Bessie Tallbear Student File

Student file of Bessie Tallbear, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on September 24, 1914 and departed on June 11, 1917. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a medical/physical record, outing evaluations, financial transactions, a federal financial aid form, an outing record, and correspondence. The file indicates that Tallbear was living in Calumet, Oklahoma in 1917.

In school documentation Bessie Tallbear's name is also spelled Bessie Tall Bear.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 118, folder 4802
Bessie Tallbear Student File