Thorpe, Jim

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Carlisle Indian Football Game, c.1910

The handwritten note reads: Carlisle Indian game. I made a + at my foot.

The handwritten notes on the reverse side read: Roy Guyer Played opposit Jim Thorpe. Property of Mrs. Thelma K. Strahm.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard
Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection
Carlisle Indian School Basketball team, 1912

The caption reads: CARLISLE INDIAN BASKETBALL TEAM.

Standing, left to right - Thorpe, centre; J. Wheelock and Goes Back, guards.  Sitting - Powell and Roberts, guards; Wounded Eye, substitute.

This image was published in the Philadelphia Public...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Thorpe Student File

Student file of Edward Thorpe, a member of the Sac & Fox Nation, who entered the school on January 17, 1913 and ultimately departed on June 6, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, an application for...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Football Team, 1911-1912

The handwritten note reads: Carlisle Indians 1911-1912.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: 1911 & 1912 Carlisle Indian Team.

BACK
ARCASA  R  HB ; WELSH   QB ; POWELL   FB ; THORPE   L  HB

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Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Football Team, 1912

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Cut of 1912 picture     Warner & Thorpe     Middle back row - standing.   Credit John Steckbeck "Fabulous Redman"    

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Gustave Welch Student File

Student file of Gustave Welch, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 22, 1908, graduated in 1912, and ultimately departed on August 5, 1915. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Iva Miller Student File

Student file of Iva Miller, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1909, graduated in 1912, and departed on June 24, 1912. The file includes a student information card, an application for enrollment, medical/physical records, an outing record, an outing evaluation...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Iva Miller Student Information Card

Student information card of Iva Miller, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1909. The information card indicates that Miller graduated in 1912, married James Thorpe, and was living in New York City, New York in 1918. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Thorpe in Football Uniform, #1

The caption reads: JAMES THORPE Retiring Captain of the Carlisle Indian School Football Team

Jim Thorpe holding a football in his football uniform.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Thorpe in Football Uniform, #2

The caption reads: JAMES THORPE

Jim Thorpe in his Carlisle Football uniform.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Thorpe Progress Card

Progress card of James Thorpe, a member of the Sac & Fox Nation, who entered the school on February 6, 1904.

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
James Thorpe Student Information Card

Student information card of James Thorpe, a member of the Sac & Fox Nation, who entered the school on February 6, 1904 and departed on January 23, 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jefferson Duncan Student File

Student file of Jefferson Duncan, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1911 and departed on October 2, 1913. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a medical/physical records, letters/correspondence, a newspaper clipping, a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim and Iva Thorpe

The headline reads: INDIAN ATHLETE AND CHEROKEE BRIDE -TO-BE.

The captions read: Miss MARGARET IVA MILLER. JAMES THORPE.

This image appears in the Philadelphia North American in October 1911.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe and Iva Miller Bridal Party, 1913

The caption reads: THE THORPE BRIDAL PARTY.

The bridal party for the wedding of Jim Thorpe and Iva Miller.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
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 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...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe Athletic Sketches

The headline reads: IN THE SPOTLIGHT OF SPORTS

The subheader reads: This Indian the Athletic Marvel of the Age.

The caption reads: JAMES THORPE

Images and sketches showing Jim Thorpe in various athletic pursuits.

...

Format: Drawing, Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe Football Card, c.1910

The caption reads: JIM THORPE    Halfback

This 1955 Topps All American Football Card depicts Thorpe when he played at Carlisle.

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Artwork
Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection
Jim Thorpe in Chalmers Automobile

The headline reads: OLYMPIC VICTORS IN 1913 CHALMERS

The caption reads: JAMES THORPE THE WONDERFUL, CARLISLE INDIAN ATHLETE, AT THE WHEEL OF THE NEW CHALMERS "THIRTY-SIX." ON THE SEAT BESIDE THORPE IS FRED KELLEY, THE CALIFORNIAN, WHO WON THE 110-METRE HURDLE RACE...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe in Starting Crouch

The headline reads: THORPE, A WONDERFUL INDIAN

The description reads: Jim Thorpe, the wonderful Sac and Fox Indian youth of the Carlisle School, who is picked by many to win the tryout for the American Olympic game in the Pentathlon all-around event at Celtic Park...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe in Suit

The headline reads: Indian Athlete To Quit Game

The caption reads: JIM THORPE.

Jim Thorpe in a suit and tie wearing a hat.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe in Various Sports

The headline reads: VERSATILE INDIAN IS WONDER OF ATHLETICS

The captions read from top left to bottom right: PLAYING FOOTBALL   RUNNING BROAD JUMP    RUNNING 100 YARD DASH          HIGH JUMPING      AS A BASE BALL PITCHER        BASKETBALL        PUTTING THE SHOT...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jim Thorpe Olympic Trophies

The headline reads: Jim Thorpe's Pentathlon and Decathlon Prizes Garnered at the Olympiad on Exhibition at Wanamaker's.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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