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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Andrew (His Shield), Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), and Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes His Own) [version 1], 1879

Portrait of Andrew (His Shield), Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), and Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes His Own) posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. One student is wearing a school uniform; the other two are in non-native dress. This photo was probably taken very close to their arrival on October 6, 1879. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Agnes (White Cow) and Ernest (Knocks Off), c.1879

Portrait of Agnes (White Cow) and Ernest (Knocks Off) posed on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Andrew (His Shield), Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), and Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes His Own) [version 2], 1879

Portrait of Andrew (His Shield), Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), and Baldwin Blue Horse (Takes His Own) posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. One student is wearing a school uniform; the other two are in in non-native clothing. This photo was probably taken close to their arrival on October 6, 1879. 

Format: Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Fred Smith, Joseph Gun, and John Primaux [version 1], c.1879

Portrait of Fred Smith, Joseph Gun, and John Primaux posed on the bandstand on the school grounds.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Group portrait of nine Sioux students, c.1879

Portrait of nine Sioux students posed next to one of the school buildings. The students are Edward Little (Behind), James (White Man), George Hollow Horned Bear (Little Man), George Hollow Horned Bear (Little Man), Bernard (Hawk Charging Daylight), David (Kills Without Warning), Horace (White Whirlwind), Hope Blue Teeth, Ida (Shoes), and Stella Berht (White Mare). 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Fred Smith, Joseph Gun, and John Primaux [version 2], c.1879

Portrait of Fred Smith, Joseph Gun, and John Primaux posed on the bandstand on the school grounds.

Format: Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Emma (Plenty Aunt), Rufus (Strikes the Enemy), Theron Two Strike, and Arthur Two Strike, c.1879

Group portrait of one female and three male students shortly after their arrival, probably in front of a building on the school grounds. Annotations on the image state they they were relatives of Black Crow. Based on that information they are probably Emma (Plenty Aunt), Rufus (Strikes the Enemy), Theron Two Strike, and Arthur Two Strike. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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