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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School Room Interior

The caption reads: A SCHOOL ROOM INTERIOR.

The printed note reads: This picture gives a partial view of school room No. 12, occupied by the Senior Class. The school rooms are 28 x 30 x 13 feet, well lighted and ventilated, fitted with single desks and slate blackboards, and aggregate accommodations for 700 pupils.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 11.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Entrance Avenue

The caption reads: ENTRANCE AVENUE.

The printed note reads: The School adjoins the borough of Carlisle on the northeast, and is reached by a public road leading into this avenue on the School grounds.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 5.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Shoe Shop

The caption reads: THE SHOE SHOP.

The printed note reads: makes all the shoes used by the pupils except such as are bought from their own unds and kept for Sunday best. Since the beginning of the School not a pair of shoes or boots has been sent off the premises to be repaired.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 41.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Assembly Hall and Chapel

The caption reads: THE ASSEMBLY HALL AND CHAPEL.

The printed note reads: is in the central part of the School building. It is light and airy and seats 800 persons.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 59.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

After School, c.1895

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: After School.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

School Dining Room and Girls' Industrial Hall

The caption reads: DINING ROOM AND GIRLS' INDUSTRIAL HALL.

The printed note reads: This building, 125 x 50 feet, with a rear projection 80 x 36 feet, was erected in 1884, mainly by student labor under the direction of the school mechanics. On the lower floor is the dining room 124 x 49 x 16 feet, lighted with two arc lights, the kitchen and laundry. On the upper floor is a large sewing room, a room for the cooking-class and the drying room.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 24.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

View of the Campus

The caption reads: VIEW OF THE CAMPUS.

The printed note reads: One feature of the School is the beauty of the grounds and their special adaptability to the purposes of a school. During the recreation periods the students spend many happy hours on the campus in playing croquet, tennis, ball and other games, or in quietly promenading, reading and chatting.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 6.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Harness Shop

The caption reads: THE HARNESS SHOP.

The printed note reads: has no difficulty in securing its quota of apprentices. The product of this shop is used by the Government at the different Indian Agencies and amounts to 150 to 250 sets of double harness annually - all hand made.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 42.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

John Kawi, c.1895

Studio portrait of John Kawi wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Male Students in the Country

The caption reads: INDIAN BOYS IN THE COUNTRY.

The printed note reads: illustrates the outing system, which is the practical side of Carlisle training. The Indian under the same opportunities becomes just as good a hand at all the varied employments of the farm as the white man.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 60.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Students Playing Basketball, c.1895

Students playing basketball in the school gymnasium. Students are in a circle.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Interior of the Dining Hall

The caption reads: DINING HALL - INTERIOR.

The printed note reads: This room will seat 700 persons.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 25.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

School Kitchen

The caption reads: THE SCHOOL KITCHEN.

The printed note reads: is fitted up with large ranges and steam cooking apparatus.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 26.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Mary Miller, Lily Miller, and Nettie Miller, c.1895

Studio portrait of Mary Miller, Lily Miller, and Nettie Miller, all probably wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Annie Marmon and Effie Marmon, c.1895

Studio portrait of Annie Marmon and Effie Marmon, both probably wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Pasquala Anderson and Andres Moro, c.1895

Studio portrait of Pasquala Anderson and Andres Moro, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Tin Shop

The caption reads: THE TIN SHOP.

The printed note reads: Good tinware of all kinds is made, which the Government buys and sends to the Agencies. Care of the tin roofs, water spouting and the plumbing of the School is an important item in the work of this department.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 43.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Mary Wilkinson, c.1895

Studio portrait of  Mary Wilkinson wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Maggie Trombly and Mary Beaulieu, c.1895

Studio portrait of Maggie Trombly and Mary Beaulieu.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female Students in the Country

The caption reads: INDIAN GIRLS IN THE COUNTRY.

The printed note reads: illustrates the home life and occupations of the girls during their Summer outing; also a public school attended by a number girls during the Winter.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 61.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Small Boys' Quarters

The caption reads: THE SMALL BOYS' QUARTERS.

The printed note reads: accommodate 100 of the smallest boys, who are under the care of a matron. The sleeping rooms have three beds, a wardrobe, washstand, table and chairs ; and the building, 212 x 36 feet, contains bath rooms, assembly rooms, readings rooms and library.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 27.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Archie Libby, c.1895

Studio portrait of Archive Libby wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Kamie Owl, c.1895

Studio portrait of Kamie Owl wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Tailor Shop

The caption reads: THE TAILOR SHOP.

The printed note reads: Here the uniforms and outer garments or 450 boys are made annually.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 44.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Corbett Lawyer and Edward Spott, c.1895

Studio portrait of Corbett Lawyer and Edward Spott. Both are probably wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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