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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:   Hermit Thrush

Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   lantern slides

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    Title:   Horse and carriage next to man with dog

    Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   lantern slides

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      Title:   Jeffersonville Depot

      Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

      Date:  1920-02-20; 1920-02-20

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   lantern slides

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        Title:   Joseph Battell at the Bread Loaf stock farm

        Creator:  Thurston, John H.

        Resource type:   photographs

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          Title:   Leverett Smith and porcupine at Dunsmoor Lodge

          Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

          Date:  1920-08-25; 1920-08-25

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   lantern slides

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            Title:   Madeleine Diehl and Laddie

            Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   lantern slides

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              Title:   Man, woman and dog on top of rock ledge

              Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   lantern slides

              The man in this image may be Herbert Wheaton Congdon

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                Title:   Men with horse and buggy

                Creator:  Wilkinson, Robert

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   lantern slides

                The original image image contains a note stating that the original image is from Robert Wilkinson of Montpelier, Vermont.

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                  Title:   Monroe Party leaving the Atkins House

                  Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                  Date:  1917-08-31; 1917-08-31

                  Resource type:   photographs

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                    Title:   Mrs. Davis, unknown, oxen, Mr. Herr, and Mr. Henry Davis

                    Creator:  Dean, Theron S.; Perry, Mrs.

                    Date:  1924-05-21

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   lantern slides

                    Pictured are: Mrs. Davis, unknown, oxen, Mr. Herr, and Mr. Henry Davis. Slide colored by Mrs. Perry.

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                      Title:   Mrs. Davis, unknown, oxen, Mr. Herr, and Mr. Henry Davis

                      Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                      Date:  1924-05-21; 1924-05-21

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   lantern slides

                      Pictured are: Mrs. Davis, unknown, oxen, Mr. Herr, and Mr. Henry Davis.

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                        Title:   Mrs. Davis, unknown, oxen, Mr. Herr, and Mr. Henry Davis

                        Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                        Date:  ; 1924-05-21

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   lantern slides

                        Pictured are: Mrs. Davis, unknown, oxen, Mr. Herr, and Mr. Henry Davis.

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                          Title:   Mule and Mount Abraham

                          Creator:  Dean, Theron S.; Perry, Mrs.

                          Date:  1917-08-31; 1917-08-31

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   lantern slides

                          Resource type:   landscape photographs

                          This slide is looking east at "Potato Hill" (the former name for Mount Abraham). Slide colored by Mrs. Perry.

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                            Title:   Northern Pileated Woodpecker

                            Creator:  Brounell, L.W.

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   lantern slides

                            Image created by L.W. Brounell of Paterson N.J.

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                              Title:   Oxen hauling supplies for the building of the Battell Trail

                              Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                              Date:  1917-08-31; 1917-08-31

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   lantern slides

                              These oxen are pictured on the Battell Road hauling supplies for trail builders.

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                                Title:   Pico Peak and a load of hay

                                Creator:  Brehmer; Perry, Mrs.

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                                  Title:   Pico Peak and a load of hay

                                  Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

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                                  Resource type:   landscape photographs

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                                    Title:   Porcupine

                                    Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

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                                      Title:   Rabbit on Bolton Trail

                                      Creator:  Bliss, J. Isham

                                      Date:  1915-01-02; 1915-01-02

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                                        Title:   Red Crossbill at Mount Ellen

                                        Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                        Date:  1922-08; 1922-08

                                        Resource type:   photographs

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                                        Pictured in this image is Fred Bliss.

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                                          Title:   Rural Free Delivery man and Ward Olney at Goshen Four Corners

                                          Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                          Date:  1921-08; 1921-08

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                                            Title:   Sheep and Couching Lion (Camel's Hump)

                                            Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                                            Resource type:   photographs

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                                            "Couching Lion" is the previous name for Camel's Hump.

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                                              Title:   Sheep and Couching Lion (Camel's Hump) looking South from Mount Mansfield

                                              Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

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                                              "Couching Lion" is the previous name for Camel's Hump.

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                                                Title:   Sleighride in Woodstock

                                                Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                                Date:  1930; 1930

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                                                  Title:   What porkies (porcupines) do to glass

                                                  Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

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