Dion, Samuel

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Samuel Dion Student File

Student file of Samuel Dion, a member of the Sioux nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and ultimately departed on May 9, 1896. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and re-entered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Samuel Dion Student Information Card

Student information card of Samuel Dion (here Deon), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on May 9, 1896. The file indicates Dion was living in Pine Ridge, South Dakota in 1913 and 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Samuel Dion [version 1], 1888

Studio portrait of Samuel Dion. 

Previous cataloging from the National Anthropological Archives identified a date of July 11, 1888 in the handwritten caption. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Samuel Dion [version 2], 1888

Studio portrait of Samuel Dion.

Previous cataloging from the National Anthropological Archives for their version of this image identified a date of July 11, 1888 in the handwritten caption.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Twelve male Sioux students [version 1], c.1890

Studio portrait of twelve male students. The caption identifies them as being from the Pine Ridge Reservation. The caption for the Cumberland County Historicial Society's copy says they are "Pine Ridge Sioux" and identifies them as: 

Front row, seated: Thomas Black Bear, Alexander Man...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Twelve male Sioux students [version 2], c.1890

Studio portrait of twelve male students. The caption says they are "Pine Ridge Sioux" and identifies them as: 

Front row, seated: Thomas Black Bear, Alexander Man Above, Charles Smith, Andrew Beard, Herbert Good Boy, Robert Horse, and Phillip White.

Back row, standing: Samuel Dion...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for May 1887
May 26, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Former Carlisle Students for Vacant Indian Service Positions
June 11, 1896

Alfred John Standing provides a report on former Carlisle Indian School to W. N. Hailmann for open positions in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Provides Recommendations for Dion and Black Bear
March 29, 1897

Alfred John Standing provides a recommendation for Samuel Dion and Thomas Black Bear to W. N. Hailmann.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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