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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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

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

Matron Mary Hyde's room, c.1883

View of a bedroom or a sitting room. 

The caption on the reverse identifies it as the room of Mary R. Hyde, employed as a matron at the school between 1880 and 1885. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

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

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

Seven Chiricahua students upon arrival, 1883

Portrait of three male students and four female students photographed in the clothing they arrived in. Standing behind them are Richard Henry Pratt (second from the left), two uniformed soldiers, and one male student in uniform with a scarf (right). They are posed on the school grounds.

The Cumberland County Historical Society identifies them as Chiricahua Apaches and the date the photograph was taken as 1883. 

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

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez holding a doll.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Susie Martinez & Doll. Delaware.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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

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

Studio portrait of ten male students all wearing school uniforms. The caption of the Cumberland County Historical Society version of this image states they came from the Omaha nation and arrived in August 1883. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

White Buffalo, c.1883

Studio portrait of White Buffalo.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

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

Helen Onion [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Helen Onion wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

Watson Penn, George Summers, Joseph Big Wolf, and a visitor [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Watson Penn, George Summers, Joseph Big Wolf (seated on floor in uniform), and a visitor (seated in chair). 

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

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

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