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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:   Gothic Cottage, Brattleboro, Vt.

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

Date:  1911

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Reverend Lewis Grout House, and Stockwell House next door? Information from original catalog record.

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    Title:   Haying near Brattleboro, Vt.

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

    Date:  1909

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Weslie Rockwell on hay cart, pulled by oxen team, in a field in Brattleboro.

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      Title:   High St., Brattleboro, Vt.

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

      Date:  1911

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      West end of High Street, near Western Avenue; Crowell Lot?

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        Title:   High St., Brattleboro, Vt.

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

        Date:  1911

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        High Street, east of Western avenue with visible trolley tracks.

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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:   Hill Scenery, West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

              Date:  1911

              Resource type:   landscape photographs

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              A large agricultural field and farm buildings in the distance, in Western Brattleboro, near Sunset Lake Road.

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                Title:   Hill Scenery, West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

                Date:  1910

                Resource type:   landscape photographs

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                View of village of Brattleboro from behind the Congressional Church; steeple is visible.

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                  Title:   Hill Scenery, West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

                  Date:  1910

                  Resource type:   landscape photographs

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Locke Farm (what is now the Chelsa House) on Sunset Lake Road.

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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:   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:   Horse Race at Valley Fair.

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

                        Date:  1910

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                          Title:   Ice jam on Island Park, looking toward New Hampshire

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

                          Date:  1915

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                            Title:   Ice jam with collpased grand stand on Island Park

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

                            Date:  1915

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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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

                                Looking south above liquor store on 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:   Main St., West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

                                      Date:  1909

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      Looking north towards Hayes Tavern, trolley tracks visible.

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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

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                                          Title:   Man standing on porch, Upper Forest Street, Brattleboro

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

                                          Date:  1911

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                            Title:   Marlboro Road, West Brattleboro, Vt.

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

                                            Date:  1910

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            Marlboro Road (now Route 9) heading out of Brattleboro to the West. A Victorian house seen on the right.

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                                              Title:   Melrose Hospital, West 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:   Memorial Day celebration with marching band at Prospect Hill cemetery

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

                                                Date:  1909

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                                  Title:   Mrs. Austin Powell in a carriage at the Brattleboro Retreat Farmhouse

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

                                                  Date:  19--

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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