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 Carlisle's three athletes selected to participate in…
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.
Postcard featuring Jim Thorpe throwing a shotput. Back highlights the date of the parade honoring Thorpe and Lewis Tewanima.
Invitation to a reception honoring Olympic Athletes Jim Thorpe and Lewis Tewanima and an envelope addressed to L. B. Harnish
Program for the reception honoring Jim Thorpe, Lewis Tewanmia, and Glenn Warner. Includes the list of participants, route of the parade, and the schedule.
This material is a collection of correspondence received by the Office of Indian Affairs between 1918 and 1966, all related to the Carlisle Indian School. As the Carlisle Indian School closed in 1918, the majority of these letters are either requesting information about the school and its graduates, or inquiring to see if the school is still…