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Assimilation's agent : my life as a superintendent in the Indian boarding school system

Author: Edwin L Chalcraft; Cary C Collins
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
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Assimilation's Agent reveals the life and opinions of Edwin L. Chalcraft (1855-1943), a superintendent in the federal Indian boarding schools during the critical period of forced assimilation in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chalcraft was hired by the Office of Indian Affairs (now known as the Bureau of Indian Affairs) in 1883. During his nearly four decades of service, he worked at a number of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Chalcraft, Edwin L.
Assimilation's agent.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004000623
(OCoLC)56212036
Named Person: Edwin L Chalcraft; Edwin L Chalcraft; Edwin L Chalcraft
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin L Chalcraft; Cary C Collins
ISBN: 0803204353 9780803204355 1280374322 9781280374326 0803215169 9780803215160
OCLC Number: 56731908
Description: 1 online resource (lxvi, 360 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Preface --
Foreword --
Journey to the West --
Chehalis Indian Reservation --
Puyallup Agency and School --
Salem Indian Training School --
Private citizens --
Shoshone Indian Agency, Wyoming --
Supervisor of Indian schools --
Salem Indian Training School, second appointment --
Jones Male Academy --
Siletz Indian Agency --
At home in Seattle.
Responsibility: Edwin L. Chalcraft ; edited and with an introduction by Cary C. Collins.
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