 1914

The typed transcript of Jeanette Pappin's testimony before the Joint Commission to Investigate Indian Affairs. At the time Pappin was a student at Carlisle. In this document she is referred to as Jeannette Patten.

Pappin discusses the harsh demeanour of the Matron Anna Ridenour and friction between the students and Superintendent Friedman.

In the published form of this testimony Jeanette Pappins's section begins on page 1,041. Her name was censored upon publication.

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


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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #10144-1914-Carlisle-154
First page of the typed transcript of testimony