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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Elizabeth Black Moon, c.1883

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Black Moon probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Stailey Norcross and an unidentified male student, c.1883

Studio portrait of Stailey Norcross (seated) and an unidentified male student (standing), both wearing school uniforms.

Note: Previous cataloging interpreted the name of the unidentified student as possibly being "Henry Sprane," but there are no records for a student with that name.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez wearing school uniform, holding a doll and a large hat. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Emily Ross and Ella Ross, c.1883

Studio portrait of Emily Ross and Ella Ross, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Edgar McCassey, c.1883

Studio portrait of Edgar McCassey wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Harry Marmon, c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Marmon wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Clayton Brave and Bear Fire Heart, c.1883

Studio portrait of Clayton Brave (seated at left) and another young man (at right), probably Brave Fire Heart. Both are wearing non-native clothing. 

A handwritten caption along the side of the image identifies Clayton Brave, but the second person's name is less clear. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 3], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez wearing school uniform, holding a doll and a large hat. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-076a and CS-CH-005.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Chauncey Yellow Robe, #2, 1883 [before]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Chancey Yellow Robe Sioux Indian when started to school.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Samuel De Rauza [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Samuel De Rauza wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Casper Edson and an unidentified male student, c.1883

Casper Edson (seated) and an unidentified male student (standing), both wearing school uniforms. 

Note: A handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Casper Edson and [de Beth?]

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Chauncey Yellow Robe, Henry Standing Bear, and Wounded Yellow Robe, 1883 and 1886

The caption reads: WOUNDED YELLOW ROBE. HENRY STANDING BEAR. CHAUNCY YELLOW ROBE.

SIOUX BOYS AS THEY ENTERED THE SCHOOL IN 1883. THREE YEARS LATER.

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

Ota Chief Eagle, c.1883

Studio portrait of Ota Chief Eagle wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Gail Marko [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Gail Marko wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Kent Black Bear and Dana Long Wolf [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear (seated) and Dana Long Wolf (standing), both in non-native clothing and holding straw boater hats.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Clay Ainsworth and Rosa Lewis, c.1883

Studio portrait of Clay Ainsworth and Rosa Lewis, both wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lizzie and Katie Day [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Day and Katie Day, both wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Conroy, c.1883

Studio portrait of Frank Conroy in school uniform. 

A handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: F. Conroy.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Samuel De Rauza [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Samuel De Rauza wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Cheape Ross, c.1883

Studio portrait of Cheape Ross, also known as Cheapy.

The caption reads: Ross Cheapie

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Kent Blackbear, c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Harry Shirley [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Shirley wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Bertram Mitchell and Big White Thunder, c.1883

Studio portrait of Bertram Mitchell and Clarence White Thunder (here Big White Thunder), both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Chauncey Yellow Robe, #1, 1883 [before]

Chauncey Yellow Robe as he entered the school in 1883.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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