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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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

Outing Scenes from the Country

The caption reads: SOME CARLISLE INDIAN GIRLS IN THEIR COUNTRY HOMES.

The printed note reads: The socially elevating side of the outing is shown by the refined homes and families into which the pupils are received.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 62.

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

Lambert Istone, c.1895

Studio portrait of Lambert Istone wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

School Campus During Winter

The caption reads: THE CAMPUS IN WINTER.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 28.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Margaret La Mere and Mary Miller, c.1895

Studio portrait of Margaret La Mere and Mary Miller, both wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Charles Dickens and Mark Hopkins, c.1895

Studio portrait of Charles Dickens (seated at left) and Mark Hopkins (standing at right), both wearing non-native clothing. Dickens is holding a decorative beaded cane. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Neal Monoahsy [?], c.1895

Studio portrait of Neal Monoahsy [?] wearing school uniform. 

Note: Previous cataloging identified this student as "Neil Mon." There is no student by that name. We believe this is Neal Monoahsy. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Blacksmith Shop

The caption reads: THE BLACKSMITH SHOP.

The printed note reads: The Indian boys soon become adepts in this trade, forging the horseshoe and setting it, learning to fashion the iron to any desired shape, working bar steel into tools with skill and readiness hardly credible unless witnessed.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 45.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Robert Elige Crow, c.1895

Studio portrait of Robert Elige Crow wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Delos Lone Wolf, c.1895

Studio portrait of Delos Lone Wolf wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Students in Art Class

The caption reads: THE ART CLASS.

The printed note reads: A large number of the pupils show decided ability in drawing from models and nature, and working with clay. For the school year beginning September 1st, 1895, a course in Sloyd for the younger pupils will be added to this department.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 12.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Richard Grant, c.1895

Studio portrait of Richard Grant wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Robert B. Johnson, c.1895

View of Robert B. Johnson as a student at the Carlisle Indian School around 1895.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Country Sabbath School

The caption reads: A COUNTRY SABBATH SCHOOL.

The printed note reads: attended by a number of Indian girls during their outing. The Indian girls and boys are cordially received into Church and Sabbath School associations in all the communities in which they are placed.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 63.

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

Isaac Seneca, c.1895

Studio portrait of Isaac Seneca.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Campeau and Matthew Johnson, c.1895

Studio portrait of Frank Campeau and Matthew Johnson (right) both wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Kitchen Before Dinner, c.1895

The handwritten label on the slide reads: The Kitchen Before Dinner

Format: Lantern Slide

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Interior of the Boiler House

The caption reads: THE BOILER HOUSE INTERIOR.

The printed note reads: The buildings are all heated by steam from this central plant consisting of three 100-horse-power water tube boilers. All the work of digging the trenches, laying the pipes and fitting up the buildings for the system was done by the Indian boys under the direction of a skilled mechanic.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 29.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Ernest Roe, c.1895

Studio portrait of Ernest Roe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Interior of the School Blacksmith Shop

The caption reads: THE BLACKSMITH SHOP INTERIOR.

The printed note reads: has five forges, each one requiring two hands for morning and two for afternoon work. The principal work is building wagons of which the Government is the chief purchaser. Last year one wagon was shipped to a Negro mission school in Africa, the missionary, Mr. Stuart, having seen the wagon at the World's Fair. There are also purchasers among the Indians.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 46.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Student Teachers

The caption reads: THE PUPIL TEACHERS.

The printed note reads: One of the most helpful features of the School is the normal training given students who show ability, and desire to qualify as teachers. This department becomes more and more important each year as the students thus trained increase in number and go out to fill positions in other schools.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 13.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Professional Nurses from Carlisle

The caption reads: INDIAN GIRLS AS PROFESSIONAL NURSES.

The printed note reads: This picture represents former Carlisle pupils who, having received preliminary training in the School hospital, and having completed heir training in Philadelphia, New Haven and Hartford nurse schools, are now profitably employed in independent practice in the cities named. In this direction our Indian girls have been especially successful.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 64.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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