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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Three male students with eight students who have just arrived, c.1883

Portrait of three unidentified male students standing behind a row of eight seated students in native dress, presumably shortly after their arrival. The group is posed on the school grounds behind the large boys' dormitory.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Teachers' Quarters and Band Stand, c.1883

View showing part of the Teachers' Quarters and the Band Stand, with four male figures in front the bandstand. The fence that surrounded the school is visible behind the Teachers' Quarters. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Male students gathered for harvesting [?], c.1883

Male students, not in uniform, posed in a line, many holding baskets or buckets and forked sticks. At right are white men and women, posed next to and on the porches of a dormitory building. 

It has been suggested the forked sticks were used for some kind of harvesting, perhaps of apples. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Teacher or matron's room [?], c.1883

View of a bedroom, presumably of a person at the school. It is likely that it was the room of a female teacher or matron, probably Mary Hyde. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Matron Mary Hyde's room, c.1883

View of a bedroom or a sitting room. 

The caption on the reverse identifies it as the room of Mary R. Hyde, employed as a matron at the school between 1880 and 1885. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Dining Hall with female student workers [version 1], c.1883

View of the dining hall, set up for a meal, with eight female student workers posed at the ends of the tables and an older white woman seated at a table in the center. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Dining Hall with female student workers [version 2], c.1883

View of the dining hall, set up for a meal, with eight female student workers posed at the ends of the tables and an older white woman seated at a table in the center. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Two Male Students, c.1883

Two unidentified male students wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Unidentified Male Student with Hat, c.1883

An unidentified male student wearing school uniform and holding a hat.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez holding a doll.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Susie Martinez & Doll. Delaware.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Rose White Thunder (pose 1), 1883

Full-length studio portrait of Rose White Thunder wearing an elk-tooth dress and dentalium shell earrings.

The handwritten note reads: Rosa Whitethunder   Sioux   In her Indian dress.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has a copy of this image: BS-CH-011.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 1], 1883

Chauncey Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe) as he entered the school in 1883.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Frank West, c.1883

Studio portrait of Frank West wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Frank West 3

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Henry Ouita, c.1883

Studio portrait of Henry Ouita wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Henry Outa - 3-50 - Pd

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Minnie Atkins, c.1883

Studio portrait of Minnie Atkins probably wearing a school uniform.

The caption reads: Minnie Atkins

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Cheape Ross, c.1883

Studio portrait of Cheape Ross, also known as Cheapy.

The caption reads: Ross Cheapie

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Luther Standing Bear and Willard Standing Bear, c.1883

Studio portrait of Luther Standing Bear and Willard Standing Bear.

The caption reads: Luther and Willard

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Edgar Fire Thunder and Solomon Chandler, c.1883

Studio portrait of Edgar Fire Thunder, a member of the Sioux Nation. Another person, named Solomon, is also pictured. This is probably Solomon Chandler (Comanche nation), who attended between 1882 and 1884. Both are wearing school uniforms.

The caption reads: Solomon and Edgar

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 2], 1883

Studio portrait of Chauncy Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe) in native dress.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Chancey Yellow Robe Sioux Indian when started to school.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Kent Black Bear, c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Elizabeth Black Moon, c.1883

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Black Moon probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Phillips Bob Tail, c.1883

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Martha Bordeaux, c.1883

Studio portrait of Martha Bordeaux. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ota Chief Eagle, c.1883

Studio portrait of Ota Chief Eagle.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Ellis Childers, c.1883

Studio portrait of a young man . 

Note: There is a difficult to read handwritten caption along the side of the image which we believe says: Ellis Childers

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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