John Bigfire Student File

Student file of John Bigfire, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on October 19, 1910, and departed on June 9, 1913. The file contains a student information card, trade/position record cards, an application for enrollment, medical/physical records, a news clipping about Bigfire's wedding in Carlisle to fellow student Rose Simpson, a returned student survey, an outing record, and a progress/conduct card. Before enrolling at Carlisle, Bigfire attended schools in Grand Junction, Colorado and Chamberlain, South Dakota between 1899 and 1906.

Note: Students John Bigfire and Watler Bigfire were probably brothers. 

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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 18, folder 834
John Bigfire Student File