Application for Enrollment at Rapid City for Alice Florence Chips, 9 Aug. 1932
Summary:Document gives reason for enrollment as "This is an orphan child and should be in school away from Indian reservation where she will be given good education and proper care."
Alice Florence Chips, age 14, applies to enter grade 6 at Rapid City Indian School. Document lists both parents, Philip Chips and Mary Pretty Boy, as deceased. She lives with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Long Commander.
Citation:Application for Enrollment at Rapid City for Alice Florence Chips, 9 Aug. 1932; Folder: Chips, Alice Florence, 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.