1879: Student Files

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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

Horace Student Information Card

Student information card of Horace, 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

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

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

Henry Roman Nose Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Henry Roman Nose (here just Roman Nose), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on September 18, 1883.

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

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

Nathan (Ear) Student Information Card

Student information card of Nathan (Ear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on August 21, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Walter (Bullman) Student Information Card

Student information card of Walter (Bullman), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file indicates Walter was living in St. Francis, South Dakota in 1913 and 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

White Man Student File

Student file of White Man, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on January 20, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

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

Julian Student Information Card

Student information card of Julian, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1884.

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

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

Vincent Stranger Horse (Loves his Country) Student Information Card

Student information card of Vincent Stranger Horse (Loves his Country), 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

Ruth (Looking Woman) Student File

Student file of Ruth, 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: This student is identified in other school documentation as Ruth Big Head. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

George Hollow Horned Bear (Little Man) Student Information Card

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

Note: This student became known at the school as George Hollow Horned Bear, and later as George Hollow Horned Bull. He later reenrolled at the school on November14, 1883, departing on July 6, 1885.

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

Arnold (Runs after the Moon) Student Information Card

Student information card of Arnold (Runs after the Moon), 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

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

Henry Thigh Student Information Card

Student information card of Henry Thigh, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on August 21, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Nellie Student Information Card

Student information card of Nellie, 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

Herbert (Yellow Sack) Student Information Card

Student information card of Herbert (Yellow Sack), 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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