• Description:

    Chiricahua Apache children upon arrival at Carlisle Indian School from Fort Marion, Florida, November 4, 1886. Group is posed outdoors on porch stairs of a structure. Front row (L to R): Clement Seanilzay, Beatrice Kiahtel, Janette Pahgostatum (Pahgostatun), Margaret Y. Nadasthilah, Frederick Eskelsejah (Fred' k Eskelsijah). Middle row (L to R): Humphrey Eseharzay (Escharzay), Samson Noran, Basil Ekarden. Back row (L to R): Hugh Chee, Bishop Eatennah, Ernest Hogee.

  • Culture/People:

    Chiricahua Apache

  • Date created:

    November 4, 1886

  • Photographer:

    John Nicholas Choate (J.N. Choate), Non-Indian, ca. 1850-1902

  • Place:

    Carlisle Indian School; Carlisle; Cumberland County; Pennsylvania; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Albumen print

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Between 1879 and 1902, J.N. Choate worked as a commercial photographer in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and was commissioned to photograph students at the Carlisle Indian School. During that period, he often photographed students' visiting family members as well. This print was formerly in the collection of General Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925, U.S. Army); inherited by his children, Cecelia Miles Reber (Mrs. Samuel K. Reber, 1869-1952) and Major Sherman Miles (1882-1966); donated to MAI in 1925.

  • Dimensions:

    6 x 8 in.

  • Catalog number:

    P06858

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