Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Jones, Earl C.

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This photograph depicts a man who looks like Earl Jones (but I am not certain) with four wolves at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park. This is a postcard. The caption on the front of the card reads, "McCleery's Lobo and White Arctic Wolves - Kane, Pennsylvania."

This postcard was published between…
Date: Between 1921 and 1962

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This photograph depicts the keeper Earl C. Jones bringing two wolves food in a large bucket at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. A wolf in a neighboring pen is also visible. This photo appears to be part of a series in which Dr. McCleery and Earl Jones…
Date: Between 1929 and 1962

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This photograph depicts the keeper Earl C. Jones feeding two wolves from a large bucket at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. A wolf in a neighboring pen is also visible. This photo appears to be part of a series in which Dr. McCleery and Earl Jones…
Date: Between 1929 and 1962

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This photograph depicts a wolf in the pens at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. Two men - Dr. McCleery and the keeper Earl Jones - can be seen near the gate of the pen. This photograph has a yellowed newspaper strip stuck to the back.

Another…
Date: Between 1929 and 1962

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This leaflet was distributed to visitors at Dr. E. H. McCleery's wolf park. It describes lobo wolves in general and their history, physical characteristics, and behavior, and provides stories about the individual wolves in each of the pens. The leaflet was updated from time to time, so different…
Date: Between 1933 and 1962

This article showcases photos of Dr. E. H. McCleery and his wolves. Dr. McCleery expresses his feeling of accomplishment in saving the lobo wolves from extinction, as the government has saved the bison, and credits the wolves for all the honors he has received over the years. He is happy to have…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article describes how Dr. E. H. McCleery became interested in wolves, beginning with an account of Theodore Roosevelt's speech to the Princeton Gun Club (of which McCleery was president) which inspired him to travel to the Yukon where he encountered his first wild wolf. Since then, the United…
Date: March 1958

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Affidavit of Harry McGowan, who claims that he entered Dr. McCleery’s wolf yard and tried to secure a ball that fell near a male lobo wolf. McGowan claims that the wolf caught his clothes and threatened him until Earl Jones distracted the wolf so they could escape.
Date: February 16, 1932

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Affidavit of Earl Jones, who claims that he was one of four men attacked by a female lobo wolf named Timberline as the men tried to secure her pups, and that the men protected themselves with pitchforks.
Date: January 21, 1932

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A wolf head taxidermy of one of Dr. McCleery's wolves. This taxidermy is on display at the Kane Area High School in Kane, PA. This wolf head was donated to the Kane Area High School by John and Mike Lorenzo (great nephews of Mr. Earl Jones). The case and plaque were donated by the class of 1996. A…