|Object Name||Cabinet Card|
|Description||Gelatin print on card mount of Jewell Chase.|
Meredith, Jewell Sperry Chase
|Copyright||Oshkosh Public Museum|
|Cataloged by||Cross, Scott|
Full seated view of Jewell Sperry Chase. She is wearing a white infant's gown with a pin and a necklace. She is seated on an upholstered cushion sofa and holds an object in her hands. Part of a series of images taken in October 1889.
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.