Western

1880s

Overview As a young teacher at the Hampton Institute in the late 1870s and early 1880s, Booker T. Washington was responsible for helping to instruct and assimilate Native American or Indian men.  The complexity of this assignment –a black teacher…

COLLECTION –Carlisle Indian School

The Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center is one of the newest and most ambitious primary source collections ever undertaken at Dickinson College.  The project, led by co-directors Jim Gerencser, Susan Rose and Malinda Triller,aims to develop a comprehensive searchable database…