Photo, Print, Drawing United States Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

About this Item

Title
United States Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Summary
Includes individual and group portraits of faculty. Classroom scenes, including art and science classes. Vocational training of women in home economics; training of men in farming, blacksmithing, shoemaking, and carpentry. Student activities, including sports, band, and indoor and outdoor residential life. A few portraits of faculty and director Richard Henry Pratt.
Contributor Names
Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952, photographer
Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1901-1903.
Subject Headings
-  United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)--1900-1910
-  Indians of North America--Education--1910-1910
-  Vocational education--1900-1910
-  Schools--1900-1910
-  Classrooms--Pennsylvania--Carlisle--1900-1910
-  Students--1900-1910
-  Teachers--1900-1910
-  Women's education--1900-1910
-  Home economics--1900-1910
-  Carpentry--1900-1910
-  Bands--1900-1910
-  Shoemaking--1900-1910
-  Sports--1900-1910
-  Carlisle (Pa.)--1900-1910
Format Headings
Cyanotypes--1900-1910.
Gelatin silver prints--1900-1910.
Group portraits--1900-1910.
Portrait photographs--1900-1910.
Notes
-  Title devised by cataloger.
-  Handwritten caption on most photos is "Carlisle." A few photos have additional information.
-  Some published in: A talent for detail / by Pete Daniel and Raymond Smock. New York : Harmony Books, 1974.
-  Forms part of the Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection; for general information, see finding aid filed under "Johnston" in Prints and Photographs Reading Room.
-  Gift and purchase, Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1948.
-  After documenting the Hampton Institute and Washington, DC, public schools, Johnston offered to photograph the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt, the school's founder and director, hired Johnston, who began work in March 1901. (Source: Berch, Bettina. The Woman Behind the Lens. p. 56).
Medium
103 photoprints : 96 cyanotype, 7 gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 12369 (F) [P&P]
Library of Congress Control Number
86706686
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Online Format
image
Description
103 photoprints : 96 cyanotype, 7 gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller. | Includes individual and group portraits of faculty. Classroom scenes, including art and science classes. Vocational training of women in home economics; training of men in farming, blacksmithing, shoemaking, and carpentry. Student activities, including sports, band, and indoor and outdoor residential life. A few portraits of faculty and director Richard Henry Pratt.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/86706686
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Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection, Johnston, Frances Benjamin, photographer. United States Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Carlisle Pennsylvania, 1901. to 1903. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/86706686/. (Accessed September 20, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection, Johnston, F. B., photographer. (1901) United States Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Carlisle Pennsylvania, 1901. to 1903. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/86706686/.

MLA citation style:

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection, photographer by Johnston, Frances Benjamin. United States Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. to 1903. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/86706686/>.