Benton La Vatta Student File

Student file of Benton La Vatta, a member of the Shoshone Nation, who entered the school on June 8, 1906 and departed on June 21, 1911. The file contains a student information card, an outing record, an application for enrollment, a financial transaction, correspondence, a progress/conduct card and a news clipping that indicates La Vatta was helping his father on their farm in Ross Forks, Idaho.

In school documentation Benton La Vatta's name is also spelled Benton LaVatta.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 72, folder 3548
Benton La Vatta Student File