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    • Bennett, James Penn to Jeannette and Shelley Bennett, July 1861.

    • Personal correspondence; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 25th (1861-1865); New Harmony (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century
    • From Union Army camp, James Penn Bennett writes to his daughter, Jeannette "Nettie" Bennett, and son, Shelley Bennett, New Harmony, Indiana, in July 1861. To Jeannette, James discusses time spent at camp thus far, describes Evansville, Indiana,...
    • Bennett, Jeannette to James Penn Bennett, August 16, 1864.

    • Personal correspondence; Dransfield, Jeannette Bennett, 1847-1905 -- Family; New Harmony (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    • From New Harmony, Indiana, Jeannette "Nettie" Bennett writes to her father, James Penn Bennett, Union Army, on August 16, 1864. Updates on family and friends in New Harmony, Indiana, including her brother Shelley driving buggy to Grayville,...
    • Two girls

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • The girls are posed in front of the living room fireplace. In an effort to identify the young ladies, we find that in July and August of 1900, cousin Gladys Wilson stayed with the Porters for a number of weeks. The girls would have been 12 and 13...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bennett, Jeannette to James Penn Bennett, March 8, 1863.

    • Personal correspondence; Dransfield, Jeannette Bennett, 1847-1905 -- Family; New Harmony (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century; Education
    • From Cincinnati, Ohio, Jeannette "Nettie" Bennett writes to her father, James Penn Bennett, Union Army, on March 8, 1863. Concerns over illnesses plaguing family members and friends, sickness in New Harmony, his well-being, and expense of school....
    • Bennett, Jeannette to James Penn Bennett, March 4, 1864.

    • Personal correspondence; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Dransfield, Jeannette Bennett, 1847-1905 -- Family; New Harmony (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century
    • From New Harmony, Indiana, Jeannette "Nettie" Bennett writes to her father, James Penn Bennett, Union Army, on March 4, 1864. Expresses anxiety over not hearing from him, recounts most recent news she heard about General William Tecumseh Sherman...
    • Bennett, Jeannette to James Penn Bennett, June 10, 1864.

    • Personal correspondence; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Dransfield, Jeannette Bennett, 1847-1905 -- Family; New Harmony (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century
    • From New Harmony, Indiana, Jeannette "Nettie" Bennett writes to her father, James Penn Bennett, Union Army, on June 10, 1864. Recounts most recent news she heard about General Ulysses S. Grant, General William Tecumseh Sherman, and Civil War in...
    • Jeannette in front of the library fireplace -2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924- Photography; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva - Adams County (Ind.); Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940
    • This pose seems to be a favorite. It is a repeat of 20092054-large. Gene had adjusted the angle of her camera-work to avoid the glare from the conservatory window on the west side of the house. Note the leather padded rocker on the left. The...
    • Jeannette and her dolls

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924-Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva -Adams County (Ind.)
    • A note on the back of the photograph states that Jeannette was about 10 years old. Geneva, Indiana was a town"filled with characters of all descriptions." (Dewald) She was not allowed to play with other town's children, but rather developed a world...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Bennett, James Penn to Jeannette Bennett, October 13, 1862.

    • Personal correspondence; Bolivar (Tenn.) -- History -- 19th century; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    • From Bolivar, Tennessee, James Penn Bennett writes to his daughter, Jeannette "Nettie" Bennett, New Harmony, Indiana, on October 13, 1862. Descriptions of recent weather conditions and town of Bolivar, Tennessee, and briefly discusses Civil War's...

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