Ruth Packineau Student File

Student file of Ruth Packineau, a member of the Hidatsa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1911 and departed on June 4, 1914. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, medical/physical records, outing evaluations, and a progress and conduct card. 

In school documentation Ruth Packineau's name is also spelled Ruth Packinau. Her married name is Ruth Smith (Mrs. Jefferson B. Smith or Jefferson Smith).

Note: Although this file shows Gros Ventre, a member of the Fort Berthold community has indicated that this individual is actually Hidatsa.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 94, folder 4171
Ruth Packineau Student File