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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Leslie William Boyd, 1913

The handwritten note reads: Leslie William Boyd.

Leslie Boyd is James Boyd's son.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Blackfeet Indian Visitors at Commencement Week, 1913

The handwritten note reads: BLACK FEET INDIANS FROM GLACIER NATIONAL PARK. COMMENCEMENT WEEK. INDIAN SCHOOL. CARLISLE. PA.

These are members of a group of Blackfeet dignitaries visiting the school for its commencement in early April of 1913.

According to the school newspaper there were twelve people in this party of visitors. Eleven of them were identified in the paper:  Chief Long Time Sleep, Medicine Owl and wife, Chief John Whitecalf, Chief Three Bears, Lazy Boy, John Two Guns and wife, Fred Big Top , Fish Wolf Robe, and Cecelia Ground. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Jeanette Pappin, Clemence Le Traille and Blanche Jollie with Blackfeet Indian Visitors [version 1], 1913

Female students Jeanette Pappin, Clemence Le Traille and Blanche Jollie with two male and two female visitors. These are members of a group of Blackfeet dignitaries visiting the school for its commencement in early April of 1913.

According to the school newspaper there were twelve people in this party of visitors. Eleven of them were identified in the paper:  Chief Long Time Sleep, Medicine Owl and wife, Chief John Whitecalf, Chief Three Bears, Lazy Boy, John Two Guns and wife, Fred Big Top , Fish Wolf Robe, and Cecelia Ground. 

A researcher has identifed the third person from the left as Two Guns Whitecalf. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jeanette Pappin, Clemence Le Traille and Blanche Jollie with Blackfeet Indian Visitors [version 2], 1913

Female students Jeanette Pappin, Clemence Le Traille and Blanche Jollie with two male and two female visitors. These are members of a group of Blackfeet dignitaries visiting the school for its commencement in early April of 1913.

According to the school newspaper there were twelve people in this party of visitors. Eleven of them were identified in the paper:  Chief Long Time Sleep, Medicine Owl and wife, Chief John Whitecalf, Chief Three Bears, Lazy Boy, John Two Guns and wife, Fred Big Top , Fish Wolf Robe, and Cecelia Ground. 

A researcher has identifed the third person from the left as Two Guns Whitecalf. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jeanette Pappin, Clemence Le Traille and Blanche Jollie with Blackfeet Indian Visitors [version 3], 1913

Female students Jeanette Pappin, Clemence Le Traille and Blanche Jollie with two male and two female visitors. These are members of a group of Blackfeet dignitaries visiting the school for its commencement in early April of 1913.

According to the school newspaper there were twelve people in this party of visitors. Eleven of them were identified in the paper:  Chief Long Time Sleep, Medicine Owl and wife, Chief John Whitecalf, Chief Three Bears, Lazy Boy, John Two Guns and wife, Fred Big Top , Fish Wolf Robe, and Cecelia Ground. 

A researcher has identifed the third person from the left as Two Guns Whitecalf. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Star Eyes in Indian Dress, 1913

The caption reads: CARLISLE STUDENT IN INDIAN DRESS

The handwritten note reads: Rose Lyons

The printed note reads: It isn't often that Indian students appear in native costume at Carlisle, but the accompanying cut is from a picture of Miss Star Eyes, who attracted much attention at this week's commencement by her pretty face and pic-turesque garb.

This image of Miss Star Eyes appears in the Harrisburg Telegraph on April 2, 1913.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Girls Baseball Team at Camp Sells, c. 1913

Group portrait of nineteen female students, some with long braids and some with baseball equipment, posed in an outdoor setting. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female Students at Camp Sells [version 1], c. 1913

Female students posed standing and sitting in their campgrounds, with tents and a fire, at Camp Sells. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female Students at Camp Sells [version 2], c. 1913

Female students posed standing and sitting in their campgrounds, with tents and a fire, at Camp Sells. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female Students Sitting on Log Bridge at Camp Sells, c. 1913

A posed group at Camp Sells, with female students sitting on a log bridge and standing in the water below. More female students and staff are sitting and standing on the shore in front of tents. A banner with "Camp Sells" is strung between two trees. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

School Staff on Log Bridge at Camp Sells, c. 1913

A posed group at Camp Sells, with white male and female staff on a log bridge, some carrying supplies. Some female students are sitting further back on the log bridge and standing in the water below. More female students and staff are sitting and standing on the shore in front of tents. A banner with "Camp Sells" is strung between two trees. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female students and staff in the dining pavilion at Camp Sells, c. 1913

Female students seated for a meal on benches at tables in an open air pavilion with female staff standing at the ends of the tables. A black male staff member is standing in the center in the background.  

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Male students at Camp Sells [version 1], c. 1913

Male students posed standing and sitting in their campgrounds, with tents and a fire, at Camp Sells. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Male students posed watched a violin performance at Camp Sells, c. 1913

Male students posed standing and sitting in their campgrounds in front of the tents observing a male student playing a violin. A "Camp Sells" banner is partially visible in the background. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's cataloging notes that "in the August 1913 booklet about Camp Sells, the violin player is identified as Fred Cardin." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female staff sawing a log at Camp Sells, c. 1913

White female staff members posed using a two-sided saw on a log, while other staff members, including a black man, observe. Female students can be seen in the background with tents and the edge of the dining pavilion. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female students around a campfire at Camp Sells, c. 1913

Female students posed standing and sitting in front of tents. In the foreground several girls pose as if building a campfire. 

Several girls are wearing Native American-style clothing and accessories. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Male students sitting on a log bridge at Camp Sells, c. 1913

A posed group at Camp Sells, with male students sitting on and standing next to a log bridge. More male students and staff are sitting and standing on the shore, some leaning on shovels, in front of tents. A banner with "Camp Sells" is strung between two trees. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Male students at Camp Sells [version 2], c. 1913

Male students posed standing and sitting in their campgrounds, with tents and a fire, at Camp Sells. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female students with bow and arrow and rifle at Camp Sells, c. 1913

Female students posed standing and sitting in front of tents. In the foreground one girl in Native-style dress holds a boy and arrow and another is posed aiming what appears to be a rifle. One of the seated girls is wearing a Native-style headband. A white female teacher stands at far right. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Female students posed behind outdoor cooking grill at Camp Sells, c. 1913

Female students posed in rows, standing in front of the dining pavilion. In the foreground a black man stands beside an outdoor cooking grill with pots and pans on it. Another man stands, wiping his face, beside a pile of wood. At far left a female student in Native-style clothing poses with a boy and arrow. Behind her a female student wearing a Native-style headband poses aiming a rifle. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Seventeen male students at Camp Sells, c. 1913

On the grounds at Camp Sells, fourteen male students, a row standing and a row sitting, pose in the foreground and three male students are sitting and standing in the background. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Jim Thorpe in Various Sports

The headline reads: VERSATILE INDIAN IS WONDER OF ATHLETICS

The captions read from top left to bottom right: PLAYING FOOTBALL   RUNNING BROAD JUMP    RUNNING 100 YARD DASH          HIGH JUMPING      AS A BASE BALL PITCHER        BASKETBALL        PUTTING THE SHOT      HURDLING

These images appear in the New York World on January 4, 1913.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jim Thorpe and Iva Miller Bridal Party, 1913

The caption reads: THE THORPE BRIDAL PARTY.

The bridal party for the wedding of Jim Thorpe and Iva Miller.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Everett Ranco, c.1914

View of Everett Ranco as a student at Carlisle.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Interior of the Convention Hall in Kansas City, Missouri, c.1914

The caption reads: Interior of Convention Hall as arranged for theatrical performances seating capacity 15,000, Kansas City, Mo. 

The reverse side includes a short message from Ella Fox to Superintendent Moses Friedman.  

Format: Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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