Document gives reason for enrollment as "Lena lives too far from Public School."
Lena Bartlett, age 12, applies to enter grade 5. Application mentions her father, George Bartlett, and her mother, Nellie Shot, owns 160 acres of land and works as a housewife. Application also lists Lena’s skills and interests include home economics.
Application for Enrollment at Genoa for Lena Bartlett, c. 1931; Folder: Lena Bartlett, 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.