Henry Standing Bear (Kills Little) Student File

Student file of Henry Standing Bear (Kills Little), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883, graduated in 1891, and departed on June 5, 1891. The file contains a returned student survey, a news clipping, a student information card, a report after leaving, and correspondence. The file indicates Standing Bear was a shipping clerk for Sears Roebuck Co. in Chicago, Illinois in 1910, a show man in Belvidere, South Dakota in 1911, and was living in Wanblee, South Dakota in 1916.

In school documentation Henry Standing Bear's name is also spelled Henry S. Bear and Henry Standingbear. He is also known as Kills Little.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 134, folder 5258
Henry Standing Bear (Kills Little) Student File