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Charles Oheltoint Student File

Student file of Charles Oheltoint, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1879, and departed on June 29, 1880.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving indicating that Oheltoint was farming in Anadarko, Oklahoma in 1914.

Note: Oheltoint also goes by the name Charley Buffalo in the record.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Walter Matches Student Information Card

Student information card of Walter Matches, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1879 and departed on September 10, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Oheltoint Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles Ohletoint (here Ohettoint), a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1879 and departed on June 29, 1880. The file indicates Ohletoint was living in Anadarko, Oklahoma in 1914.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lawrence (Little Cutter) Student Information Card

Student information card of Lawrence (Little Cutter), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 26, 1881.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Little Chief Student File

Student file 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 contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was farming in 1910 in Weatherford, Oklahoma.

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.

Note: Although the spelling on this card shows the name as Chips, family members indicate that the proper spelling is Chipps.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Valentine McKenzie Student File

Student file of Valentine McKenzie, 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 that indicates McKenzie was working as a farmer in 1910 in Wood, South Dakota.

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

Frank Twiss Student File

Student File of Frank Twiss, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on February 14, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a former student response postcard, student information cards and a report after leaving indicating he was a rancher in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1910.

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

Edgar (White Man) Student Information Card

Student information card of Edgar (White Man), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 18, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Thomas (He Bear) Student File

Student file of Thomas (He Bear), 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

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

Geoffrey (Runs in the Clouds) Student Information Card

Student information card of Geoffrey (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

Rose (Red Rose) Student Information Card

Student information card of Rose (Red Rose), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on April 29, 1881. Rose was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joe Taylor (Joe Sin ta) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Joe Taylor (Joe Sin ta), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Emma (Plenty Aunt) Student Information Card

Student information card of Emma (Plenty Aunt), 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

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, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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