Athletics

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The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 41)
May 25, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Try," followed by a blurb against tobacco use and by "A Visit Through the Lower School Rooms," that reported the activities of students in the lower grades. It continued on page four. The second page bore news of students out in the country, the "disgraceful" portrayals of Indians by Buffalo Bill's Wild West…

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 26)
February 15, 1889

The first page began with an untitled poem that began with the first line, “Waste not moments, no, nor words,” followed by A-Te-Ka’s letter to the Man-on-the-band-stand titled “It Took Eight Years to Discover a Mistake.” The letter recalled a December 1881 article on early student art work from the Eadle Keatah Toh. Next came a student…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 32)
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 article continued on page four. Page two offered “…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 43)
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 reported about “The Persian Talk” and an article titled…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 5)
September 20, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "The Singer’s Alms: An Incident in the Life of the Great Tenor, Mario” by Henry Abbey, followed by the first installment in a series of articles written by the Man-on-the-Band-Stand about a Pueblo girl named Mollie. These stories were later published in book form in Stiya by Marianna Burgess, who used…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 7)
October 4, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "Bear It in Mind” followed by the third installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: All Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” which continued on the fourth page. Page two offered news from students who were home at…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 8)
October 11, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by Bayard Taylor with the first line "Learn to live, and live to learn” followed by the fourth installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: All Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” (continued from the previous week).…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 14)
November 22, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by E.G. titled "After Carlisle, What?” followed by the next installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” (continued from the previous week). The story continued on the fourth page.…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1894
1894

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1894, containing the Fifteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a table of the school's population, as well as…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
"Amateur Sport," Harper's Weekly, Oct. 1896
October 1896

The "Amateur Sport" section includes includes several photographs of the Carlisle Indian School's game against Yale on October 24, 1896 at Manhattan Field.

This two page excerpt is from Harper's Weekly vol. 40, no. 2081 (October 1896).

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
"Amateur Sport," Harper's Weekly, Jan. 1897
January 1897

The "Amateur Sport" section includes includes a photograph of the Carlisle Indian School's Football Team.

This two page excerpt is from Harper's Weekly vol. 41, no. 2092 (January 1897): 93-94.

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1897
1897

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1897, containing the Eighteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a school population table and discussions of the Outing…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1903
1903

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1903, containing the Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a school population table and discussions of the…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1906
1906

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1906, containing the Twenty-Seventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent William A. Mercer, includes discussions of health, building projects, agriculture…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Description of a Visit to the Carlisle Indian School in 1906
August 19, 1906

The father of Matthew and Wendell Jones describes his visit to the Carlisle Indian School. He discusses the games many of the students played as well as the work that was being done on the school grounds.

Also included is a letter from the widow of Wendell Jones noting that she had made a copy of the letter in 1988.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Mercer Further Responds to Unaccounted Funds Under His Supervision
March 6, 1907

William A. Mercer further responds to the report of W. S. Olive regarding work done on Coach Glenn "Pop" Warner's car as well as various funds not officially accounted for by requesting authority for expenditures.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Accusations of Professionalism on the Carlisle Football Team
December 10-19, 1907

This material includes newspaper articles alleging that the Carlisle Football Team had been using professional players during the season, and correspondence from members of the Bureau of Indian Affairs answering the charges.

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Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Public Charges Against Carlisle's Football Team
December 12, 1907 - March 14, 1908

This material includes correspondence concerning charges brought against a member of Carlisle's football team in a Philadelphia newspaper.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Charges Against Carlisle's Football Squad
December 16, 1907

This document contains a letter responding to public charges made against the Carlisle Football Team concerning the eligibility of certain members. The letter discusses terms and lengths of student enrollment, the use of athletic funds in Carlisle's budget, and the academic responsibilities of student athletes.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Net Receipts from Harvard-Carlisle Football Game
December 24-26, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning a check from Harvard for a football game with Carlisle. The check, for $11,433.81, reflects half of the net receipts for the annual Harvard-Carlisle football game. The correspondence also explains how the Harvard-Carlisle game was organized by Harvard's athletic administrators.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Annebuck Updates Fannie Peter on Chemawa
January 3, 1908

Annebuck writes about her school experiences at the Chemawa Indian School. She notes that the girls basketball team was recently defeated but that she had a nice Christmas. In addition, she writes about the differences between Chemawa and Carlisle as well as the differences in weather between Chemawa and her home in Alaska.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Independence Day Program, 1909
July 15, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a copy of the Indepdence Day Program for the Indian School for 1909. The festivities included athletic activites, fireworks, a patriotic salute, and songs. The program was forwarded to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs by Carlisle's superintendent.

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
July 31, 1909 - August 6, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a draft of Superintendent Friedman's 30th Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School, reflecting the period ending July 31, 1909. Friedman forwarded the draft to a Bureau official, along with information on how to have news published in Carlisle's student newspaper. The annual report includes…

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Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Social Plays, Games, Marches, Old Folk Dances and Rhythmic Movements for use in Indian Schools, 1911
1911

Pamphlet issued by the Office of Indian Affairs to provide a manual for physical instruction in Indian Schools. Includes suggestions for equipment, reference books, and instructions on various singing, rhythmic, games without singing, and parlor games.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
 Program for the 1910 Athletic Celebration
February 8, 1911

Program for the 1910 Athletic Celebration and presentation of the C's. Includes the records for the athletic teams including football, lacrosse, basketball, cross country, and track. Also includes team photos, rosters, the school song, and the school yell.

Format:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society