Image Collection

The Image Collection 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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Ida Thompson, c.1899

The printed attached note attached to this image reads: Ida Thompson, of Hogansburg, N. Y. She is a splendid representative of the Mohawks.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Group of Indian Boys, 1899

The handwritten note reads: Group of Indian Boys. Carlisle. 6/6, 1899.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Indian Girls, 1899

The handwritten note reads: Group of Indian Girls. Carlisle. 6/6, 1899.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Charles Dillon, c.1900

The handwritten note reads: C. Dillon

View of Charles Dillon in his Carlisle football uniform around 1900.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Infant, c.1890

An unidentified infant, possibly Kiowa, around 1890.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Male Student, c.1900

An unidentified Carlisle Indian School Student around 1900.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Joseph Payawesea Sr. and Jr., c.1900

 The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Jos. Payawesa Sr. & Jr.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Maud Sampson, c.1900

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Maud Sampson

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Class of 1900

The caption reads: GRADUATING CLASS OF 1900.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Final 220 yds. Dash Between Carlisle Indians and Mercersburg Academy, c.1900

The caption reads: Final 220 yds. Dash Between Carlisle Indians and Mercersburg Academy.

The handwritten note reads: Easter Greetings. Can you find the sender? A boy snapped this some years ago. W. A. McLaughlin. Mercersburg, Pa. 03/30/1907.

This image is from a track and field event between the Carlisle Indian School and Mercersburg Academy.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Football Team of 1900, #1

The caption reads: FOOTBALL TEAM OF 1900.

The printed note reads: Thompson, Redwater, Wheelock, Scott, Warner, Seneca, Miller, Scholder, Pierce, Roberts, Warren, Metoxen, Johnson, Smith, Hudson, Rogers, Sickles.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Pratt Family in the Snow, c.1900

The printed note reads: Photographed by J. N. CHOATE, No. 21 W. Main St., Carlisle.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle PA

Stereoscopic card showing Richard Henry Pratt and his family outside in the snow, in front of the Superintendent's Quarters at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Stereograph

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Student Bedroom, c.1900

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Pupils bedroom

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Football Team of 1900, #2

The caption reads: FOOTBALL TEAM.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

School Band, 1901

The caption reads: THE FAMOUS INDIAN BAND OF 1901.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Frank A. Kennedy and Ezra L. Jacobs, c.1901

The headline reads: Many Indians in the City; Adopt White Man's Ways

The first caption reads: Frank A. Kennedy, Seneca, Who Has Become an Automobile Expert.

The second caption reads: Ezra L. Jacobs of Brooklyn, A Seneca Indian and Descendant of Chief Cornplanter, Who Has Served in the Regular Army and Seen Phillippine Service.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Track Team

The caption reads: TRACK TEAM.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Boys' Wand Drill

The caption reads: BOYS' WAND DRILL.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Blacksmith Shop

The caption reads: BLACKSMITH SHOP – HORSESHOEING.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Students in the Tin Shop

The caption reads: CORNER IN TIN SHOP.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Students in Eighth Grade

The caption reads: EIGHTH GRADE.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Blacksmith Shop Forge

The caption reads: BLACKSMITH SHOP - FORGE.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Joseph Poodry, c.1902

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Joseph Poodry

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Student Plowing Field

The caption reads: FARM SCENE.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Class of 1902

The caption reads: GRADUATING CLASS, 1902.

This image appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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