Constance Kauth was born in Minneapolis, Wisconsin and was
older than her brother Willard. Shortly after World War 1, she joined her
brother in New York City and also worked at several settlement houses.

A great lover of nature and science she was in charge of
the "Papoose" girls at Camp Manitou when it first opened. These were
very small children, 3 to 5 years old and included Barbara Kauth.
She planned their activities and took them through their summer camp days.
In 1941, she was the director of Camp Talako when it opened.

For many years she suffered from tuberculosis and tragically died in 1944.


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