1911

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light blue paper with text "Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary" and "Status of Employes--Moses Friedman of Ohio" typed on it
October 8, 1900 - April 24, 1937

This folder consists of material compiled by Office of Indian Affairs staff in Washington, DC as related to Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman's employment with the Indian Service. 

The four PDFs are in roughly chronological order, working from Friedman's early career as a government employee and early days as Superintendent at…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Students' Participation in Historical Pageant
June 30, 1908 - June 14, 1912

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…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Nellie Robertson Denny, Clerk and Outing Manager
June 11, 1910 - May 1, 1918

Personnel file of Nellie Robertson Denny, who served as the Clerk of the Carlisle Indian School from 1900 to 1912 and from 1914 to 1918. She also served as Outing Manager for the Carlisle Indian School from 1908 to 1912. Robertson Denny was a graduate of Carlisle's class of 1890, and was married to Wallace Denny.

The file contains…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Wallace Denny, Assistant Disciplinarian
June 11, 1910 - September 2, 1918

Personnel file of Wallace Denny, who served as Assistant Disciplinarian of the Carlisle Indian School from sometime before 1910 until 1918. Denny was a member of Carlisle's class of 1906, and was married to Nellie Robertson Denny.

The file contains quarterly employee reports, letters of resignation, complaints from students, a photograph…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Photographs, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of and Approval for Renting the Henderson Farm
August 11, 1910 - January 9, 1911

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman forwards Agreements covering the rental of the Henderson tract of land adjoining the school for fiscal year 1911. Chief of the Education Division J. H. Dortch returns the contract and four copies and asks Friedman to sign it. Friedman returns the corrected and signed documents to the…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Re-Enrollment by Richard Hinman
October 24, 1910 - January 11, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Richard Hinman to re-enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Hinman sought an exception from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to enroll as a student over the age of 21. Hinman's request was denied by the Commissioner at the suggestion of the Superintendent of Carlisle.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of James McLaughlin for November 1910
November 3, 1910 - July 13, 1911

This material includes correspondence concerning a November 1910 inspection of Carlisle by James McLaughlin. This includes information concerning the guard house, a list of runaway students, and an investigation into the administrative affairs at the school. 

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint of Anna Bebeaux Regarding Hospital Conditions
November 18, 1910 - January 14, 1911

This material includes a complaint made by student Anna Bebeaux concerning poor conditions at the school hospital, and the results of an investigation into the matter by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Hospital Supplies
December 2, 1910 - January 13, 1911

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $101.34 from the "Charity Fund" account for hospital supplies. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott informs Friedman that he doesn't need authority to make the purchase. Carbon copies of Friedman's request are attached.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Nancy Connor Leave Request
December 5, 1910 - July 11, 1911

This material includes correspondence regarding Nancy Connor and a request by father to have her depart from the Carlisle due to mother's health.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Child of Alice E. Patterson
December 10, 1910 - January 11, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by to Alice E. Patterson to enroll her youngest child at the Carlisle Indian School, where she had recently been appointed as an Assistant Laundress. Patterson's request was granted by the Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Over-Age and Under-Age Students
December 29, 1910 - August 30, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Moses Friedman to enroll 26 students over the age of 21 or under the age 14. The request was granted by the Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Medical Treatment at Carlisle
January 1, 1911 - September 5, 1911

Correspondence regarding a report made by Joseph A. Murphy, Medical Supervisor, regarding the medical work of the Carlisle Indian School with a focus on tuberculosis. Murphy's report also includes the hospital regulations for the School for 1911 and Dr. A. R. Allen's 1911 report for the previous six months.

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Outline Lessons in Housekeeping
1911

Outline Lessons in Housekeeping, including Cooking, Laundering, Dairying, and Nursing for use in Indian Schools. Issued by the Office of Indian Affairs includes reference books, recommended text books, an estimate for equipment, lesson outlines, and a tentative program of a week's work in a boarding school.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Return Home by John Runsclose
January 1, 1911 - February 11, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Johns Runsclose to leave the Carlisle Indian School. Runsclose later decided to stay at the school to further his education in the print trade or until he could secure work.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Social Plays, Games, Marches, Old Folk Dances and Rhythmic Movements for use in Indian Schools, 1911
1911

Pamphlet issued by the Office of Indian Affairs to provide a manual for physical instruction in Indian Schools. Includes suggestions for equipment, reference books, and instructions on various singing, rhythmic, games without singing, and parlor games.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Contract for Dried Fruit and Corrections to Contract with Jacob Wiener
January 4, 1911 - September 21, 1911

John Whitwell, Principal Teacher in Charge, acknowledges receipt of a contract between Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman and Reid, Murdoch & Co. for dried fruit and mails a copy of an advertisement to the company. 

Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke tells Friedman that they have to…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Fumigate Mail from Reservations with Smallpox Outbreaks
January 24 - February 4, 1911

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman forwards and endorses thoughts from Visiting Physician A. R. Allen. Allen suggests that because smallpox is epidemic at many reservations, the school should be notified whenever an outbreak occurs so that they can fumigate letters coming from places affected by the disease to the school.…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Wilson Carpenter
January 25 - February 1, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding the death of Wilson Carpenter from lobar pneumonia. Carpenter was buried at the school cemetery.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Policy of Confiscating Runaway Students' Earned Money
January 28 - March 15, 1911

Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the former superintendents, like William A. Mercer, created an Emergency Fund from any amount of money earned and left by deserting students. Friedman states that the money was placed in a local bank and currently has a balance of $11,39.66. He notes that Mercer did…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Nehemiah Madison to Leave Carlisle #2
February 2, 1911 - April 18, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to allow Nehemiah Madison to return home after he was returned to Carlisle from the outing program. The request was granted.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
 Program for the 1910 Athletic Celebration
February 8, 1911

Program for the 1910 Athletic Celebration and presentation of the C's. Includes the records for the athletic teams including football, lacrosse, basketball, cross country, and track. Also includes team photos, rosters, the school song, and the school yell.

Format:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Request for Funds of Cyrus Tallchief
February 9, 1911 - March 7, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request for the funds left at the Carlisle Indian School of Cyrus Tallchief when he left the school. The Second Assistant Commissioner informed the school that they should pay the funds to Tallchief directly.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Nehemiah Madison to Leave Carlisle #1
February 9, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from J. W. Diamond to have his brother, Nehemiah Madison, leave Carlisle early.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1911
February 14, 1911 - March 8, 1911

These materials include correspondence, a list of supplies, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration