Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Jim Thorpe

image number:

P0021918

description:

This image scanned from page 71 of the 1916 Arbutus yearbook. Athletic great Jim Thorpe was an assistant football coach at Indiana University for the 1915 football season. He coached the backfield and the kickers. He lived in Bloomington only during the fall of 1915 and did not coach baseball at I.U. as has been reported.

date taken:

Probably 1915

personal name:

Thorpe, Jacobus Franciscus "Jim" (a.k.a. Wa-Tho-Huk)

topic:

Coaches (Athletics)

topic:

Football

topic:

Minorities

topic:

Portraits

series:

Individuals