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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Saco family and Mrs. Pretty Antelope, c.1910

The handwritten note reads:  1# Mrs Pretty Antelope    #2 Mr. Ralph Saco    #3 Beatrice Saco    #4 Margret Saco

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Guard House at Indian School, c.1908

The caption reads: Guard House at Indian School, Carlisle, Pa. (build by the Hessians 1777).

Format: Postcard

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Boy's Ward, School Hospital

The caption reads: BOY'S WARD, SCHOOL HOSPITAL

The image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 2 (October 1911): 75.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Carlisle Indians vs. Yale, #1, 1896

The caption reads: AN INDIAN MASS PLAY ON YALE TACKLE FOR FIVE YARDS GAIN.

The Carlisle Indians played against Yale on October 24, 1896 at Manhattan Field.

This image appears in Harper's Weekly vol. 40, no...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Girls Industrial Room, c.1895

The handwritten label on the slide reads: Girls Industrial Room

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Lantern Slide

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

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