Earlham College

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The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 8)
October 5, 1888

The first page opened with a poem “The Two Words,” followed by Lucy Jordan’s letter to the Man-On-The-Band-Stand titled “Carlisle A Bright Picture” in which she mused about her days’ past at Carlisle and life at home on the Stockbridge Reservation. Next came “A Budget of News from Eliza Bell” (Creek) with word from the Nuyaka Mission, Indian…

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Newspapers
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 5)
September 20, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "The Singer’s Alms: An Incident in the Life of the Great Tenor, Mario” by Henry Abbey, followed by the first installment in a series of articles written by the Man-on-the-Band-Stand about a Pueblo girl named Mollie. These stories were later published in book form in Stiya by Marianna Burgess, who used…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Return Delia Hicks
April 27, 1888

J. V. Summers, U.S. Indian Agent for the Quapaw Agency, forwards a request from Henry Hicks that his daughter Delia Hicks be returned from the Carlisle Indian School. Hicks notes that he has secured a place for Delia at Earlham College where she can train as a teacher. Summers notes that Richard Henry Pratt has agreed to return Delia Hicks with…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Addresses Office Concerning Return of Delia Hicks
May 4, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt addresses an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning the request of Henry Hicks to return his daughter Delia Hicks from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes his correspondence with Henry Hicks and notes that Delia's father, along with others from this enrollment group, was promised she would only be enrolled for three…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration