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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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

Adam McCarty #1, c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarty

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Alexander McNac, c.1882

Studio portrait of Alexander McNac wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

William B. Peery, c.1882

Studio portrait of William B. Peery wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

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

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

Studio portrait of Mason Pratt (seated at left), Charles Kihega (standing), Sam 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

Daniel Milk, c.1882

Studio portrait of Daniel Milk wearing non-native clothing.

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

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

Benjamin Damon, George S. Watchman (Saahtlie), and Stailey Norcross, c.1882

Studio portrait of Benjamin Damon, George S. Watchman (Saahtlie), and Stailey Norcross. The two seated students are wrapped in Navajo blankets, and one is wearing a headband. There is another blanket drapped in the background.

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

George Baker, c.1882 [version 1]

Studio portrait of George Baker wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

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

Ernie Black, c.1882

Studio portrait of Ernie Black wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Jennie Conners, c.1882

Studio portrait of Jennie Conners probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

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

Harry Marmon, c.1882

Studio portrait of Harry Marmon wearing school uniform. 

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

Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Antoinette Williams (left) and Nellie Carey (right). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Emily Ross and Ella Ross [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Emily Ross and Ella Ross, both wearing white pinafores over dark dresses. 

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

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