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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Alaskan Indians, 1897

The handwritten note reads: ALASKAN INDIANS.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Pupils from Alaska   AS THEY ARRIVED AT CARLISLE IN THE FALL OF 1897     SEE REDMAN, JUNE 1899.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

White Buffalo, #2, c.1881 [before]

The caption reads: WHITE BUFFALO – CHEYENNE.  AT CARLISLE '81–'84.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Bruce Palterson, c.1890

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: 44. Bruce Palterson.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Henry North, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Henry North

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

Garfield Siterangok at Church, c.1910

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: This is our Church - Presbyterian Church of Council.  My family is all well.  Your truly, G. N. Sitaraugok.

This Presbyterian Church is located in Council City, Alaska.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Payawesea Sr. and Jr., c.1900

 The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Jos. Payawesa Sr. & Jr.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

John J. Godfrey, 1912

The caption reads: JOHN GODFREY. Indiana's Only Police Officer of Indian Extraction.

This image appears in an undated newspaper article about Godfrey's appointment as a police officer in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1912.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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