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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Robert American Horse (Cut Ears) Student Information Card

Student information card of Robert American Horse (Cut Ears) (here written as Cut Ear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887. The file indicates American Horse was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1913 and Manderson, South Dakota in 1914.

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Maud Student Information Card

Student information card of Maud, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on December 12, 1880.

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

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

Roger (Cloud Shield) Student Information Card

Student information card of Roger (Cloud Shield), 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

Maggie Stands Looking Student Information Card

Student information card of Maggie Stands Looking, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on November 19, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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

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

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

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

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

George Hollow Horned Bear (Little Man) Student Information Card

Student information card of George Hollow Horned Bear (Little Man), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885.

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

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

Ida (Shoes) Student Information Card

Student information card of Ida (Shoes), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1883.

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

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