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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March 8, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "March" by Bessie Chandler followed by an article titled "Feasted By the Blind" which was an account of visiting students from the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind who got a tour of the Indian school and gave an entertainment that…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

March 15, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "Think," followed by a story called "Are Indians Kind to Animals? about a Carlisle girl on Outing who threw a blanket over a horse during icy weather. The next piece was about the value of labor titled "Successful Men." Page two began with an article titled "…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

March 22, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled, “True Heroism,” followed by a fictional conversation among two Indian School students, Tom and Phil as reported by the Man-On-The-Band-Stand. In the moralizing story, continued on the fourth page, Phil sets a good example by keeping the Outing System…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

March 29, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "The Voice That Wins Its Way" contributed by Hannah E. Wilson, followed by a piece called "From John Dixon" which was reprinted from the Albuquerque Indian School where Dixon (Pueblo) was employed as a carpenter and translator for Indian school recruitment. The…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

April 1889

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

April 5, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled, “The Tongue,” followed by the Man-on-the-band-stand’s discussion in “Never Before,” that explained that a horde of boys would be marching east toward opportunity but a horde of boys would be marching west toward degradation, which he described as “evil…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

April 12, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled, “Dr. Nature’s Prescription,” followed by “How One of the Printer Boys Came Out Ahead,” which described how a printer, against the advice of his instructor, was able to repair faulty equipment using his own problem solving technique. This was followed by a…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

April 19, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled, “Easter Blossoms,” followed by a notice of “The Wedding” between Guy LeRoy Stevick and Marion Pratt, the daughter of Capt. Pratt. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. Norcross of Second Presbyterian Church followed by a reception for 500 guests in the…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

April 26, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "The Printer-Boy Tramp” by Will Carleton, followed by “Encouraging Prospects” about Luther Kuhns at the Pawnee Agency. Next came “A Man Who was not Afraid to Work” on how General Washington set an example for his corporal. Also on the page was an article titled…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

May 1889

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

May 3, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled, “from The Memories of the Past and the Duties of the Present,” by John W. Woodside, followed by a reprint of a letter from former student Clarence Three Stars (Sioux) that reported conditions from his home titled “A Newsy Letter from Pine Ridge Agency: By…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

May 10, 1889

The first page began with an untitled poem with a first line of “God gave us hands – one left one right,” followed by an article describing the seeds of success titled “When It Tells.” The next article was about the Ayan Indians who fish salmon on the Yukon River titled “Sharp-sighted Indians,”…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

May 17, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled “Listen,” reprinted from Harper’s Bazaar, followed by the publication of a letter received from Dolly Gould (Nez Perce) on her work at the Ft. Lapwai School under the title “Appreciation.” Felix Iron Eagle Feather’s (Sioux) letter from his Outing…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

May 24, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled “My Kingdom,” followed by a story told by the Man-on-the-band-stand called “An Indian Boy in Ohio Whispers His Story of a Hard Row on the River.” The story described how an Indian student survived a dangerous storm in a boat with his companions. Page two…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

May 31, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by Helen Hunt titled “Decoration Day,” followed by “A Regiment of Well Drilled Girls,” about the Elisha Kent Kane School in Philadelphia. The report described a fire drill in which 1100 girls as young as three years old, evacuated the school. Page two was filled…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

June 1889

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

June 7, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by Susan Coolidge titled “New Every Morning,” followed by a letter from Ernie Black (Cheyenne) titled “News from our Cheyenne and Arapahoe Boys.” Also on the page was a reprint from The Sunday School Times titled “We Must Be Run Through a Mill.” Page…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

June 14, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "Wanted,” followed by a fictitious conversation titled “Sallie Lump-of-Mud and Little Miss Sensible Have a Talk.” The page ended with news from Harriet Elder (Nez Perce) and her agency, titled “This Was My Name When at School – Harriet M. Elder.” Page two…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

June 21, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by Fannie Bolton titled “It is Time,” followed by “The Experience of a Bull: A Child’s Version of the Recent Flood at Lewistown,” followed by “A Busy Indian Boy in the Country” which was Wallace Scott’s (Pueblo) description of his farm experience in Bucks County…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

June 28, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by titled “When a Girl Knows How” to sew, bake and knit followed by “You Home-Going Boys and Girls: Will you be in the New or the Old of the Moon?” which asked J.H. Segar what the Cheyenne and Arapho boys and girls were doing at their agency in Cantonment,…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Commissioner of Indian Affairs
1889

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1889, containing the Tenth 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 & August 1889

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Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

July 19, 1889

The first page opened with a poem “Cherries Are Ripe,” from Youth’s Companion, followed by a story titled “Sebastian’s Opportunity” about the training of a painter named Sebastian Gomez, a.k.a. “The mulatto of Murillo.” Page two featured a piece called "In Vacation," in which the Man-On…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

July 26, 1889

The first page opened with a Longfellow poem "The Ladder of St. Augustine” followed by James Black Hawk’s letter about the Fourth of July at Pine Ridge Agency titled “In the Right Spirit.” Page one also contained “Doing His Duty,” about how a seemingly unrecognized worker was promoted because of…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

August 2, 1889

The first page opened with a poem “Little Moccasined Feet,” followed by the article titled “How Did There Come to be Any Coal?” that described the origin of coal. Page two opened with “Small Beginnings,” a litany of how Benjamin Franklin, Columbus, and others had their origins. “How One Conquers…

Format: Newspapers
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society