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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Four male Sioux students [version 2], c.1879

Four male students posed outside a building, presumably on the school grounds. They are: Norman (Wants to be Chief), Luther Standing Bear (Kills Plenty), Reuben Quick Bear (Kills the Enemy), and Raymond Stewart (Paints Dust). 

Format: Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five young male Sioux students, c.1879

Studio portrait of five male students posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. They are: Duke (Frog), David (Kills Without Wounding), Hugh (Running Horse), Louis Eagle Dog (Big Boy), and Vincent Stranger Horse (Earth).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Pankin, Alberd, Howard Chawip, and Peter Charko [version 1], c.1879

Portrait of Pankin, Alberd (also known as Albert), Howard Chawip, and Peter Charko posed outside a school building. This image was probably taken shortly after their arrival at the school. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Andrew (His Shield), Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), and Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes His Own) [version 1], 1879

Portrait of Andrew (His Shield), Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), and Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes His Own) posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. One student is wearing a school uniform; the other two are in non-native dress. This photo was probably taken very close to their arrival on October 6, 1879. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Pankin, Alberd, Howard Chawip, and Peter Charko [version 2], c.1879

Portrait of Pankin, Alberd (also known as Albert), Howard Chawip, and Peter Charko posed outside a school building. This image was probably taken shortly after their arrival at the school. 

Format: Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Andrew (His Shield), Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), and Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes His Own) [version 2], 1879

Portrait of Andrew (His Shield), Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), and Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes His Own) posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. One student is wearing a school uniform; the other two are in in non-native clothing. This photo was probably taken close to their arrival on October 6, 1879. 

Format: Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Group of Sioux students with Charles Tackett, c.1879

Portrait of a group of five Sioux students posed with interpreter Charles Tackett on the bandstand on the school grounds. They are, from left to right: Max Spotted Tail (Talks With Bears), Charles Tackett, Sarah Mather (Red Road), William Spotted Tail (Stays at Home), Pollock Spotted Tail (Little Scout), and Oliver Spotted Tail (Bugler).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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