Student information card of Sophia American Horse (Wasi-tasunke), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 27, 1892 and departed on March 12, 1903.
American Horse, Sophia
Student information card of Sophia American Horse, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 27, 1892 and departed on March 12, 1903. The card indicates that American Horse graduated in 1903, had married Joseph A. Morisette, and was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1913.
Student file of Ida Swallow, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on August 28, 1895, graduated in 1901, and departed on June 30, 1902. The file contains a student information card, returned student surveys, a former student response postcard, a news clipping, correspondence, and a report after leaving.
The file indicates…
Studio portrait of Sophia American Horse, Alice American Horse, and Hattie Eagle Horn, all wearing school uniforms.
Studio portrait of Sophia American Horse.
These materials include a descriptive statement of students for 10 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Alice and Sophia American Horse.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of members of the Sioux Nation enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School per a request from the Office of Indian Affairs.
Richard Henry Pratt provides statistics related to the industrial departments including the sewing room, tailor shop, shoe shop, tin shop, harness shop, blacksmith and carriage shop, printing office, and the laundry over the previous twelve months.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding his suggestion to have Sophia American Horse oversee the exhibit in Buffalo.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he plans on sending former student Howard Gansworth to the Buffalo Exposition as requested. Following the Gansworth's return, Pratt indicates that he will employ him on the irregular rolls in place of Elmer Simon.
He adds that Sophia American Horse takes the objections of the…
Richard H. Pratt recommends that Sophia American Horse, a member of Carlisle's Class of 1903, be appointed as an assistant matron in the Indian Service. Pratt forwards American Horse's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter. Also, Pratt advises the Commissioner of his intentions to keep Sophia…
Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen submits oath of office from newly appointed employee, Sophia American Horse.
Edgar A. Allen informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Sophia American Horse (here Sophia Americanhorse) accepts the position of assistant matron at the school in Shawnee, Oklahoma.