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Alice American Horse (Wasitasunka) Student Information Card

Student information card of Alice American Horse (Wasitasunka), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 27, 1892 and departed on July 3, 1901. The file indicates that American Horse married George Newton (Pereau) and was living in Poplar, Montana in 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice American Horse (Wasitasunke) Student File

Student file of Alice American Horse, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 27, 1892 and departed on July 3, 1901. The file contains correspondence, a former student response postcard, a student information card, and a report after leaving indicating she was working as...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
American Horse with his children and relatives [version 1], c.1889

Studio portrait of American Horse with eleven female students and one male student. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
American Horse with his children and relatives [version 2], c.1889

Studio portrait of American Horse with eleven female students and one male student. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-029b and BS-CH-040. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
American Horse [?] and Richard Henry Pratt with a large group of students [version 1], 1897

Portrait of a visting chief shaking hands with Richard Henry Pratt posed on the school grounds with a group of thirteen female students and seventeen male students. A white woman, probably a teacher, with a parasol or umbrella can be seen in the background near a school building. 

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Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
American Horse, 1880

Studio portrait of American Horse, a Sioux chief. 

American Horse visited the school in August 1880 which is probably when this photograph was taken.  This is #25 on Choate's list of images for sale. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has five copies of this image; PA-CH1-...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Ben American Horse Student Information Card

Student information card of Ben American Horse, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on December 14, 1889 and departed on June 14, 1895. The file indicates American Horse was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Five chiefs and two interpreters with Richard Henry Pratt [version 1], c.1880

Portrait of chiefs Brother-to-All, Like the Bear, Poor Wolf, Son-of-the-Star, and American Horse posed with interpreters John Bridgeman and John Smith, standing in front of the bandstand on the school grounds. The man in the background on the left is probably Richard Henry Pratt. 

Note:...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Five chiefs and two interpreters [version 2], c.1880

Portrait of chiefs Brother-to-All, Like the Bear, Poor Wolf, Son-of-the-Star, and American Horse posed with interpreters John Bridgeman and John Smith, standing in front of the bandstand on the school grounds.

Note: The other version of this image (Related Images), is the uncropped...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Swedish National Museums of World Culture
Guy (Bear Don't Scare) Student Information Card

Student information card of Guy (Bear Don't Scare), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Guy (Bear Don't Scare) Student Information Card

Student information card of Guy (Bear Don't Scare), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School [version 1], c.1881

The caption reads: Noted Indian Chiefs.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: NOTED INDIAN CHIEFS Who have visited the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. Spotted Tail, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota.
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Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School [version 2] c.1881

The printed note on the reverse side reads: NOTED INDIAN CHIEFS Who have visited the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. Spotted Tail, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota.
2. Iron Wing, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Joseph American Horse (Wasi-tasunke) Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph American Horse (Wasi-tasunke), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 27, 1892 and departed on May 26, 1897.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph American Horse Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph American Horse, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 27, 1892 and departed on May 26, 1897.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lucy American Horse Student File

Student file of Lucy American Horse, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 19, 1891 and departed on May 26, 1897. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating she was working as a housekeeper in Kyle,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lucy American Horse Student Information Card

Student information card of Lucy American Horse, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 19, 1891 and departed on May 26, 1897. The file indicates American Horse married John Two Crow and was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Noted Indians (Seventeen Sioux chiefs), 1891

Cameo photographs of seventeen Sioux chiefs, all of whom presumably had visited the school and had their portraits taken by John N. Choate. The grouping is titled "Noted Indians" and has a copyright date of 1891. Each chief is identified by a white tag applied to his lapel. They are identified...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Report on First Party of Children Brought to the Carlisle Indian School
November 13, 1879

Captain Richard Henry Pratt writes to Ezra H. Hayt, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding the first group of Sioux, Ponca, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, Seminole, Cheyenne, and Arapahoe children and young adults brought to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt offers a detailed description...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Robert American Horse (Cut Ears) Student File

Student file of Robert American Horse (Cut Ears), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 14, 1887. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a student information card, a trade/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sophia American Horse (Wasi-tasunke) Student Information Card

Student information card of Sophia American Horse (Wasi-tasunke), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 27, 1892 and departed on March 12, 1903.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sophia American Horse Student Information Card

Student information card of Sophia American Horse, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 27, 1892 and departed on March 12, 1903. The card indicates that American Horse graduated in 1903, had married Joseph A. Morisette, and was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1913. ...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School, 1902
1902

A souvenir booklet from the Carlisle Indian School, published for their 23rd year.  A short description of the aims and goals of the school is presented.  Images of students as they first arrived, as well as important visiting chiefs, are given, as are before and after images including those of...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 18)
December 20, 1889

The first page opened with a poem titled "A Christmas Carol by Eleanor W.F. Bates in Home Magazine. Next came a new installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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