Martha R. O. Water Student File

Student file of Martha R. O. Water, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and ultimately departed on May 29, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, medical/physical records, an outing record, letters, financial transactions, an outing evaluation, a certificate of promotion, and a federal financial aid form. Much of the correspondence in the file is discussing oil and gas lease requests for property owned by Martha and her family.

In school documentation Martha R. O. Water is also known as Martha R. O. Walter (likely a typo), Martha R. O. Waters, Martha Water, and Martha Waters. Her married name is Martha Eshleman (Mrs. Wilford Eshleman).


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 116, folder 4752
Martha R. O. Water Student File