United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna

c.1895
United States Indian School Carlisle, Penna, 1895

Souvenir pamphlet for the Carlisle Indian School.  Includes a short description of the school in the beginning, mentioning its history and aims.  Images of the campus, school buildings, dorm rooms, classrooms, extracurricular groups, and graduates are given, each including a short caption. Photographs of athletic teams, industrial instruction, and outing experiences are presented in a similar fashion. Though not mentioned in the text of the pamphlet, much of the photography is credited to John Leslie, a Puyallup student who apprenticed with local photographer John N. Choate.

Catalogue of the Indian Industrial School, 1902

1902
Catalogue of the Indian Industrial School, 1902

A booklet of information and photographs assembled by the Carlisle Indian School for their 23rd year, circa 1902.  Includes a short history of the school and the town and school demographic information.  Includes pictures of arriving students, students during classroom and extracurricular activities, the buildings on campus, farmwork, athletics and various industrial instructions.  Classroom photographs are broken up by year, and industrial images by activity.  Closes with a description of each industrial department, as well as the course of study through 10 years at the school.

Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School

1902
Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School, 1902

A souvenir booklet from the Carlisle Indian School, published for their 23rd year.  A short description of the aims and goals of the school is presented.  Images of students as they first arrived, as well as important visiting chiefs, are given, as are before and after images including those of Tom Torlino.  Extracurricular groups, school staff, athletic teams, and the graduating class are also presented.

The Base Ball Team, c. 1895

The Base Ball Team, c. 1895

Caption: THE BASE BALL TEAM.

The School nine is not always beaten when it comes to a contest with college and other organizations following base ball as a profession.

This image appears in United States Indian School Carlisle Penna ([1895?]), p. 58. No prints of this image have yet been located. 

Because no prints or negatives of this image have yet been found, we believe this photograph was probably taken by student photographer John Leslie. 

Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School, #1, c.1890

Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School, #1, c.1890

A composite of 16 photographs of the school. The captions read: Small Boys’ Quarters, Ass’t. Supt’s. Quarters, Superintendent’s Quarters, Chapel, Guard House, Hospital, Disciplinarian’s Quarters, Band Stand, After School, School Building, Large Boys’ Quarters, Christmas Dinner, School Room, Office & Teachers’ Quarters, Gymnasium, Girls’ Quarters, Girls’ Industrial Hall and Dining-room, Shops.

The handwritten note reads: Buildings of Government Indian School at Carlisle, Pa.

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