The first page opened with Dessie Prescott narrating the school trip to Philadelphia. While there, they saw toys, went to the Grand Depot, and sang for money for the school. Page two had an article about Tobacco, its side effects, and why it should not be used. Following was a letter exchange between Ellis Childers (Creek) and Mr. C. Kihega from the Camp Wrgiht Ind. B. School in California. The third page starts with E.C. expressing his joy over Carlisle students almost entirely speaking English. Several boys’ diary entries followed this. Topics included trades, summer activities, speaking English, and singing at chapel. On Page four Joseh B. Harris (Gros Ventre), Julian Whistler (Sioux), and Little Stella all wrote letters. E. Myres (Pawnee) wrote on his summer, where he ended up working through break out of spite of the men in charge.
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