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    • Jeannette Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940;
    • Jeannette begins chapter 10 of "The Lady of the Limberlost" saying, "Mrs. Porter loved her home. She kept her house clean and served three deliciously cooked meals each day. She trained her baby and made all her clothes until she was twelve years...
    • Dream girl's fireplace

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva - Adams County (Ind.)
    • At the left edge of the photograph one can see the frame to the porch door. (20092039-large). The shelf on the left and the painting of the iris were placed by the Prices. There is reason to believe that Gene painted the iris, which were among her...
    • Music room fireplace-1

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Lincrusta - Walton;
    • Posing with the eagle is Gyp, the Price's dog. To the left of the fireplace is a poster of President Calvin Coolidge. The wallcovering has been carefully preserved. It is called Lincrusta. It was patented in 1877 by Frederick Walton. It...
    • Music room fireplace-2

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Lincrusta - Walton;
    • Posing with the eagle is Gyp, the Price's dog. To the left of the fireplace is a poster of President Calvin Coolidge. The wallcovering has been carefully preserved. It is called Lincrusta. It was patented in 1877 by Frederick Walton. It...
    • Charles and Miles Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charle D., 1850-1926; Porter, Miles, 1856-1933
    • The relationship between Charles and his brother Miles was a close one. Dr. Miles lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a short train ride away. It was reported that when Gene was ill in August of 1902 that a special train brought Miles to Geneva to tend...
    • Library fireplace with the eagle

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County ( Ind.)
    • The next photograph will show the cupboard above this, the largest fireplace. You may notice that the bird, though stuffed, moves around. This wicker chair is the same as seen in Jeannette's treasures. Both items are on display at the Limberlost...
    • Limberlost Cabin in Winter

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • From the growth around the house, we estimate that this photograph was taken within a short time of the cabin's completion. The orchard is to the left. The carriage house that will sit on the back of the lot has not been built yet. Snow covers...
    • Fishing for minnows

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Stratton-Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977
    • Margaret Day Briggs, a close friend of Gene's wrote that mother and daughter spent much time together, sharing interests. (20091083-large-2) Through Gene's writings we learn that Jeannette often occupied her mother to the woods, and both parents on...
    • Jeannette and Major

    • Porter,Jeannette, 1887-1977
    • Judith Reick Long states that Jeannette was twelve years old when this photograph was taken. It was used by Gene to do a charcoal sketch that appears on page 145 of the Long book, as well as other publications. The Geneva Herald tells us that...
    • Jeannette Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940;
    • Jeannette appears to modeling some new clothes. Her jumper is the ever popular plaid.
    • Gene Stratton-Porter about 1887

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • In "The Lady of the Limberlost: on page 86 Jeannette writes, "I still treasure the pin which he gave her on their first wedding anniversary - an oblong of black onyx with a little half circle of pearls like a rainbow running across it. When one of...
    • Twisted Vine

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Mamie (Hawbaker) Schenbeck often accompanied the Porter ladies while on the Hawbaker farm property. Referring to the book, "Wings" Mamie said, ". . .she (Gene) wrote about a turkey vulture who nested, and laid her eggs, in an old Sycamore tree on...

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