Peter Calac, Carlisle (LOC)

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Peter Calac, Carlisle

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 2872-14


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    Edward Vielmetti

    • 01/Mar/2010 06:11:10

    From "Pedro "Pete" Calac came to the Carlisle Indian School November 16,1908. The son of Fransisco and Felicidad Molino Calac, he was broughtto the school from Fall Brook, California at the age of 15. Weighing117 llbs with a height of 68" at the time of his arrival, Calac enteredgrade 3 after 36 months of previous schooling at the Rincon Day School(1899-1903) and the Fallbrook District School (1903-1904). Two ofPete's brothers had died of typhoid fever and he had a brother and twosisters living in 1908. Calac left the Carlisle Indian School in June 1911 for home inFallbrook. He asked to return to Carlisle and was re-enrolled September22, 1912. There is a great deal of correspondance in his student fileat the National Archives, and there are references to him in theCarlisle Indian School newspapers during the years he played football atthe school. In 1915, he was captain of the team. After being accepted into the Ford Motor Company's training program inDetroit, Michigan in 1915 Calac worked for Ford until November 11,1916. About 50 Carlisle boys participated in this program. According to his obituary, Pete Calac passed on January 30, 1960."