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    • Letter to Mr. John Heller, 1910-10-20

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 -Correspondence
    • This is an item of personal correspondence between Gene Stratton-Porter and the Heller's. Mr Heller was partner then owner of the Decatur Democrat newspaper and a shirt-tail relative of Charles Porter. This letter of thanks was in response to a...
    • Mrs. Wilson talks of Gene Stratton Porter-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • With the passing of Donald Wilson, nephew of Gene Stratton-Porter (son of Ada), another who knew Gene intimately had passed. Carmen took this time to interview his widow who "wanted to correct erroneous information" regarding Mrs. Porter. Mrs....
    • Postcard to Mr John Heller, August 3, 1912

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Correspondence
    • Gene received a lot of criticism for her writing. She would answer those who disagreed with her by letter, with some of those being published. She did not appear to make it public. When it came to her husband, his business dealings and those of...
    • 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...
    • Letter to Mr and Mrs John Heller, March 23, 1911-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 -Correspondence
    • The letter begins unusually formal in tone as Gene supplies biographical information about herself and the status of her last book. She then expresses condolences to Alice on the death of her father. (Alice was a second cousin to husband Charles...
    • Mrs. Wilson talks of Gene Stratton Porter-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • With the passing of Donald Wilson, nephew of Gene Stratton-Porter (son of Ada), another who knew Gene intimately had passed. Carmen took this time to interview his widow who "wanted to correct erroneous information" regarding Mrs. Porter.
    • Letter to Mrs Alice Heller, March 18, 1917

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Correspondence
    • Apparently friend Alice Heller had not received a promised volume from Gene. Gene recounts having surgery for impacted teeth; a trip to California for rest; a house party in Rome City for Christmas; six weeks in New York; and now being deep into...
    • Letter to Mr and Mrs John Heller, January 20, 1911

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 -Correspondence
    • Gene writes to her friends telling of her Christmas holiday in Buffalo. With almost childish delight she lists the things Santa Claus had brought her. Gene concludes with the visit of her publisher, Frank Doubleday and his wife in Geneva before...
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Mary "Mamie" Schenbeck was well noted as a personal friend of Jeannette Porter and her mother. Mamie gave a presentation to the Adams Historical Society which included history around Geneva; Charles Porter and his business interests; various people...
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-5

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Compare this photograph with 20092061-large, entitled, Fishing for minnows. The photographs may have been taken the same day. Gene loved the out of doors and would often talk of the beauty of snaky rail fences.
    • Books by Mrs. Porter-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodicals; Heller, John, 1873-1958; Stratton-Porter, Gene - Book Reviews
    • In the correspondence of Gene Stratton-Porter (20091001-large) we have the letter that she typed thanking John Heller for "the very nicest review" she had ever received. This is the review that appeared in the Decatur Democrat. The thank-you was...
    • Jeannette's treasures

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940;
    • Apparently Gene saw to it that Jeannette had some of the childhood experiences that she herself had. This included spending hours outdoors, having animal pets including a bantam rooster and even dressing them in clothes. Gene's rooster was named...
    • Books by Mrs. Porter-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodicals; Heller, John, 1873-1958; Stratton-Porter, Gene - Book Reviews
    • In the correspondence of Gene Stratton-Porter (20091001-large) we have the letter that she typed thanking John Heller for "the very nicest review" she had ever received. This is the review that appeared in the Decatur Democrat. The thank-you was...
    • In Defense of Charles D. Porter and Geneva Bank-1

    • Porter, Gene Stratton, 1863-1924; Porter, Charles D.1850-1926; Hale, William D., 1870-1912; Bank of Geneva-Geneva (Ind)
    • Turmoil came to the Geneva community and to the Geneva Bank stockholders in July of 1912. As the state Bank Examiners arrived and began checking the records of the Geneva Bank, cashier, William Hale left the building pleading heat exhaustion, only...
    • Should owl'd acquaintance be forgot

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • A portion of this photograph appears on page 61 of "What I have done with birds." In that chapter Gene recounts how she was able to obtain her pictures of the owl. Owls were a great favorite of Gene.
    • In Defense of Charles D. Porter and Geneva Bank-2

    • Porter, Gene Stratton, 1863-1924; Porter, Charles D.1850-1926; Hale, William D., 1870-1912;Bank of Geneva-Geneva (Ind)
    • Turmoil came to the Geneva community and to the Geneva Bank stockholders in July of 1912. As the state Bank Examiners arrived and began checking the records of the Geneva Bank, cashier, William Hale left the building pleading heat exhaustion, only...

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