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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:   Birdseye view of West Street and Tower House, Newfane, 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:   Building a bridge with stone culvert on Parrish Road, Newfane, Vt.

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

    Date:  19--

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Old Thayer farmhouse where Porter grew up, in the background.

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      Title:   Chalk-Stone Quarry, Newfane, Vt.

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

      Date:  1915

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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        Title:   Cheney Mill, Brookside, Newfane, Vt.

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

        Date:  192-

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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          Title:   Cheney's Oxen in winter, Newfane, 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:   Child feeding a pig a bottle, Newfane, Vt.

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

            Date:  19--

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Possibly Webster or Ruth Thayer.

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              Title:   Church/Town Hall with July 4th decorations, Newfane, 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:   Claude Reed and his horse team, with a cart full of people, in Vermont

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

                Date:  19--

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Mr. Davis, blacksmith at Brookside, next to him on cart.

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                  Title:   County House, Newfane, Vt.

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

                  Date:  19--

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Left side was jail. See also bmlthayerT384, T385.

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                    Title:   Court-House, Newfane, 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:   Court-House, Newfane, 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:   Courthouse and Newfane Inn, Newfane, Vt.

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

                        Date:  1909

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                          Title:   Courthouse and Newfane Inn, Newfane, 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:   Courthouse in Winter, Newfane, Vt.

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

                            Date:  1909

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                              Title:   Covered bridge on Dover road, South Newfane, Vt.

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

                              Date:  19--

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              Noted as behind the store, towards East Dover.

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                                Title:   Covered bridge, Brookside, Vt.

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

                                Date:  1913

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                  Title:   Crapo Family in front of their house, South Newfane, Vt.

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

                                  Date:  1911

                                  Resource type:   group portraits

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Possibly hired hands holding horses or family members. Became Batchelder house.

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                                    Title:   Creamery, Newfane, Vt.

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

                                    Date:  1909

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                      Title:   Dana Dutton's House on Dover Road, South Newfane, Vt.

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

                                      Date:  1910

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      Since burned down.

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                                        Title:   Dedication of a Soldiers Monument at Newfance Courthouse, Newfane, Vt.

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

                                        Date:  1916

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        See image bmlthayerT416 also.

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                                          Title:   Dedication of the Soldier's Monument in front of Courthouse, Newfane, Vt.

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

                                          Date:  1916

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          See images bmlthayerT374, T376, T377, T417, T418 also.

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                                            Title:   Dedication of the Soldier's Monument in front of Courthouse, Newfane, Vt.

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

                                            Date:  1916

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            See images bmlthayerT374, T376, T377, T416, T418 also.

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                                              Title:   Dedication of the Soldier's Monument in front of Courthouse, Newfane, Vt.

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

                                              Date:  1916

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              See images bmlthayerT374, T376, T377, T416, T417 also.

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                                                Title:   Deer Hill, South Newfane, Vt.

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

                                                Date:  19--

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                Looking west.

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                                                  Title:   Delbert Pierce and Happy Atkins cutting ice on Binham Mill Pond, South Newfane, Vt.

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

                                                  Date:  1909

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  Bingham Mill interior pictured in image bmlthayerT470.

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