|Scope & Content||
Frell M. Owl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Owl of Cherokee, North Carolina, was born in 1899. After graduating from the Cherokee Training School, he attended Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in Hampton, Virginia; Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts ; and in 1927 received a B.S. degree from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. In 1928 Owl joined the Indian Bureau and for seventeen years served at the Great Lakes Agency, Ashland, Wisconsin, as teacher, principal, education field agent, community worker, and assistant to the superintendent. In 1945 he became superintendent of the Crow Creek Agency, Fort Thompson, South Dakota, and in 1950 was transferred to Red Lake, Minnesota.
Included in the collection are materials which belonged to Owl's wife, Gladys, and a number of printed materials which reflect Owl's interest in the welfare of Indian people and in the education of Indian students.
|Collection||Frell M. Owl Collection|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|