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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Wounded Yellow Robe, Henry Standing Bear, and Chauncey Yellow Robe, c.1890

Studio portrait of Wounded Yellow Robe (also known as Richard Yellow Robe), Henry Standing Bear, and Chauncey Yellow Robe (also known as Timber Yellow Robe).

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.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

David Hodgson and Frank Shane, c.1890

Studio portrait of David Hodgson (standing) and Frank Shane (seated). Hodgson is wearing a school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Bertrand Kennerly, c.1890

Studio portrait of Bertrand Kennerly wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Eighteen unidentified Pawnee students, c.1890

Studio portrait of thirteen unidentified male students and five unidentified female students. Previous cataloging identifies them as from the Pawnee nation. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Graduating Class of 1890 [version 1], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students, the second graduating class in 1890. 

They are, back row, left to right: William Tivis, Jemima Wheelock, Dennison Wheelock, Stacy Matlock, Levi Levering, Veronica Holliday, Benjamin Lawry; middle row, left to right: George Means, Howard Logan, George Vallier (standing), William Morgan (standing), Carl Leider, Percy Zadoka, Benjamin Thomas; front row, left to right: Lawrence Smith, Rosa Bourassa, Nellie Robertson, Julia Bent. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-083, 10B-07-01, 11-A-01, and 15-21-01. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Unidentified male student #35, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified male student.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Cora Poor Bear, c.1890

Studio portrait of Cora Poor Bear wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Benjamin Caswell [version 1], c.1890

Studio portrait of Benjamin Caswell 

Handwritten caption along side of image probably reads: Benjamin Caswell.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Odell La Fleur or Odellah Ahtley, c.1890

Studio portrait of a young man wearing school uniform. The handwritten caption reads something like "Odella," and so we believe it is either Odell La Fleur (Colville Nation) or Odellah Ahtley (Apache Nation). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Cynthia Webster and John Webster, c.1890

Studio portrait of Cynthia Webster and John Webster. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Charles Buck, c.1890

Studio portrait of Charles Buck. 

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Seven visiting chiefs with two older Native American men and three male students, c.1890

Studio portrait of seven visiting chiefs with two older Native American men (possibly also chiefs) and three male students. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Twelve Cheyenne students [version 2], c.1890

Studio portrait of nine students and three female students. The caption identifies them as being from the Cheyenne nation.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Eustace Esapoyhet, Frank Everett, and two unidentified young men, c.1890

Studio portrait of Eustace Esapoyhet, Frank Everett, and two unidentified young men. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Twenty-two unidentified students (Miss McAdams' Class), c.1890

Studio portrait of fifteen unidentified male students and seven unidentified female students with one white woman. Previous cataloging identifies this group as "Miss Adams' Class." 

There are no records for a teacher named Miss Adams. This is probably teacher Clara C. McAdam who taught between 1890 and 1893. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Peter Cornelius and William Baird [version 2], c.1890

Studio portrait of Peter Cornelius (at left) and William Baird (at right), both wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Chapo Geronimo and an unidentified young man, c.1890

Studio portrait of Chapo Geronimo and an unidentified young man, both with decorative beaded canes. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 2], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students. 

This appears to be a different version (people in different positions) of the graduating class of 1890. This is not the version that became the official photograph of the class. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Unidentified male student #36, c.1890

Studio portrait of an unidentified male student.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lydia Gardner, Nannie Little Robe, and Ethel Black Wolf [version 2], c.1890

Studio portrait of Lydia Gardner, Nannie Little Robe, and Ethel Black Wolf.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Malpass Cloud and an unidentified male student, c.1890

Studio portrait of Malpass Cloud and an unidentified young man, both wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lena Webster and Veronica Holliday, c.1890

Studio portrait of Lena Webster and Veronica Holliday. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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