Howard Fremont Stratton, Director of the Art Department at the School of Industrial Art of the Pennsylvania Museum, asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells why the Bureau of Indian Affairs does not pay the living expenses of Indian students, many of whom formerly attended Carlisle, accepted to his school. Stratton also forwards Sells an…
These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Ellis Oberholtzer to have 70 students from the Carlisle Indian School participate in an historical pageant celebrating the 225th anniversary of the founding of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Further correspondence includes thanks from Oberholtzer following the…
These materials include correspondence regarding the Christmas festivities of 1908. The festivities included a lantern slide and moving picture film presentation of Hiawatha, various receptions, tree decorating, and entertainment.
Also included is a financial authority request for extra food for the Thanksgiving and Christmas…
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $500 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1910" account for special medical treatment of students, to send students to Philadelphia for treatment, and for medicine and food for the school hospital. Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G . Valentine approves Friedman's…
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll several Nez Perce students, including Rachel Penny and Caleb Carter. Carter required special permission from the Office of Indian Affairs due to his age.
Francis E. Smith asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for special permission to attend the Carlisle Indian School for an education, as Superintendent Moses Friedman told him he needed this special permission because he is older than the school's age limit. Education Division Chief J. H. Dortch tells Smith to consult with Cherokee Indian…
Correspondence regarding requests from Nancy Hill asking for the return of her son Isaac Hill following his unauthorized departure from his outing.
These materials contain correspondence regarding questions by Lillian S. King about the location and return of her son George King who had run away from the school.
Student report by Ernest Jacobs, titled Iniskin or the Buffalo Rock, about the first Buffalo Rock and what it means to the Blackfeet Nation.
These eight notecards were printed by the students of the Carlisle Indian School at some unknown time. They contain moral sayings or prayers, come in different sizes and colors, and may not have been printed at the same time.
Thanksgiving Service booklet with printed songs, readings and prayers, printed at the Carlisle Indian School Print Shop.
These materials include correspondence reporting the death of Paul Sanders at the Carlisle Indian School by Superintendent Moses Friedman. Friedman further reported that Sanders' remains were returned to his parents in Charenton, Louisiana.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to slaughter 60 calves, 60 hogs, and 20 old and unproductive cows for their students to eat. He also requests to sell 20 cow and 60 calf hides. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott authorizes all of Friedman's requests.
Student essays entitled The Story of Enoch Arden written by the following: Elizabeth Fishe (Menominee), Philip Morris (Nez Perce), Elizabeth Lavatta (Shoshone), Levi Elk Looks Back (Sioux), John Jackson (Objiway, January 10, 1910, Lottie C. Tramper (Cherokee), Thomas Myiow (Mohawk), Hugh Wheelock (Oneida), William Yellowelk (Sioux), Anna Rose (…
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Gabriel Poggie to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School after leaving the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show.
Program for a concert given by the Carlisle Indian School on January 19, 1910 and a poster for a concert on February 2, 1910. The reverse of the program contains the lyrics of the band song.
Moses Friedman requests a copy of the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in order to highlight it in the Indian Craftsman. The Office of Indian Affairs returns a copy of the literary section noting the statistical copy is not yet ready but will be provided when it comes out.
Richard Henry Pratt thanks Dr. Charles Francis Himes for his comments on his paper and his previous support from Dickinson College. Pratt comments on his work at the Carlisle Indian School and the formation of his policy at Fort Marion. Further, he details the outing program and its benefits for assimilation compared to the new policy of native…
These materials contain correspondence regarding students to be returned home because they are graduating or their terms are expiring in June 1910, including a list of these returning students.
These materials include correspondence from Superintendent Moses Friedman reporting the death of Madeline Goslin. Friedman further indicates that Goslin's body was to be returned to her home in Odanah, Wisconsin.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll George Manawa, a member of the Creek Nation, at the Carlisle Indian School. Manawa was admitted on the condition that Manawa be pay for his board, transportation, and tuition.
Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to sell a horse since it is too small for heavy work and "not safe for single driving." Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott grants permission.
Program for the 1909 Athletic Celebration and presentation of the C's. Includes the records for the athletic teams, team photos, rosters, the school song, and the school yell.
Anna Buck provides an update on her school days at the Chemawa Indian School to Fannie Peter. Buck indicates that she is currently in the Junior Class but that she wants to return soon to Alaska to become a teacher. She also provides some updates on her family and individuals connected to Carlisle who have recently visited.
These materials include correspondence and financial documents regarding a trip of Henry Blatchford to Washington D. C. from Carlisle.