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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:   Birds-Eye View, West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

Date:  19--

Resource type:   landscape photographs

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Looking down on Western Ave on an unidentified homestead.

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

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

    Date:  1909

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Looking south on Western Avenue at church front.

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      Title:   Home for the Aged, Western Ave, Brattleboro, Vt.

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

      Date:  19--

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Now Holton Home.

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        Title:   J.L. Stockwell's Store, W. Brattleboro, Vt.

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

        Date:  1909

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Storefront of J.L. Stockwell store, Western Avenue.

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          Title:   Main St., West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

          Date:  1911

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Western Avenue (Main Street) looking toward village square.

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            Title:   Main St., West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

            Date:  1909

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Octagonal house, second house in, near Stockwell's Store on Western Avenue; some negative damage.

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              Title:   Near Congressional Church, Western Avenue, Brattleboro, Vermont

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

              Date:  1910

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                Title:   Parade, Memorial Day,.09.Brattleboro, Vt.

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

                Date:  1909

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Police marching in a parade surrounded by onlookers. Unitarian Church and Holbrook House visible. See bmlthayer T72 also.

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                  Title:   West Brattlboro, Vt.

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

                  Date:  1909

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Western Avenue (Main Street) looking north at Meadowbrook Road (road to right).

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                    Title:   Western Ave, Brattlboro, Vt.

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

                    Date:  1911

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    Holton Memorial Home, looking east on Western Avenue, horse and buggy visible.

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                      Title:   Western Ave, West Brattlboro, Vt.

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

                      Date:  1909; 1911

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      Horse and buggy on Western Avenue.

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                        Title:   Western Ave., Brattleboro, Vt.

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

                        Date:  1910?

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        View of neighborhood on Western Avenue. Same point of view as image bmlthayer T62.

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                          Title:   Western Ave., Brattleboro, Vt.

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

                          Date:  1910

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          Same point of view as image bmlthayerT60 but with trolley visible on the road.

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                            Title:   Western Avenue, West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

                            Date:  19--

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            Street view with horse and cart in distance and trolley tracks visible.

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