American Indian Oral History: Interview with Wallace McClellan

The oral history interview of Wallace McClellan was conducted by UNO student Sandra Baxter on March 19, 1976. McClellan was a full-blooded member of the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma. His great-great-great grandfather was Black Hawk, war chief of the Sauk tribe who lead a band of warriors during the Black Hawk War of 1832. In his interview, McClellan shared his stories about being a baseball player and playing the trumpet. He also discussed his brother's exploits as an entertainer for a Wild West show. McClellan shared his thoughts about the requirements set by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), especially detailing the issue that all decisions for the tribe had to be approved by the BIA., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 01:32:26
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Abstract/Description: The oral history interview of Wallace McClellan was conducted by UNO student Sandra Baxter on March 19, 1976. McClellan was a full-blooded member of the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma. His great-great-great grandfather was Black Hawk, war chief of the Sauk tribe who lead a band of warriors during the Black Hawk War of 1832. In his interview, McClellan shared his stories about being a baseball player and playing the trumpet. He also discussed his brother's exploits as an entertainer for a Wild West show. McClellan shared his thoughts about the requirements set by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), especially detailing the issue that all decisions for the tribe had to be approved by the BIA.
Subject(s): Indians of North America
Indians of North America -- Interviews
Indians of North America -- History
Audiocassettes
Oral histories (document genres)
History
Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma
Date Created: 1976-03-19

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