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

Oliver Spotted Tail (Bugler, Pulls) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Oliver Spotted Tail (Bugler, Pulls), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on April 10, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes his Own) Student Information Card

Student information card of Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes his Own), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1888.

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Roger (Cloud Shield) Student Information Card

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

Note: In a version at Yale of the photograph of the first male students, Richard Henry Pratt identifies one of them as Harrison Cloud Shield. There is no student with that name and Pratt does not identify any of the sitters of Roger, so we believe that the student identified there as Harrison is Roger. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Cyrus Windy (Yellow Hair) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Cyrus Windy (Yellow Hair), 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

Little Chief Student File

Student file of Little Chief, 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, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was farming in 1910 in Weatherford, Oklahoma.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Hugh Student Information Card

Student information card of Hugh, 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

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

Lucy Day Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Lucy Day, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed in June 1882; she reentered briefly in January 1889 and then ultimately departed less than three months later on March 27, 1889.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Thomas (He Bear) Student File

Student file of Thomas (He Bear), 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.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Spotted Tail Student Information Card

Student information card of William Spotted Tail, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file indicates Spotted Tail was living in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bennett (Singer) Student Information Card

Student information card of Bennett (Singer), 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

Zonie McKenzie Student File

Student file of Zonie McKenzie, a member of the Brule 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 Wood, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ernest (Knocks Off) Student Information Card

Student information card of Ernest (Knocks Off), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on December 14, 1880. Ernest was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

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

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

Mary (Brings a Woman) Student Information Card

Student information card of Mary, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1882.

Note: This student is also known as Brings a Woman.

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

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

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

Ralph Iron Eagle Feather Student Information Card

Student information card of Ralph Iron Eagle Feather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887. The file indicates Iron Eagle Feather was married and living in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1913.

Note: Iron Eagle Feather married fellow student Julia Good Voice (Julia Iron Eagle Feather) and was the father of Lydia Biddle Iron Eagle Feather.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Marshall Bad Milk (Little Wolf) Student Information Card

Student information card of Marshall (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

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