Image Collection

The Image Collection 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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Alfred, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Alfred.

The caption reads: Alfred - 3

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Little Bear Group, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of the Little Bear group.

The caption read: Little Bear Group

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Mrs. Marmon, Lena Carr, and Harry Marmon, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Mrs. Marmon, Lena Carr, Harry Marmon.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

The Mrs. Marmon in this image is believed to be Mrs. Walter Marmon.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Unidentified Students, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of two unidentified male students.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Etadleuh Doanmoe [version 2], c.1885

The printed caption reads: ETADLEUH DOANMOE, KIOWA. Taken prisoner in 1875 and sent to Ft. Marion, Fla.; was released in /1878; spent one year at Hampton Institute, Va.; entered Carlisle 1879. In 1882 married Tone-adle-mah, an educated girl of his own tribe, and reentered to the Indian Territory. Served as Helper in the School an Interpreter. In 1888 was appointed by the Presbyterian Board as a missionary among the Kiowas, but died soon after, having lived an exemplary life and exerted a good influence ence among his associates.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Arnold Woolworth, c.1885

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth in non-native clothing. 

The caption reads: Arnold

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Luther Standing Bear and Willard Standing Bear, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Luther Standing Bear and Willard Standing Bear, members of the Sioux Nation.

The caption reads: Luther and Willard

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Unidentified Students, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of two unidentified male students.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Two Unidentified Male Students, c.1885

Glass plate negative images of two unidentified male students.

The caption reads: Rob [?] and [illegible]

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Unidentified Students, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of two unidentified male students.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Chester Cornelius, c.1885

Studio portrait of a male student wearing non-native clothing. The handwritten caption along the side of the image is difficult to read, but we believe it says: Chester Cornelius and that that is who the sitter is. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Frank West, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Frank West.

The caption reads: Frank West 3

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Edgar Fire Thunder and Solomon, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Edgar Fire Thunder, a member of the Sioux Nation. Another person, named Solomon, is also pictured.

The caption reads: Solomon and Edgar

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

James Black Hawk, c.1885

Studio portrait of Jame Black Hawk wearing non-native clothes. Handwritten caption along side of image probably reads: James Black Hawk

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Group of Unidentified Students, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of three unidentified students, two male and one female.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Henry Ouita, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Henry Ouita, a member of the Apache Nation.

The caption reads: Henry Outa - 3-50 - Pd

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Unidentified Female Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of an unidentified female student.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Rose White Thunder, c.1885 [after]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Rose White Thunder. Sioux.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Unidentified Students, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of four unidentified male students.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Little Elk, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Little Elk.

The caption reads: Little Elk

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Etadleuh Doanmoe [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of Etadleuh Doanmoe wearing non-native clothing.

A handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Etadleuh.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Unidentified Female Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of an unidentified female student.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Clay Ainsworth, c.1885

Studio portrait of Clay Ainsworth wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Minnie Atkins, c.1885

Studio portrait of Minnie Atkins probably wearing a school uniform.

The caption reads: Minnie Atkins

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of female students, c.1885

The handwritten note reads: Group of girl students at Indian School. Carlisle, Pa.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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