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.
The caption reads: LOUIS TEWANIMA MARATHON RUNNER
The printed note reads: He is a full - blood Hopi Indian who came to Carlisle five years ago unable to speak English, with long hair and opposed to education. He is now one of the most studious and progressive students in the school. He is considered by experts as America's greatest long-distance runner and will represent the United States in the Olympic Games.
This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 10 (June 1912): 448.
Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The printed note reads: A Gladsome Easter
Postcard from Herbert Holy Elk to Moses Friedman regarding a letter and blank sent to Holy Elk as well as informing Fridman that he was trapping this winter. Sent on March 3, 1914 from Eastman, South Dakota.
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration