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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Carl Matches, c.1882

Studio portrait of Carl Matches wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Otto Zotoum [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Otto Zotoum wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Benjamin Damon, George S. Watchman (Saahtlie), and Stailey Norcross, c.1882

Studio portrait of Benjamin Damon, George S. Watchman (Saahtlie), and Stailey Norcross. The two seated students are wrapped in Navajo blankets, and one is wearing a headband. There is another blanket drapped in the background.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Baptiste Bayhylle and his son Louis Bayhylle [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Baptiste Bayhylle and his son Louis Bayhylle. Louis is in a school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Twelve unidentified students with a female teacher, c.1882

Studio portrait of seven unidentified male students and five unidentified female students with a white woman, presumably a teacher. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Instructor and students in the harness making shop, c.1882

White instructor supervising male students in the harness making shop.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Baptiste Bayhylle and his son Louis Bayhylle [version 1], c.1882

Studio portarit of Baptiste Bayhylle and his son, Louis Bayhylle. Louis is wearing a school uniform. There apperas to be an illegible caption written along the top of the image. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Alexander McNac, c.1882

Studio portrait of Alexander McNac.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five young female Osage students [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of five young female students, all wearing school uniforms with white pinafores. They are Alice Long Pole, Julia Pryor, Metopa, Josephine Pryor, and Myrtie Tallchief.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Rachel Checote [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Rachel Checote possibly wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Rachel Checote [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Rachel Checote possibly wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Peter Charko, c.1882

Studio portrait of Peter Charko.

The caption reads: Peter Cherco

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Peliza, Paul Big Horse, and Edward Chouteau [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Peliza, Paul Big Horse, and Edward Chouteau, all wearing school uniforms.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has four copies of this image: PA-CH1-037a, CS-CH-056, and CS-CH-075.1-.2. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Tom Torlino, 1882 and 1885

This caption reads: TOM TORLINO – NAVAJO. AS HE ENTERED THE SCHOOL IN 1882. AS HE APPEARED THREE YEARS LATER.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Six young male students with teacher Miss Shiverick, c.1882

Studio portrait of six unidentified young male students in school uniforms posed around a studio prop of a window with teacher Miss Shiverick. 

School records show Harriet Hyde Shiverick was Matron of Boys from 1881 to 1882. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Jennie Conners, c.1882

Studio portrait of Jennie Conners probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Superintendent's Quarters, c.1882

View of the Superintendent's Quarters with two men leaning against the fence in front of the building. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Daniel Milk, c.1882

Studio portrait of Daniel Milk.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Antoinette Williams (left) and Nellie Carey (right). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, c.1882

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, all in school uniforms. Woolworth is standing at the left in the back row. Based on other photographs, Theodore North may be the student sitting in the right of the front row.

There is an almost undecipherable handwritten caption along the side of the image, which reads in part: Arnold

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Emily Ross and Ella Ross [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Emily Ross and Ella Ross both wearing white pinafores over dark dresses.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Disciplinarian's Quarters, c.1882

The Disciplinarians Quarters on the school grounds, with the Disciplinarian and his family posed on the front porch. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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