Workshops

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Exterior of school workshops with students, c.1880

View of the exterior of the school workshops with male students, one with a bicycle, in front of them. 

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Four workshop buildings, c.1890

View of four buildings used as workshops on the school grounds.

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
The Workshops, c. 1895

Caption: THE WORKSHOPS.

The old cavalry stables were remodeled as workshops, and serve the purpose well, being convenient, compact and roomy. Carlisle was the pioneer in Indian industrial education and has followed an original system of its own - producing the clothing, shoes, etc., necessary for the students,…

Format:
Photograph, Reproduction
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Students Practicing Plastering, c. 1898

Four male students in room-like spaces, standing and plastering on wall areas. 

Note: This negative is in the Cumberland County Historical Society's A. A. Line Collection, which contains images either taken or collected by Line. At some point, either during Line's lifetime or later, images from other photographers, including apparently…

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Industrial Workshop Building, c. 1900

View of the rear of the Industrial Workshop Building, with a few male students in the foreground. 

Format:
Lantern Slide
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Male Students Practicing Brick Laying [version 1], c. 1900

Two male students posed working at laying bricks in a wall in a shop building. 

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Male Students Practicing Brick Laying [version 2], c. 1900

Two male students posed working at laying bricks in a wall in a shop building. 

Format:
Lantern Slide
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Students Working at Steamfitting, 1901

Four male students posed standing at work tables. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society identifies this as the Boiler Shop where "students are taught cutting and threading pipes."

In 1901 the Bureau of Indian Affairs contracted with the photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston to document the…

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Students Painting Carriages, 1901

Two male students posed in the carriage shop, with another man, probably the instructor, looking on.

This image, with the caption CARRIAGE PAINTING, appears in The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.: 23rd Year (Carlisle, PA: The School, 1902) [p. 42].

Format:
Photograph, Reproduction
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Carlisle Indian School campus panorama, 1909

A panorama photo (10" x 50") of the Carlisle Indian School campus, facing east.

The caption reads: U.S. INDIAN SCHOOL. CARLISLE, PENNA.

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Carpenter Shop and Tailoring Department, 1909

The caption on this postcard reads: CARPENTER SHOP AND TAILORING DEPT, INDIAN SCHOOL, CARLISLE, PA.

The reverse side includes a short note.

Format:
Postcard
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Quarry with Athletic Cage and Trade Shops, c.1909

View of the quarry on the school grounds, with gravel grading machinery on the left, the Athletic Cage building in the center, and trade shops on the right. 

Everett Strong was a photographer employed by the school starting in May 1908; he had left before December 1909. 

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Students Working in the Plumbing and Heating Training Shop, c. 1910

Male students in one of the industrial shops, identifed by the Historical Society as the Plumbing and Heating Training Shop. 

Note: This negative is in the Cumberland County Historical Society's A. A. Line Collection, which contains images either taken or collected by Line. At some point, either during Line's lifetime or later, images…

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Correspondence Requesting Funds for Various Improvements
January 13, 1890 - February 19, 1890

Correspondence discussing a request from Richard Henry Pratt for an appropriation of $19,080 to construct buildings, walks, and fences at the Indian School. The buildings to be constructed are a barn on the school farm, a storehouse, and a blacksmith and wagon shop.

Format:
Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Standard Forms & Transactions:
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Pay for Labor and Supplies on Shop Addition
August 15, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase supplies and materials as well as to pay for labor in the construction of an addition to the industrial shops at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also encloses blueprints showing his plans for the addition.

Format:
Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Standard Forms & Transactions:
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Expand Additional Industrial Shops
September 23, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the construction of the Carpenter, Shoe, and Tin Shops are underway and requests authority to purchase material for the addition of more Industrial Shops.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Standard Forms & Transactions:
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration