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Mary Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Mary Bear, a member of the Yankton Nation, who entered the school on April 15, 1890 and departed on July 2, 1898. The file indicates that Bear married fellow student Ezra Ricker.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Melissa Zephier Student Information Card

Student information card of Melissa Zephier, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on August 27, 1897 and departed on October 3, 1898.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nancy Renville and Justine La Framboise [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Nancy Renville and Justine La Framboise, both wearing school-issued print dresses.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Nancy Renville and Justine La Framboise [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Nancy Renville and Justine La Framboise, both wearing school-issued print dresses.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Nancy Renville Student File

Student file of Nancy Renville, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and departed on August 17, 1880. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Peever, South Dakota in...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Narcise Pretty Face Student File

Student file of Narcise Pretty Face, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 23, 1901 and departed on May 29, 1906. The file contains a student information card, a news clipping, a returned student survey and a report after leaving indicating that he was residing in Crow...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Olaf Gray Student File

Student file of Olaf Gray, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 23, 1901 and departed on June 28, 1906. The file contains a student information card, a trade record card, a returned student survey, a letter, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1912 Gray was...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Orlando Pence Student File

Student file of Orlando Pence, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on June 28, 1908 and departed on July 4, 1908. The file contains an application for enrollment and a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cemetery Stock Image

Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Richard Morgan, a member of the Sioux Nation.

Richard Morgan Student Information Card

Student information card of Richard Morgan, a member of the Yankton Nation, who entered the school on April 15, 1890 and died on March 25, 1891. Morgan was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Hawk Student Information Card

Student information card of Rosa Hawk, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on December 25, 1899 and departed on March 31, 1905.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rufus Ricker Student File

Student file of Rufus Ricker, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on April 15, 1890 and departed on May 31, 1895. The file contains a returned student survey and a report after leaving indicating that he was farming in Poplar, Montana in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rufus Ricker Student Information Card

Student information card of Rufus Ricker, a member of the Yankton Nation, who entered the school on April 15, 1890 and departed on May 31, 1895.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rufus Ricker Student Information Card

Student information card of Rufus Ricker, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on April 15, 1890 and departed on May 31, 1895. The file indicates Ricker was living in Poplar, Montana in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Seventeen female students upon arrival, c.1888

Portrait of seventeen Native American girls in their own clothing, probably upon arrival at the school. 

The original caption written on the album page for this image identifies them as Pueblo girls who had entered in August 1884. But that caption was crossed out in pencil at a later date...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 10)
March 1881

It opens with the conclusion to Roman Nose’s long journey to Carlisle. He explained how at Lee he learned to mow with a scythe and milk cows, before travelling to Carlisle Barracks, where he was happy to see other Indians following the “white man’s way”. Also on the first page is a small bit...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Yankton Agency, 1897
August 24, 1897

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 7 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Yankton Agency in South Dakota.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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