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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...
    • Stratton-Porter: 'Dream Weaver'

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • Kathy Hoch analyses Gene Stratton-Porter's life and literary works determining that while she developed her own talents and interests, she was not a suffragette. Gene trusted her own judgment and quietly did what she set out to do.
    • 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.
    • FIRE Sweeps the town - entire article

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924- Periodicals; Geneva (Ind.) - History;
    • Fire swept the business section of Geneva, the hometown of Gene Stratton-Porter. Awakened by the tumult Gene joins others in fighting the blaze. The newspaper gives a concise reporting of the event alluded to by Stratton-Porter biographers.
    • 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.
    • FIRE Sweeps the town - 1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924- Periodicals; Geneva (Ind.) - History;
    • Fire swept the business section of Geneva, the hometown of Gene Stratton-Porter. Awakened by the tumult Gene joins others in fighting the blaze. The newspaper gives a concise reporting of the event alluded to by Stratton-Porter biographers.
    • 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....
    • FIRE Sweeps the town - 2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924- Periodicals; Geneva (Ind.) - History;
    • Fire swept the business section of Geneva, the hometown of Gene Stratton-Porter. Awakened by the tumult Gene joins others in fighting the blaze. The newspaper gives a concise reporting of the event alluded to by Stratton-Porter biographers.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Charles D. Porter at his bank office

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Bank of Geneva - Geneva (Ind.);
    • Charles D. Porter was a founding member of the Bank of Geneva. Listed as cashier, he played a prominent part in not only banking, but as the owner of a drug store, treasurer of the Geneva Natural Gas Company and as a member of the Sons of...
    • Gene Stratton-Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940
    • Gene Stratton-Porter wore "a knee-length khaki skirt with high leather boots, a blouse or sweater of either brown or green. . .and carried a revolver for protection," for her work in the wild, but favored and encouraged others to wear feminine...

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