Torlino, Tom

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Composite Images of the Carlisle Indian School

The handwritten note reads: CHOATE

The reverse side reads: Old Guard House    Capt. R. H. Pratt Supt.    Old Chapel.     Supt. Quarters.      Ass't Supt. Quarters     Small Boys' Quarters.     Hospital and Disiplinarian's Quarters      Rosa W....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Eleven Navajo students [version 1], 1883

Studio portrait of ten male students and one female student.

For explantion of the identification of the students in this image and the date see the Dickinson College copy of this image in Related Images.

The students are, seated in front, left to right - Charles Damon,...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Eleven Navajo students [version 2], 1883

Studio portrait of ten male students and one female student.

The handwritten note reads: Students at Government School at Carlisle, Pa.

Based on enrollment information and a few other photographs of the individuals pictured, we believe the students are as follows...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Pratt Seeks Answer to Request for Transportation for Tom Torlino
August 27, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt seeks an answer to his request for transportation for Tom Torlino to travel back to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Tom Torlino to His Home
August 10, 1886

Request to send Tom Torlino to his home in order to serve as an example of the benefits of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School, 1902
1902

A souvenir booklet from the Carlisle Indian School, published for their 23rd year.  A short description of the aims and goals of the school is presented.  Images of students as they first arrived, as well as important visiting chiefs, are given, as are before and after images including those of...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Status of Tom Torlino
January 4, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding Tom Torlino. Pratt notes that he has had the school physician examine Torlino and that he is doing well physically and in his trade of harness making. He notes the only irregularity is that Torlino is older than...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 43)
June 3, 1887

The first page opened with the poem "Strength For To-Day" followed by a piece called "Going Home!" The article gave a fictitious conversation between Carlisle students Allie and Fanny about the disadvantages of going home to the reservation because of the unsanitary conditions and practices...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Tom Torlino and George S. Watchman [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino (seated) and George S. Watchman (standing). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino and George S. Watchman [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino (seated) and George S. Watchman (standing).

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Tom Torlino Student File

Student file of Tom Torlino, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on August 28, 1886. The file contains a student information card listing two outings in Pennsylvania, two "before and after" photographs taken by the school, and a report after...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino Student Information Card

Student information card of Tom Torlino, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on August 28, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino [version #1], 1885

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino.

The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004b, 12-26-04, BS-CH-12, and US-50b.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino [version #1], 1885

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino.

The reverse side includes a printed list of photographs for sale by John N. Choate.

The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this print: PA-CH2-004b, 12-26-04, BS-CH-012, and US-50b.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Tom Torlino [version #3], 1885

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

The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004b, 12-26-04, BS-CH-012, and US-50b.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native clothing and ornaments.

Note: 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: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native dress and ornaments.

Note: This is probably a photograph taken of the print of the Torlino photograph

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: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino [version 3], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native clothing and ornaments.

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

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino [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
Tom Torlino, 1882 and 1885

This caption reads: TOM TORLINO – NAVAJO. AS HE ENTERED THE SCHOOL IN 1882. AS HE APPEARED 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
Tom Torlino, c.1886

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Twelve Navajo students (pose 1), 1882

Portrait of Richard Henry Pratt (seated on the bandstand) with one female Navajo student and eleven male students. The female student, Antoinette Williams, had arrived on December 5, 1881. She and Pratt are posed with a group of male Navajo students who had arrived on the day this photograph was...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Twelve Navajo students (pose 2) [version 1], 1882

Portrait of eleven male students and one female student posed in front of the bandstand on the school grounds. Richard Henry Pratt is sitting on the bandstand, behind the group.

The female student, Antoinette Williams, had arrived on December 5, 1881. The male students are a group of male...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Twelve Navajo students (pose 2) [version 2], 1882

Portrait of eleven male students and one female students posed in front of the bandstand on the school grounds. Richard Henry Pratt is sitting on the bandstand, behind the group. They are a group of Navajo students who arrived on October 21, 1882.

They are, front row, seated, left to...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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