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Porter C. Thayer Photographs

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Collection Overview

This archive contains 1300 photographs made by Porter C. Thayer, scanned from silver gelatin prints, held in the collection of the Brooks Memorial Library. The prints were made in 1980 from the 5x7 glass plates negatives created by Porter Thayer. These images are also available on microfilm at the Brattleboro library.

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Time Period Covered: 1906 - 1920 

Published:  October 11, 2010,  

Rights:  The William Thayer Family and heirs hold copyright to the Porter Thayer Photographs collection. Material in the collection may not be used without permission. For permission requests, contact Bill Thayer at billthayer08@gmail.com


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Title:   "Fairview" Dover, Vt.

Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

Date:  1909

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Robcheck's (?) house (1978) with view of church on common in the background.

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    Title:   A Country Drive, West Dover, Vt.

    Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

    Date:  1912

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Dirtroad by streambed in wooded area of Dover.

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      Title:   A road and bridge in East Dover, Vt.

      Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

      Date:  1916

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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        Title:   A.D. Evans Bungalow, Dover, Vt.

        Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

        Date:  19--

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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          Title:   Band portrait at East Dover Church, Dover, Vt.

          Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

          Date:  1910

          Resource type:   group portraits

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          The Snow brothers are in the middle with the horn and trombone. See image bmlthayer T951 also.

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            Title:   Base Ball Team, East Dover, Vt.

            Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

            Date:  19--

            Resource type:   group portraits

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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              Title:   Bird's-Eye View, West Dover, Vt.

              Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

              Date:  1911

              Resource type:   landscape photographs

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              Broad view of town of West Dover, with Congregational Church in view.

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                Title:   Bird's-Eye View, West Dover, Vt.

                Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                Date:  1917

                Resource type:   landscape photographs

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                  Title:   Cold Brook Play House, W. Dover, Vt.

                  Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                  Date:  1918

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                    Title:   Cong'l., Church, W. Dover, Vt.

                    Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                    Date:  1911

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                      Title:   Cooper Hill House, either Boyd or Perry Residence

                      Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                      Date:  1911

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      See bmlthayerT122 and bmlthayerT128 also. Possibly same as bmlthayerT136.

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                        Title:   Cooper Hill House, either Boyd or Perry Residence

                        Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                        Date:  1911

                        Resource type:   landscape photographs

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        See bmlthayerT121 and bmlthayerT128 also. Possibly same as bmlthayerT136.

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                          Title:   Cooper Hill Road, either Boyd or Perry Residence

                          Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                          Date:  1911

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          See bmlthayerT121 and bmlthayerT122 also. Possibly same as bmlthayerT136.

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                            Title:   Delphia Yeaw and Wife on horse drawn sleigh in winter

                            Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                            Date:  1909

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            See bmlthayerT100 also.

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                              Title:   Dist. No. 1, East Dover, Vt.

                              Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                              Date:  1911

                              Resource type:   landscape photographs

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              Schoolhouse and farm in field, with wooden split rail fence.

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                                Title:   Dorr Fitch's House OR Upton Place in West Dover, Vt.

                                Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                Date:  1910

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                Originally indentified as Dorr Fitch's house; Webster Thayer believes it is the Upton Place. Both in West Dover.

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                                  Title:   Farmhouse on hill with stonewall in front, Dover, Vt.

                                  Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                  Date:  1918

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                    Title:   Fred Holland's family on their porch in East Dover

                                    Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                    Date:  1913

                                    Resource type:   group portraits

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                      Title:   Fred Johnson's place in East Dover, Vermont

                                      Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                      Date:  1909

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      House was occupied by Arvine Hescock in 1978.

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                                        Title:   Green Mt. Inn, W. Dover, Vt.

                                        Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                        Date:  1911

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                          Title:   Green Mt. Inn, W. Dover, Vt.

                                          Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                          Date:  1911

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          View of Main street looking South, in West Dover, with Green Mountain Inn in foreground, two figures on the porch, and church behind inn.

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                                            Title:   Green Mt. Inn, W. Dover, Vt.

                                            Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                            Date:  1911

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            Looking North, on West Dover Main Street, at Green Mountain Inn with figures on and around the porch.

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                                              Title:   Haystack Mt. from Cross Road, West Dover, Vt.

                                              Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                              Date:  1909

                                              Resource type:   landscape photographs

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                                Title:   Herman Brown and his sheep, East Dover, Vt.

                                                Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                                Date:  19--

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                                  Title:   Hill Scenery, East Dover, Vt.

                                                  Creator:  Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972

                                                  Date:  1909

                                                  Resource type:   landscape photographs

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  Farmhouse in field, with wooden split rail fence.

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