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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Alumni Hall, c.1908

The caption on this postcard reads: Alumni Hall, U. S. Indian School, Carlisle, Pa. Designed and Built by Students.

Format: Postcard

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Mrs. Marmon, Lena Carr, and Harry Marmon, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Mrs. Marmon, Lena Carr, Harry Marmon.

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

Garlow, c.1910 #3

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: GARLOW

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Group of 12 students, c.1890

The handwritten note reads: Students at Government School at Carlisle, Pa.

This same group of students also posed for a photograph with Richard Henry Pratt upon their arrival at the school. See the "Richard H. Pratt with 12 students, c.1890" link below.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Charles Buck's House, 1911

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: This is my home.

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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