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OF BOTH RACES,
WHOM I MET ON THE RESERVATIONS,
THIS LITTLE BOOK IS INSCRIBED
SINCERE INTEREST AND GOOD-WILL.
J. B. HARRISON,
“Notes ON INDUSTRIAL CONDITIONS," Etc.
Press Of Wm. F. Fell & Co.,
THE LATEST STUDIES
DURING the month of May, 1886, as a representative of the Indian Rights Association, I visited and examined the schools for the training of Indian youth of both sexes, at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and at Hampton, Virginia. At Washington I obtained letters from the Honorable Commissioner of Indian Affairs to all Indian Agents, and from the Honorable Secretary of War to commanders of forts and military posts in the Indian country, directing them to give me any assistance consistent with their official duties.
Thus prepared and equipped, I set out to examine, observe and report as fully as possible everything connected with the condition and character of the schools, farming, home-life, and missionary work, and the general and special relations of the Indians to civilization and their progress therein, on several of the principal Indian Reservations. I wished, also, to observe