Student information card of Joseph Big Wolf, a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on February 26, 1881 and departed on June 20, 1892.
Big Wolf, Joseph
Student information cards of Joseph Big Wolf, a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on February 26, 1881 and ultimately departed on June 20, 1892.
In school documentation Joseph Big Wolf is also known as Joe Big Wolf.
The first article is Titled “Communicated” by Michael Burns (Apache). It discusses the opportunities Indians have to access education. On the same page Libbie Standing (Cheyenne) wrote about Indians fighting and Joe Big Wolf wrote his father challenging him to speak English better than his son. On Page two Ralph Eagle Feather (Sioux) talked…
The first page opened with a poem titled "A Christmas Carol by Eleanor W.F. Bates in Home Magazine. Next came a new installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” (continued from the previous week). In this…
Studio portrait of Watson Penn, George Summers, Joseph Big Wolf (seated on floor in uniform), and a visitor (seated in chair).
Studio portrait of Watson Penn, George Summers, Joseph Big Wolf (seated on the floor in uniform), and a visitor (seated in a chair).
Richard Henry Pratt provides the names of the sixteen Osage students sent by L. J. Miles who arrived on February 25, 1881.
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return eight students home due to measles and scarlet fever outbreaks. To allow them to travel more comfortably, Pratt requests a response via telegraph allowing him to send them on a through car to Kansas City.