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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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-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-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-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...
    • 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-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-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...
    • 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...
    • Letter to Mr. Robert Seever-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • During her lifetime area folks might have thought her strange. The later generation, though, claimed Gene wholeheartedly and claimed her stoutly. In this case, Bob Seever of WOWO radio had broadcast from Rome City regarding Gene Stratton-Porter. ...
    • Letter to Mr. Robert Seever-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • During her lifetime area folks might have thought her strange. The later generation, though, claimed Gene wholeheartedly and claimed her stoutly. In this case, Bob Seever of WOWO radio had broadcasted from Rome City regarding Gene...
    • 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...
    • 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)
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Photo album, back cover

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924-Photo Album
    • Here we see the name of the artist, F. J. Lucas with the purchase as a probable souvenir of the Michigan Peninsula and Canada trip.

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