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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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

Manuelito Choni [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Choni wearing native clothing. 

This photograph was proabably taken on or very close to Choni's date of arrival, October 21, 1882.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Manuelito Chiquito [version 3], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Chiquito wearing native clothing.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: No. 111. Manilito Chiquito Navajoe from New Mexico 

Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that day or very soon after. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Manuelito Choni [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelio Choni wearing native clothes.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Tom Torlino, #2, 1882 [before]

Large cabinet card photo of Tom Torlino (Navajo) in his native dress.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Choate

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: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Manuelito Chiquito [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Chiquito in native dress.

Note: Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that date or very soon after. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Manuelito Chiquito [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelio Chiquito wearing native clothing. 

Note: Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that day or very soon after. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Richard H. Pratt with 12 Navajo students, 1882

This image shows Richard Henry Pratt (seated on the bandstand) with a group of Navajo students upon their arrival at Carlisle on October 21, 1882. Based on enrollment information and a few other photographs of the individuals pictured, we believe the students are as follows:

Seated, left to right - Tom Torlino, George Williams, Stailey Norcross, Antoinette Williams, Charles Damon. Standing, left to right - Manuelito Chiquito, Manuelito Choni, Charlie, John Bitzclay, Francisco, Saahtlie (George Watchman), Benjamin Damon.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Gail Marko [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Gail Marko wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Lock and Charlie Bird, c.1883

Studio portrait of Frank Lock (probably standing at left) and Charlie Bird (probably seated at right. Both are in non-native clothing, Lock in school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Henry North [?] and an unidentified male student, c.1883

Studio portrait of two male students, both in non-native clothing, one in school uniform. 

Note: It seems likely, based on other images and the handwritten caption, that the student on the left is Henry North. The student on the right is currently unidentified, although it is possible that he is Beau Neal (Beau Niel). However, Neal died at the school in 1880, when North would have been only 12 years old. He seems to be older than that in this image, however it is possible that he is younger and that the older student is Beau Neal/Beau Niel. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Joel Tyndall, c.1883

Studio portrait of Joel Tyndall wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Ota Chief Eagle, c.1883

Studio portrait of Ota Chief Eagle wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Phillips Bob Tail, c.1883

Studio portrait of Phillips Bob Tail wearing non-native clothing. A handwritten caption written along the side of the image probably reads: Philips Bobtail

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lizzie and Katie Day [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Day and Katie Day, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Joshua Given, c.1883

Studio portrait of Joshua Given wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ellwood Wilbeforce (Ellwood Moon) [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Ellwood Wilbeforce (Ellwood Moon) wearing school uniform.

Note: When this student arrived he was known as Ellwood Moon. His information card notes that he later changed his name to Ellwood Wilbeforce.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Theodore McCauley, c.1883

Studio portrait of Theodore McCauley wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Frank Conroy, c.1883

Studio portrait of Frank Conroy in school uniform. 

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Mack Kutepi, c.1883

Studio portrait of Mack Kutepi wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lizzie and Katie Day [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Day and Katie Day, both wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Edgar McCassey, c.1883

Studio portrait of Edgar McCassey wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Harry Marmon, c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Marmon wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Samuel De Rauza [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Samuel De Rauza wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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