Document gives reason for enrollment as "So I can take High School work."
Loyd Henry Mesteth, age 20, applies to enter 9th grade. Loyd has carpentry and harness repair experience. Application mentions father, James Mesteth, works as farmer, owns 320 acres of land, Susie Mesteth, works as a housekeeper, owns 160 acres of land.
Application for Enrollment at Genoa for Loyd Henry Mesteth, 15 Aug. 1929; Repository Number 1154495; Folder: Mesteth, Loyd, and Mesteth Lorene, 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.