Student file of David Zephier Jr., a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on August 27, 1897 and departed on July 3, 1902. The file contains a photograph, a returned student survey, correspondence, a student information card, and a report after leaving that indicates Zephier was likely working as a farmer in Dante, South Dakota in…
Zephier, David, Jr.
Student information card of David Zephier, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on August 27, 1897 and departed on July 3, 1902. The file indicates Zephier was living in Andrus, Tennessee in 1913 and Dante, South Dakota in 1914.
View of David and his wife, Bessie Flute, with their baby around 1910.
These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 7 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Yankton Agency in South Dakota.
Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa.