Decora, Angel

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Mary Sampson (He-na-k-ga) Student File
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Student file of Mary Sampson (He-na-k-ga), a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on September 27, 1902 and departed on June 30, 1907. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving that indicates Sampson was a housewife in Winnebago, Nebraska in 1910.

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Madelon De Cora (Hinpiwin) Student File
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Student file of Madelon De Cora, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on August 26, 1906 and departed on July 4, 1907. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a report after leaving, an application for enrollment, and correspondence. The file indicates De Cora was living in Winnebago,…

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William H. Dietz Student File
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Student file of William H. Dietz, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1907, and departed on April 24, 1908. The file contains a student information card, news clippings with several photographs, an application for enrollment, a trade/position record card, and a report after leaving that indicates Dietz was…

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Wise Follows Up on Request for Appointment of Drawing Teacher
November 29, 1905

J. R. Wise follows up on William A. Mercer's request to have a male drawing teacher appointed to the vacancy caused by the transfer of Fred W. Canfield. A note from J. H. Dortch refers to Commissioner Frances E. Leupp's plan to have Angel DeCora fill the position.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, February 1906
February 7, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Angel DeCora) and employee who have changed positions (Henry M. Scarborough). The report includes position title and salary. 

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Mercer Elaborates on Plans for Photograph Gallery
June 1, 1906

William A. Mercer elaborates on his plan for building a photographic gallery at the entrance to the Carlisle Indian School using the bequest of Harriet W. Taber. Mercer states that he has already begun construction using athletic funds.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Angel DeCora Reports on the Condition of the Art Department at Carlisle
June 7, 1906 - June 16, 1906

Angel DeCora makes a report on the art department of the Carlisle Indian School to Francis E. Leupp. DeCora requests to spend the summer learning how to make Persian rugs as well as allowing students the option of copyrighting their designs to profit from their work.

In addition there are two Office of Indian Affairs notes indicating how…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Angel DeCora Submits Report of First Months at Carlisle
July 5, 1906 - July 7, 1906

Angel De Cora submits a report on her first five months in charge of the Native Arts Industry at the Carlisle Indian School to William A. Mercer.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Correspondence Regarding Change in Employees Under Mercer
April 7, 1907 - June 4, 1907

Correspondence regarding changes in employees at the Carlisle Indian School related to disagreements in the philosophies of William A. Mercer and Richard Henry Pratt.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Inspection Report of Estelle Reel for May 1908
May 16, 1908

These materials include an inspection report performed by Superintendent of Indian Schools Estelle Reel in May, 1906. Reel's report mentions the buildings and grounds (including the new hospital), improvements since the previous visit, student oratory work, and student artwork.

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Request for Unused Architectural Plaster Casts of Indians from the Pension Office Building
March 10, 1911 - April 19, 1911

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman asks if there are still plaster casts of Indians in the Pension Building or Indian Office and requests that they be sent to the school for Angel DeCora Dietz's Art Department. Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke informs Friedman that there are many of these casts, that…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Possibility of Abolishing the Native Indian Arts Department
July 13 - December 16, 1911

Noting heavy criticism from H. B. Peairs and Charles F. Pierce, Superintendent Moses Friedman asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine if he wants Carlisle to continue its Native Indian Arts department, which was started February 1, 1906.

Before making a decision, Valentine asks Friedman for a detailed report on the department…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration