Bessie Standing Elk Student File

Student file of Bessie Standing Elk, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 28, 1907, and departed on June, 21, 1909. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, a physical record, a news clipping, and a report after leaving indicating that she was married to Edward Harris.

In school documentation Bessie Standing Elk is also known as Walks Along. Her married name is Bessie Harris (Mrs. Edward Harris).


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 46, folder 2304
Bessie Standing Elk Student File