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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

Anna Laura (Pretty Woman) Student Information Card

Student information card of Anna Laura (Pretty Woman), 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

Hope Blue Teeth Student Information Card

Student information card of Hope Blue (Yellow Ear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: Hope became known as Hope Blue Teeth at the school. She later reenrolled at the school on November 14, 1883, leaving on July 8, 1889. She married student Frank Lock.

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

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.

Note: David is also known as David Blue Teeth.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Edgar Fire Thunder (Whiteman) Student Information Card

Student information card of Edgar Fire Thunder (Whiteman), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school October 6, 1879 and departed on October 21, 1884. The file indicates Fire Thunder was living in Allen, South Dakota in 1913.

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.

Note: Three Stars married fellow student Jennie Dubray.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Sarah Mather (Red Road) Student File

Student file of Sarah Mather, 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 indicating she was a housewife in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Mather appears to have taken or been given the name of school employee Sarah Mather. She married interpreter Charles Tackett and so is also known as Sarah Tackett.

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

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

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

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

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

Reuben Quick Bear (Kills the Enemy) Student Information Card

Student information card of Reuben Quick Bear (Kills the Enemy), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: Although this card says Quick Bear arrived on October 7, he arrived as part of the large group of first students on October 6, 1879.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

James (White Man) Student File

Student file of James (White Man), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 3, 1881. The file contains a student information card.

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

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

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

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

Hattie Long Wolf Student File

Student file of Hattie Long Wolf. No arrival and departure dates are given, and no Nation is given. The file contains a returned student survey. 

Note: Hattie Long Wolf was among the first group of students to arrive at Carlisle on October 6, 1879. She graduated in 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rufus (Strikes the Enemy) Student Information Card

Student information card of Rufus (Strikes the Enemy), 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

Samuel High Bear (High Bear) Student File

Student file of Samuel High Bear (High Bear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on December 15, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating High Bear was working as a farmer in St. Francis, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Julian Student File

Student file of Julian, 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

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