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    • 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-6

    • 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.)
    • Schenbeck relaxes with a Historical Society member and her grandchildren.
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams Couty (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Often on Sundays the Porters would go to the Hawbaker farm where they would fish along the Wabash River. This photograph kept alive the memory of Charles Porter catching an eel on his hook.
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-3

    • 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.)
    • This famous photograph was taken by a local photograph, F. F. Gregg.
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-4

    • 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.)
    • In reading the article written for the Audubon Society, Mamie reminisced of her involvement with the Porters. Included in this was a reference to the vulture nest. She told of ". . .a wild grape vine that grew up the trunk of that tree, and Mrs....
    • 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.
    • 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 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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 in front of the library fireplace -1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924- Photography; Limberlost Cabin- Geneva - Adams County (Ind.); Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940
    • This may have been a favorite place to lie, or perhaps Gene was practicing portraiture. Note the sword on the mantle.
    • 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...
    • 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...

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