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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Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Marcus Poko, c.1882

Studio portrait of Marcus Poko.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Thomas Wistar [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Thomas Wistar wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

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

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

Baptiste Bayhylle and his son Louis Bayhylle [version 1], c.1882

Studio portarit of Baptiste Bayhylle and his son, Louis Bayhylle. Louis is wearing a school uniform. There apperas to be an illegible caption written along the top of the image. 

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

Harry Marmon, c.1882

Studio portrait of Harry Marmon wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Julia Given and Joshua Given, c.1882

Studio portrait of Julia Given and her brother, Joshua Given.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Two unidentified male students #6, c.1882

Studio portrait of two unidentified male students in 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

Lizzie Glode, c.1882

Studio portrait of Lizzie Glode probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

Casper Edson, c.1882

Studio portrait of Casper Edson wearing school uniform. 

A handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Casper Edson.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Otto Zotoum [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Otto Zotoum wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Two unidentified male students #7, c.1882

Studio portrait of two unidentified male students in school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, c.1882

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, all in school uniforms. Woolworth is standing at the left in the back row. Based on other photographs, Theodore North may be the student sitting in the right of the front row.

There is an almost undecipherable handwritten caption along the side of the image, which reads in part: Arnold

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Native American man with nine students [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of a Native American man, presumably a visiting chief or father, with three male and six female students. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Tom Torlino, 1882 and 1885

This caption reads: TOM TORLINO – NAVAJO. AS HE ENTERED THE SCHOOL IN 1882. AS HE APPEARED THREE YEARS LATER.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Tom Torlino [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native clothing and ornaments.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004a, BS-CH-008, US-50a, and 12-26-03.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Native American man with nine students [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of a Native American man, presumably a father or chief, with three male and six female students.

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

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