Naming the Unknowns, May 25, 2016

As we approach summer camp 2016, it seems like an appropriate time to start gearing up for the new summer!  So, the next week or two will be about reminding us of some recent history.

With that in mind, below is a photo from Craig 2015 by Meredith Maguirk, the camp photographer.  A little cross-dressing has long been a part of Boxwell skits, especially with Camp Craig’s stage.  Our best guess is this a Gizmo skit, but we would love some clarification.

So, who are the people and what is going on here?

Craig 2015

Two unknown Craig Staff members in “grass” skirts and plastic coconut bras.

Naming the Unknowns, May 18, 2016

We’ll be taking a break from the Unknowns game when camp starts up, but for now, we thought a “fun” photo might be worth a look.

By 2004, the Boxwell pool was open and as you can imagine, it was a hit with the staff.  This photo from Jeremy Gillard is one of a series of photos of Staff Pool Party on July 5, 2004.

So, the questions for this week are: who is this person and what camp did he work?

If popular, we’ll do some more next week!

Pool Party

An unknown staff member at the Pool Staff Party in July 2004.

Naming the Unknowns, May 11, 2016

Naming the Unknowns, May 11, 2016

This week’s Unknowns photo definitely has some mystery to it!

The photo is from 2004, Camp Craig. Far Left is Michael “Cub” Gregory, followed by Jason Flannery. On the far right is Aaron Patten. Who are the two in the middle?

Here’s the other mystery. This photo came to us in a collection simply labeled “Glossom.” We have no record of a Glossom in our staff rosters. Who is this person? How long did he work and when?

Craig, 2004

A Group of Craig Staff outside the Craig Kitchen in 2004.

Naming the Unknowns, May 4, 2016

Let’s try something a little different this week.  Instead of a straight up photo of camp staff during camp staff, let’s take a look at an old Reunion photo.  This photo is from the collection of Wes Frye and was taken during the 1983 Reunion, which was the first Staff Reunion held at Boxwell Reservation.

Who are the people in this photo? Any guesses?

1983 Reunion

A group of former staff members with their wives at the first staff reunion in 1983. Who are these people?

Naming the Unknowns, April 27, 2016

The photos from Christ “Kit” Eckert are some of the best quality we have, but apparently trying to remember some of these people is just reaching back too far!

Still, we want to wrap up the month with one more attempt.  We’re stubborn like that!

Parnell, 1970.  Two staff members sawing in the Activity Yard, located at the time between the dining hall and Showerhouse 2.  The staff member on the left is Joe Tomasso.  Who is the staff member on the right?

Sawing, 1970

Sawing in the Activity Yard with Joe Tomasso and our unknown. Camp Parnell, 1970.