Student file of Joseph Sheehan, a member of the Alaskan Nation, who entered the school on August 21, 1899, and departed on July 12, 1907. The file contains student information cards, letters/correspondence, news clippings, a returned student survey, a photo postcard, former student response postcards, a pamphlet for the YMCA of Frederick,…
Leupp, Francis E.
The opening article praised the work of Francis E. Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The following article, pulled from the Philadelphia Ledger, featured two Carlisle students. Thomas Saul (Wanyeya) and Reuben Charles (Gwee-yeh-is) were awarded the Gillespie Scholarship and were being trained in the arts. Next, C. J. Crandall…
This issue, which commemorates the Commencement Exercises of the Class of 1909, featured speeches highlighting the success of Indian education. Francis E. Leupp, in his address, among many things spoke on the success of the arts at Carlisle. He was followed by Moses E. Clapp, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affiars. Clapp shared "…
The legend of Queen Allaquippa is presented. A series of resolutions on the Seminoles, made by the Tampa Woman's Club, support the Seminole people's attempts to regain land in Florida. Lace making among the Pueblo Nation is discussed. An article from the New York Evening Post about the usefulness of Indian education, written by…
The caption reads: Francis E. Luepp
This clipping is from the Waynesboro Blue Ridge Zephyr published on January 28, 1908.
Mason M. Maxon writes to Francis Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to be the Carlisle Indian School military instructor. Maxon includes a petition and letters of recommendation in support of his application.
Leupp informs U. S. Senator J. V. Quarles that the military instructor position at Carlisle has already been assigned and…
Louis Schedler applies for a position as either a cook or baker at the Carlisle Indian School. A note indicates that as Schedler was not in the classified service he could only be appointed as a laborer.
William A. Mercer provides details on the need for a new hospital building to the Office of Indian Affairs.
A separate note indicates that Francis E. Leupp has notified Senator Stuart.
Mollie V. Gaither requests a meeting with Francis E. Leupp to discuss returning to the Western United States.
William A. Mercer recommends the appointment of W. H. Beck as an Indian Agent.
William A. Mercer discusses a letter from Emily B. Parke requesting to be allowed to enroll three students from Alaska at the Carlisle Indian School.
Mollie V. Gaither requests a transfer to the Umatilla Agency as an Assistant Superintendent if the position becomes available.
Correspondence regarding requests to return Carlisle Indian School students from the Standing Rock Agency. The requests focused on a promise that the term of enrollment for Carlisle was three years rather than five years.
Former student Dora (here Dorothy) Reinken requests to know from Francis E. Leupp if she is eligible to receive a ticket from Buffalo, New York to Seattle, Washington.
Correspondence regarding the request of Mrs. William D. Wood to have Vasha Nakootkin transported to Seattle in order to make her home with her.
William A. Mercer informs Francis E. Leupp that he could not determine the writer of an envelope. The envelope contained a list of Carlisle employees as characters in the Book of Esther.
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.
Augustine Mendoza informs the Office of Indian Affairs of actions taken by James Riley Wheelock regarding the Wheelock's United States Indian Band. William A. Mercer further comments on Wheelock's actions and advises the Office make Wheelock's actions known to agencies and schools to prevent it happening again.
Francis E. Leupp dismisses E. G. Sprow, Tinsmith at the Carlisle Indian School, from the Indian Service for insubordination.
Program for the 1906 commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School. The program includes student performances, the names and image of the graduating class and students who were awarded industrial certificates, the class motto and colors. In addition, the program includes a number of images related to the Carlisle Indian School.
Mollie V. Gaither requests a superintendent position in the Indian School Service through William A. Mercer. Mercer further comments on Gaither's request.
Robert Shaw Oliver, Acting Secretary of War, returns papers related to the Carlisle Indian School preparing students for the United States Cavalry. Included are William A. Mercer's original plan along with comments by the Office of Indian Affairs and a final ruling by the Acting Judge-Advocate General of the Army.
Also included is…
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter forwarding a letter from Fanny G. Paull in which she expresses her loyalty to the Carlisle Indian School. Paull had been transferred from Carlisle to Haskell on the grounds of "disloyalty."
Office of Indian Affairs memos regarding discussion on a plan of William A. Mercer sent to the War Department for having the Carlisle Indian School prepare students for the U.S. Cavalry service.
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…