Princess Illiniwek, Idelle Stith | University of Illinois Archives
Caption on back reads: "First co-ed to wear the eagle war-bonnet of Illiniwek is Idelle Stith, Fairfax, Okla., an authentic Osage Indian princess. The part of Illiniwek was introduced into between-halves pagentry at Illinois home football games in 1926. Six men have worn the costume representing the University's traditions. Miss Stith, Illiniwek VII, is the first co-ed."
Found in RS: 39/2/20, Box ATH 1, Folder ATH 1-2, Stith, Idelle 1943
Negative Number: 9871, Record Series 39/2/22
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