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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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

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

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

Ellwood Wilbeforce (Ellwood Moon) [version 1], c.1883

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

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Three male Pueblo students with Miss Shields [version 1], c.1883

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

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

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

Studio portrait of fifteen male students wearing school uniforms. 

Previous cataloging for this image identifies the students as being from the Pine Ridge reservation. However the caption for the Cumberland County Historical Society version of the image has a caption that says they are from the Rosbud agency and arrived in November 1882. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Rosa Dion, c.1883

Studio portrait of Rosa Dion probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Luther Standing Bear with cornet [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Luther Standing Bear holding a cornet.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Thirteen Pawnee students, c.1883

Studio portrait captioned as "Pawnee Indian group that entered the Carlisle Indian School in 1882." If that is accurate, then the sitters include: Louis Bayhylle, Frank West, Chalkley Stafford, Abram Platt, Thomas Kester, Bruce Hayman, Henry Eagle Chief, Minnie Topa, and Nellie Aspenall. Those are the nine students from the Pawnee nation who arrived in August 1882. There are four additional students in this image.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-036 and BS-CH-036. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Five unidentified male students (Alfred Group) #3, c.1883

Studio portrait of five male students.

The Cumberland County Historical Society identifies this as the "Alfred group," presumably from information scratched on the glass plate. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Helen Onion [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Helen Onion wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Thirteen female Sioux students [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of thirteen female students.

The caption on the Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of this image, written on the album page, states they are Sioux students who had entered in November 1882.

Original cataloging for this image interpreted a date of 1894 in the caption written on the plate. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

Max Spotted Tail, c.1883

Studio portrait of Max Spotted Tail wearing school uniform.

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

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

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

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