Fire Thunder, George

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George Fire Thunder Student File

Student file of George Fire Thunder, a member of the Sioux nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on June 14, 1887. The file contains a student information card, letters, a former student response post card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George Fire Thunder Student Information Card

Student information card of George Fire Thunder, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on June 14, 1887. The file indicates Fire Thunder was living in Martin, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George Fire Thunder [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of George Fire Thunder.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
George Fire Thunder [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of George Fire Thunder.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
George Fire Thunder, c.1884

Studio portrait of George Fire Thunder wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 14)
November 13, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled "Found in the Path," followed by an article called "Are You His Equal?" that described an incident in which the Man-on-the-Band-Stand corrected a Carlisle student's letter home because it contained disparaging language toward those with darker skin. There...

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
Agency Update on Former Students Living at the Pine Ridge Agency
December 26, 1891 - January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from George LeRoy Brown, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, to the Office of Indian Affairs. In Brown's letter he provides an update and a character assessment on former Carlisle Indian School students he has met.

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