Big Wolf, Joseph

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Joseph Big Wolf Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph Big Wolf, a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on February 26, 1881 and ultimately departed on June 20, 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Big Wolf Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph Big Wolf, a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on February 26, 1881 and departed on June 20, 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Names of Osage Children Sent to Carlisle in February 1881
March 24, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt provides the names of the sixteen Osage students sent by L. J. Miles who arrived on February 25, 1881.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request Telegraph Authority to Return Eight Sick Students Home
June 7, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return eight students home due to their health resulting from the measles and scarlet fever outbreaks. To allow them to travel more comfortably Pratt requests a response via telegraph in order to send them on a through car to Kansas City.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 12)
May 1882

The first article is Titled “Communicated” by Michael Burns (Apache). It discusses the opportunities Indians have to access education. On the same page Libbie Standing (Cheyenne) wrote about Indians fighting and Joe Big Wolf wrote his father challenging him to speak English better than his son....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Watson Penn, George Summers, Joseph Big Wolf, and a visitor [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Watson Penn, George Summers, Joseph Big Wolf (seated on floor in uniform), and a visitor (seated in chair). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Watson Penn, George Summers, Joseph Big Wolf, and a visitor [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Watson Penn, George Summers, Joseph Big Wolf (seated on the floor in uniform), and a visitor (seated in a chair).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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