Margaret La Vatta Student File

Student file of Margaret La Vatta, a member of the Shoshone nation, who entered the school on October 1, 1907 and departed on April 11, 1912. The file includes a news clipping, a trade card, a returned student survey, a student information card, a report after leaving, a progress card, an outing evaluation, and an outing record. La Vatta married a man named Robert F. LaSalle, and was brought before federal authorities due to their different races. After they proved their feelings for each other to be true the charges were dropped.

Note: In the file the student is identified as Margaret La Vatta, Marguirite La Vatta and Mrs. R. F. LaSalle.

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RG 75, Series 1327, box 140, folder 5537
Margaret La Vatta Student File