Electa Metoxen Student File

Student file of Electa Metoxen, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 29, 1894, and ultimately departed on June 23, 1908. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, news clippings, correspondence between Electa and the school in which she writes about the many places she has lived, her husband's occupation, and her children. The file also contains a report after leaving indicating that in 1917 she was living in Wagner, South Dakota.

In school documentation Electa Metoxen's name is also spelled Electra Metoxen, Electa Metoxin, and Electre Metoxen. Her married name is Electa Metoxen Hare.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 53, folder 2665
Electa Metoxen Student File