Application for Enrollment at Genoa for Irving Jumping Eagle, 29 July 1931
Summary:Document gives reason for enrollment as "Because a person can make better progress."
Irving Jumping Eagle, age 16, applies to enter grade 8. Application mentions father, Oliver Jumping Eagle, working as Chief of Police. Mother, Mamie Jumping Eagle, working as a housekeeper. Irving has experience as a shoe keeper.
Citation:Application for Enrollment at Genoa for Irving Jumping Eagle, 29 July 1931; Folder: Jumping Eagle, Alice Thru Jumping Eagle Oliver, Box 1152; 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.