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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Studio portrait of Andrew Cuellar. This is probably his year book picture, class of 1918. 

The headline reads: Indian Officer in Army

The caption reads: CAPTAIN "GUS" WELSH

The article reads: "Gus" Welsh, Indian athlete and graduate of Carlisle school, who has been made a captain in the United States, cavalry, is the first Indian to receive this honor. He was an official at the Carlisle school when the war broke out, and received his military training at the first Fort Niagara camp.

This image appears in the Bookford Republic published in Bookford, Illinois on June 14, 1918.

Frank Verigan in a formal suit with tie.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Fred Blythe

Fred Blythe in uniform.

Guy Littlejohn in his U.S. Army uniform around 1918.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Corporal S. Patterson.

Spencer Patterson in his U.S. Army uniform holding a gun at his side.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Aniseto Ortego.

Aniseto Orgeto in uniform.

The handwritten note reads: Paris

Marion Paris in a formal suit and tie.

The caption reads: "JIM" THORPE was the greatest All-American football team ever devised. When he played with Carlisle a dozen years ago, there was no real defense against his vicious rushes, and hte player whom he tackled generally woke up some hours afterward, with the question, "How many were killed?" on his lips. Jim went from football to Stockholm, where he collected a trunkful of medals at the Olympic Games; and from there to the New York Giants. He is not so good at baseball as he was at football-fortunately for Ty Cobb.

Jim Thorpe swings in a baseball bat in his baseball uniform.

This image appears in Every Week on January 26, 1918.


The reverse side includes a note from Charles Littlechief to John Francis Jr. sent from Solen, North Dakota, dated February 18, 1918.



The caption reads: These two young women, one an Indian and the other a Japanese are working for the $150,000 fund being raised for the Home from Christian Workers of the Reformed Presbyterian Church. The girls have been highly successful in their collections.

This image appears in the Evening Bulletin published in Philadelphia, PA on March 25, 1918.

View of the entrace to the grounds at Pratt Avenue, with automobiles, staff residences, and Leupp Art Studio visible. 

The caption reads: SYLVESTER C. LONG-LANCE

This image of Sylvester C. Long-Lance appears in an article of the New York Herald on June 21, 1919.

View of Son of the Star.

As this image is a copied photograph of an original photographic print, the format is "Photograph, Reproduction." It is possible that John N. Choate had an original photograph from another photographer that he wished to copy, or that his own original negative was damaged, and that he needed to make another negative using one of his own earlier prints.

View of a group of new students at the Carlisle Indian School.


The caption on this postcard reads: GYMNASIUM, ALL INDIANS EXCEPT INSTRUCTOR. CARLISLE, Pa.

The caption reads: THREE VIEWS OF JIM THORPE

Jim Thorpe shown running, throwing the shot in the shot put, and the in the middle of the long jump.

The caption on this postcard reads: BOYS AT HEAVY GYMNASTICS AT INDIAN SCHOOL. CARLISLE, Pa.

The headline reads: Honorary Greenway Referee

The caption reads: The stocky man ictured yeing the stop-watch once was referred to by a king as "the greatest athlete the world has ever known". Previously, one of America's outstanding gridiron coaches called him "the greatest football player that ever lived". He is Jim Thorpe, famd Carlisle Indian school athlete, shown with his 10-year-old son, Phillip, as the grand old veteran of track, football and baseball acted as honorary referee at yesterday's Greenway Field Day events in the high school stadium. Later he presented medals to the winning athletes and teams and spoke to the spectators on "Sportsmanship". Thorpe came here from Hollywood to assist at the annual track and field event. - (Republic Staff Photo)

This photo of Jim Thorpe appears in the Arizona Republic published on April 25, 1937.

The caption reads: DISTRICT SCHOOLBOYS HONORED - Three football playing teen-agers from Washington were among the many football stars honored at last night's Touchdown Club banquet at the Hotel Statler, receiving their awards from Jim Thorpe, sports star of another era. Left to right they were: Leo Speros, Wilson High School back; Thorpe; Mike Nolan, Gonzago High School end, and Robert Armentrout, tackle with the Langdon Lions, sandlot 160-pound football team.

This image appears in the Sunday Star, which is published in Washington, D. C. on Janary 8, 1950.

A photograph from around 1990 of several rows of headstones belonging to Carlisle Indian School students in the School cemetery.

A photograph from around 1990 of several rows of headstones belonging to Carlisle Indian School students in the School cemetery.