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.
The caption reads: SAVAGE HOPI INDIANS ARE TRANSFORMED INTO MODEL STUDENTS
The sub-captions over the individual pictures read (top, then left to right): BAND OF HOPI INDIANS AS THEY LOOKED FIVE YEARS AGO WHEN THEY WERE TAKEN TO THE CARLISLE INDIAN SCHOOL; JOSHUA HERMEYESVA; ARCHIE QUAMALA AS HE LOOKS TODAY; LEWIS TEWANIMA, FAMOUS MARATHON RUNNER, WHO WAS A SAVAGE FIVE YEARS AGO.
The newspaper title and the date of publication are unknown.
Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Pueblo boys. James H. Miller. by his Brother Francis H. Ortiz. Indian Training School. Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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