Student file of Amos Lone Hill, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 6, 1885. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, a news clipping,…
Lone Hill, Amos
Student information card of Amos Lone Hill, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file indicates Lone Hill was living in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1913.
This issue opened with a poem titled “Kindness” followed by a reprint from the Word Carrier, “Manners” that compared ill-mannered behavior to animal traits and was intended as a lesson to Carlisle students. Also on that page was a paragraph reprinted from the Genoa Indian School describing a farming contest challenge between the Genoa…
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.
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.
Portrait of twelve male students, all wearing uniforms and holding instruments, in front of the bandstand on the school grounds. In the glass plate negative version of this image [version 1] a white woman, also holding an instrument, can be seen at the far right. In the print versions of this image she is almost entirely cropped out, with only…
Richard Henry Pratt writes to Chief White Thunder telling him of the death of his son, Ernest.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to allow Amos Lone Hill, who is to return home shortly, to purchase a spring wagon he made himself at a discount along with a commendation from the Office of Indian Affairs as an incentive.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a statement from the Second Auditor of the Treasury in settlement of his accounts from the fourth quarter of 1884 to and including the fourth quarter of 1885. Pratt goes through a list of transportation costs that were disallowed due to a portion of the road being subsidized by bond.
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.