Image Collection

The Image Collection 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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Francis Guardipee, c.1907

These three small images of Francis Guardipee, taken during his time at Carlisle, are found in his NARA student file.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Carlisle Indians at Gettysburg, c.1905

The caption on this postcard reads: CARLISLE INDIANS AT DEVIL’S DEN, BATTLEFIELD OF GETTYSBURG PA.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Ouray and his wife Chipeta

The printed note on the reverse side reads: Ouray and his wife Chipeta; Utes.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Patrick Kennedy, c.1910

This image of Patrick Kennedy and a woman, possibly his wife, is found in his NARA student file.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Indian School Student Headstones, c.1990

A photograph from around 1990 of several rows of headstones belonging to Carlisle Indian School students in the School cemetary. Visable names, top to bottom: Cooking Look, Alice Springer, Jemima John, Giles Hands

Format: Film Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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