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Albert Simpson (Spotted Tail) Student Information Card

Student information card of Albert Simpson (Spotted Tail), a member of the Arikara Nation, who entered the school on November 3, 1901 and departed on April 6, 1907. The file indicates Simpson had graduated in 1907, studied blacksmithing, and was living in Elbowoods, North Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Albert Simpson (Spotted Tail) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Albert Simpson (Spotted Tail), a member of the Arikara Nation, who entered the school on November 3, 1901 and ultimately graduated in 1907, departing on April 6, 1907.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 1)
August 1881

Page one opened with Lapi Oaye talking about the school system in America and how it is beneficial to Indian and while children alike. Page two had a bit on the humor of incorrectly spelled names, followed by an Article written by E.G.P. on increasing the time Indians spend in both office and...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Gertrude Spotted Tail Student Information Card

Student information card of Gertrude Spotted Tail (here Gertrude S. Tail), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882, and departed on August 31, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Gertrude Spotted Tail Student Information Card

Student information card of Gertrude Spotted Tail, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on August 31, 1883. She died while on outing, and was buried in Byberry Quaker Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School, #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.
...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School, #2, c.1881

The caption 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.
3. American...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School, #3, 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
Max Spotted Tail (Talks with Bears) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Max Spotted Tail (Talks with Bears), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 14, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Oliver Spotted Tail (Bugler, Pulls) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Oliver Spotted Tail (Bugler, Pulls), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on April 10, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Our Boys and Girls, 1881

The printed note on the reverse side reads: OUR BOYS AND GIRLS At the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. White Buffalo, Cheyenne, I. T.
2. Mittie Houston, Wichita, I. T.
3. Samuel Townsend, Pawnee, I. T....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Pollock Spotted Tail (Little Scout, Comes from the Scout) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Pollock Spotted Tail (Little Scout, Comes from the Scout), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 27, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
Richard Henry Pratt and Chief Spotted Tail with the "Quaker Ladies" [version 1], 1880

Portrait of Richard Henry Pratt and Chief Spotted Tail with Rebecca T. Haines, Susan Longstreth, and Mary Anna Longstreth ("the Quaker Ladies") posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. Spotted Tail was visiting the school in June 1880, which is probably when this photo was taken.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Sarah Mather (Red Road) Student File

Student file of Sarah Mather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Mather...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sarah Mather Student Information Card

Student information card of Sarah Mather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.

Note: Mather appears to have taken or been given the name of school employee Sarah Mather. She was married to interpreter Charles Tackett and so...

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
Two Sioux Chiefs visit the Carlisle Indian School, 1880

The caption reads: SPOTTED TAIL AND IRON WING. SIOUX CHIEFS WHO VISITED THE SCHOOL IN 1880.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
William Spotted Tail Student File

Student file of William Spotted Tail (Stays at Home), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879, and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, correspondence about returning his land patent, a report after...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Spotted Tail Student Information Card

Student information card of William Spotted Tail, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file indicates Spotted Tail was living in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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