Yellow Robe, Chauncey: Student Files

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Chauncey Yellow Robe (Killed in the Timber) Student File

Student file of Chauncey Yellow Robe (Killed in the Timber), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and ultimately departed on April 1, 1895. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains letters/correspondence, returned student surveys, former student response postcards, news clippings, a report after leaving, and photographs. The file indicates Yellow Robe was an industrial teacher in Rapid City, South Dakota in 1907 and 1911 and a disciplinarian in Rapid City, South Dakota in 1913 and 1915.

Note: In this file the student is identified as Chauncey Yellow Robe and Timber Yellow Robe.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Clarence White Thunder (Big Feather) Student File

Student file of Clarence White Thunder (Big Feather), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and ultimately departed on April 27, 1897. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, returned student surveys, a former student response postcard, letters/correspondence, and a report after leaving. The file indicates White Thunder was an assistant farmer at the Rosebud Agency in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1907 and a rancher in Cutmeat, South Dakota from 1911 to 1914.

Note: In this file the student is identified as Clarence White Thunder and Big White Thunder.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Chauncey Yellow Robe Student Information Card

Student information card of Chauncey Yellow Robe, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on April 1, 1895. The file indicates that Yellow Robe graduated in 1895, married Lillie B. Sprenger, and was living in Rapid City, South Dakota in 1915.

Note: Chauncey Yellow Robe was also known as Timber Yellow Robe.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of October 14, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually arrived on November 14.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rosa Bourassa Student File

Student file of Rosa Bourassa, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on August 7, 1889, graduated in 1890, and departed on February 25, 1892. The file contains a student information card, returned student survey, photographs, news clippings, a report after leaving, correspondence, and a trade/position record card. The file indicates Bourassa was a teacher in various schools in the Indian Service including the Carlisle Indian School, the Fort Hall Indian School, and Phoenix Indian School; an assistant matron at the Carlisle Indian School, corresponding secretary of the American Indian Association, clerk of the outing system at the Carlisle Indian School in 1913 and 1914, and an office assistant for the Society of American Indians in Washington D.C. in 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration