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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Louis Eagle Dog (Big Boy) Student Information Card

Student information card of Louis Eagle Dog (Big Boy), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Agnes (White Cow) Student File

Student file of Agnes, 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 infromation card. 

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

Dora Student Information Card

Student information card of Dora, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on April 24, 1881. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Clarence Three Stars (Packs the Dog) Student File

Student file of Clarence Three Stars (Packs the Dog), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on October 6, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, former student response postcards, a news clipping, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Three Stars was the State's Attorney for Bennett County in Martin, South Dakota in 1913.

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

Edward Little (Behind) Student Information Card

Student information card of Edward Little (Behind), 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

Walter Bullman Student File

Student file 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 contains a student information card, former student response postcards, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Bullman was farming in St. Francis, South Dakota in 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ernest Student Information Card

Student information card of Ernest, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on December 14, 1880 while attending the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mary (Brings a Woman) Student File

Student file of Mary, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1882. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Samuel Highbear Student Information Card

Student information card of Samuel Highbear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on December 15, 1884. The file indicates Highbear was living in St. Francis, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alice Wynn Lonebear Student Information Card

Student information card of Alice Wynn Lonebear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bennett (Singer) Student Information Card

Student information card of Bennett (Singer), 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

Gilbert (Short Leg) Student Information Card

Student information card of Gilbert (Short Leg), 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

Andrew (His Shield) Student Information Card

Student information card of Andrew (His Shield), 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 at the school, Pratt refers to this student as Tawchcankala and His Shield. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds) Student Information Card

Student information card of Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds), 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

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

Nathan (Ear) Student Information Card

Student information card of Nathan (Ear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on August 21, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Edgar Fire Thunder Student File

Student file of Edgar Fire Thunder, a member of the Sioux nation, who enetered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed the school on October 21, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a student information card, a letter, a trade position/record card, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Fire Thunder was an assistant farmer in the Indian Service and a ranchman in Allen, South Dakota in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Frederick Cloud Bull Student File

Student file of Frederick Cloud Bull, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 annd departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alvan (One That Kills Horse) Student Information Card

Student information card of Alvan (One That Kills Horse), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on March 29, 1882 while attending the school. He was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Note: In a letter describing the first students to arrive, Pratt refers to this student as Sunka-wa-ken-ktah and One That Kills Horse. The student's band is identified as Brule. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Julian Student Information Card

Student information card of Julian, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Hugh (Running Horse) Student File

Student file of Hugh (Running Horse), 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

Julia Student Information Card

Student information card of Julia, 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

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

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