National Archives and Records Administration: Student Files

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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

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

George Hollow Horned Bear Student Information Card

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

Note: This student was also 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

Hattie Long Wolf  (Porcupine) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Hattie Porcupine (also known as Hattie Long Wolf), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 21, 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Reuben Quick Bear Student File

Student file of Reuben Quick Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882. The file contains news clippings and a report after leaving that indicates Quick Bear was working as a farmer in Mellette County, South Dakota in 1911.

Note: Reuben appears to father of students Ernest Quick Bear and Levi Quick Bear.

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.

Note: Other information shows Ida departed on June 23, 1880; the date of June 23, 1883 here is probably a mistake.

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

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

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

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

Samuel High Bear Student Information Card

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

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.

Note: Lulu Bridgeman was also known as Mary Bridgeman.

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

Grace Cook (Crockery Face) Student Information Card

Student information card of Grace Cook (here just Grace) (Crockery Face), 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

Raymond Stewart Student Information Card

Student information card of Raymond Stewart, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 8, 1889.

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. Alvan was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Vincent Stranger Horse (Loves his Country) Student File

Student file of Vincent Stranger Horse (Loves his Country), 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 student information cards that list three outings.

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

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

Stella Berht Student Information Card

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

Note: Berht was also known as Stella Chasing Hawk. 

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

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

Morgan (Young Bird) Student Information Card

Student information card of Morgan (Young Bird), 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

Emma Student Information Card

Student information card of Emma, 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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