Rose Simpson Student File

Student file of Rose Simpson, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on March 3, 1905, and departed on June 9, 1913. The file contains an application for enrollment, student information cards, a former student response postcard, a photograph, a progress/conduct card, correspondence, a wedding invitation, outing records, outing evaluations, medical/physical records, financial transactions, and a report after leaving indicating that Simpson was living in Winnebago, Nebraska in 1914. Simpson married fellow student John Bigfire before leaving Carlisle. 

In school documentation Rose Simpson is also known as S. Rose Simpson, Rose A. Simpson, and Rose Agnes Simpson. Her married name is Rose Bigfire (Mrs. John Bigfire), also spelled Rose Big Fire (Mrs. John Big Fire).


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 16, folder 746
Rose Simpson Student File