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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Cheape Ross, c.1883

Studio portrait of Cheape Ross, also known as Cheapy.

The caption reads: Ross Cheapie

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Kent Black Bear, c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

George Watchman, c.1883

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Thirteen female Sioux students [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of thirteen female students. The caption on this album page identifies them as members of the Sioux nation who entered in November 1882.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five Osage students [version 2], c.1883

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Samuel De Rauza, c.1883

Studio portrait of Samuel De Rauza.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-033c and 13-37-02. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Ellis Childers, c.1883

Studio portrait of a young man . 

Note: There is a difficult to read handwritten caption along the side of the image which we believe says: Ellis Childers

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Casper Edson and an unidentified male student, c.1883

Casper Edson (seated) and an unidentified male student (standing), both wearing school uniforms. 

Note: A handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Casper Edson and [de Beth?]

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

Clayton Brave and Bear Fire Heart, c.1883

Studio portrait of Clayton Brave (seated at left) and another young man (at right), probably Brave Fire Heart.

A handwritten caption along the side of the image identifies Clayton Brave, but the second person's name is less clear. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 3], 1883

Studio portrait of Chauncey Yellow Robe upon arrival. 

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

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

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

Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menaul [after], c.1883

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (Wat-ye-eh), Mary Perry (Ki-ot-se), and John Menaul (Kowsh-te-ah), all in their school uniforms.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-030a and 10B-02-02. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

John Dixon and Cyrus Dickson, c.1883

Studio portrait of John Dixon (seated) and Cyrus Dickson (standing), both wearing school uniforms. 

Note: CCHS identifies the sitters as Cyrus and John. Identification here is based on contextual information. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Emily Ross and Ella Ross, c.1883

Studio portrait of Emily Ross and Ella Ross, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Pinkie Datish [?], c.1883

Studio portrait of Pinkie Datish [?].

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Rose White Thunder (pose 1), 1883

Full-length studio portrait of Rose White Thunder wearing an elk-tooth dress and dentallium shell earrings.

The handwritten note reads: Rosa Whitethunder   Sioux   In her Indian dress.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has a copy of this image: BS-CH-011.

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

Clay Ainsworth and Rosa Lewis, c.1883

Studio portrait of Clay Ainsworth and Rosa Lewis.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

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