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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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

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

Hope Blue Teeth Student Information Card

Student information card of Hope Blue Teeth, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on July 8, 1889. The file indicates Blue Teeth was married and living in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1913.

Note: Although this card does not show it, Blue Teeth was among the first students to enter the school on October 6, 1879 from the Rosebud agency. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Zonie McKenzie Student Information Card

Student information card of Zonie McKenzie, 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

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

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

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

Arnold (Runs after the moon) Student Information Card

Student information card of Arnold (Runs after the moon), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.: 

Note: In a letter describing the fist students to arrive, Pratt refers to this student as We-ka-wah and Runs after the Moon. His band is identified as Brule. 

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

Lizzie Glode Student Information Card

Student information card of Lizzie Glode, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 14, 1884.

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

Amos Lone Hill Student File

Student file of Amos Lone Hill, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 6, 1885. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, a news clipping, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Lone Hill was married, farming, and raising stock in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mary (Brings a Woman) Student Information Card

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

Note: This student is also known as Brings a Woman.

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 Bad Milk (Little Wolf) Student Information Card

Student information card of Marshall, son of Bad Milk, (Little Wolf), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: This student is known as Marshall, Marshall Bad Milk, and Little Wolf. Although this card is annotated to indicate this student also went by Marshall Hand, this is not correct. Marshall Hand is a different student. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Valentine McKenzie Student Information Card

Student information card of Valentine McKenzie, 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

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

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