The creator of this album was Verne E. Joy (1876-1964). In 1906, he became the editor-publisher of the Centralia Sentinel, an adaptation of the Evening Sentinel founded by his father Thomas (1850- ). Verne and Ella May Brewster (1876-1947) married in 1899 and had one child, Vera Irene Joy (1901- ).
A Week Among the Mosquitoes photograph album (16 x 10.5 cm) contains 26 snapshots on 52 pages, with humorous inscriptions on many images. Six are landscapes, four are snapshots of the campsite, and sixteen are of the men camping, hunting, and fishing. The cover bears the names of the five men, plus two late joiners with more trip information on the inside cover. The back cover bears the maker’s mark of Verne E. Joy.