Tewanima, Lewis

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"Savage Hopi Indians are Transformed into Model Students," c.1910

The caption reads: SAVAGE HOPI INDIANS ARE TRANSFORMED INTO MODEL STUDENTS

The sub-captions over the individual pictures read (top, then left to right): BAND OF HOPI INDIANS AS THEY LOOKED FIVE YEARS AGO WHEN THEY WERE TAKEN TO THE CARLISLE INDIAN SCHOOL; JOSHUA...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Archie Quamala (Ho-ma-leps-ti-wa) Student File

Student file of Archie Quamala, a member of the Hopi Nation, who entered the school on January 26, 1907 and departed on June 26, 1912. The file contains letters/correspondence, a student information card, medical/physical records, former student response postcards, an outing record, photographs...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Students' Enrollment Statuses
May 8-21, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment status of students impacted by changing school admissions policies. The list includes students whose homes were within close proximity to public schools, who were over the age of 24, and those making slow academic progress. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Filming of the Carlisle Indian School by Gaumont Company
April 22, 1912 - May 11, 1912

These materials include correspondence between the Gaumont Company and the Bureau of Indian Affairs about filming done at the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence mostly discusses a complimentary roll of the film that was provided to the Bureau. The filming reportedly included shots of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Thorpe Student File

Student file of James (Jim) Thorpe, a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, who entered the school on February 6, 1904 and ultimately departed on February 1, 1913. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a progress/conduct card, a student...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe and shaking hands with Moses Friedman, c.1912

The handwritten notes reads: Warner   Jas. Thorpe   Tewanima   Friedman

Jim Thorpe shaking hands with Moses Friedman while Glenn "Pop" Warner, Lewis Tewanima, and a crowd look on.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe shaking hands, c.1912

The handwritten note reads: Thorpe

Jim Thorpe shaking hands with Moses Friedman while Glenn "Pop" Warner, Lewis Tewanima, and a crowd look on.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letters And Articles Concerning Jim Thorpe's Olympic Victories
July 22, 1912- July 31, 1912

This material includes letters and articles about the success of Jim Thorpe at the Stockholm Olympics. This includes a newspaper article as well as a personal letter of congratulations from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lewis Tewanima in Racing Uniform, 1911

The headline reads: SPEEDY RED MAN

The caption reads: Lewis Tewanima.

The printed note reads: Wonderful little Indian distance run-ner, who is training or the five-mile event at the National Indoor champion-shisp, to beheld in Madison...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lewis Tewanima in Track Uniform, #1, c.1912

The caption reads: Louis Tewanima

The printed note reads: IN THE 10,000-METER RUN AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN STOCKHOLM TEWANIMA SECOND PLACE-HE IS A FULL-BLOOD HOPI INDIAN AND IS CONSIDERED AMERICA'S GREATEST LONG-DISTANCE RUNNER

Tewanima in his...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lewis Tewanima in Track Uniform, #2, c.1912

Lewis Tewanima in his Carlisle Track and Field Uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lewis Tewanima Progress Card

Progress card of Lewis Tewanima, a member of the Hopi Nation, who entered the school on January 26, 1907.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lewis Tewanima Student File

Student file of Lewis Tewanima, a member of the Hopi Nation, who entered the school on January 26, 1907, and departed on August 31, 1912. The file contains a student information card, trade/position record cards, a progress/conduct card, an outing record, medical/physical records, letters/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Louis Tewanima Student Information Card

Student information card of Louis Tewanima, a member of the Hopi Nation, who entered the school on January 26, 1907 and departed on August 31, 1912.

Note: This student is referred to as Louis Tewanima, Lewis Tewanima, Lewis Tewani, and Louis Tewane.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Olympic Heroes, The Three Men Carlisle Will Honor, 1912

The caption on the front reads: The Three Men Carlisle will Honor. Left to Right: Thorpe, Tewanima, Warner.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: Olympic Heroes THORPE TEWANIMA and WARNER will return to Carlisle Pa., August 16, 1912. Five Bands, Big Street...

Format: Postcard
Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection
Tewanima and Track Recap, 1909

The headline reads: Indian Wins Exiciting Ten Mile Run

The captions read: JOHNNY McHUGH STARTER      JAMES THORPE.     LEWIS TENEWANINA     J. NORMAN LYND      WESLEY W COE.      HARRY HILLMAN       LAWSON ROBERTSON     JOHN J. ELLER.

The...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tewanima Can Run, 1909

The headline reads: IT'S NO WONDER TEWANINA CAN RUN.

Lewis Tewanima in Carlisle Track uniform along with cartoons.

This image appears in The Globe and Commercial Advertiser on March 13, 1909.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tewanima Drawing, 1909

The caption reads: TEWANIMA, CARLISLE'S GREAT INDIAN RUNNER.

Lewis Tewanima in hat and suit.

This image appears in the New York Herald in January 1909.

Format: Drawing
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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