John Powlas Student File

Student file of John Powlas, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 21, 1890, graduated in 1901, and ultimately departed on July 2, 1901. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, returned student surveys, a former student information card, a report after leaving, and a news clipping. The file indicates that Powlas was a farmer in the Indian Service in the Oklahoma territory, a store clerk in West Depere, Wisconsin in 1907, a teacher in West Depere, Wisconsin in 1910 and 1911, a teacher in Pine Ridge, South Dakota in 1912, and a teacher in Manderson, South Dakota in 1914.

In school documentation John Powlas' name is also spelled John C. Powles and John C. Powless.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 138, folder 5438
John Powlas Student File