Student information cards of Wallace Charging Shield (Buck), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and ultimately departed on July 2, 1891.
Charging Shield, Wallace
Student information card of Wallace Charging Shield, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on July 2, 1891.
Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have expired have elected to remain at the school.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters one from Wallace Charging Shield and one from Perry H. Laravie to the Office of Indian Affairs. Both Charging Shield and Laravie request to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School and Pratt provides his recommendation that both be allowed to enroll.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter providing authority to transport to Wallace Charging Shield and Perry Laravie while also suggesting they serve as escort for other students. Pratt then states that he does not believe individuals in Agencies are currently capable of selecting students to attend the Training…
A series of twenty nine letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.
Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.
These materials include two descriptive statements of students regarding 9 girls and 8 boys sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from George LeRoy Brown, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, to the Office of Indian Affairs. In Brown's letter he provides an update and a character assessment on former Carlisle Indian School students he has met.