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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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.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: CS-CH-097.1-.2.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Lucy Black Shortnose, Anna Laura, Justine La Framboise, and Nancy Renville, all wearing school-issued print dresses.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Darlington wearing school uniform. 

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Harvey Townsend (center), and John Shields (right), all wearing native clothing.

The handwritten note reads: Pueblos   Harvey Townsend   Sheldon Jackson.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-19b, CS-CH-074, and 12-26-01.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Frank Cushing (standing at left), Taylor Ealy (standing at right), Mary Ealy (seated in swing at left), and Jennie Hammaker (seated at right), all wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Etadleuh Doanmoe.

The caption reads: Etahdleuh

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

The individual in this carte de visite has not been identified.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

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 six copies of this image: PA-CH1-021c, 10-B-07.1-.4, and CS-CH-065.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Hattie Long Wolf (Hattie Porcupine).

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Bob Tail with his son Joseph Bobtail, who is dressed in a school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Fanny and Dora both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Justine La Framboise.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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 four copies of this image:  PA-CH1-084c and CS-CH-099.1-.3.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society