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Alfred W. Ramsey Papers at University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries

Alfred Winston Ramsey (1883-1955) served as a business teacher at the Carlisle Indian School from January 1909 until November 1910. His collection of papers was acquired by the Rare Books & Special Collections department of the Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame in 2014.

The collection includes manuscripts, printed matter, photographs, and realia preserved by Ramsey, most of it ca. 1904-1913. Particularly abundant,...

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Anne Ely Photograph Album in U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Digital Collections

The Anne Ely photograph collection consists of an album of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School (CIIS). The album contains 38 cardboard leaves of medium thickness with one, or more albumen photographs attached to each side of the leaf. These images are some of the earliest images of the Indian school. Over 316 Indian students are identified by name in the album as well as their associated tribes. There are also 31 CIIS staff members...

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Barbara Landis - Carlisle Indian Industrial School Site

This website, begun in 1993, reflects the collaborative efforts of Barbara Landis and Genevieve Bell.  According to the website's creators, their "express purpose in keeping this history alive is to encourage historians to invigorate a troubling conversation and to deliver the Carlisle Indian School student names to their respective nations." Content includes...

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Brockey (Charles Walter Buck) papers at Dickinson College

This collection contains 11 images believed to be owned by Brockey (Blackfeet Piegan), also known as Charles Walter Buck, and his first wife, Spyna Deveraux, both of whom attended the Carlisle Indian School. The collection also contains a copy of the Glacier County Chief, in which his extensive obituary is printed. The collection was donated by Tom and Patricia Anderson. Patricia was the great niece of Florence McKenzie, Brockey's...

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Carlisle Indian Industrial School Cyanotype Album in U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Digital Collections

The Carlisle Indian Industrial School photograph collection consists of photographs which cover the entire period of the Indian School's history from 1879-1918. These photos include every aspect of the Indian School's life including Indians in their tribal attire, classrooms, fire company, bands, sports, graduations pictures, and many of the alumnus who returned to visit Carlisle Barracks in the years that followed their graduation.

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Carlisle Indian Industrial School Large Album in U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Digital Collections

The Carlisle Indian Industrial School photograph collection consists of photographs which cover the entire period of the Indian School's history from 1879-1918. These photos include every aspect of the Indian School's life including Indians in their tribal attire, classrooms, fire company, bands, sports, graduations pictures, and many of the alumnus who returned to visit Carlisle Barracks in the years that followed their graduation.

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Carlisle Indian Industrial School Photograph Collection in U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Digital Collections

The Carlisle Indian Industrial School photograph collection consists of photographs which cover the entire period of the Indian School's history from 1879-1918. These photos include every aspect of the Indian School's life including Indians in their tribal attire, classrooms, fire company, bands, sports, graduations pictures, and many of the alumnus who returned to visit Carlisle Barracks in the years that followed their graduation.

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Carlisle Indian Industrial School Red Albums in U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Digital Collections

The Carlisle Indian Industrial School photograph collection Red Albums consists of photographs of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. There are many photographs of buildings around the campus, some showing changes and additions over the years. There are also photographs of Richard Henry Pratt, students, and teacher who worked at the school. 

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Carlisle Indian School Collection at Pennsylvania State Archives

The collection contains various pamphlets, letters, photographs, and reports describing the function of life at the Carlisle Indian School. Included are the Annual Report for 1910; copies of the Indian Helper; a letter from student Joshua Given to W.D. Blackburn on August 28, 1880; the 1906 commencement program; the 1912 program honoring Carlisle's Olympic heroes; the 1912 catalogue; and various publications and photographs.

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Carlisle Indian School Individual Artifacts and Oversized Items at Dickinson College

These artifacts and oversized items about the Carlisle Indian School were acquired by the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections individually and are not part of any larger collection.

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Carlisle Indian School Individual Items at Dickinson College

These items about the Carlisle Indian School were acquired by the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections individually and are not part of any larger collection.

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Carlisle Indian School Individual Photographs at Dickinson College

These photographs about the Carlisle Indian School were acquired by the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections individually and are not part of any larger collection.

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Carlisle Indian School papers - CIS-MC-002 at Dickinson College

This collection contains a number of items purchased as a group from Robert Rowe in 2014, and features the business papers of Milton I. Zeigler, postcards, ephemera, and publications from the Carlisle Indian School. Zeigler served as the industrial instructor for the shoe and harness department at the Carlisle Indian School from about 1901-1909. His business papers include correspondence with government agents and material suppliers as well...

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Carlisle Indian School Students Database at Gettysburg College

The Carlisle Indian School Students Database collection at Gettysburg College helps to identify students who attended the Carlisle Indian School from 1879 to 1918 and were mentioned by name in school publications. Users are able to search for students by name and locate the issue and page numbers where a student's name appears in school publications. These publications include The School News, The Red Man, The Indian...

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Carlisle Indian School Symposium

The Carlisle Indian School Symposium was held with the hope of "bring[ing] together Native and non-Native scholars, leaders, artists, and community members to share their work, concerns, and perspectives." To view videos, photographs, relfections, the program from the symposium, and more select the link to the site above. 

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"Barbara Landis, Cumberland County Historical Society CIIS Specialist, presents a virtual tour of the Carlisle Indian School."

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CCHS - Research Online Catalog

Mention “Carlisle” and invariably the response will include some reference to Jim Thorpe or the Carlisle Indian School. Founded by Richard Henry Pratt, the school was the first off-reservation government boarding school for Native American Indian children. Carlisle served as the model for dozens of schools throughout the U.S., some of which are still in existence.

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Charles James Rhoads Papers at the American Philosophical Society

The collection also includes several letters from James E. Rhoads, employee in the Indian Service, to Richard H. Pratt of the Indian Training School, Carlisle, 1883-1894, and copies of a few letters from Pratt to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1913-1921, on Indian matters.

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Collection on Richard H. Pratt at the U.S. Army Military History Institute

The Collection on Richard H. Pratt consists of materials collected by the U.S. Army Military History Institute documenting the life of Brigadier General Richard H. Pratt and his connection to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The collection spans the years 1862-1972, with the bulk of the material concentrated in the period between 1862 and circa 1931. The collection contains correspondence, personal papers, and printed materials. The...

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Cornelius Agnew papers at Dickinson College

This collection contains a series of letters received by Dr. Cornelius Rea Agnew, a noted surgeon from New York City who was a strong supporter of, and significant donor to, the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The majority of the letters were written by Richard Henry Pratt, and discuss a number of topics including donations to the school, renovations and purchases for the campus, Pratt’s attempts to gain further support and funding from...

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