Thorpe, Jim

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

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National Archives and Records Administration
James Thorpe Student File
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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 information card, letters, financial transactions,…

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National Archives and Records Administration
James Thorpe Student Information Card
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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.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Lewis Tewanima Student File
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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/correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Gustave Welch Student File
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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, news clippings, photographs, an outing record, Conway…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Sylvester Long Student File
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Student file of Sylvester Long, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee, who entered the school on August 28, 1909, and departed on October 10, 1913. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, financial transactions, a former student response postcard, correspondence, medical/physical records, news clippings,…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Iva Miller Student File
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Student file of Iva Miller, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee, 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, a progress/conduct card, a trade/…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Iva Miller Student Information Card
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Student information card of Iva Miller, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee, 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. 

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National Archives and Records Administration
Jefferson Duncan Student File
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Student file of Jefferson Duncan, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1911 and departed on June 24, 1913. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a medical/physical records, correspondence, a newspaper clipping, a trade/position record card, financial transactions, and an…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Guyon Student File
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Student file of Joseph Guyon, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on December 7, 1911 and departed on June 15, 1914. The file contains student information cards, medical/physical records, an outing evaluation, an application for enrollment, a report after leaving, and a former student response post card. The file also…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Thorpe Student File
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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 enrollment, a federal financial aid form, a…

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Red Man (Vol. 4, No.6)
February 1912

William B. Freer wrote about the second annual Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Fair held in Watonga. He mentioned that between 2,000 and 2,500 Cheyenne and Arapaho attended the fair. Some of the events discussed were religious services; a lecture on tuberculosis and trachoma; and numerous exhibitions of livestock, produce, and farm practices. The…

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Magazines
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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 article starts: Lewis Tewanina Makes Up…

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Photograph, Reproduction
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National Archives and Records Administration
Track Team with Trophy, 1909

Fourteen male student athletes posed in the photo studio with their white male coach, Pop Warner. They are the track team of 1909, posed with a trophy from the State Championship. 

Jim Thorpe is the fourth male student from the left in the back row. 

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
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.

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Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard
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Robert R. Rowe Private Collection
black and white image; portrait of Jim Thorpe in athletic clothings, he is posed as if he about to start sprinting and he is looking to the right

The caption reads: JAMES THORPE (INDIAN)   FROM THE CARLISLE INDIAN SCHOOL   THE WORLD’S CHAMPION ATHLETE.

 

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Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Jim Thorpe, c.1910

Jim Thorpe around 1910.

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Photographic Print, B&W
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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.

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Photographic Print, B&W
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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.

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Artwork
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Robert R. Rowe Private Collection
Thorpe, c.1910

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: THORPE

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Robert R. Rowe Private Collection
Thorpe and Welch, c.1910

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: THORPE AND WELCH

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Robert R. Rowe Private Collection
Football Team, 1911-1912

The handwritten note reads: Carlisle Indians 1911-1912.

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

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

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WHEELOCK   R E ;…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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.

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Photograph, Reproduction
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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.

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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.

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Photograph, Reproduction
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National Archives and Records Administration