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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Four workshop buildings, c.1890

View of four buildings used as workshops on the school grounds.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Fred Big Horse and an unidentfied male student, c.1890

Studio portait of Fred Big Horse and an unidentfied male student both wearing baseball clothing.

Note: The name in the handwritten caption for the unidentified student is something like F or S Iron.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

James One Star, c.1890

Studio portrait of James One Star wearing school uniform and holding a hat. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Louis Caswell and Benjamin Caswell [version 1], c.1890

Studio portrait of Louis Caswell (left) and Benjamin Caswell (right).  

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School, #1, c.1890

A composite of 16 photographs of the school. The captions read: Small Boys’ Quarters, Ass’t. Supt’s. Quarters, Superintendent’s Quarters, Chapel, Guard House, Hospital, Disciplinarian’s Quarters, Band Stand, After School, School Building, Large Boys’ Quarters, Christmas Dinner, School Room, Office & Teachers’ Quarters, Gymnasium, Girls’ Quarters, Girls’ Industrial Hall and Dining-room, Shops.

The handwritten note reads: Buildings of Government Indian School at Carlisle, Pa.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has a copy of this image: PA-CH2-022.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Sarah Walker [version 1], c.1890

Studio portrait of Sarah Walker. 

Note: In the Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Omaha and Winnebago Agency, September 19, 1890, a check mark appears next to the entry for Sarah Walker. Sarah Walker is the only student listed on this document who is not also listed in the admissions ledger, so it seems likely that, for whatever reason, Sarah Walker did not actually enroll at Carlisle.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

John Tyler, Samuel Noble, Paul Good Bear, and Luke Bear Shield [version 1], c.1890

Studio portrait of John Tyler, Samuel Noble, Paul Good Bear, and Luke Bear Shield, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Unidentified female student #18, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified female student. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Invincible Society [version 2], 1890

Portrait of a large group of male students, some holding instruments, with a white man in the center of the bottom row. They are posed on the front steps of a building on the school grounds. The caption states that this is the student group, "Invincible Society, 1890." 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-008 and 10-B-32. The latter copy identifies this group as the Invincible Literary Society. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ralph Naltuey and Lucius Bird, c.1890

Studio portrait of Ralph Naltuey and Lucius Bird, both holding hats.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Emanuel Powless, c.1890

Studio portrait of Emanuel Powless.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

George Ell, Philip Lavatta, and Charles Buck, c.1890

Studio portrait of George Ell (seated at left), Philip Lavatta (standing center), and Charles Buck (seated at right, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Rose Aubrey and Alice Aubrey.

Handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Rose and Alice Aubrey.

Note: Rose was one year younger than Alice, and so is probably the girl on the left. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Laban Locojim and Stephen Smith, c.1890

Studio portrait of Laban Locojim (at left) and Stephen Smith (at right). Locojim is wearing an overcoat.  

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Rosa Bourassa and Lydia Flint [version 2], c.1890

Studio portrait of Rosa Bourassa and Lydia Flint.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Joe Pawnee, c.1890

Studio portrait of Joe Pawnee.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Paul Good Bear and Thomas W. Potter, c.1890

Studio portrait of Paul Good Bear (standing) with Thomas W. Potter (seated). 

Note: Potter was employed first as a teacher at the school from Oct. 1889 to Jan. 1890, and then as storekeeper from Feb. to Apr. 1890. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Mack Short Neck (Red Wolf), c.1890

Studio portrait of Mack Short Neck (Red Wolf).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Unidentified female student #19, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified female student.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Standard Society, 1890

Portrait of a large group of male students, some in school uniforms and some not, posed on the steps of a building on the school grounds. There is a white man standing at the far right of the group. The caption states that this is the student group "Standard Society, 1890."

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-009 and 10-B-20. In the latter, the group is identified as the Standard Literary Society. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Julia Edwards, c.1890

Studio portrait of Julia Edwards. 

Note: This image also contains caption information for other photographs.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Peter Snow and Fred Big Horse, c.1890

Studio portrait of Peter Snow and Fred Big Horse. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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