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Tennie Toussaint Photographs

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

Date:  1900

Resource type:   photographs

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

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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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      Title:   Oxen pulling logs

      Date:  1900

      Resource type:   photographs

      Men using oxen to pull logs with chains at the bottom of a small hill.

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        Title:   Railroad workers

        Date:  1900

        Resource type:   photographs

        Group of railroad workers standing next to the rail line they are laying down. Steam engine used for power is also pictured.

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          Title:   Railroad workers loading dirt into train cars

          Date:  1900

          Resource type:   photographs

          Railroad workers loading dirt into train cars.

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            Title:   Railroad workers pictured with a steam powered shovel

            Date:  1900

            Resource type:   photographs

            Railroad workers pictured with a steam powered shovel

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              Title:   Sawing logs by horsepower

              Date:  1900

              Resource type:   photographs

              Picture appears on p. 130 of Susannah Clifford's "Village in the Hills: a History of Danville, Vermont 1786-1995." Caption reads, "Sawing logs by horsepower at Webster's farm in the early 1900's. Left to right are Lee Hatch II, Arthur Webster, George Weeks, Edwin Webster, and Henry Page."

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                Title:   Sawing wood with a drag-saw using horse power in North Danville

                Date:  1900

                Resource type:   photographs

                Three men using horse power to saw wood using a drag-saw in North Danville. Wood is being sawed to firewood length and then split by hand.

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                  Title:   Store

                  Date:  1900

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  View of a store in North Danville that sells groceries and Waverly shoes, and also serves as the post office. Two women and two children are pictured standing on the porch.

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                    Title:   Two individuals in blackface

                    Date:  1900

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Two individuals in blackface and in costumes with banjos.

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                      Title:   Two men pictured in front of Pumpkin Hill bridge in Danville, Vermont

                      Date:  1900

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Two men pictured in front of Pumpkin Hill bridge in Danville, Vermont, which is under construction.

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                        Title:   Two men standing on one of several large log piles

                        Date:  1900

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Two men standing on one of several large log piles. Note with picture reads "This picture was taken after steam was installed for power, about 1903. Note tall smoke stack."

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                          Title:   Village view with team of oxen on road

                          Date:  1900

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Village view with a man leading a team of oxen on road, and a horse and wagon behind them. Houses on either side of the road, with a hillside rising in the background. Firewood is split and piled in two of the yards.

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                            Title:   Village view with three teams of oxen

                            Date:  1900

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Village view with three teams of oxen with three generations of men leading them. Also pictured are a man and two little girls standing by a tree and a woman seated against a house. Firewood is split and piled in two of the yards.

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                              Title:   Women and young girls sitting at picnic tables.

                              Date:  1900

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Group of women and young girls sitting at picnic tables.

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