Document gives reason for enrollment as "Step Mother does not exercise controll. Too old and Decrepit."
Saul Birdshead, age 18, applies to enter Genoa for 3 years. Application lists his mother, Long Hair, as deceased, and his stepmother, Mrs. Crooked Foot, as living. A copy of this application probably was enclosed with the related letter of 15 Jan. 1918.
Application for Enrollment at Genoa for Saul Birdshead (Armstrong Spotted Horse), 14 Jan. 1918; Folder 5: Genoa Indian School, Box 671: Chilocco Indian School, Genoa Indian School, Hampton Institute, and Haskell; Series 8: Cheyenne and Arapaho Nation Records, 1860-1930; American Indian Archives Collection, Oklahoma Historical Society Research Division.