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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Studio portrait of Darlington wearing school uniform. 

Note: CCHS has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-032b and CS-CH-003.1-.2. 

Studio portrait of Lucy Black Shortnose wearing a school-issued print dress.

Studio portrait of Fanny and Dora both wearing school uniforms.

Students Samuel High Bear and Guy (Bear Don't Scare) working at the bakery. This is a posed photo of them loading loaves of bread on a wheelbarrow outside the bakery.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image:  PA-CH1-084c and CS-CH-099.

Studio portrait of Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway, both wearing school uniforms and holding hats.

Studio portrait of Nancy Renville and Justine La Framboise, both wearing school-issued print dresses.

Indian School students Amos Lone Hill, Joseph Gun, Philip (Kills), Ellwood Dorian, Carlos, Walter Matches, Oscar Bull Bear, and Ralph Iron Eagle Feather and staff members Samuel Wetzel and E.B. Strait working on the roof of one of the school buildings.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: CS-CH-096 and 14-07-02.

Studio portrait of Chief Big Horse and his son, Hubbell Big Horse. Chief Big Horse wears traditional clothes and Hubbell is in a school uniform. 

Studio portrait of Marcus Poko and Otto Wells [?], both wearing school uniforms.

Studio portrait of Valentine McKenzie.

Studio portrait of Bob Tail and his son, Joseph Bobtail, who is wearing school uniform. There is an illegible handwritten caption along the side of the image.

Studio portrait of (back row, left to right): David (Kills Without Wounding), Nathan (Ear), Pollock Spotted Tail; and (front row, left to right): Marshall (Marshall Bad Milk), and Hugh (Running Horse). All are wearing school uniforms. 

A posed group of male students in the Carlisle Indian School tin shop with their instructor and Richard Henry Pratt. They are, from left to right: Charles Oheltoint, Richard Henry Pratt, Henry Roman Nose, Paul Black Bear, J.H. Curtain (instructor), Ernest, and Koba.

Posed portrait of eight female students, presumably kitchen staff, and one staff member in the dining room with set tables.

Note: Three of these students are identified as Eva Pickard, Anna Laura, and Anna Raven.

Studio portrait of Anna Laura (Pretty Woman) wearing native dress. 

There is a caption written by Mrs. Richard Henry Pratt: "She was given my name (Anna Laura) by her own request. Grand daughter of Spotted Tail, Chief, Sioux."

The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: 12-17-01, 12-17-01A, and PA-CH1-065b.

Studio portrait of Nancy Renville and Justine La Framboise, both wearing school-issued print dresses.

Studio portrait of David Blue Teeth (standing) and his sister Hope Blue Teeth (seated). David is wearing a school uniform. 

Studio portrait of (back row, left to right): David (Kills Without Wounding), Nathan (Ear), Pollock Spotted Tail; and (front row, left to right): Marshall (Marshall Bad Milk), and Hugh (Running Horse). All are wearing school uniforms

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-021c, 10-B-07, and CS-CH-065.

The caption reads: Cheyenne Chief (Manemic) one of Florida prisoners

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Minimic Chief of Comanche Indians from a painting by J. Wells Champney, at Ft Marion, Florida

Studio portrait of Laura Doanmoe wearing school uniform. Handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Laura Doanmoe

Studio portrait of Walter Matches.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-034a and CS-CH-015.1-.2. 

Studio portrait of Etadleuh Doanmoe.

The caption reads: Etahdleuh

Studio portrait of Anna Laura (Pretty Woman) wearing native dress. 

Note: This is an example of Choate taking a photograph of another photograph. Previous cataloging says she is wearing an elk-tooth dress, blanket, and dentalium shell earrings. 

Studio portrait of Ruth (Looking Woman), Hattie Long Wolf, Anna Laura, Grace Cook, and Stella Berht.