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Long Trail Photographs

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The Long Trail Collection includes over 900 images of the oldest long-distance hiking trail in the United States: Vermont’s Long Trail. The collection is mainly comprised of black-and-white and hand-colored lantern slides derived from photographs taken between 1912 and 1937. It documents the Green Mountain Club’s building of original trails and shelters and illustrates the enthusiasm for the Long Trail project (and hiking in general) at the turn of the century. These images chronicle the views and landscapes seen by early hikers of the Long Trail and provide an historical record of people associated with the Green Mountain Club’s formative years.

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Published:  March 09, 2010,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   Frost on Jay Peak

Creator:  Dean, Theron S.; Standard Slide Corp.; Richardson

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   lantern slides

Negative by Richardson of Newport. Slide made for him Standard Slide Corp. 209 w. 48th N.Y.C.

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    Title:   Jay Peak - apple blossoms in June

    Creator:  Richardson; Standard Slide Corp.; Perry, Mrs.

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   lantern slides

    Resource type:   landscape photographs

    Photo attributed to Mr. Richardson of Newport, Vermont. Negative and slide done by Standard Slide Corp. - 209 W. 48th NYC. Colored by Mrs Perry in February of 1929. Copyrighted negative.

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