John Bear Student File

Student file of John Bear, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on October 8, 1908 and ultimately departed on June 10, 1914. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, medical/physical records, an outing record, a progress/conduct card, a financial transaction, and correspondence. The file indicates Bear was living in Bayfield, Wisconsin in 1914.

In school documentation John Bear's name is also spelled John Baer. He is also known as John Bear Jr.

Note: Students Charles Bear and John Bear were brothers. 


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 89, folder 4051
John Bear Student File