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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Max Spotted Tail, c.1883

Studio portrait of Max Spotted Tail wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five Nez Perce students [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Jesse Paul, Charley Wolf, Samuel John, Dolly Gould, and Rebecca Little Wolf, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Four unidentified male students (Little Elk Group) #3, c.1883

Studio portrait of four male students.

The Cumberland County Historical Society identifies this as the "Little Elk group," presumably due to information scratched on the glass plate. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Elizabeth Black Moon, c.1883

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Black Moon probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 3], 1883

Studio portrait of Chauncey Yellow Robe upon arrival. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five Osage students [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Josephine Pryor, Metopa, Joel Chetopah, Elmer, and Alice Long Pole. All are wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

George Watchman, c.1883

Studio portrait of George Watchman (Saahtlie) wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ota Chief Eagle, c.1883

Studio portrait of Ota Chief Eagle.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Abe Sommers, c.1883

Studio portrait of Abe Sommers wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lizzie Day and Katie Day [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Day and Katie Day, both wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Two unidentified male students (David Group) #20, c.1883

Studio portrait of two unidentified male students, one wearing a school uniform.

The Cumberland County Historical Society identifies this as the "David group," presumably due to information scratched on the glass plate. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Pinkie Datish [?], c.1883

Studio portrait of Pinkie Datish [?].

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Fifteen Sioux male students [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of fifteen male students wearing school uniforms. They are identified in the caption as being from the Rosebud Sioux agency and having arrived in November 1882.  

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lizzie Day and Katie Day [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Day and Katie Day, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 2], 1883

Studio portrait of Chauncy Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe) in native dress.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Chancey Yellow Robe Sioux Indian when started to school.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Stailey Norcross and an unidentified male student, c.1883

Studio portrait of Stailey Norcross (seated) and an unidentified male student (standing), both wearing school uniforms.

Note: Previous cataloging interpreted the name of the unidentified student as possibly being "Henry Sprane," but there are no records for a student with that name.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Ellwood Wilbeforce (Ellwood Moon) [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Ellwood Wilbeforce (Ellwood Moon) wearing school uniform.

Note: When this student arrived at the school he was known as Ellwood Moon. His information card notes that he later changed his name to Ellwood Wilbeforce.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Conroy, c.1883

Studio portrait of Frank Conroy in school uniform. 

A handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: F. Conroy.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Kent Black Bear on a horse, c.1883

Portrait of Kent Black Bear in native clothing and feather headdress posed on a horse on the school grounds.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Red Cloud with Agent Townsend and a male student [version 2], 1883

Studio portrait of Red Cloud, a Sioux chief, with Special Agent Townsend and an unidentified male student. 

The school newspapers reported a visit to the school by Red Cloud and Agent Townsend in January 1883. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Theodore McCauley, c.1883

Studio portrait of Theodore McCauley wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

George Williams, c.1883

Studio portrait of George Williams wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Red Cloud (pose #2), 1883

Studio portrait of visiting chief Red Cloud. This image is dated to January 1883, which coincides with a visit to the school as reported in the school paper. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mack Kutepi, c.1883

Studio portrait of Mack Kutepi wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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