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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Adam McCarty #2, 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

Louis Big Horse, c.1882

Studio portrait of Louis Bighorse wearing non-native clothes. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

George Baker, c.1882 [version 2]

Studio portrait of Geoge Baker wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

George Baker, c.1882 [version 1]

Studio portrait of George Baker wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Alexander McNac, c.1882

Studio portrait of Alexander McNac wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Daniel Milk, c.1882

Studio portrait of Daniel Milk wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Elmer, c.1882

Studio portrait of Elmer wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Tom Torlino, #1, 1882 [before]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Tom Torlino, Navajoe.

This iconic image of Tom Torlino coming to Carlisle in 1882 was taken by John N. Choate of Carlisle, PA.  It is often used in before-and-after photographs of Torlino to demonstrate assimilation.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lizzie Glode, c.1882

Studio portrait of Lizzie Glode probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lena Carr and Harry Marmon with staff [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of students Lena Carr and Harry Marmon with staff members Mary R. Hyde (standing in rear at left) and Harriet Hyde Shiverick (standing in rear at right). Both Carr and Marmon are dressed in non-native clothing, Marmon in school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Rachel Checote [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Rachel Checote possibly wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Julia Given and Joshua Given, c.1882

Studio portrait of Julia Given and her brother, Joshua Given. Both are probably wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Frank Engler, c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Engler wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Harry Marmon, c.1882

Studio portrait of Harry Marmon wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Rachel Checote [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Rachel Checote possibly wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Baptiste and Louis Bayhylle, c.1882 [version2]

Studio portrait of Baptiste Bayhylle and his son Louis Bayhylle. Baptiste is wearing non-native clothes and Louis is in a school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ernie Black, c.1882

Studio portrait of Ernie Black wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Casper Edson, c.1882

Studio portrait of Casper Edson wearing school uniform. 

A handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Casper Edson.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Baptiste and Louis Bayhylle, c.1882 [version 1]

Studio portarit of Baptiste Bayhylle and his son, Louis Bayhylle. Baptiste is wearing non-native clothes and Louis is wearing a school uniform. There apperas to be an illegible caption written along the top of the image. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Justine La Framboise, c.1882

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Frank Lock, c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Lock wearing non-native clothing and a kerchief tied around his neck.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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