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Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 1)
January 1880

The first page opened with an article titled "THE INDIAN TRAINING SCHOOL," that described the progress of the school, its Christian methods, the work of the former Ft. Marion prisoners of war preparing buildings for use, the importance of the town Sunday Schools, the school curriculum that...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1880
1880

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of Indian Affairs for the fiscal year ending 1880, containing the first annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report discusses the school's opening, recruitment of students, educational and...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1881
1881

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1881, containing the second annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The lengthy report includes discussions of curriculum, student recruitment, the school's...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1882
1882

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1882, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report includes discussions of school enrollment, experiences of students on outing and outing...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1884
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...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Allegations of Preventing Catholic Students from Attending Church
September 11, 1883 - September 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt responds to allegations from Henry M. Beadle, the editor of The Washington Catholic, that he prevents Catholic students at the Carlisle Indian School from attending the local Catholic Church in Carlisle. Pratt responds by noting his arrangement with Father Hickey...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding J. Grover Ground
March 16, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from John G. Ground (also known as J. Grover Ground). Pratt recommends that Ground's affairs be left in his hands. He further discusses the circumstances surrounding Ground's requests.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rules Governing Religious Instruction at the Carlisle Indian School
August 12, 1909 - August 13, 1909

Chief of the Education Division J. H. Dortch informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman that almost every Indian school but Carlisle has had a hard time balancing Christian religious instruction with academics without angering any denomination. Because of this, Dortch would...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Chaperone to Escort Girls to St. Patrick's Church
October 1 - November 6, 1913

Rev. Mark E. Stock, the Catholic priest whose church Carlisle students attend, asks Superintendent Moses Friedman to allow female students to walk to his church without a chaperone or to assign a chaperone for them.

Friedman forwards Stock's letter to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requirement for Chaperones for Students Attending Early Morning Mass
November 20, 1913

Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells requests that Catholic Reverend Mark E. Stock, because Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman views chaperones as absolutely necessary for students attending mass early in the morning, either provide chaperones or allow the students to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Church Attendance of Benjamin Black Elk
October 1, 1915 - November 23, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the church attendance of Benjamin Black Elk while on outing. Upon receiving an answer to his inquiry, William H. Ketcham, the Director of Catholic Indian Missions, objected to the placing of pupils in homes where they were unable to attend Mass...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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