Images

The Images section 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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Lucy Black Shortnose [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Lucy Black Shortnose wearing a school-issued print dress.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lucy Black Shortnose, Ella Hippy, Fanny (Knife Holder), Mabel Doanmoe, and Laura Doanmoe [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Lucy Black Shortnose, Ella Hippy, Fanny (Knife Holder), Mabel Doanmoe, and Laura Doanmoe, all wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Stella Berht, c.1880

Studio portrait of Stella Berht wearing non-native clothing, probably school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five young male Sioux students [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of David (Kills Without Wounding), Nathan (Ear), Pollock Spotted Tail, Marshall (Marshall Band Milk), and Hugh (Running Horse), all wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Darlington [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Darlington wearing school uniform. 

Handwritten caption along bottom edge of image probably reads: Darlington.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Nancy Renville and Justine La Framboise [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Nancy Renville and Justine La Framboise, both wearing school-issued print dresses.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Darlington [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Darlington wearing school uniform. 

Note: CCHS has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-032b and CS-CH-003.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Bob Tail and his son Joseph Bobtail, c.1880 [version1]

Studio portrait of Bob Tail in native clothing and his son, Joseph Bobtail, wearing school uniform. There is an illegible handwritten caption along the side of the image.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Frank Cushing, Taylor Ealy, Mary Ealy, and Jennie Hammaker [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Frank Cushing (standing at left), Taylor Ealy (standing at right), Mary Ealy (seated in swing at left), and Jennie Hammaker (seated at right), all dressed in school uniforms.  

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Hattie Long Wolf, c.1880

Studio portrait of Hattie Long Wolf (Hattie Porcupine) wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

David Blue Teeth and Hope Blue Teeth, c.1880

Studio portrait of David Blue Teeth (standing) and his sister Hope Blue Teeth (seated). David is wearing a school uniform and Hope is in non-native dress. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lucy Black Shortnose [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Lucy Black Shortnose wearing a school-issued print dress.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Laura Doanmoe, c.1880

Studio portrait of Laura Doanmoe wearing school uniform. Handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Laura Doanmoe

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Frank Cushing, Taylor Ealy, Mary Ealy, and Jennie Hammaker [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Frank Cushing (standing at left), Taylor Ealy (standing at right), Mary Ealy (seated in swing at left), and Jennie Hammaker (seated at right), all wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Bob Tail and his son Joseph Bobtail, c.1880 [version 2]

Studio portrait of Bob Tail, dressed in native clothing, with his son Joseph Bobtail, dressed in school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Justine La Framboise [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Justine La Framboise wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Sheldon Jackson, Harvey Townsend, and John Shields [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Sheldn Jackson (center), and Harvey Townsend (right) wearing native clothing.

The handwritten note reads: Pueblos   Harvey Townsend   Sheldon Jackson.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Unidentified Male, c.1880

The individual in this carte de visite has not been identified.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Two Sioux Chiefs visit the Carlisle Indian School, 1880

The caption reads: SPOTTED TAIL AND IRON WING. SIOUX CHIEFS WHO VISITED THE SCHOOL IN 1880.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Chief Minimec, c.1880

The caption reads: Cheyenne Chief (Manemic) one of Florida prisoners

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Minimic Chief of Comanche Indians from a painting by J. Wells Champney, at Ft Marion, Florida

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Justine La Framboise [version 1], c.1880

The handwritten note reads: Justine

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: No 48 Justine La Framboise from Sisseton Agency Dakota

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Walter Matches [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Walter Matches.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-034a and CS-CH-015.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five Sioux girls [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Ruth (Looking Woman), Hattie Long Wolf, Anna Laura, Grace Cook, and Stella Berht.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: CS-CH-066, PA-CH1-023a, and 10-B-12.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Wounded Yellow Robe, Timber Yellow Robe, and Henry Standing Bear [version 1], 1886 [after]

Studio portrait of Wounded Yellow Robe, Timber Yellow Robe, and Henry Standing Bear, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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