Myrtle Peniska Student File

Student file of Myrtle Peniska, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 24, 1913 and departed on June 7, 1918. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, an outing evaluation, an outing record, certificates of promotion, financial transactions, correspondence, a federal financial aid form, and a debate position paper on support for equal suffrage at the joint meeting of the Susan Longstreth Literary Society and the Invincible Debating Society. The file indicates that Peniska was living in Niobrara, Nebraska in 1918.

In school documentation Myrtle Peniska's name is also spelled Myrtle Peneska. She is also known as Myrtle L. Peniska.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 128, folder 5075
Myrtle Peniska Student File