Student information cards of Arthur Two Strike (Rain Water), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 22, 1886.
Two Strike, Arthur
The first page opened with a poem titled “New Every Morning,” followed by "An Indian Woman Fought For Her Husband After Receiving a Beating From Him" which concluded on the fourth page. Page two gave news from the Chemawa and Genoa Indian Schools, and "A Nice Pocket Book for the Best," asking for wish lists from the trade departments. Next came…
Group portrait of one female and three male students in front of a building on the school grounds. Annotations on the image state they were relatives of Black Crow. Based on that information they are probably Emma (Plenty Aunt), Rufus (Strikes the Enemy), Theron Two Strike, and Arthur Two Strike.
Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of students whose terms of enrollment are set to expire or for other reasons and requests authority to return them to their homes.
Reply to Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the ages of outgoing pupils.