'They Get Milk Practically Every Day': The Genoa Indian Industrial School, 1884-1934

Summary: 
Daddario, Wilma A. “'They Get Milk Practically Every Day': The Genoa Indian Industrial School, 1884-1934.” Nebraska History 73 (1992): 2-11.
Description: 

Article on the Genoa Indian Industrial School, a reform school that aimed to assimilate Native children into white society. The article details disease outbreaks at the school, the emphasis on trade work and housekeeping, the influence of the federal government in the school's support, and the activities and militaristic/religious doctrine that the white people running the school used to attempt to assimilate the Native children. While this article focuses on the school as a whole, many of the children at the school were from the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.