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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John Kawi, c.1895

Studio portrait of John Kawi wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Tailor Shop

The caption reads: THE TAILOR SHOP.

The printed note reads: Here the uniforms and outer garments or 450 boys are made annually.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 44.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Entrance Avenue

The caption reads: ENTRANCE AVENUE.

The printed note reads: The School adjoins the borough of Carlisle on the northeast, and is reached by a public road leading into this avenue on the School grounds.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 5.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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

Annie Marmon and Effie Marmon, c.1895

Studio portrait of Annie Marmon and Effie Marmon, both probably wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

School Room Interior

The caption reads: A SCHOOL ROOM INTERIOR.

The printed note reads: This picture gives a partial view of school room No. 12, occupied by the Senior Class. The school rooms are 28 x 30 x 13 feet, well lighted and ventilated, fitted with single desks and slate blackboards, and aggregate accommodations for 700 pupils.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 11.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Pasquala Anderson and Andres Moro, c.1895

Studio portrait of Pasquala Anderson and Andres Moro, both wearing school uniforms.

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

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 2], c.1895

Studio portrait of Chauncey Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe) as he graduated from the Carlisle Indian School in 1895.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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

Henry Red Kettle, c.1895

Studio portrait of Henry Red Kettle wearing school uniform.

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

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

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

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

Skating on the Conodoguinet

The caption reads: SKATING ON THE CONEDOGWINET.

The printed note reads: Within a short distance of the School is the Conedogwinet Creek; in Summer a beautiful place for fishing and bathing, and in Winter, when the ice is good, a famous skating resort. The picture shows the Indian students and employees on the ice during holiday week.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 34.

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

Cynthia Webster, c.1895

Studio portrait of Cynthia Webster. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Kamie Owl, c.1895

Studio portrait of Kamie Owl wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Class of 1895

The caption reads: GRADUATING CLASS OF 1895, INDIAN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL, CARLISLE, PA.

Clark Greg, (Assinaboine.) David Turkey, (Seneca.) George Warren, (Chippewa.) Laura Long, (Wyandotte.) Wm. Hazlett, (Piegan.) Wm. Lufkins, (Chippewa.) Isaac Baird, (Oneida.) Lewis Williams, (Nez Perce.) Ida LaChapelle, (Chippewa.) Melissa Green, (Oneida.) George Suis, (Crow.) Alice Lambert, (Chippewa.) Chauncy 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.)

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

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

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 1], c.1895

Studio portrait of Chauncey Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe) as he graduated in 1895.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

Robert Taylor, c.1895

Studio portrait of Robert Taylor.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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