Ridge Bear

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Hartley Ridge Bear Student File
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Student file of J. Hartley Ridge Bear, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on March 23, 1888. The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1913 Ridge Bear was farming in Canton,…

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Request to Return Hartley Ridge Bear to His Home
February 16, 1888 - February 23, 1888

Ridge Bear requests that his son Hartley Ridge Bear be returned to his home from the Carlisle Indian School. Ridge Bear notes his daughter, Hartley's sister, is ill and wishes to see her brother.

Richard Henry Pratt notes that he approves of the request due to the fact that Hartley was due to return to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency the…

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