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Clarence Powder Face Student File

Student file of Clarence Powder Face, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on February 8, 1886. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a letter/correspondence, and a report after leaving. The file indicates...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarence Powder Face Student Information Card

Student information card of Clarence Powder Face, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on February 8, 1886. The file indicates Powder Face was living in El Reno, Oklahoma in 1913.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 1)
January 1880

The first page opened with an article titled "THE INDIAN TRAINING SCHOOL," that described the progress of the school, its Christian methods, the work of the former Ft. Marion prisoners of war preparing buildings for use, the importance of the town Sunday Schools, the school curriculum that...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Visiting chiefs including Left Hand and Powder Face with J.F. Williams, 1884

Studio portrait of a group of visting chiefs, including Left Hand (with his wife) and Powder Face. Left Hand and his wife are in the back row in the center at at left. Powder Face is in front row at far left. A white man, J.F. Williams is in front row, third from the left. 

A student...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Proposal to Allow Four Chiefs and Their Wives to Visit Carlisle
November 4, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to allow two Arapaho Chiefs, Powder Face and Left Hand, as well as their wives to visit the Carlisle Indian School in the hopes of making it easier to allow families to send girls to the school by having women visit. In addition, Pratt proposes allowing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Death of Powder Face and Request for Return of Clarence Powder Face
February 5, 1886

Alfred John Standing telegraphs that he has received word that Powder Face has died and the Agency requests that his son Clarence Powder Face be returned to the Agency.

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