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Request to Enroll Lucile and Kenneth Abert
September 14-24, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by the grandfather of Lucile and Kenneth Abert to have them enrolled at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Invitation to Commissioner of Indian Affairs to Attend Football Game at the Naval Academy
October 17, 1917 - October 18, 1917

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the football team is playing the Naval Academy at Annapolis and that no tickets will be issued because there will be plenty of room for everyone who would like to attend. Francis suggests that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plan to Use Indian School Outing System for World War I European Orphans
December 18, 1917 - January 7, 1918

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. writes to the Commissioner of the Indian Affairs to share an idea he has in which World War I orphans from France and Belgium could be brought to the school and sent on outing. Francis argues that many of his students do not want to go to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Revised Outing Policy for 1918
January 10-21, 1918

These materials include correspondence regarding a revised outing policy for the summer of 1918 to met the demand for agricultural work while also satisfying newly established academic requirements.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Need for New Coal Contractor after previous Contractor Steals from School
January 15 - March 28, 1918

Superintendent John Francis Jr. informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells that his nigh watchman caught one of John Griffin's drivers stealing coal from the Carlisle Indian School under the direction of Griffin, who contracts with the school to haul coal from the side track to the school...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Elsie E. Newton for January 1918
January 25, 1918 - February 16, 1918

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding Supervisor Elsie E. Newton's inspection of facilities and activities for female students at the Carlisle Indian School. Newton discusses topics including girls' dormitories, the school matron, the Domestic Science and Housekeeping...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Jerome Sultuska Against Wallace Denny
February 6, 1918 - March 27, 1918

This material includes correspondence regarding an incident where Jerome Sultuska had been accused of chewing tobacco. Sultuska complained of harsh discipline and racial insults at the hands of Disciplinarian Wallace Denny. Carlisle's Superintendent and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs both...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Montreville Yuda Lecture on Shipbuilding
March 1-5, 1918

This document contains correspondence concerning former student Montreville Yuda and his desire to teach a lecture on shipbuilding. Yuda was a shipbuilder with the Emergency Fleet Corporation in Newport News, Virginia. Carlisle's superintendent suggested that such a lecture would be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Andrew Peters
March 12, 1918 - May 23, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request for the return home of Andrew Peters to Breed, Wisconsin to assist his family on their farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wages and Employment of George Green
March 18, 1918 - April 8, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by George Green to find work which pays more than the wages he was making on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Enrollment of William Gayton
April 15, 1918 - June 20, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding an inquiry into the enrollment of William Gayton upon a request by his father. The enrollment of other students is also discussed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of W.S. Coleman for May 1918
May 1, 1918

This material includes the May 1918 inspection of the Carlisle Indian School by W. S. Coleman. The included correspondence between Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells and Coleman discusses the health conditions of outing students and the general campus, conditions at the school farm, and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sarah Celia Monteith Competency Evaluation
May 2, 1918 - April 29, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning former student Sarah Celia Monteith, and her certificate of competency for self-administration of trust allotments. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Possibility of Sending Indian School Graduates to Penn State
May 16, 1918 - June 8, 1918

Carlisle Indian School Principal Teacher C. W. Blair writes to Pennsylvania State College Registrar Professor A. H. Espenshade about designing curriculum that would prepare students to attend college. He sends an example of what classes an Indian School student would take and asks Blair if that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alex Washington's Request To Serve In The Army
May 20, 1918 - June 15, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Alex Washington and Commisioner Cato Sells concerning Washington's desire to transfer his employment to the ship-building plant at Hog Island, Pennsylvania.  

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arrangements for Outing Students for American International Shipbuilding Company
June 10-11, 1918

This material includes letters about the employment of some outing students at the American International Shipbuilding Compnay, and how their wages would be handled by the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Isaac Longshore
June 24, 1918 - June 2, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Isaac Longshore, a former student who returned to the school for a visit. Longshore was interred in the school cemetery.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Desire to Continue being an Outing Host after the Closure of the School
July 27, 1918 - August 8, 1918

Banker and outing patron R. H. Headley asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells if there is any way that he can host an Indian boy at his home after the Carlisle Indian School closes. Headley states that he has been an outing host since 1900 and would like to continue to be one if at all...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Outing Request due to Closure of School
August 5, 1918 - August 9, 1918

Emma K. Hetrick writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to request to host a female Carlisle Indian School student at their house to cook and do housework. Commissioner Cato Sells tells Hetrick that the school will be closing on September 1, and the students will be transferred to western...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Closure of Carlisle Indian School by Fred Skenandore
September 11, 1918 - October 17, 1918

These materials include correspondence containing a request from Fred Skenandore, a former student, regarding the status of the Carlisle Indian School. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informed Skenandore that the school had been closed, but that the Haskell Institute was...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of George Cushing to Attend Ford Course
October 8-19, 1918

These materials include a request from George Cushing to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells, asking for permission to take the students' course in automobile manufacturing at the Ford Motor Company factory in Detroit, Michigan. Cushing's request is denied, due to his current work in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Health of Clara Shunion
November 30, 1918 - February 26, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding the health of Clara Shunion. Shunion stayed in Pennsylvania on outing following the close of the Carlisle School, and developed tuberculous. After residing for some time in the Bryn Mawr Hospital, the Osteopathic Hospital of Philadelphia, and the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frederick Walker's Request To Be Released From The Navy
January 25, 1919 - March 1, 1919

This document contains correspondence between Lyman B. Madison and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Frederick Walker's request to discharge from the Navy. 

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

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