Student information card of Rose La Forge, a member of the Crow Nation, who entered the school on February 21, 1898 and departed on January 26, 1905. The information card indicates that La Forge graduated in 1904, married fellow student Charles Dillon, and was living in Wyola, Montana in 1914.
Student information card of Rose (here Rosa) La Forge, a member of the Crow Nation, who entered the school on February 21, 1898, graduated in 1904, and departed on January 26, 1905.
Student file of Charles Dillon (Follows Her), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on December 25, 1899 and departed on December 20, 1904. The file contains student information cards, a report after leaving, a photograph, a trade/position record card, a returned student survey, correspondence, and a news clipping. The file…
Student information card of Charles Dillon (Follows Her), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on December 25, 1899 and departed on December 20, 1904. The file indicates Dillon was married and living in Wyola, Montana in 1913.
Note: Dillon married fellow student Rose La Forge. The date listed on this card as his departure…
The handwritten note reads: C. Dillon
View of Charles Dillon in his Carlisle football uniform around 1900.
Portrait of Charles Dillon in football uniform posing in a field.
Note: CCHS has two copies of this image 15-09-01 and 00318C#01.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of members of the Sioux Nation enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School per a request from the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer requests to appoint Charles Dillon as an Assistant Blacksmith.
William A. Mercer follows up on his request to authorize the creation of assistant blacksmith and to appoint Charles Dillon to the position.
William A. Mercer requests the promotion of Charles Dillon from assistant blacksmith to blacksmith. Mercer further states that if necessary it be arranged for Dillon to take a non-competitive examination to qualify for the position.
William A. Mercer requests to make changes to the salaries of the blacksmith and harnessmaker positions for 1907. Mercer provides additional justification for the increase in the harnessmaker salary and requests to promote Charles Dillon to blacksmith.
Charles C. Dillon submits his resignation as the blacksmith at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer submits the resignation along with additional information.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs accepting the resignation of Charles C. Dillon as blacksmith. Mercer requests that an unmarried white man who is a good horseshoer in order to teach that branch of blacksmithing be taught in the school.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Charles C. Dillon for reinstatement into the Indian Service. Mercer notes that he can recommend Dillon as a blacksmith but that there is no open position at the Carlisle Indian School.