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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:   Old North Church

Date:  1900

Resource type:   photographs

Old North Church. Long open front porch and large front window.

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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:   Portrait of a seated older woman.

      Date:  1900

      Resource type:   photographs

      Portrait of a seated older woman.

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        Title:   Portrait of two women.

        Date:  1900

        Resource type:   photographs

        Portrait of two women.

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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:   Sap buckets

                Date:  1900

                Resource type:   photographs

                Collection of sap buckets at the bottom of a tree.

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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:   Several large log piles

                      Date:  1900

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Several large log piles, with smokestack in back for steam power. Ca. 1903.

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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:   Train crossing Pumpkin Hill bridge in Danville, Vermont

                          Date:  1900

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Train crossing Pumpkin Hill bridge in Danville, Vermont. Pictured is locomotive and eight cars, bridge, and culvert with granite wall support.

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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:   Unloading maple sap into sugarhouse

                                  Date:  1900

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Men pouring maple sap from a horse drawn wagon, which drains into a container in a sugarhouse.

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                                    Title:   Village view

                                    Date:  1900

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    View of a village (North Danville?).

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                                      Title:   Village view

                                      Date:  1900

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      View of a village (North Danville?).

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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:   Winter landscape

                                            Date:  1900

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Winter landscape.

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                                              Title:   Woman leaning against the front porch

                                              Date:  1900

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                                              Portrait of a woman standing against the front porch of a house.

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                                                Title:   Woman with a child in a baby carriage

                                                Date:  1900

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Woman with a child in a baby carriage across the street from a store.

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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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