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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William B. Peery, c.1882

Studio portrait of William B. Peery wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mason Pratt, Charles Kihega, Samuel Townsend, and Benjamin Marshall [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Mason Pratt (seated at left), Charles Kihega (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at right), and Benjamin Marshall (seated at right). The three students are wearing school uniforms. Mason Pratt was the son of Richard Henry Pratt. 

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption includes that these are student in the "paint shop." It is more likely that this says "print shop." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Joshua Given [?] and a male student, c.1882

Studio portrait of an adult man with a male student wearing school uniform. The adult man is probably Johsua Given. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Two unidentified male students #1, c.1882

Studio portrait of two unidentified male students.

The caption reads: Rob [?] and [illegible]

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Standing Bear, Luther Standing Bear, and Red Fish, c. 1882

Studio portrait of Standing Bear, a Sioux chief, with his son Luther Standing Bear, and Red Fish, another Sioux chief.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads:  1  Standing Bear,  2  Standing Bear’s Son Luther,  3  Red Fish. Sioux.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Eleven female Omaha students [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of eleven female students in school uniforms. Caption information states they are from the Omaha nation and entered in 1882. If that is accurate, then they are probably Alice Springer, Jennie Mitchell, Mary Tyndall, Ettie Tyndall, Mary Hewitt, Etta Webster, Elsie Springer, Lettie Esau, Alice Fremont, Fannie Merrick, and Mamie Springer.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Peliza, Paul Big Horse, and Edward Chouteau [version 1], c.1882

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Julia Given, Joshua Given and Otto Zotoum [?] with two visiting chiefs, c.1882

Studio portrait of two visiting chiefs with two male students and one female student. Based on comparison with other photographs we believe the students are Julia Given (standing at right), Joshua Given and probably Otto Zotoum (standing at left). We also believe Chief Big Bow is seated on the left. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Henry Kendall, c.1882

Studio portrait of Henry Kendall wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lena Carr and Harry Marmon with staff [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Lena Carr (seated) and Harry Marmon (standing at right) with staff members Miss Mary R. Hyde (standing in rear at left) and Miss Shiverick (standing in rear at right). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Hospital and Disciplinarian's Quarters, c.1882

The Hospital building and the Disciplinarian's Quarters. This building replaced the original hospital on the school grounds in 1881.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-008, 10A-C-05, and 12-07-05. The caption for 10A-C-05 reads "Hospital, built mainly by Indian apprentices."  

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mason Pratt, Charles Kihega, Samuel Townsend, and Benjamin Marshall [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Mason Pratt (seated at left), Charles Kihega (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at right), and Benjamin Marshall (seated in center). The three students are wearing school uniforms. 

Note: Mason Pratt was the son of Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Male student with a male visitor [?], c.1882

Studio portrait of a male student in uniform with a man wearing a white scarf, probably a visitor.

Previous cataloging from the National Anthropological Archives provided a date of 1894 for this image. It is not clear what this was based on. 

 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

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

Jennie Conners, c.1882

Studio portrait of Jennie Conners probably wearing school uniform. 

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 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Rachel Checote possibly wearing school uniform.

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

White Buffalo, c.1882

Studio portrait of White Buffalo.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: White Buffalo. Cheyenne.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has a copy of this image: PA-CH2-092b.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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

Otto Zotoum [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Otto Zotoum wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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

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