Rankin, Adela

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Report of Abuse Towards Students in Discipline
December 2, 1892 - December 3, 1892

Adela Rankin writes to Theodore Roosevelt (serving on the Civil Service Commission at that time) in regards to claims of abuse of students at the Carlisle Indian School. As a result of her attempting to bring these claims to light, she was dismissed by Pratt from her temporary position teaching...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dorchester Responds to Complaints
January 26, 1893

Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of the Indian Schools, comments on his investigation regarding a letter from Adela Rankin about student abuse, as well as complaints of New York Indians regarding a lack of food at Carlisle. Dorchester relates that he has tried to follow up with Rankin but has...

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