Publications

The Publications section features newspapers, magazines, and souvenir pamphlets that reflect the activities of the Carlisle Indian School and its students. Many of the newspapers and magazines included here, such as The Indian Helper and The Red Man, were produced at the school by the students themselves, who were developing the skills of printing and typesetting.

This section of the website does not include brochures, broadsides, or programs for public events. Shorter printed pieces such as these are found in the Documents section of the website.

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Commissioner of Indian Affairs
1884

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1884, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report includes discussions of enrollment statistics, transfers, educational and industrial…

Format: Book
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

August 1884

Page one opened with a poem on the Sioux, followed by a report on the “Present Aspects of the Indian Problem”. Page two asked “Who is responsible” for civilizing Indians as well as a small piece on an Australian who visited to learn about the Indians.

Page three had a continuation of the…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

September 1884

Page one started with a comparison photo of Mary Perry, John Menaul, and Bennie Thomas taken upon arrival at the school, and then one year later at their departure. Following the picture was the annual report, which was continued on page four. Page two suggested integrating Indian children into…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

October & November 1884

Page one had a poem titled “Lady Yeardley’s Guest” by Margaret Preston, followed by a report of the commissioner of Indian Affairs, which continued onto page two, and then onto page three, where it ended. After the finish of the report, page three had articles titled “The Up-Thrust of…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

December 1884

Page one started with a poem titled “The Indian’s Plea” by A.F.W., followed by a report on an organization made in 1822 to help get better rights for Indians. Included is their constitution and a list of the officers. This continued onto page two where the officer’s list was. Then there was an…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

circa 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

January 1885

Page one opened with an extract from Hon. Byron M. Cutcheon speech, “Our Indian Policy,” originally given to the House of Representatives. Following that was “Secretary Teller in Favor of Schools.” Page two had a list of Bills and Resolutions relating to Indians that went before congress…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

February 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

March 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

April 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

May 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

June 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Commissioner of Indian Affairs
1885

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1885, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report includes a school population table as well as discussions of industry,…

Format: Book
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

July 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

July 31, 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Yale University Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

August 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

August 7, 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Yale University Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

September 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

October 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

October 16, 1885

The first page opened with an article titled "Hell Gate!” that described the explosive removal of the giant rocks from the river that connected Manhattan Island to Long Island Sound in New York. Page two featured small national headlines, local school news items, an article about “Money,” and a…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

November 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

November 13, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled "Found in the Path," followed by an article called "Are You His Equal?" that described an incident in which the Man-on-the-Band-Stand corrected a Carlisle student's letter home because it contained disparaging language toward those with darker skin. There…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

November 20, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled "Suppose," followed by a story by P.B. called, "An Indian Story" about using the powers of observation to identify a thief. The other items on the page were two short geography queries. Page two recounted national news items including the hanging of Louis…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

November 27, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled “Snow Brings Fun,” followed by instructions for “How to Write to Your Mother,” directed to a young man with instructions for how to reply to his mother who was pleading for his return back to his home agency. Page two opened with a series of news items…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

December 1885

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society