Richard Henry Pratt proposes having Dennison Wheelock sent to Western Schools to recruit band members to perform at the Paris Exposition.
Paris Exposition 1900
Eugene Mead, Superintendent of the Carson Indian School, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Dennison Wheelock has selected ten members of the school's band to transfer to the Carlisle Indian School in order to participate in the Paris Exposition.
William Hugg of the Lincoln Institution informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he will comply with the order to transfer seven students to the Carlisle Indian School. He adds that most of the students are in the school band and that they expect after the transfer they will go to Paris with Carlisle's band. Hugg requests that the transfer of…
Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs order the Siletz U. S. Indian Agent to have money paid to Robert Depoe paid to him in order to cover a loan Pratt provided to fund Depoe's return. Pratt encloses correspondence in order to provide context to his request.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to enroll Robert Depoe in order to allow him to attend the Carlisle High School as well as participate as a member of the band during the possible visit to Paris.
Alfred John Standing sends the draft language and draft copy of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Paris Exposition pamphlet printed by the Carlisle Indian Schools.