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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Five Sioux students shortly after their arrival, c.1879

Portrait of Frederick (Cloud Bull), Walter Bullman, Philip (Kills), Ruth (Looking Woman), and Julia (White Woman). They are posed outside a building on the school grounds. This photo was probably taken shortly after their arrival.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

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

Four male Sioux students [version 1], c.1879

Four male students posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. They are Joe Taylor, Dennis (Strikes First), Daniel Milk (Warrior), and Nathan (Ear).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five Sioux students, c.1879

Group portrait of five Sioux students posed outside a building, presumably on the school grounds. They are, from left to right: William Spotted Tail (Stays at Home), Sarah Mather (Red Road), Max Spotted Tail (Talks with Bears), Oliver Spotted Tail (Bugler), and Pollock Spotted Tail (Little Scout).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Four male students posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. They are Joe Taylor, Dennis (Strikes First), Daniel Milk (Warrior), and Nathan (Ear).

Format: Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Group portrait of nine Sioux students, c.1879

Portrait of nine Sioux students posed next to one of the school buildings. The students are Edward Little (Behind), James (White Man), George Hollow Horned Bear (Little Man), George Hollow Horned Bear (Little Man), Bernard (Hawk Charging Daylight), David (Kills Without Warning), Horace (White Whirlwind), Hope Blue Teeth, Ida (Shoes), and Stella Berht (White Mare). 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Four Sioux students soon after their arrival at the Carlisle Indian School, c.1879

Group portrait of Stephen Murray (Makes Trouble in Front), Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds), Grace Cook (Crockery Face), and Nellie (Yellow Lodge) posed in front of one of the school buildings. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has a a stereograph of this image in their collections (SG03-12). 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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