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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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

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

Lyman Kennedy, c.1885

Studio portrait of Lyman Kennedy wearing partial school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

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

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

Unidentified Female Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of an unidentified female student.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Ralph Brown, c.1885

The handwritten note reads: Ralph Brown age 17 years

Ralph Brown was Eliza Bell Brown's husband.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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

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

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

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

Unidentified Male Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative of an unidentified male student.

Another glass plate negative image of this same student, in a similar pose, is also on our website. See "Related Images".

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Tom Torlino, 1885 [after]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Tom Torlino, Navajoe, Three years later.

This iconic image of Tom Torlino in 1885, three years after he arrived at Carlisle, was taken by John N. Choate of Carlisle, PA.  It is often used in before-and-after photographs of Torlino to demonstrate assimilation.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rose White Thunder, c.1885 [after]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Rose White Thunder. Sioux.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Thomas Wistar, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Thomas Wistar, a member of the Ottawa Nation.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

James B. Garcia [version 1], c.1885

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Unidentified Male Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative of an unidentified male student.

Another glass plate negative image of this same student, in a similar pose, is also on our website. See "Related Images".

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Chester Cornelius, c.1885

Studio portrait of a male student wearing non-native clothing. The handwritten caption along the side of the image is difficult to read, but we believe it says: Chester Cornelius and that that is who the sitter is. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

William Baird, c.1885

Studio portrait of William Baird wearing a uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Unidentified Male Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of an unidentified male student.

The caption reads, in part: ...perelt. A portion of the slide containing the first part of the student's name is missing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Unidentified Male Student, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of an unidentified male student.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of female students, c.1885

The handwritten note reads: Group of girl students at Indian School. Carlisle, Pa.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Harvey Townsend and Benjamin Thomas, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Harvey Townsend and Benjamin Thomas, member of the Pueblo Nation.

The caption reads: H. Townsend + B. Thomas

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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