Bowersox, Kate S.
W. A. Mercer forwards teacher Frances R. Scales's application for a 6-day paid leave of absence and an additional 11-day leave of absence without pay.
W. A. Mercer forwards thirty-nine reports on leave of absence taken by employees: Frances R. Scales (teacher), Kate S. Bowersox (principal teacher), Angel DeCora (teacher Native Indian Martin L. Lau (carriagemaker), William Nonnast (tailor), E. H. Colegrove (disciplinarian), James E. Henderson (...
William A. Mercer requests authority to have Kate S. Bowersox and W. G. Thompson travel to the Hampton Institute and the Tuskegee Institute to learn from their teaching methods.
William A. Mercer proposes eliminating the position of assistant farmer and replacing it with a teacher of agriculture. Mercer goes on to provide his reasons for making such a move highlighting the experience of the Tuskegee and Hampton Institutes.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards School Physician Ferdinand Shoemaker's certification of Kate S. Bowersox's illness during her leave of absence. Bowersox works as a principal teacher.
Correspondence regarding changes in employees at the Carlisle Indian School related to disagreements in the philosophies of William A. Mercer and Richard Henry Pratt.
Correspondence regarding complaints of Ella G. Hill, Laundry Manager, against William A. Mercer and Mrs. Saxon, the head matron of the small boys quarters in addition to her transfer at a reduced salary to a Western School.
William A. Mercer replies to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding changes to Carlisle Indian School employees.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer and Principal teacher Kate S. Bowersox forward five requests for leave of absence for employees: Lizzie James (cook), Susan Zeamer (assistant seamstress), Amelia D. McMichael (teacher), M. I. Zeigler (harnessmaker), and W. S. Dysert (shoemaker). Included is an...
Ella G. Hill declines her transfer due to the decrease in salary and requests information regarding the reason for her demotion. William A. Mercer forwards Hill's letter to the Office of Indian Affairs along with noting that Kate S. Bowersox accepted her transfer to the Haskell Institute as...