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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Final 220 yds. Dash Between Carlisle Indians and Mercersburg Academy, c.1900

The caption reads: Final 220 yds. Dash Between Carlisle Indians and Mercersburg Academy.

The handwritten note reads: Easter Greetings. Can you find the sender? A boy snapped this some years ago. W. A. McLaughlin. Mercersburg, Pa. 03/30/1907.

This image is from a track and field event between the Carlisle Indian School and Mercersburg Academy.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Frank Yorlet and George Pratt

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Frank [Yorlet?] & George Pratt. School friends of Mothers.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

John Gunn, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: John Gunn   Pueblo

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

Male Student, c.1886

An unidentified Carlisle Indian School Student around 1886.

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

Charles Dillon, 1910

This photograph of Charles Dillion in his Carlisle football uniform is from his student file at the U.S. National Archives.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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