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Enrollment Status of William Snake and Fred Smith
June 2, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the enrollment status of William Snake and Fred Smith. Pratt notes that William Snake and White Rabbit are the same individual. He also writes that the money for the two students would be better served if invested in cattle or another area rather than...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Henry Standing Bear (Kills Little) Student File

Student file of Henry Standing Bear (Kills Little), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883, graduated in 1891, and departed on June 5, 1891. The file contains a returned student survey, a news clipping, a student information card, a report after leaving, and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Henry Standing Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Henry Standing Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883, graduated in 1891, and departed on June 5, 1891. The file indicates Standing Bear was living in Porch, South Dakota in 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jessie Whiteface Student Information Card

Student information card of Jessie Whiteface, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 7, 1909 and departed on May 9, 1912. The file indicates Whiteface was married and living in Norris, South Dakota in 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Luther Standing Bear (Ota Kte) Student Information Card

Student information card of Luther Standing Bear (Ota Kte), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file indicates Standing Bear was living in Sioux City, Iowa in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notification of Change in Nation Enrollment Status of Three Students
June 20, 1881 - June 27, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Isaiah Lightner, U.S. Indian Agent at the Santee Agency, regarding the enrollment of William Snake, White Rabbit, and White Mouse as members of the Ponca Nation by Standing Bear. As a result of the enrollment they are entitled to a payment being...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Targets from Various Indian Agencies for Fall 1882
July 12, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt details the number of students he is able to accept from various Indian Agencies including the Rosebud, Pine Ridge, Kiowa and Comanche, Pawnee and Ponca, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho. Pratt provides instructions as to the preferred age and gender composition of the students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for William Snake to Spend Vacation at Home
January 15, 1882

Ponca Chief Standing Bear requests that his nephew William Snake be allowed to return home during his vacation from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Bear and Luther Standing Bear [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Standing Bear, a Sioux chief, with his son, Luther Standing Bear.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Standing Bear and Luther Standing Bear [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Standing Bear, a Sioux chief, with his son, Luther Standing Bear. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Swedish National Museums of World Culture
Standing Bear Requests Return of Daughter from Carlisle
November 4, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt discusses the desire of Standing Bear to have his daughter returned home from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides the circumstances surrounding the request including Standing Bear's long support of the school. However, he notes that the student does not desire to go...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Bear Visit to Carlisle and Remarks on Returning Children
May 17, 1882 - May 19, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Standing Bear after his arrival at the Carlisle Indian School. In the letter Pratt notes that Standing Bear believes that the school should return the children for the summer but that many of the younger ones are likely to back in the fall. He also...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Bear with eight male students and one young white boy, c.1881

Studio portrait of a visiting chief Standing Bear with eight male students and a young white boy. His son, Luther Standing Bear, is standing behind him on the right wearing a dark coat. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Standing Bear, Luther Standing Bear, and Red Fish, c. 1882

Studio portrait of Standing Bear, a Sioux chief, with his son Luther Standing Bear, and Red Fish, another Sioux chief.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads:  1  Standing Bear,  2  Standing Bear’s Son Luther,  3  Red Fish. Sioux.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Standing Bear, Red Fish and five students [version 1], c.1884

Studio portrait of visiting chiefs Standing Bear and Red Fish with three male students and two female students. The male students are probably Luther Standing Bear, Willard Standing Bear, and Henry Standing Bear. One of the female students is probably Victoria Standing Bear.  

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Standing Bear, Red Fish and five students [version 2], c.1884

Studio portrait of visiting chiefs Standing Bear and Red Fish with three male students and two female students. The male students are probably Luther Standing Bear, Willard Standing Bear, and Henry Standing Bear. One of the female students is probably Victoria Standing Bear.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Two Strike Request to Visit Washington D.C. and Carlisle
January 12, 1886

Two Strike requests to visit Washington D. C. with four other chiefs from the Sioux Agencies along with an interpreter. In addition to visiting Washington D. C. they hope to visit their children at Carlisle.

John Oberly writes that if given permission to visit Washington the group should...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Victoria Standing Bear Student File

Student file of Victoria Standing Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on June 22, 1886. The file contains a former student response postcard, a student information card, and a report after leaving indicating Bear was a housewife in LaCreek...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Victoria Standing Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Victoria Standing Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on June 22, 1886. The file indicates Bear married Frank Conroy and was living Lacreek, South Dakota in 1913.

Note: This student was also known as...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willard Standing Bear (Shot to Peices) Student File

Student file of Willard Standing Bear (Shot to Peices), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on June 13, 1887. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating that he was a rancher in Allen, South Dakota in 1910...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willard Standing Bear (Shot to Peices) Student Information Card

Student information card of Willard Standing Bear (Shot to Peices), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on June 13, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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