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Porter C. Thayer Photographs

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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:   The Old Shop, Wardsboro Center, 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:   Tibbett's Mill, 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:   Townshend Inn, Townshend, Vt,

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

      Date:  1909

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Burned down - was on site of modern town hall.

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        Title:   Unidentified factory or warehouse 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 general store 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 on Main St with H.A. Williams store in background, Williamsville, 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:   Valley Fair, Brattleboro, Vt.

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

              Date:  1908

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              1908 Valley Fair, Island Park (?) ; crowd scene with Tintype and Palmists' booths, and horse and buggy in foreground.

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                Title:   View of Morse's Store on Baker Brook road, Williamsville, Vt.

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

                Date:  19--

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Vignette created by camera lens. Possibly fogged negative.

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                  Title:   Village Square, Townshend, Vt.

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

                  Date:  19--

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Looking south from Grafton Rd.

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                    Title:   W.E. Wheeler's Mill '08

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

                    Date:  1908

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    On Baker Brook road.

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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:   Walter A. Wood Harvesting Machines, East Dummerston, Vt.

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

                          Date:  1910

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                            Title:   Walter Tift in front of the Merrifield mill, Williamsville, 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:   Wardsboro Mill with lumber and possibly sawdust pile, Wardsboro, 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:   Water tower and mill in Townshend, 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:   West Dummerston, Vt.

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

                                  Date:  1909

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Main Street in Dummerston. See images bmlthayerT148 and T151 also.

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                                    Title:   West River Valley, Jamaica, Vt.

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

                                    Date:  1912

                                    Resource type:   landscape photographs

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    Baptist Church and Jamaica Lumber Co. visible. See images bmlthayerT246, T269, T278, T283 also.

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                                      Title:   Western Ave, Brattlboro, Vt.

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

                                      Date:  1911

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      Holton Memorial Home, looking east on Western Avenue, horse and buggy visible.

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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:   Windham County Hotel, Newfane, Vt

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

                                          Date:  1909

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          Left side was jail. See image bmlthayerT384 also.

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                                            Title:   Windham County Hotel, Newfane, Vt.

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

                                            Date:  19--

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            Left side was the jail. See image bmlthayerT385 also.

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                                              Title:   Woman with cat, standing in front of the Wardsboro, Vt Creamery

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

                                              Date:  19--

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              Same place as bmlthayerT651 & T652.

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                                                Title:   Woman working at sewing machines in industrial setting, 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:   Workers in front of Wardsboro Sawmill, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

                                                  Date:  1911

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  bus., sawmill, group port., transport, horses

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