Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Named Wolf - Jerry

Carolyn-Hedlund-The Wolf- A Man's Hobby by Volney F. Dunbar.pdf
This book by Volney F. Dunbar, who was an employee at Dr. E. H. McCleery's wolf farm, answers questions from visitors and was written with permission from Dr. McCleery.

The book addresses the care of the wolves, their history, their habits, details of how the park is run, and provides anecdotes…
Date: 1932

lorenzo04-01.jpg
This photograph depicts three wolves - two of which are standing and one of which is lying down - at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located within the town limits of Kane, PA. According to the caption, one of these wolves is Jerry (the caption suggests that Jerry was female, but he was actually…
Date: Between 1921 and 1924

depot020-03.jpg
This photo was included in the 1926 Hurri-Kane Yearbook, dating it between 1921 and 1926.

I am making a guess that this photograph was taken by A. A. Nicolas based on the style of the writing on the postcard version of this photograph.
Date: Between 1921 and 1926

This article, which appears in the "Interesting Pictures of Interesting People" section, profiles Dr. E. H. McCleery and describes his hobby of keeping a wolf pack. At the age of 12 he wanted a wolf, but his father objected. Later in 1921, after becoming a leading physician in Kane, he obtained his…
Date: February 1931

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

scan0030.pdf
This document appears to have been written by Dr. McCleery, in which he describes himself and his work with wolves. I am uncertain of the circumstances under which this document was created. My best guess is that it may have been written for the benefit of the Kane Republican because it was in a box…
Date: May 1949

scan0003.pdf
Affidavit of Robert Jones, who claims he witnessed a male lobo wolf named Achilles attacking Dr. McCleery, and that Achilles lacerated Jones’s hand. Jones also claims that on another occasion, he witnessed a lobo and a white arctic wolf attacking Dr. McCleery who struck them with a two by four to…
Date: January 21, 1932

thelonekiller-watermarked.pdf
This book by Dr. E. H. McCleery describes the different subspecies of wolves, the psychology of his wolves, and provides anecdotes of the pack. It completely covers the time at the Kane wolf park, and a short amount of time at the Route 6 wolf park. The poem on the last page was written by the Kane…
Date: 1929