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Edgar Fire Thunder (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.

Note: Edgard was readmitted to the school on November 14, 1883 under the name Edgar Fire Thunder. He ultimately departed on October 21, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds) Student Information Card

Student information card of Geoffrey Chips (here just 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.

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

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

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.

Note: Information in other student records says Ida departed on June 23, 1883. That is probably an error.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rebecca Big Star (Wooden Ear Rings) Student Information Card

Student information card of Rebecca (Wooden Ear Rings), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882. She was later known as Rebecca Big Star.

Note: Big Star later reenrolled in the school, arriving on November 14, 1883 and ultimtely departed on July 29, 1890.

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

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.

Note: Twiss married former student Adelia Lowe.

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

Nellie (Yellow Lodge) Student Information Card

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

Note: This student is referred to as Nellie and Nellie Black Twin.

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

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

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

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

Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes his own) Student File

Student file of Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes his own), 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 re-entered. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating that Blue Horse was working as a laborer in Pine Ridge, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Blue Horse was probably the father of student Joseph Blue Horse.

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

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

Rebecca Big Star Student File

Student file of Rebecca Big Star, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Wood, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Other records show Big Star had previously attended the school, arriving first on Octobter 6, 1879. 

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

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