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Catalogue of the Indian Industrial School, 1902
1902

A booklet of information and photographs assembled by the Carlisle Indian School for their 23rd year, circa 1902.  Includes a short history of the school and the town and school demographic information.  Includes pictures of arriving students, students during classroom and extracurricular...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Portrait of Choir with Students Holding Music, 1901

Male and female students posed holding sheets of music with white female choir director and accompanist at right. 

Johnston took two very similar photographs of the choir. The other one is linked in Related Images.

This image with the caption CHOIR appears in ...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Portrait of Choir, 1901

Male and female students posed with white female choir director and accompanist at right.

Johnston took two very similar photographs of the choir. The other one is linked in Related Images.

In 1901 the Bureau of Indian Affairs contracted with the photographer Frances Benjamin...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
School Choir [version 1], 1893

Portrait of fifteen female students and seventeen male students with two white female teachers posed on the bandstand on the school grounds.

The caption on a print of this image identifies them as the "School Choir, 1893."  

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
School Choir [version 2], 1893

Portrait of fifteen female students and seventeen male students with two white female teachers posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. The caption identifies them as the "School Choir, 1893."  

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
School Choir, c. 1900

Group portrait of a large group of male and female students with white teachers. The Cumberland County Historical Society identifies this as the school's choir. 

Format: Lantern Slide
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Teacher Mary Hyde and Indian School choir [version 1], 1884

Studio portrait of instructor Mary Hyde and the Indian School choir, including male and female students in school uniforms.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society assigns a date of April 30, 1884 to their copy of this image. They also identified several students by comparison with...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The Choir, c. 1895

Caption: THE CHOIR.

adds much to the interest of all the services and entertainments of the School, and on different occasions has won applause from large audiences in Washington, Philadelphia, New York and other cities.

This image appears in ...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 12)
November 8, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by E.G. titled "U.S.I.D.” followed by the next installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” (continued from the previous week). The...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna, 1895
c.1895

Souvenir pamphlet for the Carlisle Indian School.  Includes a short description of the school in the beginning, mentioning its history and aims.  Images of the campus, school buildings, dorm rooms, classrooms, extracurricular groups, and graduates are given, each including a short caption....

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
"An Evening with the Carlisle Indian School"
January 15, 1887

An invitation for a series of exercises, performed by Carlisle Indian School students, which include industrial demonstrations, recitations, songs, drawings, and a debate.  The event was billed as a way to show "the capacity of the Indian to receive education," and was open to the general public...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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