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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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

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez wearing school uniform, holding a doll and a large hat. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Theodore McCauley, c.1883

Studio portrait of Theodore McCauley wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Ota Chief Eagle, c.1883

Studio portrait of Ota Chief Eagle.

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

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

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

Pinkie Datish [?], c.1883

Studio portrait of Pinkie Datish [?].

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

Kent Black Bear and Dana Long Wolf [version 1], c.1883

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Five Nez Perce students [version 2], c.1883

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

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

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 3], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez wearing school uniform, holding a doll and a large hat. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-076a and CS-CH-005.1.-.2. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Studio portrait of twelve male students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption says that they were from the Sioux tribe, the Pine Ridge agency and entered in November 1882. 

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

Harry Marmon, c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Marmon wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ten Sioux male students [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of ten male students. The caption for the Cumberland County Historical Society copy of this image has a caption that says they are from the Pine Ridge agency and arrived in November 1882. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Neahthah Seger, c.1883

Studio portrait of Neahthah Seger.

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Three male Pueblo students with Miss Shields [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of three unidentified male Pueblo students with teacher Lora B. Shields. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Harry Shirley [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Shirley wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Bertram Mitchell and Clarence White Thunder, c.1883

Studio portrait of Bertram Mitchell and Clarence White Thunder (here Big White Thunder), both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Rose White Thunder (pose 2), 1883

Studio portrait of Rose White Thunder wearing an elk-tooth dress and detallim shell earrings. 

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902. The caption reads: ROSE WHITE THUNDER. DAUGHTER OF A SIOUX CHIEF, WHITE THUNDER, IN ELK TOOTH DRESS – AT CARLISLE ’83-’87.

Note: The National Anthropological Archives has three photos taken of this photo: NAA 74265 (Photo Lot 81-12 06903600), NAA 73538 (Photo Lot 81-12 06831200), and NAA 74308 (Photo Lot 81-12 06907900). 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

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