Pendleton, David

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Bennie Parr Student Information Card
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Student information card of Bennie Parr, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 20, 1888 and departed on May 6, 1889.

In school documentation Bennie Parr is also known as William Powers.


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Report on First Three Parties of Students Brought to the Carlisle Indian School
November 13, 1879

Captain Richard Henry Pratt writes to Ezra H. Hayt, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding the first groups of Sioux, Menominee Ponca, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, Seminole, Cheyenne, and Arapaho children and young adults brought to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt offers a detailed description of the journey, and then lists each…

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