The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved …
The sons initially won a decision by a federal judge, who agreed in 2013 that Jim Thorpe was required to relinquish the body under a federal law designed to allow Indian groups to reclaim from museums those remains and artifacts wrongly …
Jim Thorpe’s surviving sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow them to pursue reburial of the famed athlete on American Indian land in Oklahoma. Thorpe was laid to rest in Pennsylvania more than 60 years ago. Bill and …
JIM THORPE, Pa. – The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-era town are thinking and feeling lately: "Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe." The surviving …
The court battle lasted five years, ending Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal. But the larger effort to have Jim Thorpe’s body brought back to Oklahoma started almost as soon as it was taken away in 1953, and …
JIM THORPE, Pa. — The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many …
But an appeals court in Philadelphia said in October that Thorpe's body should remain in Jim Thorpe, determining that U.S. District Judge Richard Caputo misapplied the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The law requires …
Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The …
(ALLSPORT, ALLSPORT) Michael RubinkamAssociated Press Surviving sons of Jim Thorpe pursue reburial of his body Jim Thorpe's surviving sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow them to pursue reburial of the famed …