Wheelock, James Riley
This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made by bandmaster James Wheelock that students from the school band were improperly disciplined by being locked in the guard house. The complaint, which made headlines in national newspapers including The Outlook, was...
Student file of James R. Wheelock, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 30, 1889 and ultimately departed on June 30, 1897. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, financial transactions, a...
Studio portrait of James R. Wheelock.
The caption reads: JAMES REILY WHEELOCK
Portrait of James Riley Wheelock.
This image appears in The Telegraph, which is published in Harrisburg.
The title reads: THE UNITED STATES INDIAN BAND THE ONLY PROFESSIONAL INDIAN BAND IN THE WORLD
The caption reads: JAMES RILEY WHEELOCK (ONEIDA) DIRECTOR
The letterhead reads: Wheelock AND HIS CONCERT BAND
PERMANENT OFFICE - PHILADELPHIA, PA.
The caption reads: JAMES RILEY WHEELOCK; DIRECTOR.
Studio portrait of Joseph Morrison (left) and James R. Wheelock (right).
Studio portrait of Joseph Morrison (at left) and James R. Wheelock (at right).
These materials include materials related to a request by James Riley Wheelock to have his brother, Hugh Wheelock, released from the Carlisle Indian School. James claimed that his brother was being held at the school to prevent him from playing in Wheelock's band, and to make him play for the...