Belle Peniska Student File

Student file of Belle Peniska, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 24, 1913, graduated in 1917, and departed on June 11, 1917. The file includes a student information card, an application for enrollment, correspondence, an outing record, a federal financial aid form, an outing evaluation, financial transactions, and certificates of promotion. The file indicates that Peniska studied domestic science and worked as an assistant in Springfield, South Dakota.

In school documentation Belle Peniska's name is also spelled Bell Peniska.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 144, folder 5612
Belle Peniska Student File