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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bee bird's nest

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • We do not know if "Bee" birds refer to the phoebe or not. Ken Brunswick has told us that phoebe's do nest in the Limberlost 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."
    • Bull wheel

    • Employees; Derricks; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • In this image, worker Joe Berry operates a Bull Wheel, a platform atop which derricks rested that could be rotated 360 degrees, allowing for derricks to transport stone in different parts of the quarry. "Return to Fred Barrett" written on back.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Four gang-saw mill

    • Limestone mills; Stone-cutting tools--Gangsaws; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Notice the gang saws in the barn. "Return to Fred Barrett" written on back.
    • Friend recalls famous author-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodical; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992;
    • Mary, known locally as Mamie, was the daughter of Daniel Hawbaker. Daniel owned the farm that the Porters often visited on Sundays. Gene also did research there. Mamie shares her recollections in this article. Hoch continues her writing with...
    • Friend recalls famous author-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodical; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992;
    • Mary, known locally as Mamie, was the daughter of Daniel Hawbaker. Daniel owned the farm that the Porters often visited on Sundays. Gene also did research there. Mamie shares her recollections in this article. Hoch continues her writing with...
    • Friend recalls famous author-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodical; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992;
    • Mary, known locally as Mamie, was the daughter of Daniel Hawbaker. Daniel owned the farm that the Porters often visited on Sundays. Gene also did research there. Mamie shares her recollections in this article. Hoch continues her writing with...
    • In the camps of croesus - 1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodical;
    • This feature was printed in Volume 13 of Recreation magazine and tells of the Porter trip to the Inland Route of northern Michigan. The article, quoted by Judith Reick Long, recounts the hilarious story of Gene having to get "fixed up" to assist in...
    • In the camps of croesus - 2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene,1863-1924 - Periodical;
    • This feature was printed in Volume 13 of Recreation magazine and tells of the Porter trip to the Inland Route of northern Michigan. The article, quoted by Judith Reick Long, recounts the hilarious story of Gene having to get "fixed up" to assist in...
    • Jeannette elopes-1

    • Porter,Jeannette, 1887-1977; Monroe, G. Blaine; Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • The newspaper in the county to the south of Geneva had no problem in printing the unfortunate affair of Jeannette and her first marriage. We don't know know if the Geneva Herald kept a respectable silence or not, as these issues are missing. The...
    • Jeannette elopes-2

    • Porter,Jeannette, 1887-1977; Monroe, G. Blaine; Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • The newspaper in the county to the south of Geneva had no problem in printing the unfortunate affair of Jeannette and her first marriage. We don't know know if the Geneva Herald kept a respectable silence or not, as these issues are missing. The...
    • 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...

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