Wheelock, James Riley

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Group of male and female student printers [version 1], c.1894

Studio portrait of a large group of male and female students with a white male teacher in the center of the group. The caption identifies them as students who worked in the print shop.

One copy of this image has the sitters identified. They are, back row, left to right: William Denomie,...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Group of male and female student printers [version 2], c.1894

Studio portrait of a large group of male and female students with a white male teacher in the center of the group. The caption identifies them as students who worked in the print shop. 

One copy of this image has the sitters identified. They are, back row, left to right: William Denomie,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
James R. Wheelock and Celicia Wheelock, c.1889

Studio portrait of James R. Wheelock and Celicia Wheelock. James is wearing a school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
James R. Wheelock and Martin Wheelock, c.1891

Studio portrait of James Riley Wheelock (right) and Martin Wheelock, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
James R. Wheelock Student File

Student file of James Riley 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...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James R. Wheelock Student Information Card

Student information card of James R. (here James) Wheelock, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 30, 1889 and departed on June 30, 1897. The file indicates that Wheelock graduated in 1896, married Emma Eversman, and was living in Tyrone, Pennsylvania in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James R. Wheelock, c.1890

Studio portrait of James R. Wheelock.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
James Riley Wheelock

The caption reads: JAMES REILY WHEELOCK

Portrait of James Riley Wheelock.

This image appears in The Telegraph, which is published in Harrisburg.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Riley Wheelock Band Poster

The title reads: THE UNITED STATES INDIAN BAND THE ONLY PROFESSIONAL INDIAN BAND IN THE WORLD

The caption reads: JAMES RILEY WHEELOCK (ONEIDA) DIRECTOR

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Wheelock's Band Letterhead

The letterhead reads: Wheelock AND HIS CONCERT BAND
PERMANENT OFFICE - PHILADELPHIA, PA.

The caption reads: JAMES RILEY WHEELOCK; DIRECTOR.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Johnson Webster and James R. Wheelock, c.1889

Studio portrait of Johnson Webster (left) and James R. Wheelock (right). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Joseph Morrison and James R. Wheelock [version 1], c.1892

Studio portrait of Joseph Morrison (left) and James R. Wheelock (right). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Joseph Morrison and James R. Wheelock [version 2], c.1892

Studio portrait of Joseph Morrison (at left) and James R. Wheelock (at right).

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-031b and CS-CH-055. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
School Band Posed at the Bandstand, 1901

The male students of the band, posed with their instruments, seated and standing at the bandstand. The band director, James Riley Wheelock, is standing in the center at the front. 

In 1901 the Bureau of Indian Affairs contracted with the photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston to...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
The Red Man (Vol. 13, No. 8)
March 1896

This issue commemorates the Eighth Graduating Exercises and Seventh Anniversary Exercises. The first page contained a list of distinguished guests in attendance.  Graduation speeches from students are presented in the paper, as are transcribed accounts of the exercises. The list included...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Thomas Schanandore, Adam Metoxen, and James Wheelock, c.1889

Studio portrait of Thomas Schanandore, Adam Metoxen, and James Wheelock. Two are wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Twenty-three male student printers [version 1], 1894

Studio portrait of twenty-three male students. The caption for this image, as well as the other copies, identifies them as students who worked in the print shop and gives a date of 1894. Other copies identify the sitters. They are: 

1st. Tier (presumably the back row), Robert Hudson,...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Twenty-three male student printers [version 2], 1894

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Carlisle Indian School.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: PRINTERS. Commence with those standing an read fro left to right in order, likewise the other two tiers.

1st. Tier....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
U. S. Indian Band, Carlisle, PA, 1903

A composite collection of individual portraits of the school band's members, each posed with their instrument. The only person identified is the Band Master, James Riley Wheelock. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
William Archiquette and James R. Wheelock, c.1889

Studio portrait of William Archiquette (left) and James R. Wheelock (right), both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The Indian Helper (Vol. 10, No. 11)
December 7, 1894

The Indian Helper (Vol. 10, No. 11) newspaper with a note that Mrs. Spray and her adopted Cherokee daughter have arrived at the Carlisle Indian School highlighted.

Format: Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Forwards List of Available Band Leaders
March 24, 1898

Alfred John Standing responds to a circular letter from W. N. Hailmann by providing a list of band leaders both at Carlisle and available graduates.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Consolidate Band Leader and Assistant Printer Positions
September 2, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to consolidate the positions of Band Leader and Assistant Printer in order to retain James Riley Wheelock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Phoebe Doxtator
September 21, 1899 - September 30, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence regarding claims by Henry Doxtator that his daughter Phoebe was enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School without her parents consent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Wheelock Requests New Indian Service Appointment
June 26, 1900 - July 2, 1900

Charles D. Wheelock requests the assistance of Richard Henry Pratt in helping him secure a new position in the Indian Service as well as a position for his wife Julia Powlas Wheelock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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