Dillon, Charles

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Rose La Forge Student Information Card
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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. 

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National Archives and Records Administration
Rose La Forge Student Information Card
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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.

In school documentation Rose La Forge's name is also spelled Rosa La Forge and Rose M. LaForge. Her married name is Rose Dillon (Mrs. Charles Dillon), also…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Dillon (Follows Her) Student File
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Student file of Charles Dillon, 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 indicates Dillon…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Dillon (Follows Her) Student Information Card
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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…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Dillon, c.1900

The handwritten note reads: C. Dillon

View of Charles Dillon in his Carlisle football uniform around 1900.

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Photographic Print, B&W
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National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Dillon posed in a field, c.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.

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
List of Sioux Nation Students at Carlisle
January 26, 1900

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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Appoint Charles Dillon as Assistant Blacksmith
January 17, 1905

William A. Mercer requests to appoint Charles Dillon as an Assistant Blacksmith.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Follows Up on Request to Create Assistant Blacksmith Position
January 31, 1905

William A. Mercer follows up on his request to authorize the creation of assistant blacksmith and to appoint Charles Dillon to the position.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, February 1905
February 4, 1905

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have changed positions (Charles C. Dillon). The report includes the position title and salary.

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1905
July 12, 1905

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Jeannette L. Senseney, Emma G. Sky, Elizabeth Searight, Ida Boger, and George Brown Jr.) and all employees working at the school to start the 1905-1906 fiscal year. These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for…

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Promote Charles Dillon as Blacksmith
May 26, 1906 - May 28, 1906

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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Changes to Harnessmaker and Blacksmith Salaries
May 28, 1906

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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, June 1906
June 1, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists an employee who changed positions due to a promotion (Charles C. Dillon). The report includes position title and salary. 

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1906
July 2, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists an employee who has left the school (Genus E. Baird) and all employees working at the school to start the 1906-1907 fiscal year. These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those leaving. 

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, August 1906
August 22, 1906

Major William Mercer submit a report that lists employees who were promoted and received raises (M. I. Zeigler and Charles C. Dillon). The report include position title, new salary, and date of change.

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Charles C. Dillon's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
August 27, 1906

W. A. Mercer forwards blacksmith Charles C. Dillon's application for an 8-day annual leave of absence. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Horse Shoer on an Irregular Basis
November 5, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to employ a practical horse shoer during the present quarter. Mercer notes that the present blacksmith does not have the expertise to perform the role or to properly teach students.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Reports on Leave of Absence
November 8, 1906

W. A. Mercer forwards applications for leave of absence for three employees: Lizzie James (cook), and Bertha Canfield (seamstress). Mercer also sends new and corrected reports on leave of absence for twelve employees: Wilson Charles (assistant carriagemaker), Beckie L. Goodyear (assistant seamstress),   M. S. Barr (nurse), Margaret O. Eckert (…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Dillon Submits Resignation as Blacksmith
December 3, 1906

Charles C. Dillon submits his resignation as the blacksmith at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer submits the resignation along with additional information.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees and Resignation,  December 1906
December 3, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Anna C. Groove and Scott J. Porter), those who have left the school (Charles C. Dillon), and those who have changed positions (Cathrine Morrette). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. Attached is Dillon's letter of resignation…

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Appointment to Fill Vacant Blacksmith Position
December 11, 1906

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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Charles Dillon to Reenter the Indian Service
February 13, 1907

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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration