Student information card of Sarah (here Sara) Williams, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on September 13, 1895 and departed on September 6, 1905. The file indicates that Williams graduated in 1905, married Alfred M. Venne, and was living in Lawrence, Kansas in 1913.
Student information card of Afred M. Venne, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on August 28, 1901 and departed on September 17, 1904. The file indicates that Venne graduated in 1904, married Sara Williams, and was enrolled at the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas in 1913.
Sara Williams requests assistance from Richard Henry Pratt in obtaining a position in the Indian Service. Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School has opened for the school year with three vacant teaching positions. Mercer reports on the temporary assignments to fill the work, including temporarily employing former student Sarah Williams. He acknowledges receiving notice of the appointments of John L.…
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Sara Williams). The report includes position title and salary.
William A. Mercer addresses the concern that Sarah Williams cannot be temporarily employed as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School if she is still enrolled as a student. Mercer notes that she has been dropped from the student rolls.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Sara Williams). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.