View of the exterior of a brick building with the sign "Blacksmith and Wagon Shop," with a wagon and a white man in front and two men in the doorway.
View of students and instructors posed with wheels in front of a brick building with the sign "Blacksmith and Wagon Shop."
Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-068b, PA-CH3-013a, and BS-CH-054.
Male students posed working at tables in the wagonmaking shop.
Three male students posed working on upholstered parts for carriages.
In 1901 the Bureau of Indian Affairs contracted with the photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston to document the school at Carlisle for an exhibit at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. Johnston visited the school in the…
There is no caption on the front side of this image, but there is the name GUSTAVE HENSEL CARLISLE, PA.
Although the postcard was never sent, someone has addressed it to Mrs. P. J. Kirk, Delaware Hospital, Wilmington Del. This person writes the following message: "Jan. 18, 1914, Dear Mrs. Kirk, I will drop a postal to…
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to build a new blacksmith and wagon shop at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt submits specifications, estimate of supplies and labor, and blueprints.