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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Ten Pawnee students, c. 1891

Studio portrait of five male students (all wearing school uniforms) and five female students. Previous cataloging interprets the caption as identifying the students as Pawnee, and naming three of them as Rose Howell, Phoebe Howell, and Ann Townsend. Rose and Phoebe were both Pawnee students. There is no student named Ann Townsend so this may actually be Sam Townsend, referring to Pawnee student Samuel Townsend. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Joseph Spaniard, c.1891

Studio portrait of Joseph Spaniard (Joe Spanish) wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Peter Oscar, c.1891

Studio portrait of Peter Oscar wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Simon King, Henry Williams, and Martin Christjohn [?], c.1891

Studio portrait of Simon King (right), Henry Williams, and Martin Christjohn [?], all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Simon King and Martin Archiquette [?], 1891

Studio portrait of Simon King and Martin Archiquette.

Note: The written caption on this image only includes "Archiquette" with no first name. The identification of this as Martin Archiquette is tentative. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

William Crazy Bull, Henry Red Kettle, and Shield Thunder Bull, c.1891

Studio portrait of William Crazy Bull (seated in center), Henry Red Kettle, and Shield Thunder Bull. All are wearing school uniforms.

Note: The identification of Henry Red Kettle and Shield Thunder Bull is tentative. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Twenty-one Crow students [version 1], c.1891

Portrait of twenty-one students-eleven male and ten female-posed on the steps outside a brick building, probably on the school grounds. The caption on the Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of the image identifies them as "Crows from the Crow Agency, Montana, who entered the Carlisle Indian School in 1890."

Previous cataloging for this image interprets part of the caption scratched on the plate as giving a date of 1897. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Ernest Hogee and Jason Betzinez [version 2], c.1891

Studio portrait of Ernest Hogee (standing at left) and Jason Betzinez (seated at right).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Dennison Wheelock with a cornet [version 2], c.1891

Studio portrait of Dennison Wheelock wearing a band uniform, holding a cornet and a conductor's baton.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Group including William Crazy Bull, Chief Little Wagon, and Chief Big Roads, c. 1891

Studio portrait of William Crazy Bull (seated in school uniform) and Chief Little Wagon, Chief Big Roads, an unidentified man (probably another visiting chief), and an unidentified young man (probably a student). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Richard Grant, c.1891

Studio portrait of Richard Grant wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Hugh Leider, c.1891

Studio portrait of Hugh Leider.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Rachel Tsikahda Morgan, c.1891

Studio portrait of Rachel Tsikahda Morgan wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 2], c.1891

Studio portrait of Chauncey Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Cecelia Wheelock, Ida Wheelock, James R. Wheelock, and Dennison Wheelock, c.1891

Studio portrait of Cecelia Wheelock, Ida Wheelock, James R. Wheelock, and Dennison Wheelock. James and Dennison are wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Thirteen male Osage students [version 1], 1891

Studio photo of thirteen male students. They are identified in the caption of the Cumberland County Historical Society copy of this image as being "Osage group, 1891."

A researcher at the Cumberland County Historical Society identified the students in their copy of this image as, top row, left to right: Claude Smith, Frank Penn, Amos Osage, Daniel McDougan; middle row, left to right: Elias Stanton, Harry Kophay, Richard Rusk, Ben Harrison, Fred Penn; bottom row, left to right: David Copperfield, George Connor, Amos Hamilton, Edgar McCarthy.

There is no Claude Smith in the school records from the Osage nation. Either this is Sioux student Claude Smith or is it Osage student Chester Smith.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Eddie Running Crane, c.1891

Studio portrait of Eddie Running Crane wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Charles Smith and Henry Old Eagle, c.1891

Studio portrait of Charles Smith (left) and Henry Old Eagle (right).

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Martha Napawat, c.1891

Studio portrait of Martha Napawat probably wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Stephen Reuben [version 1], c.1891

Studio portrait of Stephen Reuben wearing school uniform with star-shaped pin.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Cloud Bird, Frank Campeau, and Jacob Cobmoosa, c.1891

Studio portrait of Cloud Bird, Frank Campeau, and Jacob Walker Cobmoosa, all in school uniforms. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Twenty-one Crow students [version 2], c.1891

Portrait of twenty-one students--eleven male and ten female students--posed on the steps outside a brick building, probably on the school grounds. The caption says that they are "Crows from the Crow Agency, Montana, who entered Carlisle Indian School in 1890." 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Henry Phillips, c.1891

Studio portrait of Henry Phillips wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Peter Nahmais [?], c.1891

Studio portrait of a male student who is probably Peter Nahmais.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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