Bessie Pennell Student File

Student file of Bessie Pennell, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 13, 1910 and departed on June 30, 1911. The file contains a student information card, correspondence, a medical/physical record, a progress/conduct card, an application for enrollment, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, outing evaluations, an outing record, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Pennell was a housekeeper in 1911 in Reddies River, North Carolina, and living in Goodwill Mission, Sisseton, South Dakota in 1913.

In school documentation Bessie Pennell's name is also spelled Bessie Pennel. She is also known as Bessie E. Pennell, also spelled Bessie E. Pennel. Her married name is Bessie Wakeman (Mrs. Jesse Wakeman).


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 75, folder 3662
Bessie Pennell Student File