A Week Among the Mosquitoes photograph album (1896)

Finding aid created by Claire Milldrum, July 2016
Graphics Division, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan

Summary Information

Title: A Week Among the Mosquitoes photograph album
Creator: Joy, Verne E., 1876-1964
Inclusive dates: 1896
Extent: 1 Volume
Abstract:
A Week Among the Mosquitoes photograph album (16 x 10.5 cm) contains snapshots from a July 1896 camping trip on the White River near Mt. Carmel, Indiana.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu

Access and Use

Acquisition Information

2004. F-684.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copyright

Copyright status is unknown

Preferred Citation

A Week Among the Mosquitoes Photograph Album, William L. Clements Library, The University of Michigan

Biography

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- ).

Collection Scope and Content Note

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.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • Photographs shelf.
Visual Subjects:
  • Camping--Indiana--1890-1900.
  • Centralia (Ill.)
  • Hunting--Indiana--1890-1900.
  • Male friendship.
  • Mount Carmel (Ind.)
  • White River (Ind.: River)
Contributors:
  • Joy, Verne E., 1876-1964.
Genre Terms:
  • Photograph albums.
  • Portrait photographs.
  • Snapshots.

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Container / Location Title
Volume   1 [A.1.1896.2]  
A Week Among the Mosquitoes photograph album [series]