Bureau of Education letter with well wishes for the Indian Training School

Title

Bureau of Education letter with well wishes for the Indian Training School

Description

Letter from John Eaton Jr., Commissioner at the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Education to Joseph W. Marsh, thanking him for his remarks on the text 'Deterioration and Race Education', and wishing prosperity for the Forest Grove Indian Training School. Joseph Marsh was Pacific University's first librarian and the brother of the school's first president. John Eaton was the second U.S. commissioner of education and a Civil War veteran. He was greatly responsible for developing the influence of the U.S. Bureau of Education.

Creator

Eaton, John

Subject

Off-reservation boarding schools
Native American Studies
Chemawa Indian School

Place

Forest Grove, Oregon

Source

Forest Grove Indian School Collection, Pacific University Archives