William C. Girton Student File

Student file of William C. Girton, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 10, 1886 and departed on July 19, 1892. The file contains a photograph, correspondence, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, a trade record card, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1914 Girton was a forest guard living in Kyle, South Dakota. The files indicate that Girton was a member of the police force from 1896-1899 and later entered the U. S. Army. 

During his time at Carlise, Girton was known as William Crazy Bull. In school documentation William C. Girton is also known as William Girton, William Bull, William Crazy Bull, and Mato Hoksila. 


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 150, folder 5871
William C. Girton Student File