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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:   Portrait of a man standing outside his house, West Dover, 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:   Portrait of a woman on a bench, Williamsville, Vt.

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

    Date:  19--

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Possibly Lucy Hale, wife of Locke Hale. See bmlthayerT716 and T765.

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      Title:   Portrait of actors in blackface and band members in front of a clabbered building in East Dover, Vt.

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

      Date:  1910

      Resource type:   group portraits

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Nine actors in blackface as part of a minstrel show, with eight band members standing behind them, and a band leader perhaps.

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        Title:   Portrait of an Unidentified Girl

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

        Date:  19--

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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          Title:   Portrait of campers in Williamsville, vt.

          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:   Portrait of students and teachers in front of the Brookline Round Schoolhouse

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

            Date:  1910

            Resource type:   group portraits

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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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:   Raymond George Webster and Ruth Thayer in garden

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

                Date:  19--

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                  Title:   Raymond George Webster, brother of Mrs. Porter Thayer, in a white suit

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

                  Date:  19--

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                    Title:   Round School-House, Brookline, Vt.

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

                    Date:  1910

                    Resource type:   group portraits

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    A pulled back image of round schoolhouse, with woodshed, and students and teacher perched on an automobile, with Rev. George E. Webster, grandfather to Webster Thayer in car. Schoolhouse designed and built by Dr. John Wilson-Thunderbolt.

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                      Title:   Ruth Wheeler sitting on a porch with dolls, Willimasville, 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:   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:   School Picnic at the South Branch School, Marlboro, Vt.

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

                          Date:  1912

                          Resource type:   group portraits

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                            Title:   Six women holding six babies in front of a house in Vermont

                            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:   South Wardsboro School class portrait, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

                              Date:  1915

                              Resource type:   group portraits

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                Title:   South Wardsboro School class portrait, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

                                Date:  1915

                                Resource type:   group portraits

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                  Title:   South Wardsboro School student and teacher portrait in the woods, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

                                  Date:  1911

                                  Resource type:   group portraits

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                    Title:   South Wardsboro School student and teacher portrait, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

                                    Date:  1915

                                    Resource type:   group portraits

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                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                      Title:   Students of the Leland and Gray Seminary, Townshend, Vt.

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

                                      Date:  1909

                                      Resource type:   group portraits

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                        Title:   Thayer family portrait, Newfane, Vt.

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

                                        Date:  19--

                                        Resource type:   group portraits

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        Porter is sitting in the second row of chairs, on the far right.

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                                          Title:   The Soap Club of East Dover

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

                                          Date:  1909

                                          Resource type:   group portraits

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                            Title:   Three children in front of a house, Newfane, Vt.

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

                                            Date:  19--

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            Possibly in Thayer family.

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                                              Title:   Two babies outside on a fur

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

                                              Date:  19--

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              One may be Ruth Thayer.

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                                                Title:   Two women and a baby in a stroller by the side of the road, Wardsboro, 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:   Unidentified African-American under a tree in Windham County, Vermont

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

                                                  Date:  19--

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                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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