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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:   Barn raising

Date:  1900

Resource type:   photographs

Barn raising. Frame of barn is pictured with people standing and sitting on various levels of the frame.

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    Title:   Barn raising

    Date:  1900

    Resource type:   photographs

    Barn raising. Frame of barn is pictured with people standing and sitting on various levels of the frame and in front of the barn.

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      Title:   Barn raising

      Date:  1900

      Resource type:   photographs

      Barn raising. Frame of barn is pictured with people standing and sitting on various levels of the frame and in front of the barn.

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        Title:   Barn raising dinner

        Date:  1900

        Resource type:   photographs

        Photocopy of Tennie Toussaint article with this image in Folder 1 of collection. Caption reads, "Dinner at the barn raising in 1910. A few of the people are identified...dark-haired at extreme left is Ike Stanton; Lyman Morrill in white shirt beside Ike; man seated, with straw hat, Harl Ranney; woman in center with dark dress, Mrs. Richard Langmaid; man standing at right, wearing felt hat, Ben Stevens; at right of Stevens, Mrs. Horace Ward."

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          Title:   Boiling sap outdoors

          Date:  1900

          Resource type:   photographs

          View of an outdoor sugar making operation. Pictured are sap buckets, a boiler over a wood-fire, logs for the fire, and an axe for cutting wood.

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            Title:   Building next to a stream and dam

            Date:  1900

            Resource type:   photographs

            View of 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:   Camp scene of men, women, and children.

              Date:  1900

              Resource type:   photographs

              Group of men, women, and children in camp.

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                Title:   Church

                Date:  1900

                Resource type:   photographs

                Unidentfied Danville church.

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                  Title:   Couple with phonograph in a field

                  Date:  1900

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Dick and Nett Langmaid taken in the field near their home soon after 1900. He is sitting behind a phonograph, she is sitting in a chair knitting.

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                    Title:   Culvert underneath Pumpkin Hill Bridge in Danville, Vermont

                    Date:  1900

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    View of culvert underneath Pumpkin Hill Bridge in Danville, Vermont. Granite wall to support culvert and hold back embankment is under construction.

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                      Title:   Dam with piles of logs in the background

                      Date:  1900

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      View of a dam with piles of logs in the background. Dam is probably the source of power for a sawmill. Three men are standing on the edge of the water next to a small building.

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                        Title:   Danville general store

                        Date:  1900

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        View of Danville general store and neigboring buildings from the southeast, ca. 1900.

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                          Title:   Deer hanging upside down surrounded by hunters

                          Date:  1900

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Deer hanging upside down surrounded by about twenty hunters. Many of the hunters are holding rifles. Small tent is set up in the background.

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                            Title:   Dirt road in winter

                            Date:  1900

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Dirt road in winter with a wooden guard rail and a stone retaining wall between the road and a stream or river.

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                              Title:   Family portrait in front of a house

                              Date:  1900

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Family portrait. Family in front of a house with vines prominently growing up the side. Four women are seated and one man is standing.

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                                Title:   Family portrait in front of house

                                Date:  1900

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Family portrait. Family seated and standing in front of house with front door open.

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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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