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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Joshua Given, c.1881

Studio portrait of Joshua Given wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Mitty [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Mitty wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Yellow Bear and his daughter, Minnie Yellow Bear [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Yellow Bear and his daughter, Minnie Yellow Bear. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Twiss, c.1881

Studio portrait of Frank Twiss wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

John D. Miles [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of John D. Miles wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

John D. Miles [version 2], c.1881

Studio of John D. Miles wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lamotte Primaux [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Lamotte Primaux wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Owen Yellow Hair [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Owen Yellow Hair wearing a uniform.

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption contains the date 1894. However, that is not possible if this person is Owen Yellow Hair.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lydia Harrington [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Lydia Harrington probably wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lamotte Primaux [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Lamotte Primaux wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School, #1, c.1881

The caption reads: Noted Indian Chiefs.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: NOTED INDIAN CHIEFS Who have visited the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. Spotted Tail, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota.
2. Iron Wing, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota.
3. American Horse, Sioux Chief, Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota.
4. Red Shirt, Sioux Chief, Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota.
5. White Eagle, Ponca Chief, Indian Territory.
6. Standing Buffalo, Ponca Chief, Indian Territory.
7. Poor Wolf, Mandan Chief, Fort Berthold, Dakota.
8. Son of the Star. Arickaree Chief, Fort Berthold, Dakota.
9. White Man, Apache Chief, Indian Territory.
10. Stumbling Bear, Kiowa Chief, Indian Territory.
11. Tso-de-ar-ko, Wichita Chief, Indian Territory.
12. Big Horse, Cheyenne Chief, Indian Territory.
13. Bob Tail, Cheyenne Chief, Indian Territory.
14. Man-on-the-Cloud, Cheyenne, Indian Territory.
15. Mad Wolf, Cheyenne, Indian Territory.
16. Little Raven, Arapahoe Chief, Indian Territory.
17. Yellow Bear, Arapahoe Chief, Indian Territory.
18. Left Hand, Arapahoe Chief, Indian Territory.
19. Ouray, Ute Chief, Colorado.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Frank Everett, c.1881

Studio portrait of Frank Everett in non-native clothing. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lydia Harrington [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Lydia Harrington probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather. Roosevelt is wearing a school-issued print dress and Mather is wearing a school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Elmer, c.1881

Studio portrait of Elmer wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Otto Wells, c.1881

Studio portrait of Otto Wells.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Harriet Mary Elder [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Harriet Mary Elder wearing possibly wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ellis Childers, c.1881

Studio portrait of Ellis Childers wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Silas Childers, c.1881

Studio portrait of Silas Childers wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Engler, c.1881

Studio portrait of Frank Engler wearing non-native clothing. 

Note: The Historical Society has two copies of this image, 13-29-04 and PA-CH1-063d.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather. Roosevelt is wearing a school-issued print dress and Mather is in school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Owen Yellow Hair [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Owen Yellow Hair wearing a uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mitty [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Mitty wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Sheldon Jackson, Harvey Townsend, and John Shields [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Harvey Townsend (center), and John Shields (right), all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Cheape Ross, c.1881

Studio portrait of Cheape Ross wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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