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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James Downs (ma-she-nah), c.1905

James Downs is shown here on a cart with a child, possibly his daughter.  This postcard is included in his student file at the U.S. National Archives.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Gymnasium, c.1895

The handwritten label on the slide reads: Gymnasium at Play

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Lantern Slide

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Ralph Brown age 17 years

Caption reads: Ralph Brown age 17 years

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Nannie Saunooke Screamer Photo, c.1910

This is believed to be Nannie Saunooke, the wife of Manus Screamer.  Her photograph is found in Manus Screamer's NARA student folder.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Josiah Redwolf, c.1910

This photograph of Josiah Redwolf 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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