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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David Rice Hill, c.1890

Studio portrait of David Rice Hill wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Male student and female student with vistitors, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified male student in uniform and an unidentified female student with three Native American men and one Native American woman, probably visiting relatives of the students. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Swedish National Museums of World Culture

Nineteen Arapaho students [version 1], c.1890

Studio portrait of sixteen male students and three female students. The caption identifies them as from the Arapaho tribe. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Benjamin Doxtator and Hugh James, c.1890

Studio portrait of Benjamin Doxtator (seated at left) and Hugh James (standing at right).

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Jessie Bitter and Jemima Two Elks [version 2], c.1890

Studio portrait of Jessie Bitter (at left) and Jemima Two Elks (at right).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

James R. Wheelock, c.1890

Studio portrait of James R. Wheelock.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Seventeen print shop workers [version 1], 1890

Studio portrait of seventeen male students, identified as "printer boys." 

The National Anthropological Archives has two negatives of this image: NAA 73642 and NAA 73382. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of this image has the date 1890 in the caption.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Two unidentified male students #23, c.1890

Studio portrait of two unidentified male students wearing uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Graduating Class of 1890 [version 2], 1890

The caption reads: Graduating Class, 1890. Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.

William Tivis, Comanche. Jemima Wheelock, Oneida. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida. Stacy Matlack [Matlock], Pawnee. Levi Levering, Omaha. Veronica Holliday, Chippewa. Benjamin Lawry, Winnebago. George Means, Sioux. Howard Logan, Winnebago. George Vallier, Quapaw. William Morgan, Pawnee. Carl Leider, Crow. Percy Zadoka, Keechi. Benjamin Thomas, Pueblo. Lawrence Smith, Winnebago. Rosa Bourassa, Chippewa. Nellie Robertson, Sioux. Julia Bent, Cheyenne.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Susan Summers and Alice Sheffield, c.1890

Studio portrait of Susan Summers and Alice Sheffield, both probably wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Clarence White Thunder and an unidentified young man, c.1890

Studio portrait of Clarence White Thunder and an unidentified young man. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Seven male Crow students with John Nisely [version 2], c.1890

Studio portrait of seven unidentifield male students with one white boy. The caption for the National Anthropological Archives version of this image identifies the white boy as John Nisley. Cumberland County Historical Society cataloging identifies the students as being from the Crow nation. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Unidentified male student #25, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified male student wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Benjamin American Horse, c.1890

Studio portrait of Benjamin American Horse wearing a school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

William Carefelle, c.1890

Studio portrait of William Carefelle wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Luther Dah-hah, c.1890

Studio portrait of Luther Dah-hah. 

A handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Luther Dah-hah

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Unidentified male student #39, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified male student.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mishler Family, c.1890

The Mishler family sits for a portrait around 1890. Two members of the Mishler family, Louis Jr. and Charles, would attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Standing, left to right: Charles Mishler, Louis Mishler Jr.

Sitting, left to right: Louis Mishler Sr., [unidentified], Margaret McCarthy Mishler

This image was digitized from the private collection of Pat Monroe, descendant of Louis Mishler.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Private Collection

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

Standard Society on school grounds [version 1], 1890

Portrait of a large group of male students, some in uniform, some not, posed on the school grounds with fence and trees in background. There is a white man in the center of the group. The caption states that this is the student group, "Standard Society, 1890." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Henry Old Eagle and Louis Crow on Head, c.1890

Studio portrait of Henry Old Eagle (standing at left) and Louis Crow on Head (seated at right), both wearing school uniforms and holding hats.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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