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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Three male students with J.M. Woodburne, c.1889

Studio portrait of three male students, two in uniform, with a white man with a large handlebar mustache. The caption identifies the man as J.M. Woodburne. The school paper notes that Dr. Woodburne "of the Rosebud Agency" visited the school in March of 1889. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Burdett Tsis-nah and Giles Lancy, 1889

Studio portrait of Burdett Tsis-nah and Giles Lancy, one wearing school uniform.

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption includes a date of March 1879. However, that date cannot be correct. Based on the students' enrollment dates, it is more likely the date is March 1889. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Twenty unidentified students (Miss Seabrook's class), 1889

Studio portrait of seventeen unidentified male students and three unidentified female students. The caption identifies them as Miss Seabrook's class and provides a date of June 1889. 

School records show Alice M. Seabrook was a teacher at the school from 1885 to 1889. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Nine Chippewa students [version 2], 1889

Studio portrait of five unidentified male students and four unidentified female students.

Cataloging for the National Anthropological Archives version of this image identifies the students as from the Chippewa nation and the date of the image as August 31, 1889. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Swedish National Museums of World Culture

Nine Chippewa students [version 1], 1889

Studio portrait of five unidentified male students and four unidentified female students. 

Previous cataloging identifies them as from the Chippewa nation and provides a date of August 31, 1889 for the image. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Nina Carlisle (pose #2), 1889

Studio portrait of Nina Carlisle.

Note: A faint handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Nina Carlisle Nov. 1889." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Nina Carlisle (pose #1) [version 1], 1889

Studio portrait of Nina Carlisle. 

Note: Information supplied by NAA for the image provides a date of November 1882. However, Nina was not at the school until 1889 and another image apparently taken on the same day was dated November 1889, so we believe that is also the date of this image.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Unidentified male student #35, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified male student.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Cora Poor Bear, c.1890

Studio portrait of Cora Poor Bear wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Benjamin Caswell [version 1], c.1890

Studio portrait of Benjamin Caswell 

Handwritten caption along side of image probably reads: Benjamin Caswell.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Otto Zotoum and Stacy Matlock, c.1890

Studio portrait of Otto Zotoum (standing at left) and Stacy Matlock (seated at right). Matlock is wearing a school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Three unidentified male students #8, c.1890

Studio portrait of three unidentified male students.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Joseph Blackbear, c.1890

Studio portrait of Joseph Blackbear in school uniform.

Note: This image contains partial caption information for a different photograph. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Isaac Webster and an unidentified male student, c.1890

Studio portrait of Isaac Webster and an unidentified male student, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Wounded Yellow Robe, Henry Standing Bear, and Chauncey Yellow Robe, c.1890

Studio portrait of Wounded Yellow Robe (also known as Richard Yellow Robe), Henry Standing Bear, and Chauncey Yellow Robe (also known as Timber Yellow Robe).

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

David Hodgson and Frank Shane, c.1890

Studio portrait of David Hodgson (standing) and Frank Shane (seated). Hodgson is wearing a school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Bertrand Kennerly, c.1890

Studio portrait of Bertrand Kennerly wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Eighteen unidentified Pawnee students, c.1890

Studio portrait of thirteen unidentified male students and five unidentified female students. Previous cataloging identifies them as from the Pawnee nation. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Graduating Class of 1890 [version 1], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students, the second graduating class in 1890. 

They are, back row, left to right: William Tivis, Jemima Wheelock, Dennison Wheelock, Stacy Matlock, Levi Levering, Veronica Holliday, Benjamin Lawry; middle row, left to right: George Means, Howard Logan, George Vallier (standing), William Morgan (standing), Carl Leider, Percy Zadoka, Benjamin Thomas; front row, left to right: Lawrence Smith, Rosa Bourassa, Nellie Robertson, Julia Bent. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-083, 10B-07-01, 11-A-01, and 15-21-01. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Chapo Geronimo and an unidentified young man, c.1890

Studio portrait of Chapo Geronimo and an unidentified young man, both with decorative beaded canes. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 2], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students. 

This appears to be a different version (people in different positions) of the graduating class of 1890. This is not the version that became the official photograph of the class. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Unidentified male student #36, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified male student.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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