Surname: Bruno

Biographical Sketch of Ernst W. Bruno

Bruno, Ernst W.; contractor; born Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 4, 1876; son of William F. and Theresa Orttenberger Bruno; public school, high school and business college education in Port Huron, Mich.; married, Port Huron, Mich., June 26, 1902, Marie Unger; started business with his father, who was a contractor; spent two years ranching at Albuquerque, N. Mex., and Eagle Pass, Texas; on coming north was associated with the Michigan Telephone Co., and came to Cleveland in April, 1896, for the Cleveland Telephone Co.; then with Cleveland Illuminating Co. until 1906, in charge of underground construction; then started in general contracting,

Girls at the Fort Shaw Indian School

1910 Census of Fort Shaw Industrial Indian School

Fort Shaw Industrial Indian Boarding School opened in 1891 in Montana. It was discontinued 30 June 1910, due to declining enrollment. In 1904, it had a famous girls’ basketball team that barnstormed its way to St. Louis playing basketball and performing, and won the “World Championship” at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. This census was requested by the Department of the Interior for a listing of all the Indians enrolled at Fort Shaw Indian School for June 1910 in answer to Circular #448. Key to Relation Father – F    Mother – M Sister – S    Brother – B Aunt