Images

The Images section features photographs, postcards, and different types of artwork, as well as reproductions of images that appeared in newspapers, magazines, and other publications. These images all reflect the Carlisle Indian School students, facilities, and staff. Images available here are drawn from files housed at the U. S. National Archives, from collections of Carlisle Indian School materials housed at various archival repositories, and from a variety of published sources. Visitors to this website are also invited to share copies of photographs from their own personal and family collections; please contact us if you have images you would like to contribute.

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Lena Carr and Harry Marmon with staff [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of students Lena Carr and Harry Marmon with staff members Mary R. Hyde (standing in rear at left) and Harriet Hyde Shiverick (standing in rear at right). 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mollie Naalta and Libbie Porter, c.1882

Studio portrait of two female students. Previous cataloging by the National Anthropological Archives identified the names Mollie and Lili [?] in the handwritten caption. They are probably Arapaho students Mollie Naalta and Libbie Porter. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Solomon Collins and Francis Goulche, c.1892

Studio portrait of Solomon Collins and Francis Goulche, one wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Eleven female Omaha students [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of eleven female students in school uniforms. Caption information states they are from the Omaha nation and entered in 1882. If that is accurate, then they are probably Alice Springer, Jennie Mitchell, Mary Tyndall, Ettie Tyndall, Mary Hewitt, Etta Webster, Elsie Springer, Lettie Esau, Alice Fremont, Fannie Merrick, and Mamie Springer.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Thomas Wistar [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Thomas Wistar dressed in school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Five young female Osage students [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of five young female students, all wearing school uniforms with white pinafores. They are Alice Long Pole, Julia Pryor, Metopa, Josephine Pryor, and Myrtie Tallchief.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Harry Marmon, c.1882

Studio portrait of Harry Marmon wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Martha Moore and Ella Moore with their father, John R. Moore [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Martha Moore and Ella Moore with their father, John R. Moore.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Adam McCarty [first pose], c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarty

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Louis Bighorse, c.1882

Studio portrait of Louis Bighorse. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Joshua Given [?], Luther Standing Bear, and an unidentified male student, c.1882

Studio portrait of Joshua Given [?], Luther Standing Bear, and an unidentified male student, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Michael Burns, c.1882

Studio portrait of Michael Burns. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Cyrus Windy, Samuel Townsend, and Luke Phillips, c.1882

Studio portrait of Cyrus Windy (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at left), and Luke Phillips (seated at right), all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Carl Matches with visitors Left Hand and Short Teeth , c.1882

Studio portrait of Left Hand (seated at left), Carl Matches (standing in center), and Short Teeth (seated at right).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Standing Bear, Luther Standing Bear, and Red Fish, c. 1882

Studio portrait of Standing Bear, a Sioux chief, with his son Luther Standing Bear, and Red Fish, another Sioux chief.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads:  1  Standing Bear,  2  Standing Bear’s Son Luther,  3  Red Fish. Sioux.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Adam McCarty [second pose], c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarthy

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Henry Kendall, c.1882

Studio portrait of Henry Kendall wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lena Carr and Harry Marmon with staff [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Lena Carr (seated) and Harry Marmon (standing at right) with staff members Miss Mary R. Hyde (standing in rear at left) and Miss Shiverick (standing in rear at right). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Emily Ross and Ella Ross [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Emily Ross and Ella Ross both wearing white pinafores over dark dresses.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

William B. Peery, c.1882

Studio portrait of William B. Peery wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mason Pratt, Charles Kihega, Samuel Townsend, and Benjamin Marshall [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Mason Pratt (seated at left), Charles Kihega (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at right), and Benjamin Marshall (seated at right). The three students are wearing school uniforms. Mason Pratt was the son of Richard Henry Pratt. 

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption includes that these are student in the "paint shop." It is more likely that this says "print shop." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Alfred, c.1882

Studio portrait of a student identified as Alfred.

The caption reads: Alfred - 3

This is probably either Alfred Brown (Cheyenne, 1879-1883) or Alfred Charko (Wichita, 1882-1883), but there is a chance it could be a student named Alfred who attended Carlisle a little later in the 1880s or 1890s. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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