Carlisle School Annual Reports, 1911


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I have entered thus fully into a discussion of the methods and accomplishments of the Outing System because it has been fundamental in the training of our students, and because I believe that greater efficiency would attend our system of education throughout the country if the Outing System were given wider application in other schools. It is not only practical as an agency for training Indians to become competent workmen, but its usefulness as a civilising agency is immeasurable. The practicability of the idea has in the last few years been recognized by some of the best schools in the land where white young men are given mechanical training. It has had extensive application, with minor variations, at the University of Cincinnati, Lewis Institute of Chicago, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of Boston, and several other prominent technical sohools, 55

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