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

Austin Holy Bear (Wind Blows) Student File

Student file of Austin Holy Bear (Wind Blows), 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, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates Holy Bear was raising stock in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1910.

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

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

Maud Student Information Card

Student information card of Maud, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on December 12, 1880. She was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Norman (Wants to be Chief) Student Information Card

Student information card of Norman (Wants to be Chief), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 3, 1881.

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

Winnie (White Woman) Student Information Card

Student information card of Winnie (White Woman), 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

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

Raymond Stewart Student File

Student file of Raymond Stewart, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879, and ultimately departed on July 8, 1889. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, photographs, letters/correspondence related to the American Indian Association and Stewart's reflection on his time at Carlisle, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Stewart was a painter in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1910 and living in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1912.

Note: In this file the student is identified as both Raymond White Bull and Raymond Stewart.

Note: It is likely that Stewart married fellow student Amy Crowdog. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Luther Standing Bear (Kills Plenty) Student File

Student file of Luther Standing Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file contains a student information card, former student response postcards, news clippings, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating he was working as a clerk in a store in Sioux City, Iowa in 1913.

Note: These documents were found in two separate folders at the U.S. National Archives: RG 75_Series 1327_box 60_folder 3019 and RG 75_Series 1327_box 37_folder 1810.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bernard (Hawk Charging Daylight) Student File

Student file of Bernard (Hawk Charging Daylight), 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 and a report after leaving that indicates Bernard was working as a farmer in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: In this file the student is also identified as Bernard 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

Reuben Quick Baer (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.

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

Arthur Two Strike (Rain Water) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Arthur Two Strike (Rain Water), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Stephen Murray Student File

Student file of Stephen Murray, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882. The file contains a photograph postcard and a report after leaving that indicates Murray was working as a rancher in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: It is possible that Murray was the father of student Wallace Murray who enrolled in 1917.

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

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

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.

Note: This student seems to be known as both George Hollow Horned Bear and George Hollow Horned Bull.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rose Student Information Card

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Howard Charlton (Buzzard) Student File

Student file of Howard Charlton (Buzzard), 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.

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

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