Nellie Ironshield Student File

Student file of Nellie Ironshield, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on July 1, 1904 and departed on June 3, 1909. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, correspondence, a progress/conduct record, a news clipping, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Ironshield was a housekeeper in Shields, North Dakota in 1910 and 1914.

In school documentation Nellie Ironshield's name is also spelled Nellie Iron Shield. Her married name is Nellie I. Holy Elkface (Mrs. John Holy Elkface), also spelled Nellie Ironshield Holy Elkface and Nellie H. Elkface (Mrs. John Elkface).


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 62, folder 3130
Nellie Ironshield Student File