An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1882, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report includes discussions of school enrollment, experiences of students on outing and outing patrons, curriculum, wages for students,…
The caption on this postcard reads: Carlisle, Pa., Bakery and Bakers, Indian School.
This postcard was sent to Mr. John P. Miller, Burnham, Pa. Mifflin Co. The message reads: "Dear Son, I am still looking for that letter now write to me at once as I am anxious to hear from you. Mother"
William A. Mercer requests authority to enroll Nikefer Shoushick (spelled here Nekifer Shouchuk) at the Carlisle Indian School in order for him to learn the baker's trade.