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Calvin Kauley and Luther Dah-hah, c.1889

Studio portrait of Calvin Kauley (right) and Luther Dah-hah (left). Dah-ha is wearing a band uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Dennison Wheelock with a cornet [version 1], c.1891

Studio portrait of Dennison Wheelock wearing a band uniform, holding a cornet and a conductor's baton.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1901
1901

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1901, containing the Twenty-Second Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a...

Repository: 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...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
School band with Mrs. Baker [version 1], 1881

Portrait of twelve male students, all wearing uniforms and holding instruments, posed with a white woman, also holding an instrument, in front of the bandstand on the school grounds.

This is the school band and the woman is almost definitely Mrs. Walter E. Baker who provided the funds to...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Two unidentified male students #24, c.1887

Studio portrait of two unidentified male students in uniforms. One is holding a brass instrument, the other is holding a drum. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Hire Instructor to Start Student Band
April 17, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. E. Trowbridge that when the late and former Commissioner, E. A. Hayt, visited the school several months ago, he recommended that Pratt hire an instructor and start a student band at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt has finally found...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emery Ballon Requests to have Arapaho Students Admitted to Carlisle
December 22, 1880

Emery Ballon requests to have Arapaho Nation students admitted to the Carlisle Indian School. Ballon states that many students have learned the basics and would likely progress rapidly if admitted to Carlisle. He further requests to accompany them to help them acclimate as well as stating that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Participating in Inaugural Ceremonies
January 28, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for approval to have 200 boys and the Carlisle Indian School band to participate in the inaugural ceremonies. Pratt notes that Secretary of the Interior Henry Morgan Teller believed the idea to be a good one and it...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Vocal Music Teacher as an Irregular Employee
October 3, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ a vocal music teacher in addition to the irregular labor estimated on September 19, 1885.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Service Needed at Carlisle in April 1887
March 21, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the irregular service needed at the Carlisle Indian School during the month of April 1887.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Singing Teacher and Purchase Song Books
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a singing teacher as well as purchasing 400 song books.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request to Employ Music Teacher
February 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to employ Professor Brown of Pittsburg as a music teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Approval for Employing Special Music Teacher
April 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests action in employing Professor Brown for 20 music lessons.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Increase Assistant Music Teacher Salary
June 5, 1891

Request by Richard Henry Pratt to increase the salary of the assistant music teacher to $540.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests to Increase Music Teacher and Assistant Music Teacher Salaries
June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his previous request to increase the assistant music teacher salary by also increasing the salary of the music teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Approval for Field Trip to Perform Musical Exhibitions
March 24, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests approval for 70 students to visit Washington D.C. to perform for Congress and other Government Officials in addition to taking the students to other cities.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Certifications for the Music Department at Carlisle
February 21, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt certifies various matters regarding the music and band departments at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Change in Music Department at Carlisle
June 22, 1895 - June 24, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a change in the music department at the Carlisle Indian School. Also included is a letter from Ella G. Hill who was left without a position as a result of the change.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Laura Berry to be Transferred to Carlisle as Matron
July 27, 1896 - August 20, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt requests from W. N. Hailmann that Laura deRussey Berry be placed on the active list and transferred to the Carlisle Indian School as a matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Special Civil Service Exam for Berry
August 27, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt requests a special civil service examination be held to allow Laura deRussey Berry to the position of vocal instructor at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Reports the Music Instructors at Carlisle
February 13, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular letter reporting on the music teachers at the Carlisle Indian School as well as the band leader.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Forwards List of Available Band Leaders
March 24, 1898

Alfred John Standing responds to a circular letter from W. N. Hailmann by providing a list of band leaders both at Carlisle and available graduates.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Gertrude Simmons Request for Additional Training
December 3, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on the request of Gertrude Simmons to take additional training to further her career. Pratt additionally requests advance notice of the party of Cheyenne and Arapahoe's arrival in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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

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