Charles Blackbird Student File

Student file of Charles Blackbird, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 8, 1913 and departed on January 27, 1917. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, financial transactions, an outing record, correspondence, and a federal financial aid form. The file indicates Blackbird worked at the Ford Motor Co. in Highland Park, Michigan and Detroit, Michigan in 1915 and 1916 on the outing program and was working for the Ford Motor Co. in Chicago, Illinois in 1917.

In school documentation Charles Blackbird's name is also spelled Charles Black Bird.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 113, folder 4681
Charles Blackbird Student File