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White Buffalo (White Headed Bull) Student File

Student file of White Buffalo (White Headed Bull), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881, and ultimately departed on December 1, 1902.  The file contains student information cards, newspaper clippings, and a report after leaving indicating that he was...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Effie Hart Student Information Card

Student information card of Effie Hart, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on January 31, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Amy White Buffalo Student Information Card

Student information card of Amy White Buffalo, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 10, 1903 and departed on September 30, 1904.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emma White Buffalo Student Information Card

Student information card of Emma White Buffalo, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 10, 1903 and departed on September 30, 1904.

Note: This student is referred to as Emma White Buffalo and Amy White Buffalo.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 8)
January 1883

Page one was entirely taken up by a letter from Summer Riggs (Cheyenne), in which he discussed visiting friends and how a white man wanted to learn his actual name, Marchewa, in his native language. Page two mentioned issues that some Congressmen have with rules and conditions students at the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 15)
November 20, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled "Suppose," followed by a story by P.B. called, "An Indian Story" about using the powers of observation to identify a thief. The other items on the page were two short geography queries. Page two recounted national news items including the hanging of Louis...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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
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
White Buffalo, #1, 1881 [before]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: White Buffalo. Cheyenne. Native dress.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
White Buffalo, #2, 1881 [before]

The caption reads: WHITE BUFFALO – CHEYENNE.  AT CARLISLE '81–'84.

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
White Buffalo, c.1883 [after]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: White Buffalo. Cheyenne.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Composite Images of the Carlisle Indian School

The handwritten note reads: CHOATE

The reverse side reads: Old Guard House    Capt. R. H. Pratt Supt.    Old Chapel.     Supt. Quarters.      Ass't Supt. Quarters     Small Boys' Quarters.     Hospital and Disiplinarian's Quarters      Rosa W....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
White Buffalo with Woman and Child

The caption reads: White Buffalo - an Arapahoe Medicine Man, Squaw and Papoose.

This is a photocopy of the front page of a newspaper published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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