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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Charles Buck's Dining Room, 1911

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Dining room.

Charles Buck sent this image of the dining room in his house to Carlisle at the request of Superintendent Friedman....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

View at Main Street, Morristown, South Dakota, c.1910

The handwritten note reads: View at Main St. Morristown. S. D. Photo by W. B. ZAHN.

The reverse side includes a short note from William Bennett Zahn to Superintendent Moses Friedman.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School, #2, c.1881

The caption reads: NOTED INDIAN CHIEFS Who have visited the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. Spotted Tail, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota.
2. Iron Wing, Sioux Chief, Rosebud...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Gym Class, #1

The caption on this postcard reads: GYMNASIUM, ALL INDIANS EXCEPT INSTRUCTOR. CARLISLE, Pa.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

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...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

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