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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December 18, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled “For the Boys,” followed by a description of “Loafing” observed by the Man-on-the-band-stand among the boys on campus. There was also a feature, “200,000,000 that tallied up the time it would take to become as rich as Mr. Vanderbilt. Page two reported…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

January 1886

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

January 8, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled “Smile Whenever You Can," followed by a lesson titled, "What Is Polite?" and a description of the life cycles of certain mammals. Page two featured the "Forty-Ninth Congress" civics lesson comparing government to the Indian school’s debating clubs in…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

January 15, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "I'll Put It Off" followed by "A True Story of a Boy Frozen to Death." Also found on that page was an article titled "Look Up!" which was reprinted from the Industrial School Journal, about overcoming the urge to steal. Page two continued with…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

January 29, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Who Was He?" asking students to come up with an answer for a prize of 25 cents. Also on the first page was a list of twelve steps for "How to Succeed." Page two included news briefs about the weather and keeping warm, President Cleveland’s activities, a…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

February 1886

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

February 12, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Content," followed by "He Suffered Because He Could Not Speak English," an article about a Kiowa boy who was accused of a crime and could not defend himself. The next article was a treatise on the importance of buying insurance. Page two began with a…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

March 1886

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NOTE: There is an error in the pagination at the end of this issue, so pages 14, 15, and 16 appear as 10, 11, and 8, respectively.

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

March 5, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Exhibition Night: By The-Man-on-the-Band-Stand's Wife." There were also several brief articles about high winds in Philadelphia, heavy snows in Quebec, the fate of a ship that ran aground during a voyage between Boston and Liverpool, a birthday party for…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

March 12, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Patient Holding Out,” by Alice Carey. This was followed by sets of twenty-two rules of behavior titled “What a Girl Should Learn” and "What a Boy Should Learn.” The page ended with a paragraph about labor strikes. Page two was filled with small news…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

April 1886

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

April 9, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Spring,” followed by "How a Pawnee Got Ahead of a Cheyenne Chief: A Story as told by one of our Boys," in which a U.S. congressman’s position was chastised using an analogy of a Cheyenne-Pawnee skirmish. There is also a blurb about temperance on this…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

April 16, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "There's Danger," about the evils of drink. Next appeared "In an Indian Camp: How to Cook Beans," adapted from the Cheyenne Transporter newspaper, about cleaning cooking utensils before using them. The article continued on page four. Page two…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

May 1886

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

June 1886

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

June 11, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "I'm Not Too Young" reprinted from Scattered Seeds. The next article, "Hoe Handle Medicine" extolled the medicinal effects of exercise. Page two featured several small stories, including Paul Eagle Star's (Sioux) outing assignment, a piece…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

June 18, 1886

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

June 25, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled “Be Honest and True," followed by the story of "Two Gentlemen," who showed good manners. Page two included news about school visitors, the prayer meeting, printer equipment gifts, details of the Carlisle Indian School’s baseball defeat at the hands of…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Commissioner of Indian Affairs
1886

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1886, containing the Seventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a school…

Format: Book
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

July 1886

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

August 13, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "English Speaking," that discouraged students from speaking their native languages. The page also included an article titled "How Miss Fisher went to Call on the President's Wife," that described Mrs. Cleveland's dress and the decor of White House rooms…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

November 1886

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Note: Pages 3, 4, 5, and 6 are missing from this issue

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

November 12, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "A Fourteen-Year-Old Girl's Good Advice," followed by an article called "The Menomonees and Pottawatomies Dance: A Story by Lucy Jordan, Stockbridge, a pupil from Wisconsin," that told of an 1882 visit by dancers to her home agency in Keshena, Wisconsin.…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

November 26, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Sound Principle But Poor Poetry," followed by "A Boy Needs a Trade," about the degradation of a ditch digger reprinted from the Detroit Free Press. There was also an article called "A Sick Man who Wanted Whiskey." The second page included a report in the…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

December 3, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled “"Health Alphabet" listing health advice, A-Z followed by a description of horse grooming titled "George Washington's Horse." Page two opened with an article titled "Silver" that admonished Indian students to fight against the theft of land and resources…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society