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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Cecil (Red Medicine) Student Information Card

Student information card of Cecil (Red Medicine), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on September 18, 1883 while attending the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Howard Charlton (Buzzard) Student File

Student file of Howard Charlton (Buzzard), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on January 26, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Guy (Bear Don't Scare) Student Information Card

Student information card of Guy (Bear Don't Scare), 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

George Hollow Horned Bull Student Information Card

Student information card of George Hollow Horned Bull, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on July 6, 1885.

Note: This student seems to also be known as George Hollow Horned Bear. Under that name, he was previously enrolled on October 6, 1879. Therefore, he must have left and re-enrolled, as shown on this card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Herbert (Yellow Sack) Student Information Card

Student information card of Herbert (Yellow Sack), 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

Horace Student Information Card

Student information card of Horace, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Daniel Milk (Warrior) Student Information Card

Student information card of Daniel Milk (Warrior), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file indicates Milk was living in St. Charles, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Duke (Frog) Student Information Card

Student information card of Duke (Frog), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 3, 1891.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Stephen Murray (Makes trouble in Front) Student Information Card

Student information card of Stephen Murray (Makes trouble in Front), 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

Julian (Cook in Guts) Student File

Student file of Julian (Cook in Guts), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879, and ultimately departed on February 20, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards.

Note: In this file the student is identified as both Julian (Cook in Guts) and Julian (Whistler).

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Koba Student File

Student file of Koba, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 10, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Agnes (White Cow) Student Information Card

Student information card of Agnes (White Cow), 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

Little Chief Student Information Card

Student information card of Little Chief, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on January 26, 1880. The file indicates Little Chief was living in Weatherford, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

White Man Student File

Student file of White Man, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on January 20, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Amos Lone Hill Student Information Card

Student information card of Amos Lone Hill, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file indicates Lone Hill was living in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Dora Student Information Card

Student information card of Dora, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on April 24, 1881. She was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

James (Whiteman) Student Information Card

Student information card of James (Whiteman), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 3, 1881.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Robert American Horse (Cut Ears) Student File

Student file of Robert American Horse (Cut Ears), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 14, 1887. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a student information card, a trade/position record card, a report after leaving, a returned student survey and a news clipping. The file indicates American Horse stockman in Manderson, South Dakota in 1910 and a farmer in Kyle, South Dakota in 1912.

Note: In a letter describing the first students to enter the school, Pratt refers to this student as Makpaksa and Cut Ears. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Cohoe Student File

Student file of William Cohoe, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on March 2,1880 . The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey and report after leaving indicating that Cohoe was a farmer living in Bickford, Oklahoma with his wife and children in 1910.

Note: One of William Cohoe's documents was originally found in the folder of another student; John H. Williams, NARA_Series 1327_box 4_folder 161.

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

Anna Laura Student Information Card

Student information card of Anna Laura, 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

Ralph Iron Eagle Feather Student Information Card

Student information card of Ralph Iron Eagle Feather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887. The file indicates Iron Eagle Feather was married and living in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1913.

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

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

Walter (Bullman) Student Information Card

Student information card of Walter (Bullman), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file indicates Walter was living in St. Francis, South Dakota in 1913 and 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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