Minnie Finley (Kiotse) Student File

Student file of Minnie Finley (Kiotse), a member of the Caddo Nation, who entered the school on October 7, 1889 and ultimately graduated in 1899, departing on August 24, 1899. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey. The file indicates Finley was a seamstress for two years in White Cloud, Kansas, boys matron for four months in Chilocco, OKlahoma, and a housewife in Crow Creek, South Dakota from 1907 to 1911.

In school documentation Minnie Finely's name is also spelled Minnie Finiley and Minnie Findley. She is also known as Kiotse. Her married name is Minnie Finley Firetail (Mrs. Louie Fire).


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 136, folder 5365
Minnie Finley (Kiotse) Student File