The school was run in the old Carlisle Barracks in
Male students were taught various trades, like tinsmithing and printing. The female students were schooled in the domestics, like cooking and sewing.
They did however, gain a knowledge of various useful trades, of the English language and the ways of the white man.
Among the more famous graduates of this school were activist Carlos Montezuma, and sports legend Jim Thorpe.
Today, the school is among our National Historical Landmarks.
Public domain images from Wikipedia.
Carlisle Indian Industrial School. Viola White Water Foundation,
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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015