Student Files

The Student Files section of the website features digitized copies of paper records on individual students at the school. These records were maintained by the administrative offices at the school during its years of operation. A variety of personal information about each student may be found within these files, including family background, age, height and weight. Files may also include information about admission and dates of attendance, outings, health, school activities, and life after separation from the school. A guide to the types of documents typically found among these files can be found here. Today these records are preserved at the U. S. National Archives within Record Group 75, Entry numbers 1327 through 1330.

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William Cohoe Student Information Card

Student information card of William Cohoe who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on March 2, 1880. The file indicates Cohoe was living in Bickford, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Tonkeuh Student File

Student file of Tonkeuh, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on March 2, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bernard (Hawk Charging Daylight) Student Information Card

Student information card of Bernard (Hawk Charging Daylight), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Emma Student Information Card

Student information card of Emma, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lulu Bridgeman Student Information Card

Student information card of Lulu Bridgeman, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Hugh Student Information Card

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alice Wynn (Brave Killer) Student File

Student file of Alice Wynn, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 14, 1887. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating she was a housekeeper in Pine Ridge, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes his Own) Student Information Card

Student information card of Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes his Own), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Tackett Student File

Student file of Charles Tackett, 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.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Dennis (Strikes First) Student Information Card

Student information card of Dennis (Strikes First), a member of the Sioux Nation who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on January 19, 1881 while attending the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Edward (Behind) Student Information Card

Student information card of Edward (Behind), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: This student was later known as Edward Little.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

David (Kills Without Wounding) Student File

Student file of David (Kills Without Wounding), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879, and departed on June 19, 1882. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Edgar Fire Thunder (Whiteman) Student Information Card

Student information card of Edgar Fire Thunder (Whiteman), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school October 6, 1879 and departed on October 21, 1884. The file indicates Fire Thunder was living in Allen, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rebecca Big Star Student Information Card

Student information card of Rebecca Big Star, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file indicates Big Star married Yellow Hawk.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

David (Kills Without Wounding) Student Information Card

Student information card of David (Kills Without Wounding), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Grace Cook (Crockery Face) Student File

Student file of Grace Cook, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Wood, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Cook actually first entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882, according to one of her student information cards. Therefore, this file seems to include only information about her second stay at the school.

Note: Cook was married to former student Norris Stranger Horse. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Marshall Hand Student Information Card

Student information card of Marshall Hand, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on October 3, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Andrew Student Information Card

Student information card of Andrew, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on August 20, 1880.

Note: In a letter describing the first students to arrive, Pratt refers to this student as Tawchcankala and His Shield. The student is identified in other school records as Andrew (His Shield).

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

James (White Man) Student File

Student file of James (White Man), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 3, 1881. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run) Student Information Card

Student information card of Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run) Student File

Student file of Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 6, 1888. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating that he was living in Allen, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Frederick Student Information Card

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rebecca Big Star Student File

Student file of Rebecca Big Star, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Wood, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Other records show Big Star had previously attended the school, arriving first on Octobter 6, 1879. 

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

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