[West Brookfield historical papers : Indians] / [compiled by Archie B. Jay]


1 folder (approximately 24 items) ; 30 cm.
"'Wheeler's Surprise': an Indian siege on the Brookfield frontier", Sunday Telegram, July 29, 1984 -- pages from an unknown book, chapters titled The Landing of the Pilgrims and King Philip's War -- "Revenge or progress: a story of the Quaboag Indians", by Sandra Wrobel, Grade 8, Quaboag Regional High School, May 1973 -- pages from an unknown book, chapter titled Indian History -- list of soldiers wounded and killed during Wheeler's Surprise -- Notes from the "Historical Discourse, delivered at West Brookfield" Nov. 27, 1828 by Joseph Foot. Capt. Wheeler's narrative was written immediately after the destruction of the town of Brookfield -- pages 136-141 from the Gazetteer of Massachusetts: Aborigines -- "Antiquities of the New England Indians, with notes on the ancient cultures of the adjacent territory" by Charles C. Willoughby, (Cambridge, MA : Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University,1935) -- Massacre of the six haymakers -- Handwritten list of Indian paths -- An Indian version of the twenty-third psalm -- Death of Maj. Wilson inscribed on granite stone -- Photocopy of several pages from 'Biography and history of the Indians of North America Book II'-- Wheeler's suprise -- Sketches of arrowheads -- Excerpts from "The Story of Worcester" by Albert Farnsworth and George B. O'Flynn -- Handwritten list of towns and their indian names -- Obituary of Samuel C. Cisco, Nipmuck Tribe chief. In separate envelope: West Brookfield was large Indian Village -- Judah Trumbull --Photo of painting of Chief Thunder by Jimmie White.
Collection of news clippings, pages from books, photocopies, handwritten and typed sheets.
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