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Baseball Team, c.1890

Group portrait of ten male students, nine in baseball uniforms with "Indians" on the front, some holding bats. One student is posed in the center, not in uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Carlisle Indians Baseball Team, c.1895

Group portrait of eleven male students wearing baseball uniforms with "Carlisle Indians" on the front, posed with baseball equipment outside the entrace to the gymnasium. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Four young men in baseball uniforms [version 1], c.1888

Studio portrait of Harry Kohpay (back left), Lyman Kennedy (back right), Morgan Toprock, (front left), and Ralph Naltuey (front right), all wearing baseball uniforms with "YA" on the front of the shirts. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Girls Baseball Team at Camp Sells, c. 1913

Group portrait of nineteen female students, some with long braids and some with baseball equipment, posed in an outdoor setting. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Jonas Place, Morgan Toprock, and Robert Penn in baseball poses, c 1887

Studio portrait of Jonas Place, Morgan Toprock, and Robert Penn in baseball uniforms posed as if playing baseball. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Jonas Place, Morgan Toprock, and Robert Penn in baseball uniforms, c 1887

Studio portrait of Jonas Place, Morgan Toprock, and Robert Penn in baseball uniforms holding baseball equipment.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Juniors Baseball Team [version 2], 1892

Group portrait of the Juniors baseball team, with white coach or teacher in center. Both the uniforms and the caption identify them as the Juniors, one of several baseball teams at the school. The caption identifies them as the 1892 team. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Juveniles Baseball Team, 1894

Group portrait of twelve young male students, some in baseball uniforms and posed with baseball equipment. One student's uniform has "Juvenile" on the front and others have "J.C." 

Previous cataloging identifies the date of this photo was May 26, 1894.

The Juveniles was one of the...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Peter Cornelius and Edwin Schanandore, c.1889

Studio portrait of Peter Cornelius (left) and Edwin Schanandore wearing athletic clothing, holding a baseball mitt and ball. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
School's Union Reserve Baseball Team, c.1896

Group portrait of thirteen male students, ten wearing baseball uniforms with "Union Reserve" on the front, three not in uniforms. Some are holding bats and there is a catcher's mitt and face mask next to the student posed in front. 

The Union Reserves were one of the school's many...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Student baseball team posed on school grounds, c.1885

Group portrait of eighteen male students, dressed similarly and wearing baseball caps, one posed with a bat, taken on the school grounds. 

This is probably one of the many teams that played each other within the school. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Team of young baseball players, the "C.C.", c.1894

Portrait of twelve young male students, most in baseball uniforms with "C.C." on the front, posed with baseball equipment. 

Note: The June 15, 1894 Indian Helper states that "The C.C.'s beat a team of little town boys on Saturday by a score of 15 to 21." 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Twelve male students with baseball equipment, c.1895

Group portrait of twelve male students, some wearing uniforms with "Carlisle," "Indians," or "Y.A." on them, posed with baseball equipment.

This is probably one of the informal baseball teams organized to play other school teams. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Twelve male students with baseball equipment, c.1896

Group portrait of twelve male students, some wearing uniforms with "Carlisle" or "Y.A." on them, posed with baseball equipment.

This is probably one of the informal baseball teams organized to play other school teams. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Two unidentified male students #19, c.1887

Studio portrait of two unidentified male students in athletic clothing, possibly baseball uniforms. On the floor in front of them are gloves and a ball. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Union Reserve Baseball Team [version 1], c.1891

Portrait of a baseball team with "Indians" on the front of their uniforms, with white coach or teacher in center.

The handwritten caption for the Cumberland County Historical Society version of this images identifies them as the Union Reserve baseball team. The sitters are identified in...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Union Reserve Baseball Team [version 2], c.1891

Portrait of a baseball team with "Indians" on the front of their uniforms, with white coach or teacher in center. The handwritten caption in the album identifies them as the Union Reserve baseball team. 

The caption written below the image identifies the sitters as: back row, Frank...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Union Reserve Baseball Team, c.1891

Portrait of the school's Union Reserve baseball team, some in uniforms. 

The caption identifies the sitters as: top row (l to r), Joseph Harris, Jonas Place, Paul Lovejoy, Joseph Hamilton, Harry Hutchinson, and David Turkey; middle row (l to r), Felix Eagle Feather, John Baptiste, Fred...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Send Three Former Florida Prisoners Home
September 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. M. Marble regarding three former Florida prisoners that should be returned home, escorted by Agent Miles. The first is going to die soon because of an accident suffered while playing baseball, and his chiefs want him to die...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Baseball Players for the Department of the Interior Team
April 1, 1909 - April 10, 1909

Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine asks Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman if he has any male students that could work for the messenger service for the Indian Affairs Office and also be a pitcher on the Department of the Interior baseball team. 

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allegedly Fraudulent "Carlisle Indian Base Ball Club"
April 23 - August 16, 1916

This document contains two newspaper clippings and a poster from the "Carlisle Indian Base Ball Club," a cross country-tour baseball team led by Kate J. Becker. It also features correspondence between Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps, Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs...

Format: Broadsides and Posters, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Four Male Students Sent to Summer Camp to be Waiters and Play Baseball
May 2 - July 21, 1916

Rabbi Abraham S. Anspacher, who conducts Kamp Kewamee in Lackawanna County in Pennsylvania, requests to employ four Carlisle Indian School students at the camp to be waiters and play baseball at the camp. Treasury Department Collector of Customs Dudley Field Malone vouches for Anspacher....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Search for Indian Baseball Pitchers
April 27, 1926 - May 4, 1926

T. H. Schimfessel asks the "Athletic Coach" at the Carlisle Indian School if he knew of any good pitchers because he is organizing an all-Indian baseball team to tour the east coast. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Schimfessel that the school closed in 1918 and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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