Horace Poweshiek Student File

Student file of Horace Poweshiek, a member of the Sac & Fox Nation, who entered the school on November 24, 1913 and departed on August 18, 1914. The file contains applications for enrollment, a student information card, medical/physical records, financial transactions, and correspondence. The file indicates Poweshiek was assisting the Bureau of American Ethnology with the study of the Sac & Fox language and was living in Tama, Iowa in 1914.

In school documentation Horace Poweshiek's name is also spelled Horace Poweshick.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 90, folder 4079
Horace Poweshiek Student File