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Title Birthday Party for Jewell Sperry Chase Meredith
Catalog Number P2001.1.288
Accession number 6053
Object Name Cabinet Card
Description Gelatin print on Cabinet Card mount of Birthday Party for Jewell Sperry Chase. August 28, 1899
Date 1899/08/28-1899/08/28
People Ladd, Annette
Meredith, Jewell Sperry Chase
Subjects Group Photographs
Birthday parties
Eating & drinking
Dining tables
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Sawyer
Catalog date 2005-01-19
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper
Notes Seated outdoor view of Jewell Sperry Chase (seated at far right) wearing a plaid dress and four other girls at a table with a cake for Jewell's birthday. Annette Ladd is sitting second from left. Waldwic, the Sawyer family's residence on Lake Butte des Morts can be seen in the background. One of a series of amateur photographs taken at the same time.
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