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Bennett (Singer) Student Information Card
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Student information card of Bennett (Singer), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.

Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Bennett (Singer) Student Information Card
Date of Entry:

Student information card of Bennett (Singer), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.

In school documentation Bennett is also known as Singer and Lewansa.

 

Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Seven Sioux students [version 1], c.1879

Seven Sioux students posed on the bandstand on the school grounds shortly after their arrival. They are: Guy (Bear Don't Scare), Amos Lone Hill, Bennett (Singer), Frank Twiss, Lizzie Glode (also known as Daisy Glode), Lucy Day, and Mary (Lulu) Bridgeman.

Format:
Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Seven Sioux students [version #2], c.1879

Seven Sioux students posed on the bandstand on the school grounds shortly after their arrival. They are: Guy (Bear Don't Scare), Amos Lone Hill, Bennett (Singer), Frank Twiss, Lizzie Glode (also known as Daisy Glode), Lucy Day, and Lulu (Mary) Bridgeman.

Format:
Stereograph
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
School Physician's Belief that Eight Students Should be Sent Home due to Poor Health
June 2, 1880

J. S. Bender informs Richard Henry Pratt that he believes six to eight students should be returned to their homes because they have "incurable" conditions and will likely "die young." Pratt encloses and endorses Bender's requests to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. In his cover letter, Pratt remarks that he wishes nations would not send…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
List of Sioux Students to be Returned
June 15, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list to the Acting Commissioner of Indian Affair of the students to be returned home at the request of Sioux chiefs

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration