Paul Bald Eagle Student File

Student file of Paul Bald Eagle, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 7, 1909, graduated in 1915, and ultimately departed on November 11, 1916. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains medical/physical records, applications for enrollment, an outing record, an outing evaluation, a news clipping, trade/position record cards, financial transactions, a photograph, and correspondence. The file indicates Bald Eagle Bear was attending the Mount Hermon Boys Schoolin Massachusetts in 1915 and the Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania in 1917 and 1918.

In school documentation Paul Bald Eagle's name is also spelled Paul Baldeagle. He is also known as Paul Bald Eagle Bear (also spelled Paul Bald Eaglebear, Paul Bald-eagle-bear, Paul Baldeagle Bear, and Paul Bill Eagle Bear) and Joseph Paul Baldeagle.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 142, folder 5582
Paul Bald Eagle Student File