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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Phillips White (Phillips Bob Tail) [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Phillips White (Phillips Bob Tail).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Benjamin Marshall [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Benjamin Marshall wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Thomas Wistar [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Thomas Wistar wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Manuelito Chiquito [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Chiquito in native dress.

Note: Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that date or very soon after. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Manuelito Chiquito [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelio Chiquito wearing native clothing. 

Note: Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that day or very soon after. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-035a and BS-CH-010.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Manuelito Choni [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Choni wearing native clothing. 

This photograph was proabably taken on or very close to Choni's date of arrival, October 21, 1882.

Note: The Cumberland County HIstorical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-004c and 10B-03-03. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Richard H. Pratt with 12 Navajo students, 1882

This image shows Richard Henry Pratt (seated on the bandstand) with a group of Navajo students upon their arrival at Carlisle on October 21, 1882. Based on enrollment information and a few other photographs of the individuals pictured, we believe the students are as follows:

Seated, left to right - Tom Torlino, George Williams, Stailey Norcross, Antoinette Williams, Charles Damon. Standing, left to right - Manuelito Chiquito, Manuelito Choni, Charlie, John Bitzclay, Francisco, Saahtlie (George Watchman), Benjamin Damon.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Tom Torlino [before] [version 4], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native clothing and ornaments.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Choate

The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004a, BS-CH-008, US-50a, and 12-26-03.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Manuelito Choni [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelio Choni wearing native clothes.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Manuelito Chiquito [version 3], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Chiquito wearing native clothing.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: No. 111. Manilito Chiquito Navajoe from New Mexico 

Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that day or very soon after. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Rosa Dion, c.1883

Studio portrait of Rosa Dion probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Embry Gibson [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Embry Gibson 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

Phillips Bob Tail, c.1883

Studio portrait of Phillips Bob Tail wearing non-native clothing. A handwritten caption written along the side of the image probably reads: Philips Bobtail

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Bertha Chips [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Bertha Chips probably wearing school uniform.

Note: Although the spelling on school materials shows the last name as Chips, family members indicate that the proper spelling is Chipps. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Five Nez Perce students [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Jesse Paul, Charley Wolf, Samuel John, Dolly Gould, and Rebecca Little Wolf. All are wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Bertha Chips [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Bertha Chips probably wearing school uniform.

Note: Although the spelling on school materials shows the last name as Chips, family members indicate that the proper spelling is Chipps. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

Rose White Thunder [version 1] [before], 1883

Studio portrait of Rose White Thunder wearing an elk-tooth dress and detallim shell earrings. 

Note: The National Anthropological Archives has three photos taken of this photo: NAA 74265 (Photo Lot 81-12 06903600), NAA 73538 (Photo Lot 81-12 06831200), and NAA 74308 (Photo Lot 81-12 06907900). 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Group of four young men, c.1883

Studio portrait of four young men, two seated, two standing behind them. The young men seated and standing on the left are wearing school uniforms, the two seated and standing on the left are in non-native clothing. 

Two students are identified as Ota Chief Eagle and Phillips Bob Tail. The other two are unidentified. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

White Buffalo, c.1883

Studio portrait of White Buffalo.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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