Benjamin Peshawbey Student File

Student file of Benjamin Peshawbey, a member of the Ottawa Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1894 and ultimately departed on July 6, 1898. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating Peshawbey was working for the Elk Rapids Iron Company in Elk Rapids, Michigan in 1911.

In school documentation Benjamin Peshawbey's name is also spelled Benjamin Peshawby and Ben Pershebay. He is also known as Ben H. Peshoba.

Note: Peshawbey reenrolled as Ben Pershebay of the Chippewa nation on September 30, 1897.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 26, folder 1217
Benjamin Peshawbey Student File