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Joy Camps Logo

Date: 1950
Description: Joy Camps logo patch.
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Joy Camps Pioneer Party Costumes

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying three photographs from the Pioneer Party at Joy Camps. Campers are in outdoor settings dressed in costumes....
Photograph

047 - Young Women in Canoe with Oars

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Description: Group portrait of four young campers posed near the shoreline in a Joy Camps canoe displaying the Joy Camps logo (boat displays lettering and numbering "JC...
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112 - Joy Camps Younger Camp Pioneers

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are captured in various activities, all near wooded areas. One camper in one pho...
Manuscript

Letter on Joy Camps Stationery

Date: July 25 1949
Description: Letter from Sue Ann Hackett at Joy Camps in Hazelhurst, Wisconsin to her parents. The letter is written on Joy Camps stationery that includes line drawings...
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115 - Younger Campers at Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of younger campers. In one photograph campers are standing on a dock near two boats. In two pho...
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136 - Joy Camps Directors

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Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Joy Camps co-directors, Barbara Ellen Joy (on the left) and Marjorie Camp (on the right). Both women are wearing white s...
Photograph

130 - Joy Camps Staff

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Description: Outdoor group portrait of Joy Camps staff (undated). Camp owner and co-director, Barbara Ellen Joy, is seated front row, third from the left, with co-direc...
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Joy Camps Newspaper Publicity

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying newspaper clipping and a related, original photograph. The newspaper clipping is from a Jacksonville, Illin...
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Joy Camps Postcards

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying four Joy Camps postcards of different colors with different scenes depicted on each. Each postcard reads, "...
Photograph

048 - Girls and Camp Counselors in Canoes

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Description: Large group portrait of campers and counselors sitting in a row of fourteen Joy Camps canoes, side-by-side in a lake. A raft floats in the water behind the...
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057 - Page from Joy Camps Album Displaying Boats

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs with caption. The larger photograph shows two of the camp's Skip-Jack boats, each with a camper...
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100 - Scenes from Joy Camps Pageant

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. Campers are in costume, standing in one photograph and seated in the others. In one photograph...
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Joy Camps Chevrons and Logo

Date: 1950
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album, displaying chevrons earned at camp, and the Joy Camps logo. Three different chevrons are included, a single, a double...
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Joy Camps Counselor "Miss Rusty"

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs of Joy Camps counselor "Miss Rusty." Includes Miss Rusty handling the net on a tennis co...
Photograph

148 - Young Camper Floating in Water

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Description: A young camper in swimsuit and swimming cap holds onto a floating device shaped like a fish, while floating in the water.
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131 - Scenes from Joy Camps Pageant

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. These images capture various scenes from a pageant staged outdoors, with a lake and distant sh...
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133 - Joy Camps Barbecue

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. Two of the photographs show a large pig carcass on a spit over a grilling area. Another photo...
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144 - Joy Camps Campers in Different Scene

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. In one, two young campers wearing swimming caps, bathing suits, and towels stand in a grassy ar...
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Camp Craft at Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying scenes of Joy Camps camp craft activities during Beaver Point trip. Includes fires and lashings, campers ea...

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