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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Band Stand and Girls Quarters, c.1908

The caption on this postcard reads: Band Stand and Girls Quarters, Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Richard Davis' family, c.1910

The caption reads: RICHARD DAVIS, CHEYENNE.

The printed note reads: Born 1867 at Sand Creek, Col., entered Carlisle 1879; learned the Printers' trade.  In 1888, married Nannie Aspenall, a Pawnee girl, at Carlisle, and worked for a Penna. farmer engages in raising thoroughbred stock.  He has been in charge of the School herd of 65 thoroughbred and graded animals and the Dairying until the Summer of 1894 when he was appointed District Farmer of the Cheyenne Agency.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bertha Day, Clifford Leeds, and Ella Leeds, 1913

The handwritten note reads: Bertha Day, Clifford Leeds, Ella Leeds.

Bertha Day and Ella Leeds may be Clifford Leeds' sisters.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Childers family, 1915

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Childers and children Clarence, Eloise, and Ruby.   Broken Arrow Oklahoma, October 8, 1915.

View of D. B. and Mildred (Millie) McIntosh Childers with their three children.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School, #2, c.1890

The captions read: Small Boys’ Quarters, Ass’t. Supt’s. Quarters, Superintendent’s Quarters, Chapel, Guard House, Hospital, Disciplinarian’s Quarters, Band Stand, After School, School Building, Large Boys’ Quarters, Christmas Dinner, School Room, Office & Teachers’ Quarters, Gymnasium, Girls’ Quarters, Girls’ Industrial Hall and Dining-room, Shops.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Little Boy, c.1910

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: LITTLE BOY

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Pratt, c.1910

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: PRATT

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

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