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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Otto Zotom, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Otto Zotom, a member of the Kiowa Nation.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Unidentified Female Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative images of an unidentified female student.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

John Dixon [version 2], c.1885

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: John Dixon

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Studio portrait of Clay Ainsworth in non-native clothes. 

Handritten caption along the side of the image appears to read: "Clay Ainsworth." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Four Male Students in Military Uniform, c.1885

Four male students wearing military style uniforms. Two seated are holding hats while the two standing have their right hand in their shirt.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Eben Beads, c.1885

Studio portrait of Eben Beads wearing non-native clothes.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Unidentified Female Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of an unidentified female student.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Peter Charko, c.1882

Glass plate negative image of Peter Charko.

The caption reads: Peter Cherco

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Peter Douville, c.1885

Studio portrait of Peter Douville in school uniform. Handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Pete Douville

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, c.1885

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, all in school uniforms.

There is an almost undecipherable handwritten caption along the side of the image, which reads in part: Arnold.

Based on other images, Woolworth is the student standing on the left. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Susie Bond and Susie Gray, c.1885

Studio portrait of Susie Bond and Susie Gray, both in non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Rosalie Roso, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Rosalie Roso.

The caption reads: Rosalie Roso

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Unidentified Female Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of an unidentified female student.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Juan Antonio Chama, c.1885

Studio portrait of Juan Antonio Chama wearing non-native clothing. A handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Juan Antonio Chama. What appears to be a date is also written along the side. It seems to be "3/79" but Chama didn't arrive until 1884, so that isn't possible. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Cheapie Ross, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Cheapie Ross, also known as Cheapy.

The caption reads: Ross Cheapie

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Unidentified Female Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of an unidentified female student.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Benjamin Lawry, c.1885

The printed note reads: BENJAMIN LOWRIE, WINNEBAGO. Entered Carlisle 1883; graduated 1890; spent several summers working on farms in Bucks Co., Pa.; is now employed as Govt. farmer at Winnebago Agency, Nebraska.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charlie Carr, c.1885

Studio portrait of Charlie Carr wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

James B. Garcia [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of James B. Garcia wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Samuel Townsend, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Samuel Townsend, a member of the Pawnee Nation.

The caption reads: Samuel Townsend

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

John Gunn, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: John Gunn   Pueblo

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Ernie and Jennie Black, c.1886 [version 2]

Studio portrait of Ernie Black and Jennie Black both wearing non-native clothing. The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Ernie Black and Sister. Cheyennes from Ind. Ter.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Norman Casadore [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of Norman Casadore wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Female Student, c.1886

An unidentified Carlisle Indian School Student around 1886.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

James H. Miller and Francis H. Ortiz, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Pueblo boys. James H. Miller. by his Brother Francis H. Ortiz. Indian Training School. Carlisle, Pennsylvania

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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