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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:   North Street, Townshend, Vt.

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

Date:  1909

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Road to Grafton. See images bmlthayerT569 and T570.

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    Title:   Old Elm Tree, So. 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:   People in carriage in front of Brooks Store, South 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:   Possibly Lewis Snow's Place in West Dover, Vt.

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

        Date:  1911

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Thought to be Lewis Snow's place, although seems to be same residence as bmlthayerT12, bmlthayerT122, bmlthayerT128..

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          Title:   Post Office #2, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

          Date:  1910

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Unidentified man and dog in front of building.

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            Title:   Rabbits and eggs in a studio photograph

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

            Date:  19--

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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              Title:   Riverside Inn and Hunt's Tavern, South Londonderry, 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:   Sawmill with Workers and Draught Horses in Front, Jamaica, Vt.

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

                Date:  1912

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                See image bmlthayerT292 also.

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                  Title:   Sawmill with Workers and Draught Horses in Front, Jamaica, Vt.

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

                  Date:  1912

                  Resource type:   group portraits

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  See image bmlthayerT291 also.

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                    Title:   Small child in a wagon with a puppy

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

                    Date:  19--

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    Same child as bmlthayerT1131. Same location as bmlthayerT1102.

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                      Title:   Thayer family barnyard with chickens, 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:   The latest cereal production

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

                        Date:  19--

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                          Title:   Transporting logs in winter, Townshend, Vt.

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

                          Date:  19--

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          Mr. Jelly and his oxen pulling a sled of logs with woodstove on the back of his sled.

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                            Title:   Two couples with bicycles and a dog

                            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:   Unidentified family portrait with two dogs in Windham County,Vermont

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

                              Date:  19--

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                Title:   Unidentified house with a cat, Wardsboro, Vt

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

                                Date:  19--

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                Back of house in bmlthayerT651. Referred to as the creamery.

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                                  Title:   Unidentified house with woman holding a cat, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

                                  Date:  19--

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Front of house in bmlthayerT652 and bmlthayerT1219. Referred to as the town creamery.

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                                    Title:   W.J. Metcalf Feed, Stable with boy and oxen team in front

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

                                    Date:  19--

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                      Title:   W.J. Metcalf Feed, Stable with man and stagecoach in front

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

                                      Date:  1911

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      Stagecoach from Williamsville to Dover pictured. Looks like negative might have gotten fogged on right side.

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                                        Title:   Wallace Johnson's Boy with your Oxen, Marlboro, 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:   Wardsboro Road, 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

                                          Horse and carriage on the road, with Herman Moore on left and Stuart Clark on right.

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                                            Title:   Webster Thayer, as child, with a cat

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

                                            Date:  19--

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                              Title:   Whitaker's Store, South 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:   Woman in bee suit with a swarm of bees, 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:   Young men with 6 oxen team and sled, Marlboro, Vt.

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

                                                  Date:  19--

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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