Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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from Steve Martin on Facebook.jpg
A wolf head taxidermy of one of Dr. McCleery's wolves owned by Steve Martin, whose grandfather Bill Martin was a game warden and sheriff while the wolves were in Kane.

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

Carolyn-Hedlund-The Only Lobo Wolves In The World Flyer by Jack and Marjorie Lynch.pdf
This leaflet by Jack and Marjorie Lynch is a slightly edited version of the one Dr. E. H. McCleery distributed to visitors at the wolf park. It describes lobo wolves in general, their history, physical characteristics, and behavior, and provides some anecdotes. "From Lynch" is hand written in the…
Date: Between 1962 and 1972

Carolyn-Hedlund-Green-Flyer.pdf
This leaflet (one half-page) is an advertisement for the lobo wolf park. It includes the location; hours of operation, tours, and feeding; the number of wolves; and the wolves' history. Full text of the leaflet is quoted below.This leaflet has some handwritten notes on the front and back, which are…
Date: 1963

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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

kec2015-01-03.jpg
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

kec2015-01-02.jpg
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

kec2015-02-01.jpg
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

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This photograph depicts Jack Lynch with a wolf at Jack Lynch's "Loboland USA" buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA.
Date: June 18, 1972

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This photograph depicts two wolves at Jack Lynch's "Loboland USA" buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA.

The full caption on the back reads, "Above: Shortly after feeding, these wolves bedded down. Left: It is not easy to stare a wolf down, particularly when it doesn't know you."
Date: October 29, 1978

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This photograph depicts Marjorie "Margie" Lynch feeding the year-old wolves at Jack Lynch's "Loboland USA" buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA.
Date: October 29, 1978

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

John Carl Erickson-resized.jpg
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

lobo wolves sign - from left to right Donna, Theresa, and Janet Staricek.jpg
This photograph depicts three sisters (from left to right: Donna, Theresa, and Janet Staricek) standing in front of the large wolf-shaped sign that reads "LOBO WOLVES" which stood at the entrance to Jack Lynch's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. Another sign for the…
Date: July 1963