Black Bear, Lena

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Lena Black Bear (Coming to-gether) Student Information Card

Student information card of Lena Black Bear (Coming to-gether), a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on March 21, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lena Black Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Lena Black Bear, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on March 21, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lena Black Bear [version 1], c.1884

Studio portrait of Lena Black Bear probably wearing school uniform. Handwritten along the side of the image: Lena Black Bear

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Lena Black Bear [version 2], c.1884

Studio portrait of Lena Black Bear probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Return Lena Black Bear and Thomas Kester
February 23, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return Thomas Kester and Lena Black Bear to their homes due to ill health. Pratt indicates that the school has carried them through the poor weather but believes that a change will be beneficial.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought in Return of Lena Black Bear and Minnie Yellow Bear
March 21, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority in his return of Lena Black Bear and Minnie Yellow Bear. In addition he notes that he has delayed sending Thomas Kester home due to his coming down with a case of the mumps.

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