This issue commemorates the Eighth Graduating Exercises and Seventh Anniversary Exercises. The first page contained a list of distinguished guests in attendance. Graduation speeches from students are presented in the paper, as are transcribed accounts of the exercises. The list included Pennsylvania State officials, judges, clergymen, and…
Howard, Oliver Otis
Portrait of Richard Henry Pratt and General O. O. Howard in the center of a large group of male and female students posed in front of a school building. The caption identifies the students as being from the Sioux nation and that the photograph was taken on February 28, 1896.
Portrait of a bearded white man and a Native American man, identified on the photo's mat as General O. O. Howard and Chief Joseph.
A note on the reverse suggests that this image was taken in 1904 when the two men were both speakers at the school's commencement exercises.
Program for the commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School on February 27, 1896.
Richard Henry Pratt invites Antonio Apache to the 1896 Lake Mohonk Conference to give a similar speech to the one he gave at the Carlisle Indian School commencement. Pratt notes that he would cover his travel expenses if he were able to come.