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    • 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...
    • Bittern

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This picture of a bittern standing in a marsh is the same bird pictured in "Birds of the Bible" on page 333.
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    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph of a lone grosbeak sitting on a branch appeared in the July 1, 1901 issue of Outing magazine. There it has the caption of "Young Grosbeak - One of Six." The caption written in red ink below the photograph though illegible is not...
    • Turtle dove's nest

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph appeared in the September 1901 edition of Outing magazine. This photograph, along with three others were not ready for the July edition, so were supplied here on pages 656-7. in July, Gene wrote of the turtle dove, " The nest is...
    • Nest of the vesper sparrow

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph is labeled Nest of Vesper Sparrow. Appearing in the July issue of "Outing magazine" on page 440, it bears the caption, Ground Sparrow's nest. Of those birds building on the ground, Gene says,"The architecture of about one-half 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...
    • Nest of a cat-bird

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Several different photographs and paintings of cat bird's nest can be found in Gene's collection. While alike, they vary in their locations. Bob Burdette Black, to whom she dedicated "What I have done with birds," said, after locating about forty...
    • 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.
    • Spelling Lesson -2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph reveals alteration to the original. Seated in front and behind the girl were other students. She stated that she worked with six models at the school.( Long and S. F. E.) It appears that they have been erased, particularly, the...
    • Bee bird's nest

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • We do not know if "Bee" birds refer to the phoebe or not. Ken Brunswick has told us that phoebe's do nest in the Limberlost area.
    • Spelling Lesson -1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene had written a story and sent it to Metropolitan Magazine. Perriton Maxwell asked that a similar story be written with illustrations for the Christmas issue. This letter arrived with less than 24 hours to meet the deadline. "By four o'clock I...
    • Well with admission sign

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • At one time this was a working well. Located on the northeast corner of the lot with a sidewalk running nearby, it was a convenient spot to post the cost of admission. Gyp, the Price family dog is not in danger of drowning. This photograph was...
    • An Easter Table

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva - Adams County (Ind.)
    • An Easter table reveals those things we expect with children and Easter - colored eggs, chicks, rabbits and Easter baskets. This photograph also reveals one of Gene's corner cupboards full of dishes - including a tea service. The table and rug on...
    • The bird tea party-1

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Since Gene dressed her pet blue jay, Hezekiah, it appeared that she allowed Jeannette to dress the golden eagle and heron. The heavy drape to the back of the birds normally covered the entrance to the conservatory. The customary century plant is...
    • The bird tea party-2

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Since Gene dressed her pet blue jay, Hezekiah, it appeared that she allowed Jeannette to dress the golden eagle and heron. The heavy drape to the back of the birds normally covered the entrance to the conservatory. The customary century plant is...
    • Library

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin -Geneva-Adams County (Ind)
    • The Blue Heron and Golden Eagle occupy their traditional places, in front of the library fireplace. The goatskin rug, referred to in "The Harvester," lies there also. The cabinet reveals some of the Porter collections. Charles collected historic...
    • Small child on a chair

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • This photograph has created a great deal of interest. Not for the danger of tipping the chair, but because of the mounted deer head. It seems incongruous that a man who refused to allow guns on his 240 acre farm, would have a mounted head in his...
    • Library fireplace-2

    • Limberlost Cabin -Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • The Blue Heron and Golden Eagle occupy their traditional places, in front of the library fireplace. The goatskin rug, referred to in "The Harvester, lies there also. The cabinet reveals some of the Porter collections. Charles collected historic...

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