Students on Outings

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Collage of Female Students in their Outing Homes, c. 1895

Collage of four photographs.

Caption: SOME CARLISLE INDIAN GIRLS IN THEIR COUNTRY HOMES.

The socially elevating side of the outing is shown by the refined homes and families into which the pupils are received.

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Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Collage of Female Students on Outing, c. 1895

A collage of four photographs.

Caption: INDIAN GIRLS IN THE COUNTRY.

illustrates the home life and occupations of the girls during their Summer outing; also a public school attended by a number girls during the Winter.

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Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Collage of Male Students on Outing, c. 1895

A collage of six photographs.

Caption: INDIAN BOYS IN THE COUNTRY.

illustrates the outing system, which is the practical side of Carlisle training. The Indian under the same opportunities becomes just as good a hand at all the varied employments of the...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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, 1883
1883

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1883, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report provides a table of enrollment statistics, and has two addendums: one, a lengthy report...

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
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1885
1885

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1885, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report includes a school population table as well as discussions of industry,...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Outing Students with Local Church, c. 1895

Caption: A COUNTRY SABBATH SCHOOL.

attended by a number of Indian girls during their outing. The Indian girls and boys are cordially received into Church and Sabbath School associations in all the communities in which they are placed.

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Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Sending "Florida Boys" at Hampton on Outings
January 14, 1879

Richard H. Pratt states that he currently has 57 male students at Hampton and is looking to recruit 20 female students. He goes on to say that he plans to send most of the former Ft. Marion prisoners currently enrolled at Hamtpon on outings, believing that placing Indian students in white...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Placing Hampton Students on Outing on Farms in Massachusetts
May 29, 1879

Richard H. Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that it will take a week to place the male students from Hampton on farms in Massachusetts and then he will travel to Florida. Pratt expects to place a dozen male students on farms in Berkshire County as well.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority for Pratt to Bring Hampton Students to Carlisle
August 25, 1879

Acting Secretary of the Interior A. Bell informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he is giving permission to Lieutenant Richard Henry Pratt to proceed to Lee, Massachusetts. Bell notes that Pratt will secure current Hampton Institute students who are on outing and take them to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Stailey Norcross Letter to William Balderston
June 6, 1886

Stailey Norcross writes to his former outing patron William Balderston regarding his current work on the Carlisle Indian School farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Raymond Stewart
April 12, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding Raymond Stewart's request to return home. Pratt notes that Stewart did not want to go home in January and so was placed in the outing program where he was eventually forced to leave. After being returned to Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Outing Letter and Report of Eben Beads
December 31, 1887 - January 6, 1888

Outing report of Eben Beads along with a letter from Beads to Richard Henry Pratt detailing his experience working on a farm and attending a school in Darlington, Pennsylvania while on outing.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
Inquiry into Runaway Caddo Student
October 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an inquiry from James R. O'Beirne about a Caddo student who had run away from his farming outing. Pratt states that he sent William P. Campbell after the student to New York and he is now back at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Request for William and Sarah Archiquette in 1893
March 3, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the request for the return of William and Sarah Archiquette by their parents. Pratt notes that the students were offered each year to return home and they choose to stay at Carlisle. He ends his letter by discussing his discontent with the author of the request S....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Outing Papers of Peter Jordan
September 25, 1893 - March 28, 1895

Signed request of Peter Jordan to participate in the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School along with a copy of the outing rules signed by Jordan, Richard Henry Pratt, and William Balderston.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
William Balderston Outing Materials
March 5, 1894 - 1900

Outing rules and other items from students who were on outing with William Balderston in Darlington, Pennsylvania.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
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
Outing Papers of Joseph Saunooke
September 6, 1894 - September 19, 1894

Signed request of Joseph Saunooke to participate in the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School along with a copy of the outing rules signed by Saunooke, Richard Henry Pratt, and William Balderston. Also included is a notice to Balderston from Richard Henry Pratt that Saunooke had enough...

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
Outing Papers of Antonio Tapia
September 13, 1897 - September 16, 1897

Signed request of Antonio Tapia to participate in the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School along with a copy of the outing rules signed by Tapia, Richard Henry Pratt, and William Balderston.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
Outing Papers of Samuel Decora
March 9, 1898 - March 30, 1898

Signed request of Samuel Decora (here Samuel Decorah) to participate in the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School along with a copy of the outing rules signed by Decora, Richard Henry Pratt, and William Balderston.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
Outing Papers of Frank Yarlot
March 5, 1899 - April 3, 1899

Signed request of Frank Yarlot to participate in the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School along with a copy of the outing rules signed by Yarlot, Richard Henry Pratt, and William Balderston.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library

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