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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Henry Kendall, c.1882

Studio portrait of Henry Kendall wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Joshua Given [?], Luther Standing Bear, and an unidentified male student, c.1882

Studio portrait of Joshua Given [?], Luther Standing Bear, and an unidentified male student, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lena Carr and Harry Marmon with staff [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Lena Carr (seated) and Harry Marmon (standing at right) with staff members Miss Mary R. Hyde (standing in rear at left) and Miss Shiverick (standing in rear at right). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Joshua Given [?] and a male student, c.1882

Studio portrait of an adult man with a male student wearing school uniform. The adult man is probably Johsua Given. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Tom Torlino [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native clothing and ornaments.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004a, BS-CH-008, US-50a, and 12-26-03.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Adam McCarty [second pose], c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarthy

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Native American man with nine students [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of a Native American man, presumably a father or chief, with three male and six female students.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Cyrus Windy, Samuel Townsend, and Luke Phillips, c.1882

Studio portrait of Cyrus Windy (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at left), and Luke Phillips (seated at right), all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Five young female Osage students [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of five young female students, all wearing school uniforms with white pinafores. They are Alice Long Pole, Julia Pryor, Metopa, Josephine Pryor, and Myrtie Tallchief. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Tom Torlino [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native dress and ornaments.

Note: This is probably a photograph taken of the print of the Torlino photograph

The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004a, BS-CH-008, US-50a, and 12-26-03.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Alfred, c.1882

Studio portrait of a student identified as Alfred.

The caption reads: Alfred - 3

This is probably either Alfred Brown (Cheyenne, 1879-1883) or Alfred Charko (Wichita, 1882-1883), but there is a chance it could be a student named Alfred who attended Carlisle a little later in the 1880s or 1890s. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Hospital and Disciplinarian's Quarters, c.1882

The Hospital building and the Disciplinarian's Quarters. This building replaced the original hospital on the school grounds in 1881.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-008, 10A-C-05, and 12-07-05. The caption for 10A-C-05 reads "Hospital, built mainly by Indian apprentices."  

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Otto Zotoum [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Otto Zotoum wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Samuel Scott, c.1882

Studio portrait of Samuel Scott.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-029d and 13-29-02.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

George Baker [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Geoge Baker wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

George Baker [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of George Baker wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

William B. Peery, c.1882

Studio portrait of William B. Peery wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mason Pratt, Charles Kihega, Samuel Townsend, and Benjamin Marshall [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Mason Pratt (seated at left), Charles Kihega (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at right), and Benjamin Marshall (seated at right). The three students are wearing school uniforms. Mason Pratt was the son of Richard Henry Pratt. 

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption includes that these are student in the "paint shop." It is more likely that this says "print shop." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

White Buffalo, c.1882

Studio portrait of White Buffalo.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: White Buffalo. Cheyenne.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has a copy of this image: PA-CH2-092b.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Tom Torlino, 1882 and 1885

This caption reads: TOM TORLINO – NAVAJO. AS HE ENTERED THE SCHOOL IN 1882. AS HE APPEARED THREE YEARS LATER.

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

Male student with a male visitor [?], c.1882

Studio portrait of a male student in uniform with a man wearing a white scarf, probably a visitor.

Previous cataloging from the National Anthropological Archives provided a date of 1894 for this image. It is not clear what this was based on. 

 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Eleven female Omaha students [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of eleven female students in school uniforms. Caption information states they are from the Omaha nation and entered in 1882. If that is accurate, then they are probably Alice Springer, Jennie Mitchell, Mary Tyndall, Ettie Tyndall, Mary Hewitt, Etta Webster, Elsie Springer, Lettie Esau, Alice Fremont, Fannie Merrick, and Mamie Springer.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Arnold Woolworth, c.1882

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth. 

The caption reads: Arnold

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Carl Matches, c.1882

Studio portrait of Carl Matches wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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