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Title Jewell Sperry Chase
Catalog Number P2001.1.243
Accession number 6053
Object Name Cabinet Card
Description Gelatin print on cabinet card stock of Jewell Sperry Chase.
Date 1891/05/01-1891/05/31
People Meredith, Jewell Sperry Chase
Subjects Portrait photographs
Photographer Ely, Cook
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Sawyer Family
Catalog date 2006-10-28
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper
Neg # 20662
Notes Seated view of Jewell Sperry Chase. She is wearing a white dress and a necklace. Part of a series on images taken in May 1891.
Jewell Sperry Chase was born in Oshkosh on August 28, 1888, the oldest daughter of Charles Curry Chase and Maria Melvina "Nia" Sawyer Chase. She was the grand-daughter of Edgar Sawyer and great-grand-daughter of Philetus Sawyer. She attended Oshkosh Normal School; married Roy B. Meredith October 18, 1912; resided in Appleton until returning to Oshkosh in 1919; Chicago in 1924; two surviving children: Edgar Meredith and Patricia Meredith; and a son John Meredith who died in childhood; Jewell died March 16, 1935 in Chicago.
Orig/copy Original