"Jänta å ja" Camp at Livesey's Spring | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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"Jänta å ja" Camp at Livesey's Spring

"Jänta å ja" Camp at Livesey's Spring | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Nineteen men and women are posing outdoors in front of tents in a forest clearing. At the bottom the caption reads: "Jänta å ja" Camp at Livesey's Spring, Bank of Lake Mendota, Madison, Wis. July, 1885." The rear of the original photograph includes a list of people with their home towns: 1. Miss Belle Brown - Stevens Point, Wis.; 2. Mr. Chas. King - Madison, Wis.; 3. Miss Annie Stewart - Madison, Wis.; 4. Mrs. Chas. King - Madison, Wis.; 5. Howard B. Smith - Leon, Wis.; 6. George Main- Madison, Wis.; 7. Gene Hand - Racine, Wis.; 8. Virginia Ingman - Madison, Wis.; 9. May Brown - Steven's Point, Wis.; 10. George Waldo - Manitowoc, Wis.; 11. Will Cramer - Milwaukee, Wis.; 12. Kate McDonald - Trempeleau, Wis.; 13. George Bann - Madison, Wis.; 14. Fred Meyer - Lancaster, Wis.; 15. Ella Spaulding - Black River Falls, Wis.; 16. Fred Hooker - Milwaukee, Wis.; 17. Lizzie Hand - Racine, Wis.; 18. John Parkinson - Madison, Wis; 19. Mame Spaulding - Black River Falls, Wis. Miss May Newman, and I, Julius Ellison, were also members of the Camp, but left the day before this photograph was taken, i.e. July 3, 1886."
DESCRIPTION
Nineteen men and women are posing outdoors in front of tents in a forest clearing. At the bottom the caption reads: "Jänta å ja" Camp at Livesey's Spring, Bank of Lake Mendota, Madison, Wis. July, 1885." The rear of the original photograph includes a list of people with their home towns: 1. Miss Belle Brown - Stevens Point, Wis.; 2. Mr. Chas. King - Madison, Wis.; 3. Miss Annie Stewart - Madison, Wis.; 4. Mrs. Chas. King - Madison, Wis.; 5. Howard B. Smith - Leon, Wis.; 6. George Main- Madison, Wis.; 7. Gene Hand - Racine, Wis.; 8. Virginia Ingman - Madison, Wis.; 9. May Brown - Steven's Point, Wis.; 10. George Waldo - Manitowoc, Wis.; 11. Will Cramer - Milwaukee, Wis.; 12. Kate McDonald - Trempeleau, Wis.; 13. George Bann - Madison, Wis.; 14. Fred Meyer - Lancaster, Wis.; 15. Ella Spaulding - Black River Falls, Wis.; 16. Fred Hooker - Milwaukee, Wis.; 17. Lizzie Hand - Racine, Wis.; 18. John Parkinson - Madison, Wis; 19. Mame Spaulding - Black River Falls, Wis. Miss May Newman, and I, Julius Ellison, were also members of the Camp, but left the day before this photograph was taken, i.e. July 3, 1886."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:136740
Creation Date: 07 03 1886
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 9072
Original Dimensions:9.75 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
"Jänta å ja" was the name of a Swedish folk song.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Camp sites, facilities, etc.
Camping
Outdoor furniture
Tents
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women

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