Iron Eagle Feather, Ralph

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Ralph Iron Eagle Feather (War Bonnet) Student Information Cards
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Student information cards of Ralph Iron Eagle Feather (War Bonnet), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 14, 1887.

Note: Iron Eagle Feather married fellow student Julia Good Voice (also known as Julia Iron Eagle Feather). They were the parents of Lydia Biddle Iron Eagle…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Ralph Iron Eagle Feather Student File
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Student file of Ralph Iron Eagle Feather, a member of the Sioux Nation. No entrance or departure dates are given. The file contains a returned student survey, a news clipping, and a report after leaving that indicates he was working as a carpenter, painter, and wheelwright in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1911. Other records show he enrolled at the…

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Ralph Iron Eagle Feather Student Information Card
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Student information card of Ralph Iron Eagle Feather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887. The file indicates Iron Eagle Feather was married and living in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1913.

Note: Iron Eagle Feather married fellow student Julia Good Voice (Julia Iron Eagle…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Fred Big Horse (Big Horse) Student File
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Student file of Fred Big Horse (Big Horse), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and ultimately graduated in 1893 and departed on March 6, 1893. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, correspondence, a returned student survey,…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Lydia Biddle Eagle Feather Student Information Card
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Student information card of Lydia Biddle Eagle Feather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 10, 1886 and ultimately departed on June 21, 1897.

Note: Lydia was the daughter of students Ralph Iron Eagle Feather and Julia Iron Eagle Feather (previously known as Julia Good Voice). Her first "enrollment" at the age…

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Lydia Biddle Eagle Feather Student Information Card
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Student information cards of Lydia Biddle Eagle Feather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 10, 1886 and ultimately departed on June 21, 1897.

In school documentation Lydia Biddle Eagle Feather is also known as Lydia I. Eagle Feather and Lydia Feather.

Note: Lydia was the daughter of students Ralph…

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National Archives and Records Administration
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 12)
May 1882

The first article is Titled “Communicated” by Michael Burns (Apache). It discusses the opportunities Indians have to access education. On the same page Libbie Standing (Cheyenne) wrote about Indians fighting and Joe Big Wolf wrote his father challenging him to speak English better than his son. On Page two Ralph Eagle Feather (Sioux) talked…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 23)
January 15, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "I'll Put It Off" followed by "A True Story of a Boy Frozen to Death." Also found on that page was an article titled "Look Up!" which was reprinted from the Industrial School Journal, about overcoming the urge to steal. Page two continued with news blurbs dealing with wintery weather that…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Indian School students and staff working on roof of a building, 1880

Indian School students Amos Lone Hill, Joseph Gun, Philip (Kills), Ellwood Dorian, Carlos, Walter Matches, Oscar Bull Bear, and Ralph Iron Eagle Feather and staff members Samuel Wetzel and E.B. Strait working on the roof of one of the school buildings.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: CS-CH-096…

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Ralph Iron Eagle Feather Discusses Lack of Work at Rosebud
July 28, 1882 - August 11, 1882

Ralph Iron Eagle Feather writes to Richard Henry Pratt discussing how there is now work for returned students at the Rosebud Agency. In Pratt's comments to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs he notes that the Agent at Pine Ridge has but all of the returned students to work and a similar initiative should be implemented at Rosebud.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Help in Returning Grandfather of Ralph Eagle Feather
November 21, 1883 - November 27, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from former Carlisle Indian School student Ralph Eagle Feather regarding his grandfather who left the Rosebud Agency under the care of a former U.S. Indian Agent. Eagle Feather requests help in returning his grandfather to the Agency as they have received word that he is on exhibition at a museum…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for June 1889
June 10, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes due to various reasons along with various escorts.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Regarding Ralph Eagle Feather
March 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning Ralph Eagle Feather. Pratt provides the history of Eagle Feather and notes that he would be quite willing to find Eagle Feather farm employment but that if he is willing to leave the reservation he would be able to find work as a carpenter in the West.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Agency Update on Former Students Living at the Pine Ridge Agency
December 26, 1891 - January 4, 1892

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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration