Jim Thorpe at Award Ceremony, 1950

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Jim Thorpe at Award Ceremony, 1950

The caption reads: DISTRICT SCHOOLBOYS HONORED - Three football playing teen-agers from Washington were among the many football stars honored at last night's Touchdown Club banquet at the Hotel Statler, receiving their awards from Jim Thorpe, sports star of another era. Left to right they were: Leo Speros, Wilson High School back; Thorpe; Mike Nolan, Gonzago High School end, and Robert Armentrout, tackle with the Langdon Lions, sandlot 160-pound football team.

This image appears in the Sunday Star, which is published in Washington, D. C. on Janary 8, 1950.

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RG 75, Series 1327, box 37, folder 1783