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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Taylor Smith, c.1895

Studio portrait of Taylor Smith.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Campeau and Matthew Johnson, c.1895

Studio portrait of Frank Campeau and Matthew Johnson (right) both wearing non-native clothing.

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

Benjamin Green, William Little Hawk, and Edward Fritz, c.1895

Studio portrait of Benjamin Green, William Little Hawk, and Edward Fritz. Two are wearing school uniforms; the third is in non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lewis Williams, c.1895

Studio portrait of Lewis Williams.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Students Playing Basketball, c.1895

Students playing basketball in the school gymnasium. Students are in a circle.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

After School, c.1895

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: After School.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Student Teachers

The caption reads: THE PUPIL TEACHERS.

The printed note reads: One of the most helpful features of the School is the normal training given students who show ability, and desire to qualify as teachers. This department becomes more and more important each year as the students thus trained increase in number and go out to fill positions in other schools.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 13.

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

Girls Industrial Room, c.1895

The handwritten label on the slide reads: Girls Industrial Room.

Format: Lantern Slide

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Dining Hall, c.1895

The handwritten label on the slide reads: The Dining Hall

Format: Lantern Slide

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Large Boys' Quarters

The caption reads: THE LARGE BOYS' QUARTERS.

The printed note reads: replace an old barrack building that stood on the same site in the early days of the School, and are 292 x 38 feet.
Congress had not then faith in Indian education, and after several years of disappointment, the boys from their earnings on farms contributed to erect the building $1,851.00, and the balance, $14,500.00 was donated by friends of the School. It has accommodations for 300 boys, with library, reading, assembly, bath and clothing rooms.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 30.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

William Carefelle, c.1895

Studio portrait of William Carefelle wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

The School's Printing Office

The caption reads: PRINTING OFFICE.

The printed note reads: This department can hardly be surpassed as an educational factor and is open to both sexes. The office is equipped with one oscillating Campbell press and two eclipse, as well as smaller job presses, all run by steam.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 47.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Student Learning Music

The caption reads: A MUSIC ROOM.

The printed note reads: Very early in the School experience it was found that there were good voices among the pupils and ability to acquire both vocal and instrumental knowledge. Music proves a pleasing study to the Indian youth, and is useful and entertaining to the School.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 14.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Sidney Burr, c.1895

Studio portrait of Sidney Burr wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Newton Pierce, c.1895

Studio portrait of Newton Pierce wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Viola Zieh, c.1892

Studio portrait of Viola Zieh.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Large Boys Bedroom

The caption reads: BEDROOM - LARGE BOYS' QUARTERS.

The printed note reads: These rooms, 14 x 16 feet, contain three beds each, a wardrobe with three divisions, one for each occupant, a table, chair, washstand, etc., and are decorated with such pictures and ornaments as the occupants may be able or choose to provide.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 31.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Amelia Clark and Susan Gibbs, c.1895

Studio portrait of Amelia Clark and Susan Gibbs, both wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Goliath Bigjim, c.1895

Studio portrait of Goliath Bigjim wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Printing Office Mailing Department

The caption reads: PRINTING OFFICE - MAILING DEPARTMENT.

The printed note reads: The School publishes two papers, "The Indian Helper," weekly, with a circulation of about 10,000 ; subscriptions price 10 cents a year ; and "The Red Man," monthly, at 50 cents a year, which is especially devoted to the discussion of different opinions and phases of the Indian question.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 48.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Carlisle School Grounds, #2, c.1895

Carlisle School grounds with a view of the Chapel.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

John Jassan, c.1895

Studio portrait of John Jassan wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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