John Brought Plenty Student File

Student file of John Brought Plenty, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on January 17, 1912 and ultimately departed on April 20, 1914. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, letters/correspondence, medical/physical records, an outing record, and financial transactions. The file indicates Brought Plenty was living in Fort Yates, North Dakota in 1914.

In school documentation John Brought Plenty's name is also spelled John Broughtplenty and John Broughplenty. He is also known as John Plenty and John B. Plenty.

Note: Students Gertrude Brought Plenty and John Brought Plenty were siblings. 

Note: The student referred to here as John Martin is also known as John Squirrel.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 91, folder 4109
John Brought Plenty Student File