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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Richard Grant, c.1895

Studio portrait of Richard Grant wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Hugh Leider, c.1895

Studio portrait of Hugh Leider wearing non-native clothing.

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

Taylor Smith, c.1895

Studio portrait of Taylor Smith.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

The Seventh Graduating Class in 1895

The caption reads: THE SEVENTH CLASS OF GRADUATES. 1895.

The printed note reads: Clark Gregg (Assinaboine). David Turkey (Seneca). George Warren (Chippewa). Laura Long (Wyandotte). Wm. Hazlett (Piegan). Wm. Lufkins (Chippewa). Issac Baird (Oneida). Lewis Williams (Nez Perce). Ida LaChapelle (Chippewa). Melissa Green (Oneida). George Suis (Crow). Alice Lambert (Chippewa). Chauncey Y. Robe (Sioux). Wm. Moore (Sac & Fox). Nettie Freemont (Omaha). James Van Wert (Chippewa). Antoine Donnell (Chippewa). Samuel Sixkiller (Cherokee). Susie McDougall (Chippewa). George Buck (Sioux).

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 22.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Dr. Montezuma, Resident Physician at School, c.1895

The caption reads: DR. MONTEZUMA, APACHE INDIAN – RESIDENT PHYSICIAN AT SCHOOL '95-'97. TRAINED NURSES AT HOSPITAL. 

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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

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

Charles Low Cloud, c.1895

Studio portrait of Charles Low Cloud wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

World's Fair Exhibit

The caption reads: THE WORLD'S FAIR EXHIBIT.

The printed note reads: The exhibit of Carlisle School at the World's Fair compared avorably with the exhibits from other industrial schools of the country, and won for Carlisle diplomas from the Department of Liberal Arts and the Department of Agriculture. The School has also been awarded medals for exhibits made in Paris and Madrid, and other diplomas on less important occasions.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 38.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Susan Longstreth Literary Society

The caption reads: THE SUSAN LONGSTRETH LITERARY SOCIETY.

The printed note reads: This society, bearing the name of one of the first and most honored friends of the School, has existed for more than ten years.  Including, as it does, the best character and talent from some 300 girls, with a comfortable and tastefully decorated room for its meetings, it is an influence for good, mentally and morally, which cannot well be measured.  All the societies emulate each other in furnishing the School most pleasing entertainments.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 57.

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

Carlisle School Band, c.1895

The Carlisle Indian Industrial School band practicing on the grounds.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

The Standard Debating Society, #2

The caption reads: THE STANDARD DEBATING SOCIETY.

The printed note reads: The Standards represent the oldest Literary Society of the School and have had under various names twelve years of life. From a very crude beginning, through much coaching and fostering, its members have developed a society of debaters in which live questions of national and international policy, as well as grave ethical questions, are discussed, much to the benefit of the students and the School.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 55.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Lewis Williams, c.1895

Studio portrait of Lewis Williams.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Laundry, c.1895

The handwritten label on the slide reads: Laundry

Format: Lantern Slide

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Trade Workshops

The caption reads: THE WORKSHOPS.

The printed note reads: The old cavalry stables were remodeled as workshops, and serve the purpose well, being convenient, compact and roomy. Carlisle was the pioneer in Indian industrial education and has followed an original system of of its own - producing the clothing, shoes, etc., necessary for the students, and manufacturing wagons, harness and tinware for the Government. In all the shops as little machinery as possible is used, in order that each pupil may learn his trade in a way that will make him most skillful with his hands.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 39.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Football Team

The caption reads: THE FOOT BALL TEAM has played games with the teams of the Naval Academy, Lehigh University, Bucknell, Dickinson and other colleges, with credit to themselves both for their playing and gentlemanly conduct.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 33.

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

Carlisle School Grounds, #1, c.1895

The Carlisle Indian School grounds with the guard house in the background. Students in uniform on the grounds.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

The Invincible Society

The caption reads: THE INVINCIBLE SOCIETY.

The printed note reads: This society is an offshoot of the Standard and airly equals the parent society in equals the parent society in all departments of literary work, and is distinguished as the musical society.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 56.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

The Guard House, #2

The caption reads: THE GUARD HOUSE.

The printed note reads: At the entrance gate stands the old Guard House, which is one of the historic buildings of Pennsylvania. It was built by the Hessian soldiers whom Washington captured at the battle of Trenton, in 1776, and sent to this place as prisoners of war. The School follows a system of military guard duty, and the Guard House is used as the headquarters for the sentinels.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 23.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Lucy Enter Lodge, c.1895

Studio portrait of Lucy Enter Lodge wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Campus at Evening, c.1895

The handwritten label on the slide reads: Campus. Evening.

Format: Lantern Slide

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

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