1918

Displaying 51 - 75 of 87 records
Request for Funds for the Purchase & Transportation of Supplies
May 21, 1918

Superintendent John Francis Jr. requests an additional $1,000 allotment for the purchase and transportation of Indian supplies in 1918.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Whereabouts of Lincoln Levering
May 21-24, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding the whereabouts of Lincoln Levering after he departed from the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Invitation and Program to the 1918 Commencement Exercises of the Carlisle Indian School
June 2, 1918 - June 6, 1918

Invitation to the 1918 commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School beginning on June 2, 1918, along with a program for the exercises.

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Diploma of Sadie Metoxen
June 6, 1918

Sadie Metoxen received this diploma (course in Home Economics) during the commencement ceremonies held at the Carlisle Indian School on June 6, 1918.

This diploma was donated by the Jerry Lappin family in 2018.

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Arrangements for Outing Students for American International Shipbuilding Company
June 10-11, 1918

This material includes letters about the employment of some outing students at the American International Shipbuilding Compnay, and how their wages would be handled by the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Alice Finley
June 11-15, 1918

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Alice Finley due to pneumonia. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Refusal to Appropriate Money for Repairs
June 13, 1918

Acting Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. that they cannot appropriate $15,000 to the school for "repairs and improvements." Because of the United States' involvement in World War I, they are only appropriating...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Isaac Longshore
June 24, 1918 - June 2, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Isaac Longshore, a former student who returned to the school for a visit. Longshore was interred in the school cemetery.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Spending Funds for Building Repairs in Fiscal Year 1919
June 28, 1918

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. provides a detailed breakdown on how he plans to spend a $15,000 appropriation on building repairs in fiscal year 1919. He outlines plans to utilize the Plumbing & Electrical, Painting, Carpentry, and Sheet Metal Departments.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment Status of Noah L. Bench
July 17, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding the enrollment status of Noah L. Bench.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Richard Kesetta
July 20, 1918 - February 28, 1923

These materials include correspondence regarding the custody of Richard Kesetta upon the closing of the Carlisle School. Additional correspondence relates to Kesetta's life after the school closed, including attempts to have him enrolled in the Haskell Institute as well as an inquiry made by...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Sell Old Typewriters
July 24 - August 15, 1918

Travelling Auditor in Charge Claude V. Peel requests to sell twenty five old Smith-Premier double keyboard typewriters for $10 each. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt grants Peel permission and orders him to advertise the sale.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for a $5,000 Allotment
July 26, 1918

The Carlisle Indian School requests the Commissioner of Indian Affairs send a $5,000 allotment to the Ind. Mon. Pro. of Labor Carlisle.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Desire to Continue being an Outing Host after the Closure of the School
July 27, 1918 - August 8, 1918

Banker and outing patron R. H. Headley asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells if there is any way that he can host an Indian boy at his home after the Carlisle Indian School closes. Headley states that he has been an outing host since 1900 and would like to continue to be one if at all...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Outing Request due to Closure of School
August 5, 1918 - August 9, 1918

Emma K. Hetrick writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to request to host a female Carlisle Indian School student at their house to cook and do housework. Commissioner Cato Sells tells Hetrick that the school will be closing on September 1, and the students will be transferred to western...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Retain Harold Parker on Outing
August 6-22, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Frank H. Mather to retain Harold Parker on outing after Carlisle closed in 1918.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Superintendent of Brick and Tile Work Appointment
August 18, 1918 - September 3, 1918

J. F. Carr requests to be appointed the Superintendent of Brick and Tile Work at the Carlisle Indian School.

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Carr that the school has been transferred from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the Department of War, so if Carr wants...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Desire to Continue being an Outing Host after the Closure of the School
August 21, 1918 - September 2, 1918

Outing Host Elizabeth B. Saiborne writes to the Indian Bureau because the Carlisle Indian School is closing, but she would like to continue to host Indian girls at her home. She is currently hosting a girl named Elsie.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Consent to Allow John Wolfe to Remain on Outing
August 26, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding the consent of Mary B. Owl to allow her son John R. Wolfe remain on outing with George Gore in Newton, Pennsylvania following the closing of the Carlisle School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Harold Parker
August 26, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding the transfer of Harold Parker to the Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School upon the close of Carlisle and a prior request to have Parker remain at the outing home of Frank H. Mather.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Lieutenant James R. Wheelock's Salary to his Wife
August 27, 1918 - August 30, 1918

Traveling Auditor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School C. V. Peel encloses former bandmaster and current Lieutenant James R. Wheelock's request to pay the balance left on his salary to his wife. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Peel that they can't directly pay...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Claims for Hominy and Rolled Oats
September 3, 1918 - September 25, 1918

Travelling Auditor in Charge at the Carlisle Indian School Claude V. Peel requests that Austin, Nichols & Co. are paid for five hundred pounds of hominy and Reid, Murdoch & Co. are paid for rolled oats. Chief Clerk C. F. Hauke informs Peel that he's referred these claims to the Treasury...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Know the Status of the Outing System
September 4, 1918 - September 1, 1918

Reverend Walter L. Ritter asks the Indian Bureau if the Outing System still exists and requests to host a 16-18 year old girl if it does. Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs Ritter that the Carlisle Indian School closed, so it is impossible to fulfill his request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Closure of Carlisle Indian School by Fred Skenandore
September 11, 1918 - October 17, 1918

These materials include correspondence containing a request from Fred Skenandore, a former student, regarding the status of the Carlisle Indian School. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informed Skenandore that the school had been closed, but that the Haskell Institute was...

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

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