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Colorized from black & white here. My Grandfather, Donald Dickinson Jenne was born in Rochester, NY in 1891. His family lived in Elgin Illinois at the time, so I can only suppose that they were visiting relatives or traveling back to see family. In 1919 Donald and Gladys Jenness were married in Minneapolis, MN. In August of 1922, their first child, daughter Priscilla Marguerite was born. In July 1923 they posed here at the lake house in northern Wisconsin on Lac Courtes 'Oreilles. His obvious joy in her is so wonderful. Her expression is one she carried with her all her life. A beautiful and direct smile. Priscilla is my mother. View full size.