Report of the Superintendent of Indian Schools to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs 1908

Report, Annual

Accession Number: 1996.582

Scope & Content: Twenty-sixth annual report of the Superintendent of Indian Schools, for fiscal year ending June 30, 1908, containing brief descriptions of the educational programs in schools located in California, Colorado, Idaho, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington and the reservations of Puyallup, Tulalip, and Yakima. Includes an appendix with extracts from the proceedings of 1908 "institutes" attended by superintendents and teachers of the schools. Also includes black-and-white photo illustrations.

Creator: United States. Superintendent of Indian Schools

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Collection: KSB Collection

Credit Line: Gift of the Kentucky School for the Blind, 1996.582-584

Administrative History: By the late nineteenth century, several schools were established in various locations of the United States for Native American students. Most were boarding schools, where students attended classes in reading, writing, and arithmetic and received industrial training. The Office of the Superintendent of Indian Schools was created by the U.S. Congress in 1882.

Subjects: Education Indians of North America Schools

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