Student file of Ella Rickert, a member of the Arikara Nation, who entered the school on February 23, 1890 and ultimately departed on April 8, 1897. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, former student response postcards, correspondence, a report after leaving,…
Student information card of Ella Rickert, a member of the Arikara Nation, who entered the school on February 23, 1890 and departed on April 8, 1897. The file indicates Rickert was married and living in Elbowoods, North Dakota in 1913.
Studio portrait of Ella Rickert probably wearing school uniform.
Note: This image also contains caption information for a different photograph.
Studio portrait of Rose Wilde, Ella Rickert, and Mary Wilkinson.
Studio portrait of Ella Rickert and Mary Wilkinson.
Studio portrait of Ella Rickert.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students who would be capable of filling various positions at the Fort Peck or Crow Agencies. Pratt further states that taking pupils from Carlisle to fill positions limits the ability of the school to graduate students.
Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with additional information on his need for various types of irregular employees. He also asks for approval of the June 1897 report, which includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of days worked during the month for each person listed.
Captain Richard H. Pratt submits oaths of office from twelve newly appointed employees (Gertrude E. Simmons, Louisa Geisdorff, Mabel M. Buck, Delia Randell, Cora Wheeler, Alex B. Upshaw, Vincent Nahtailsh, James R. Wheelock, James D. Flannery, Thomas Marshall, Taylor Smith, and William Colombe). Pratt also notes that two other employees (Ella…
Richard H. Pratt recommends that former student Ella Rikert (Arikaree) be appointed "no higher" than an assistant matron in the Indian Service at South Dakota. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing forwards Rikert's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Pratt also informs the Commissioner that Rikert is currently…
Ella Rickert informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she wishes to be transferred to a school in the Northwest until a position in South Dakota opens.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of staff and the location and number of rooms assigned for their use at the Carlisle Indian School.
Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa.
Ella Rickert requests transfer from the Carlisle Indian School to a Western State.
Pratt forwards a letter from former student Ella Rickert declining transfer to the Wadesworth School at the Pyramid Lake Agency as an assistant matron.
Ella Rickert requests a transfer to the Rosebud Agency Boarding School as an assistant matron following the resignation of Annette Suisson. Richard Henry Pratt endorses Rickert's transfer but as a cook.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards recommendations of Ella Rickert for the position of assistant matron in a Western Indian School. Pratt also endorses Rickert for the position.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that former student Ella Rickert, employed at Carlisle as a cook, has accepted the position of assistant matron at Fort Shaw.
Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of the Indian Affairs that Ella Rickert was delayed in her transfer to Fort Shaw due to a quarantine at the Carlisle Indian School