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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Plenty Living Bear, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Plenty Living Bear

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Bracklin, c.1910

The handwritten notes on the reverse side reads: BRACKLIN Bracklin [illegible] half

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

World's Fair Exhibit

The caption reads: THE WORLD'S FAIR EXHIBIT.

The printed note reads: The exhibit of Carlisle School at the World's Fair compared avorably with the exhibits from other industrial schools of the country, and won for Carlisle diplomas from the Department of Liberal Arts and the Department of Agriculture. The School has also been awarded medals for exhibits made in Paris and Madrid, and other diplomas on less important occasions.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 38.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Kate Irvine Kinghune and Eunice Suison, c.1886

The handwritten note reads: Kate Irvine Kinghune and Eunice Suison

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Unidentified Students, c.1900

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: 2/27 . 1896.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Happy Easter, c.1915

The printed note reads: I wish you a very happy EASTER

The reverse side includes a note from Rose Lyons to Oscar H. Lipps sent from Onigum, Minnesota on April 1, 1915.

Tree branch with red flowers and a butterfly.

Format: Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Cheyenne Indian Chiefs Favor Education

The caption reads: CHEYENNE INDIAN CHIEFS FAVOR EDUCATION - LONE ELK, TALL BULL, BIG HEAD AND LITTLE SUN, WITH CHEYENNES ATTENDING CARLISLE

The image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 4 (December 1911): 163.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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