Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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An interview with David Johnson who, during one of his visits to the wolf park in the late 1950s, helped an employee carry buckets of water for the wolves, and was given a silver dollar for his work.

The text in square brackets was added by the interviewer for clarity.
Date: September 30, 2015

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

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This photograph depicts a wolf in a pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.
Date: 1953

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This photograph depicts two wolves in a pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.
Date: 1953

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This photograph depicts two wolves in a pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. "Kane, Penn Wolves" is written on the photograph.
Date: 1953

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This photograph depicts a mountain lion in a pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.
Date: 1953

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This photograph depicts a wolf lying down in a pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.

This photograph is from a 1939 photo album.
Date: 1939

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This photograph depicts two wolves in a pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.

This photograph is from a 1939 photo album.
Date: 1939

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This photograph depicts two wolves at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located within the town limits of Kane, PA. This is an AZO undivided postcard. The back of the card reads, "THE NICOLAS STUDIO, KANE, PENNA." This photograph was included in the 1926 Hurri-Kane Yearbook (Kane High School, Kane,…
Date: Between 1921 and 1926

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This photograph depicts a dead mountain lion from Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. The mountain lion escaped from the park in February 1946 and killed Claude Mollander Jr.'s dog. The mountain lion was subsequently shot by Sergeant Charles E.…
Date: February 18, 1946

A memory submitted by Terry Taylor about a family visit to see the lobo wolves in the 1950s.
Date: December 19, 2014

Mme, Miss Cleary, Miss Carol ACCESS.jpg
This photograph depicts (from left to right) Mildred "Millie" M. (Wichman) Fitch, Miss McCleery (I am unsure if this is Mary Nourse Byham McCleery or Helen Catherine McCleery, but I believe it is probably Helen Catherine McCleery), and Rose V. Carroll, standing at the entrance to Dr. McCleery's lobo…
Date: Probably the 1940s

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This photograph depicts John Carl Erickson holding a dead wolf from Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park. The wolf had been shot at Dr. McCleery's request by Allen "Al" Fitch (a relative of John Carl Erickson). Another dead wolf is lying on the ground.
Date: Probably 1947

Allen and Lawrence Fitch-resized.jpg
This photograph depicts Allen A. Fitch (left) and his father Lawrence Burlingame Fitch (right) carrying a dead wolf from Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park. The wolf had been sick and was shot at Dr. McCleery's request by Allen Fitch. This photo was printed on Kodak postcard paper.
Date: 1947

Mildred M (Wichman) Fitch-resized.jpg
This photograph depicts Mildred "Millie" M. (Wichman) Fitch - who was born and raised on Westwind Road in Kane, PA and worked at Dr. McCleery's wolf farm - holding a wolf pup at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.
Date: 1941

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This photograph depicts a wolf in a pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. A visitor's hand (holding an item) is visible by the fence.
Date: October 12, 1931

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This photograph depicts two wolves in a pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.
Date: October 12, 1931

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This photograph depicts two wolves in a pen behind their steel "den" at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. Additional wolves can be seen in neighboring pens.
Date: October 12, 1931

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This photograph depicts a wolf in a small pen at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.

Judging by Jack Powell's age in the other photographs in this series, I believe this photograph was probably taken in the 1930s or 1940s.
Date: Probably the 1930s or 1940s

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This photograph depicts Jack Powell (1921 - 2009) standing in front of the wolf pens at Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA.

Judging by Jack Powell's age, I believe this photograph was probably taken in the 1930s or 1940s.
Date: Probably the 1930s or 1940s