On June 4, 1889, a group of camera fiends met at the home of George L. Stone on Ashland street, with a view to forming an organization.
Among those present were George E. Davenport, E. E. Sweeney, J. H. Wheeler, J. F. Johnson, Charles D. Tucker and George L. Stone of Medford, and Henry S. Fisher and E. L. Jenkins of Everett.
The officers elected were: President, George L. Stone; Vice-President, George E. Davenport; Secretary and Treasurer, J. F. Johnson.
On May 6, 1890, they streets, where they remained until the property was sold and vacated by the society.
The Club was incorporated March 17, 1891, the incorporators being: J. H. Wheeler, J. F. Wade, A. E. Boardman, Will C. Eddy, B. D. B. Bourne, E. H. Balcom, C. D. Tucker, George L. Stone, George E. Davenport, E. E. Sweeney.
Outings were arranged to points of historic and picturesque places and largely attended.
Local ground was not neglected by the members, and many photographs of Medford's historical poin