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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:   "Only a Farm" on Ames Hill Road, Brattleboro, 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:   Bull Run, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

    Date:  1912

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    A quirky cabin on Ames Hill Road in Western Brattleboro with stripped logs as porch supports.

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      Title:   Far Hills, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

      Date:  1912

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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        Title:   Hill Crest, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

        Date:  1912

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Hillcrest Farm, owned by Dr. Herbert Barry, buildings in distance, horse in foreground, on Ames Hill Road in Western Brattleboro. See image bmlthayerT40 also.

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          Title:   Hill Crest, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

          Date:  1911

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Dr. Herbert Barry's house "Hill Crest", on Ames Hill Road in Western Brattleboro. See image bmlthayerT39 also.

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            Title:   Homewood Farm, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

            Date:  1911

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Homewood Farm, also known as Meadowbrook Farm, a summer home with large wrap-around porch and small footbridge; on Ames Hill Road in Western Brattleboro.

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              Title:   Multiple dwellings and stone walls on Ames Hill Road

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

              Date:  1911

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                Title:   Nahmetawanzik, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

                Date:  1905-03-26

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Summer house on Ames Hill Road in West Brattleboro; origin of name unknown.

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                  Title:   Onlya Farm, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

                  Date:  1912

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  See images bmlthayerT42 and bmlthayerT43 also.

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                    Title:   Onlya Farm, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

                    Date:  1912

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    See images bmlthayerT41 and bmlthayerT43 also.

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                      Title:   Onlya Farm, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

                      Date:  1912

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      Onlya homestead on Ames Hill Road, view from behind the house, with some trees blocking house, stonewalls visible; See images bmlthayerT41 and bmlthayerT42 also.

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                        Title:   Quiturkare, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

                        Date:  1912

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        Large summer house with gambrel roof and double porches on Ames Hill Road in West Brattleboro; origin of name unknown.

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                          Title:   Restawhile, Ames Hill, Vt.

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

                          Date:  1912

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                            Title:   Small Victorian home on Western Ave., built in 1908

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

                            Date:  1911

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            Originally thought to be on Ames Hill Road; might have housed the business of Mill Davis.

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