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    • Letter to Miss Farrier-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-4

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-5

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-6

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-7

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Stratton-Porter: 'Dream Weaver'

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • Kathy Hoch analyses Gene Stratton-Porter's life and literary works determining that while she developed her own talents and interests, she was not a suffragette. Gene trusted her own judgment and quietly did what she set out to do.
    • Town across choppy waters

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • We do not know the exact location of this photograph. We do know that Charles and Gene Stratton-Porter were very fond of Michigan. Gene's sister lived in Coldwater and according to the local Geneva, Indiana, newspapers we learn that during the...
    • Probably Fort Mackinac

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Fort Mackinac (Mackinac Island, Mich.) - Pictorial Works
    • After 1895, Mackinac Island State Park became the first state park in Michigan. We learn from the article, "In the Camps of Croesus," that Gene's trip to the Inland Route was delayed with a side trip to Mackinac Island. (Recreation magazine, Volume...
    • A frog in his throat - 1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • "I saw this Blue Heron for myself, hunted him to his favorite feeding grounds alone, and secured these studies of him, which may be the reason I am so especially fond of them. I was located at a small boarding-house on the Inland Route, and with my...
    • The home that was "purt nigh took"

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene wrote, "Passing through a village, on being told that I carried a camera a woman came to me and begged that I make a picture of her home. . . The reason she was so extremely anxious to have the picture was because the forest fires had almost...
    • A frog in his throat - 2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography;
    • "I saw this Blue Heron for myself, hunted him to his favorite feeding grounds alone, and secured these studies of him, which may be the reason I am so especially fond of them. I was located at a small boarding-house on the Inland Route, and with my...
    • Deacon's catches of fish

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene often referred to her husband as "the Deacon." Local people believe it was because of his austere appearance. An avid fisherman, it appears that his day was very successful. She writes, "I next tried some scale work on one of the Deacon's...
    • My Indian Model

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene wrote," Near a lumberman's shanty, in a small clearing, I found my first subject, the most magnificent specimen of Indian physical manhood I have ever seen. He stood all or over six feet four, in his bare feet, and was splendidly...
    • The trail

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene wrote of her experience on a rough Canadian trail in "The Universal Lens" published in the Photographic Times=Bulletin, July, 1902 Vol. XXXIV, No. 7, pages 299-293. (20091036-large) It appears on the same album page as "Waterway."
    • Waterway

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • The photograph is placed on the same page as "The Trail" in the album. That leads us to suppose they were taken in the same area.
    • Bird feeding time

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph was used in "Bird Architecture" on page 439 of "Outing Magazine," July 1901, Volume 28. The caption read: "The neatest nests are those of the finches - the goldfinch."
    • Fishing from a boat

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926;
    • Two gentlemen participate in the leisure pastime of fishing. One gentleman, who appears to be Charles Porter, is poling the boat on the river. Because this photo is included with the group of photographs from Michigan, and because of presence of...
    • Photo Album, inside cover

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924-Photo album
    • Gene was generous to her friends and those who aided in her work. Sharing her photographs with people of the community was common, as was gifting those especially close with leather bound editions of her books. (see note)

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