Ford Motor Company

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Victor Naranjo Student File
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Student file of Victor Naranjo, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on November 15, 1917 and departed on August 31, 1918. The file contains student information cards, a financial transaction, an application for enrollment, a certificate of promotion, a federal financial aid form, and correspondence. The file indicates that…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Changing Vocational Instruction at Carlisle
March 11, 1914 - March 5, 1915

Correspondence regarding the proposal to abolish the business/commercial department at the Carlisle Indian School while adding new courses focusing on home economics, mechanical arts, nursing, and agriculture. An additional focus is on the beginning of the Ford Outing Program. A copy of The Carlisle Arrow (Vol. 11, No. 22) that…

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Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Louis Palin
August 13 - 20, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Louis Palin at Carlisle in order to qualify for the course of work offered by the Ford Motor Company.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Industrial Training Reenrollment Guidelines
September 13, 1916 - September 27, 1916

This material includes information regarding the enrollment of students at Carlisle for industrial programs at the Ford Motor Company Factory in Michigan and other industrial work places. Carlisle Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps sought clarification on who should be permitted to enroll as many applicants did not meet the normal regulations for…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Re-Enroll Michael Gomez
April 16-19, 1917

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Michael Gomez, a member of the Pomo Nation, to re-enroll at the Carlisle Indian School to prepare "to enter one of the Ford factory classes."

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Blacksmithing Industrial Training Information
June 2, 1917 - June 4, 1917

This material includes information regarding the industrial training program in blacksmithing at Carlisle, including detailed lesson plans designed to prepare students for making automobiles in the Ford Motors Corporation program. Additional information on students at Ford and those who had completed the Ford course is provided.

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Diagrams, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request of George Cushing to Attend Ford Motor Company Course
October 8-19, 1918

These materials include a request from George Cushing to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells, asking for permission to take the students' course in automobile manufacturing at the Ford Motor Company factory in Detroit, Michigan. Cushing's request is denied, due to his current work in shipbuilding at the Hog Island ship yards in…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request from Leon A. Miller Concerning His School Records
November 23, 1918 - June 10, 1938

This material includes correspondence between former student Leon A. Miller and John Collier, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Miller was attempting to start post-graduate work at a local university and was requesting his school records. Miller had also hoped to obtain a diploma for his work at Carlisle, as well as the Ford Motor Company. …

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration