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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William B. Peery, c.1882

Studio portrait of William B. Peery wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Elmer, c.1882

Studio portrait of Elmer wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Eleven female Omaha students [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of eleven female students in school uniforms. Caption information states they are from the Omaha nation and entered in 1882. If that is accurate, then they are probably Alice Springer, Jennie Mitchell, Mary Tyndall, Ettie Tyndall, Mary Hewitt, Etta Webster, Elsie Springer, Lettie Esau, Alice Fremont, Fannie Merrick, and Mamie Springer.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Mason Pratt, Charles Kihega, Samuel Townsend, and Benjamin Marshall [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Mason Pratt (seated at left), Charles Kihega (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at right), and Benjamin Marshall (seated in center). The three students are wearing school uniforms. 

Note: Mason Pratt was the son of Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mason Pratt, Charles Kihega, Samuel Townsend, and Benjamin Marshall [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Mason Pratt (seated at left), Charles Kihega (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at right), and Benjamin Marshall (seated at right). The three students are wearing school uniforms. Mason Pratt was the son of Richard Henry Pratt. 

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption includes that these are student in the "paint shop." It is more likely that this says "print shop." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Thomas Wistar [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Thomas Wistar dressed in school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Owen Yellow Hair, Otto Zotoum, Charles Kawboodle, Dan Tucker, 1882

Portrait of Owen Yellow Hair, Otto Zotoum, Charles Kawboodle, and Dan Tucker posed in front of a building on the school grounds. All are holding bugles.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Benjamin Damon, George S. Watchman (Saahtlie), and Stailey Norcross, c.1882

Studio portrait of Benjamin Damon, George S. Watchman (Saahtlie), and Stailey Norcross. The two seated students are wrapped in Navajo blankets, and one is wearing a headband. There is another blanket drapped in the background.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Alexander McNac, c.1882

Studio portrait of Alexander McNac wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Adam McCarty #1, c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarty

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Engler, c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Engler wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Adam McCarty #2, c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarthy

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Baptiste and Louis Bayhylle, c.1882 [version2]

Studio portrait of Baptiste Bayhylle and his son Louis Bayhylle. Baptiste is wearing non-native clothes and Louis is in a school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Daniel Milk, c.1882

Studio portrait of Daniel Milk wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ernie Black, c.1882

Studio portrait of Ernie Black wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

White Buffalo, c.1882

Studio portrait of White Buffalo.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: White Buffalo. Cheyenne.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has a copy of this image: PA-CH2-092b.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Julia Given and Joshua Given, c.1882

Studio portrait of Julia Given and her brother, Joshua Given. Both are probably wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Lizzie Glode, c.1882

Studio portrait of Lizzie Glode probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Five young female Osage students, c.1882

Studio portrait of five young female students, all wearing school uniforms with white pinafores. They are Alice Long Pole, Julie Pryor, Metopa, Josephine Pryor, and Myrtie Tallchief.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Baptiste and Louis Bayhylle, c.1882 [version 1]

Studio portarit of Baptiste Bayhylle and his son, Louis Bayhylle. Baptiste is wearing non-native clothes and Louis is wearing a school uniform. There apperas to be an illegible caption written along the top of the image. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Leila Jones and Maud Chief Killer, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Arnold Woolworth, c.1882

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth. 

The caption reads: Arnold

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Casper Edson, c.1882

Studio portrait of Casper Edson wearing school uniform. 

A handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Casper Edson.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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