Ella Rickert Student File

Student file of Ella Rickert, a member of the Arikara Nation, who entered the school on February 23, 1890 and ultimately departed on April 8, 1897. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, former student response postcards, correspondence, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey indicating that she worked as assistant nurse at Carlisle for two years after reentering the school.  Rickert later married David J. Ripley and was a housewife in Elbowoods, North Dakota in 1913.

Note: In this file the student is identified as Ella Rickert and Ella Richert, and when later employed at the school as Ella Rickert. 

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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 45, folder 2231
Ella Rickert Student File