Lane, Franklin K.

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Enrollment Requirements for Non-Reservation Boarding Schools
October 8, 1912 - December 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence discussing appropriate requirements for enrollment in government-funded Indian schools. Carlisle's superintendent, Oscar H. Lipps, argues that Carlisle should focus on educating only those Native American children who do not have the financial means or access to education at their homes. Lipps further…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Rules Governing the Management of Students' Money
April 9 - May 24, 1913

Supervisor of Indian Funds Benton informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott that $35,000 of Carlisle Indian School students' money is held in the Farmers Trust Company in Carlisle, and the school handles all business and all record-keeping of this money. Benton recommends that the students should have to keep an account book and…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
First page of typed transcript of Yuda's testimony
February 6, 1914

The typed transcript of Montreville Yuda's testimony before the Joint Commission to Investigate Indian Affairs. At the time Yuda was working in Chambersburg, having enrolled at Carlisle in September 8, 1908 and been discharged from the school under uncertain circumstances on May 19, 1913.

Yuda first testifies regarding the circumstances…

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Legal and Government Documents
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National Archives and Records Administration
First page of type-written page of letter
June 28, 1913

John M. Rudy addresses Secretary of Interior Franklin K. Lane about the state of discipline at the Carlisle Indian School. Having acted as assistant disciplinarian and acting disciplinarian at the Large Boys' Quarters for three years, Rudy believes that a change in the Superintendent is necessary. 

In Inspector Linnen's main report…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding 1914 Congressional Investigation
May 4, 1914 - October 25, 1918

These materials include correspondence and legal documents regarding the 1914 internal and Congressional investigations into Superintendent Moses Friedman and Chief Clerk Siceni J. Nori of the Carlisle Indian School. Included is copied and original correspondence regarding the resignation of Friedman and Nori, legal discussions regarding…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Type-written letter, off-white paper and blue ink from Asst. Attorney General
October 22, 1908-November 13, 1917

These materials primarily consist of correspondence between the Office of Indian Affairs and the U. S. Department of Justice, in particular an Assistant Attorney General Charles Warren. In this correspondence, officials discuss whether or not former Superintendent Moses Friedman and former Chief Clerk Siceni Nori should be tried in a federal…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Suitability of Carlisle Indian School as a Military School
February 11, 1915 - August 12, 1915

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding the suitability of turning the Carlisle Indian School into a military school. At the request of John H. Stephens, Chairman of the House Committee on Indian Affairs, the Secretaries of War and the Interior arranged to have Carlisle inspected by a military commander. Brigadier General…

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request by Oshkosh Children to Use Tribal Funds to Visit Home
March 31, 1915 - April 28, 1915

Relia, Roland, and Roy Oshkosh request to use their tribal funds to visit home during vacations. The responses and views of the Secretary of the Interior, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School are included.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Bequests to the Carlisle Indian School
April 2, 1915 - January 6, 1942

These materials include documents, correspondence, and legal documents related to a number of bequests and inheritances made to the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence largely deals with questions of whether and how such bequests should be accepted, what they could be used for, and how they should be reallocated once the Carlisle Indian…

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Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Use of Pro Rata Tribal Funds to Visit Home
April 10 - 12, 1915

These materials include correspondence from Cato Sells regarding a request from Nancy Lane that Relia, Roland, and Roy Oshkosh to use their pro rata shares of the tribal trust fund to visit their home during the school vacation.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Plan to Admit Mexican Students to the Carlisle Indian School
January 3 - 10, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a plan of Stanley R. Yarnell, of the Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to admit Mexican students to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Mexican Students
December 31, 1916 - January 10, 1917

These materials include correspondence regarding the education of Mexican students at the Carlisle Indian School. Commissioner Sells' responds that Carlisle is not academically advanced but meant to train students in industrial arts. Further authority from Congress would have to made to have students from Mexico attend Carlisle. Also includes…

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Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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National Archives and Records Administration
Praise for Carlisle Students' Singing
March 5 - 6, 1917

These materials include correspondence from W. D. Groesback praising the singing of students from the Carlisle Indian School at a performance on March 4, 1917 in Washington D. C.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Requests by Rose Shenoskey
January 2, 1918 - May 20, 1919

These materials contain requests from Rose Shenoskey to release her daughter Mary Shenoskey from Carlisle, and regarding the allotment of her son Samuel Leo who was serving in the United States Army in France during World War I.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Oscar Hiram Lipps, Supervisor in Charge and Superintendent
- March 5, 1990

Personnel file of Oscar Hiram Lipps, who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1915 to March 31, 1917. Lipps also was temporarily the Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School from February 1914 to June 1915, after Moses Friedman was suspended from duty. Lipps worked in the Department of the Interior for…

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Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Draft of Congressional Letter on the Transfer of the Carlisle Barracks Campus
March 5-22, 1924

These materials include correspondence and a draft letter to Congress regarding an upcoming bill to transfer the additional land acquired by the Carlisle Indian School during its tenure from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War. Included is a copy of an earlier letter, from 1918, discussing the possibility of such a transfer…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration