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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Bertha Chips [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Bertha Chips probably wearing school uniform.

Note: Although the spelling on school materials shows the last name as Chips, family members indicate that the proper spelling is Chipps. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Rosa Dion, c.1883

Studio portrait of Rosa Dion probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Harvey Whiteshield [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Harvey Whiteshield. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Fourteen Cheyenne students [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of six male students and eight female students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption says that they are all from the Cheyenne nation and arrived in August 1882. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-067a and BS-CH-039. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Dining Hall with female student workers [version 1], c.1883

View of the dining hall, set up for a meal, with eight female student workers posed at the ends of the tables and an older white woman seated at a table in the center. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Fourteen Cheyenne students [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of six male students and eight female students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption for the Cumberland County Historical Society copy of this image states that they are from the Cheyenne nation and arrived in August 1883. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Benjamin Damon, c.1883

Studio portrait of Benjamin Damon. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Bertha Chips [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Bertha Chips probably wearing school uniform.

Note: Although the spelling on school materials shows the last name as Chips, family members indicate that the proper spelling is Chipps. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Group of four young men, c.1883

Studio portrait of four young men, two seated, two standing behind them. The young men seated and standing on the left are wearing school uniforms.

Two students are identified as Ota Chief Eagle and Phillips Bob Tail. The other two are unidentified. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Max Spotted Tail, c.1883

Studio portrait of Max Spotted Tail wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Dining Hall with female student workers [version 2], c.1883

View of the dining hall, set up for a meal, with eight female student workers posed at the ends of the tables and an older white woman seated at a table in the center. 

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

Eleven Navajo students [version 1], 1883

Studio portrait of ten male students and one female student.

For explantion of the identification of the students in this image and the date see the Dickinson College copy of this image in Related Images.

The students are, seated in front, left to right - Charles Damon, George Williams. Seated, left to right - Manuelito Choni, Charlie, Tom Torlino, Manuelito Chiquito, Antoinette Williams. Standing, left to right - Saahtlie (George Watchman), Benjamin Damon, Francisco, Stailey Norcross.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Helen Onion [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Helen Onion wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Studio portrait of ten Sioux male students. The caption indicates that all these students arrived from the Pine Ridge agency in November 1882. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Male students gathered for harvesting [?], c.1883

Male students, not in uniform, posed in a line, many holding baskets or buckets and forked sticks. At right are white men and women, posed next to and on the porches of a dormitory building. 

It has been suggested the forked sticks were used for some kind of harvesting, perhaps of apples. 

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

Two female students and one male student, c.1883

Studio portrait of two unidentified female students wearing white pinafores and one unidentified male student in a school uniform. 

The male student may be Harry Marmon and one of the female students may be Candelaria Quintana. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Luther Standing Bear and Willard Standing Bear, c.1883

Studio portrait of Luther Standing Bear and Willard Standing Bear.

The caption reads: Luther and Willard

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Frank West, c.1883

Studio portrait of Frank West wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Frank West 3

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Kent Black Bear and Dana Long Wolf [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear (seated) and Dana Long Wolf (standing), both holding straw boater hats. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Stacy Matlock, William Morgan, and Bruce Hayman, c.1883

Studio portrait of Stacy Matlock (far left), William Morgan (center), and Bruce Hayman (far right). Matlock and Morgan are in school uniforms. 

Note: The identification of Bruce Hayman is a best guess.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Martha Bordeaux, c.1883

Studio portrait of Martha Bordeaux. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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