1879: Student Files with Date of Entry 1879-10-06

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Gilbert (Short Leg) Student Information Card

Student information card of Gilbert (Short Leg), 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

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

Julia Good Voice (Julia Iron Eagle Feather) Student Information Card

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

Note: Julia appears to have been commonly known as Julia Good Voice, although that name does not appear here. It is under that name that she was listed in the caption for the photo of the first female students. It was also under this name that she was identified as the wife of fellow student Ralph Iron Eagle Feather. She and her husband returned to the school on October 10, 1886 accompanied by their 3 year old daughter, Lydia Biddle Iron Eagle Feather. Julia's reenrollment was documented in cards under her married name, Julia Iron Eagle Feather. 

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

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

Amos Lone Hill Student Information Card

Student information card of Amos Lone Hill, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file indicates Lone Hill was living in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1913.

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

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

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: Other information shows Ida departed on June 23, 1880; the date of June 23, 1883 here is probably a mistake.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Max Spotted Tail (Talks with Bears) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Max Spotted Tail (Talks with Bears), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 14, 1885.

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

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

Edward Little Student File

Student file of Edward Little, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882. The file contains a returned student survey and a report after leaving that indicates Little was working as a farmer in White Lake, South Dakota in 1910.

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

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

Grace Cook (Crockery Face) Student File

Student file of Grace Cook, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Wood, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Cook actually first entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882, according to one of her student information cards. Therefore, this file seems to include only information about her second stay at the school.

Note: Cook was married to former student Norris Stranger Horse. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Valentine McKenzie Student Information Card

Student information card of Valentine McKenzie, 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

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

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

Julia Good Voice (Julia Iron Eagle Feather) Student Information Card

Student information card of Julia, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: Although it is not included here, this student seems to have been commonly known as Julia Good Voice. She married fellow student Ralph Iron Eagle Feather and was the mother of Lydia Biddle Eagle Feather. She, Ralph and Lydia returned to the school on October 10, 1886. Julia's reenrollment is documented on cards under her married name, Julia Iron Eagle Feather.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pollock Spotted Tail (Little Scout, Comes from the Scout) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Pollock Spotted Tail (Little Scout, Comes from the Scout), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 27, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

George Hollow Horned Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of George Hollow Horned Bear (here Bull), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on July 6, 1885.

Note: This student was also known as George Hollow Horned Bear. Under that name, he was previously enrolled on October 6, 1879. Therefore, he must have left and re-enrolled, as shown on this card.

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

Hugh (Running Horse) Student File

Student file of Hugh (Running Horse), 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.

Note: We believe this student is identified as Clarence Whirlwind in the copy of the photograph of the first male students in the Richard Henry Pratt Papers at Yale University. 

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

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