Religious Services at the School
The first article by M. D. P. [Mason D. Pratt] describes a field trip to an iron forge near Pine Grove, followed by a picnic at the grove with the students, teachers, visiting chiefs, the college band and some invited guests. “An Indian Boy's Camp Life,” by Henry C. Roman Nose, gives a short...
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a bookbinder to repair 150 worn out gospel hymnals.
William A. Mercer requests authority to continue through the appropriation the non-sectarian services at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the work of the Industrial Department. Mercer outlines the work done for Reverend G. M. Diffenderfer was done due to a lack of regular work and in no way is meant to compete with local industries.
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...