This publication lists the categories of documents available at the National Archives, Washington, DC, for the Carlisle Indian School. The Carlisle Indian Industrial School at Carlisle, Pennsylvania was established in 1879 and was closed in 1918. It was the first Government operated non-reservation boarding school for Indians. An outstanding feature of the school was the "outing" system, which permitted students to live and work outside the school and to attend public school while still enrolled at Carlisle. Some well-known alumni of Carlisle of Olympic Athlete Jim Thorpe, early NFL Football Players, Peter Hauser, Bob Hill, Frank Hudson, Journalist Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance (Sylvester Clark Long), Oglala Lakota Chief Henry Standing Bear (commissioned the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota), and Indian Band Conductor Dennison Wheelock. The Indian Tribes most represented at Carlisle were Lakota, Ojibwe, Seneca, Cherokee, Apache, Cheyenne, and Alaska Native.