Document gives reason for enrollment as "Lives to far from a public school or day school."
Ellice Poor Bear , age 13, applies to enter 5th grade. Elice's interests include baking, nursing, and home economics. Application mentions father, Albert Poor Bear, works as a farmer, owns 320 acres. Mother, Bessie Poor Bear, owns 160 acres, and works as a housekeeper.
Application for Enrollment at Genoa for Ellice Poor Bear, 14 Aug. 1929; Folder: Poor Bear, Ellice, Box 1153; Case Files of Pine Ridge Students Attending Genoa Indian School, ca. 1913 - ca. 1933; Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs, NAID 1154495; Record Group 75; National Archives and Records Administration—Kansas City.