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To celebrate Jim Thorpe's homecoming after the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, the city of Carlisle welcomed Thorpe, fellow Olympian Louis Tewanima and their coach Pop Warner. Postmarked on August 12, 1912, this 3-1/4” x 5-1/2” postcard features a classic shot-put image captioned “THORPE OF CARLISLE, PA. / The Greatest Athlete of All Times." Grand festivities are listed on the penciled reverse. EX to EX/MT condition with mailing wear.
Jim Thorpe 1912 "Olympic Heroes" Photographic Postcard
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