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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Cottage for Indians No. 5

The caption reads: COTTAGE FOR INDIANS No. 5

The printed note reads: Estimated Cost $600. 

This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 10 (June 1912): 444.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Class of 1890

The caption reads: Graduating Class, 1890. Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.

William Tivis, Comanche. Jemima Wheelock, Oneida. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida. Stacy Matlack, Pawnee. Levi Levering, Omaha. Veronica Holliday, Chippewa. Benjamin Lawry, Winnebago. George Means, Sioux. Howard Logan, Winnebago. George Vallier, Quapaw. William Morgan, Pawnee. Carl Leider, Crow. Percy Zadoka, Keechi. Benjamin Thomas, Pueblo. Lawrence Smith, Winnebago. Rosa Bourassa, Chippewa. Nellie Robertson, Sioux. Julia Bent, Cheyenne.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Bracklin, c.1910

The handwritten notes on the reverse side reads: BRACKLIN Bracklin [illegible] half

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Carlisle Indian School Commencement Exercises - Laundry Work

The caption reads: CARLISLE INDIAN SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES - 1912

The printed note reads: A NEW DEPARTURE IN SCHOOL COMMENCEMENTS WHICH IS ATTRACTING THE ATTENTION OF EDUCATORS. THESE GIRLS DEMONSTRATED THEIR TRAINING IN THE VARIOUS BRANCHES OF LAUNDRY WORK BY SKILLFULLY DOING THE WORK, AT THE SAME TIME ANOTHER GIRL GIVES A PRACTICAL AND HELPFUL TALK ON THE SUBJECT. 

This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 9 (May 1912): 424. 

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Indian Girls, 1899

The handwritten note reads: Group of Indian Girls. Carlisle. 6/6, 1899.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

The Shoshoni Sun Dance - Some of the Dancers in Costume

The caption reads: THE SHOSHONI SUN DANCE-SOME OF THE DANCERS IN COSTUME

The image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 3 (November 1911): 102.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Josep Cox

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Josep Cox.   Sioux.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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