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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Eva Rogers, Rosalie Doctor, and Jeanette Rice, c.1895

Studio portrait of Eva Rogers, Rosalie Doctor, and Jeanette Rice.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Interior of the Gymnasium

The caption reads: GYMNASIUM INTERIOR.

The printed note reads: One of the most useful buildings at the School is the Gymnasium, 150 x 60 feet, built wholly from contributed funds. In addition to its regular use for gymnastic purposes and drills, it is the place for general social gatherings of the School. It is supplied with apparatus in the use of which, under the direction of an instructor, both girls and boys each day drill with great benefit to health and deportment.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 32.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Susie Baker and Mamie Ryan, c.1895

Studio portrait of Susie Baker and Mamie Ryan, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

School Ironing Room

The caption reads: THE IRONING ROOM.

The printed note reads: The Laundry is provided with three steam washers, stationary tubs, a centrifugal wringer, a mangle, and a steam drying room.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 50.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Elizabeth Williams and Mary Williams, c.1895

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Williams and Mary Williams.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

The 1894 Carlisle Football Team

The caption reads: THE FOOT BALL TEAM.

The printed note reads: 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

The School Sewing Room

The caption reads: THE SEWING ROOM.

The printed note reads: In this department from twenty to sixty girls are daily employed in cutting, making and repairing all the clothing by the girls of the School, and the boys' shirts and underclothing.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 51.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Apaches

This caption reads: GROUP OF APACHES.

The printed note reads: Of all the Indians Carlisle has undertaken, no tribe presented a more hopeless outlook than the Apaches from Arizona, who have long held a most unenviable reputation as the outlaws and the Ishmaelites of the Indians.  Carlisle's experience with the Apaches is that they are as susceptible as others to civilization.  They are unusually active and valuable as workers.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 36.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

The Carlisle School Band

The caption reads: THE SCHOOL BAND.

The printed note reads: In 1880 a benevolent lady of Boston presented the school with a set of band instruments. Under its present leader, a graduate of the School, it has a recognized place among the good bands of the country, and has performed acceptably before critical audiences in our large cities, notably at the parades in New York and Chicago during the Clumbian Quadra-Centennial.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 35.

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

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

The Carlisle School Hospital

The caption reads: THE HOSPITAL.

The printed note reads: This necessary adjunct of the School is officered with a resident physician, a trained nurse in charge and an Indian girl assistant who is also a trained nurse. It has its own kitchen and special diet table. The rooms are well heated and lighted and all usual appliances for the proper care of the sick are provided.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 52.

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

Baseball Team

The caption reads: THE BASE BALL TEAM.

The printed note reads: The School nine is not always beaten when it comes to a contest with college and other organizations following base ball as a profession.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle Penna ([1895?]), 58.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Eddie Albert, c.1895

Studio portrait of Eddie Albert in school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Group of Apache Students

The caption reads: GROUP OF APACHES.

The printed note reads: Of all the Indians Carlisle has undertaken, no tribe presented a more hopeless outlook than the Apaches from Arizona, who have long held a most unenviable reputation as the outlaws and the Ishmaelites of the Indians. Carlisle's experience with the Apaches is that they are as susceptible as others of civilization. They are unusually active and valuable as workers.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna (Carlisle, PA: The School, [1895?]), 36.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Charles Bent, c.1895

Studio portrait of Charles Bent dressed in non-native clothes. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Black Dog and two male students, c.1895

Studio portrait of Black Dog, an Osage chief, with two unidentified male students. 

Identification of Black Dog is based on comparison with other images. No caption information is available. Student newspapers reported that Black Dog visited the school for commenencement in March 1895, therefore this image has been assigned that date. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

David Abraham, 1895

Studio portrait of Johnson Adams wearing non-native clothing.

A note on the back of the photo provides a date of March 18, 1895 and identifies the photographer as John H. Andrews, Carlisle. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Johnson Adams, 1895

Studio portrait of Johnson Adams wearing non-native clothing. 

Note: This image is a cropped version of CCHS 13-31-01. That image has a date of March 18, 1895 provided on the reverse and the photographer is identified as John H. Andrews. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Wacheka High Dog posed with dolls, 1895

Studio portrait of Wacheka High Dog posed with several dolls. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society dates this to May 1895.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Chauncey Yellow Robe, c.1896

Studio portrait of Chauncy Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe).

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Chauncey Yellowrobe after graduating from Carlisle Military School.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

James Kawaykla, c.1896

Studio portrait of James Kawaykla wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Florence George, c.1896

Studio portrait of Florence George wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lizzie Hill and Kamie Owl, c.1896

Studio portrait of Lizzie Hill (at left) and Kamie Owl (at right), both wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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