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Tennie Toussaint Photographs

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Collection Overview

The Tennie Toussaint collection includes photographs of agricultural landscapes, logging, mills, barn raisings, and railroad bridges from the Danville, Vermont area, circa 1900. Tennie Toussaint was a columnist for the Burlington Free Press in the 1960s - 1970s.

Time Period Covered: circa 1900 

Source Document: Tennie Toussaint Photographs 

Published:  April 10, 2007,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   Family portrait in front of house, men only

Date:  1900

Resource type:   photographs

Family portrait. Family seated and standing in front of house with front door open. Same family as uvmsctous3003b, but only the males are pictured. Stereograph.

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    Title:   Family portrait, standing in front of house

    Date:  1900

    Resource type:   photographs

    Family portrait. Family standing in front of house .

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      Title:   Family seated insde a house reading and knitting.

      Date:  1900

      Resource type:   photographs

      Family seated insde a house reading and knitting.

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        Title:   Farmhouse

        Date:  1900

        Resource type:   photographs

        View of a farmhouse. Wood piled on the side of the house. House features a front porch surrounded by several large trees.

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          Title:   Group portrait at the edge of the woods

          Date:  1900

          Resource type:   photographs

          Group of women and children and one man sitting at the edge of the woods.

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            Title:   Group with horses in front of a sugarhouse

            Date:  1900

            Resource type:   photographs

            Horses pulling sap into the sugarhouse. Man pictured in the doorway. Smoke coming from chimney. Boy pictured in front with sled. Two individuals pictured in the back, one is driving the horses, the other is carrying two buckets.

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              Title:   Harvesting ice

              Date:  1900

              Resource type:   photographs

              Group of men, women, and children picture with ice blocks and ice harvesting tools.

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                Title:   Horses pulling a snow roller

                Date:  1900

                Resource type:   photographs

                Four horses pulling two men on top of a snow roller, in order to pack the snow on a road.

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                  Title:   House

                  Date:  1900

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Group pictured in front of a house.

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                    Title:   House and barns across a field with rolling hills and fields in the background.

                    Date:  1900

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    View of house and barns across a field with rolling hills and fields in the background.

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                      Title:   House with family on porch

                      Date:  1900

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Family standing on porch of house, barn pictured in background.

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                        Title:   John Weeks store in North Danville, Vt.

                        Date:  1900

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        John Weeks store in North Danville, Vt.

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                          Title:   John Weeks store in North Danville, Vt.

                          Date:  1900

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          John Weeks store in North Danville, Vt.

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                            Title:   Loading hay

                            Date:  1900

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Three men loading hay onto a wagon pulled by two horses.

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                              Title:   Lucius Stanton and an unidentified friend enjoy a glass of cider

                              Date:  1900

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Used in a Burlington Free Press article (February 27, 1969) by Tennie Toussaint, "Early Vermonters Found Cash, Conviviality in 'Hard Likker': Potato Whiskey Ads Once Familiar." Caption for photo is "Lucius Stanton, right, and an unidentified friend enjoy a glass of cider in the front yard of Stanton's farm home above North Danville. The property is now the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Langmaid. This photo was probably taken about 1900."

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                                Title:   Man leaning against a building next to a stream and dam

                                Date:  1900

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Man leaning against a building next to a stream and dam, which is probably the power source for a sawmill. Also pictured is a small truss bridge on a large stone foundation.

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                                  Title:   Man with dog

                                  Date:  1900

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Man with a dog in a field.

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                                    Title:   Man, horse, and carriage with two women

                                    Date:  1900

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Man holding the head of a horse, which is pulling a carriage with two women seated in it. Group is in front of a house.

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                                      Title:   Men and horses in front of a sugarhouse

                                      Date:  1900

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Portrait of men with horses and sled pulling maple sap into the sugarhouse.

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                                        Title:   Men and women standing on the roof and in front of a building

                                        Date:  1900

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Group of men and women standing on the roof and in front of a building. Structure is probably related to North Danville sawmill operations.

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                                          Title:   Men loading logs onto a train car

                                          Date:  1900

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Group of men in the process of loading logs onto train cars for removal from the woods. Large piles of logs are on one side of the railroad tracks.

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                                            Title:   Men sawing wood

                                            Date:  1900

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Group of men sawing wood. Quality of original negative is poor.

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                                              Title:   Men with horses and wagons at the bottom of the Pumpkin Hill Bridge in Danville, Vermont

                                              Date:  1900

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                                              Men with horses and wagons at the bottom of the Pumpkin Hill Bridge in Danville, Vermont

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                                                Title:   North Danville sawmill

                                                Date:  1900

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Caption to Tennie Toussaint article in Burlington Free Press December 30, 1971 reads, "Taken at North Danville sawmill about 1900, this picture also could have been taken three weeks ago. The only changes are a small bridge in the center, which used to be wooden and is now iron, and the barn on the right is now gone."

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                                                  Title:   North Danville sawmill workers

                                                  Date:  1900

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Picture appears on p. 138 of Susannah Clifford's "Village in the Hills: a History of Danville, Vermont 1786-1995." Caption reads, "The sawmill in North Danville. Arthur Sanborn, whose office was in the little building at the right, is at the extreme left."

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