Melinda Metoxen Student File

Student file of Melinda Metoxen, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 21, 1890, graduated in 1902, and ultimately departed on February 11, 1902. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a news clipping, and a report after leaving. The file indicates that Metoxen was a seamstress in the Oneida Indian School in Wisconsin, was employed at an Indian school in Kansas, a housekeeper in Seymour, Wisconsin in 1907 and 1910, and was a matron in Flandreau, South Dakota in 1915.

In school documentation Melinda Metoxen's married name is Melinda Metoxen Cornelius or Melinda Cornelius (Mrs. Frank Cornelius or Mrs. Frank F. Cornelius).


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 138, folder 5465
Melinda Metoxen Student File