Dillon, Charles

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Charles Dillon (Follows Her) Student File

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, a...

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

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 January 16, 1905. The file indicates Dillon was married and living in Wyola, Montana in 1913.

Note: Dillon married fellow student Rose La...

Repository: 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.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Charles Dillon, c.1900

The handwritten note reads: C. Dillon

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rose La Forge Student Information Card

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...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rose La Forge Student Information Card

Student information card of Rose (here Rosa) La Forge, a member of the Crow Nation, who entered the school on February 21, 1898 and departed on January 26, 1905.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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