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.
Student information card of Emma, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.
In school documentation Emma is also known as Plenty Aunt, Plenty Hunt, and To-we-chu-Otah.
Student information card of Rufus, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1882.
In school documentation Rufus is also known as Strikes the Enemy and To-kah-ah-pah.
Student file of Fred Big Horse (Big Horse), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and ultimately graduated in 1893 and departed on March 6, 1893. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, correspondence, a returned student survey,…
The first article, written by Franz Boas, discussed "Methods in Indian Woodwork." Frank C. Churchill wrote about a council of Ponca, lead by Chief White Eagle and gave an account of the speeches made at the council. Next an article, pulled from the New York Tribune, reported on the improving conditions of Indians across the United…
Portrait of five Sioux chiefs posed with two white interpreters on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. The chiefs are Black Crow, Two Strike, White Thunder, Spotted Tail, and Iron Wing. The interpreters are Louis Robideau and Charles Tackett.
Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-…
Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs two letters he received from the Rosebud Agency. One concerns the deaths of Rosebud students while at Carlisle and the desire of the Rosebud Sioux Chiefs to educate their children closer to home. The second from Black Crow protesting the actions of Spotted Tail and others who…
Richard Henry Pratt seeks the authority to return home Horace, Rufus, Morgan, and Austin due to poor health from consumption and scrofula.
Richard Henry Pratt requests action on an earlier letter requesting permission to return four students home to the Pine Ridge Agency due to ill health.
Long Face requests the money that was appropriated to educate his two daughters Rose and Mary who were unable to fulfill their three year terms due to ill health and subsequently death.