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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:   Unidentified Boy with Earl Taylor's Cattle, Marlboro, 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:   Unidentified Group Portrait, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

    Date:  19--

    Resource type:   group portraits

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    One child and one woman pictured are same as in bmlthayerT670 and T672.

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      Title:   Unidentified Little Girl, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

      Date:  19--

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Girl pictured in group portrait in bmlthayerT675.

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        Title:   Unidentified family portrait outside, 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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          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 farmer with rake

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

            Date:  19--

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Fogged negative.

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              Title:   Unidentified girl with sled and teddy bear

              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 group portrait 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

                Possibly a family?

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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:   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:   Webster Thayer leaning against a rock

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

                          Date:  19--

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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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:   Webster and Ruth Thayer, Porter Thayer's children, with wheelbarrow

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

                              Date:  19--

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                Title:   Webster family portrait with cannon, 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

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                                  Title:   West Dummerston School Interior, with Teacher and Students

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

                                  Date:  19--

                                  Resource type:   group portraits

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  School located near Green Mountain Camp.

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                                    Title:   West Halifax School Children

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

                                    Date:  1911

                                    Resource type:   group portraits

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    See image bmlthayerT206 also.

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                                      Title:   West Halifax School Children

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

                                      Date:  1911

                                      Resource type:   group portraits

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      See image bmlthayerT205 also.

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                                        Title:   West Wardsboro School portrait of Mrs. Griffith's Class, Wardsboro, Vt.

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

                                        Date:  1916

                                        Resource type:   group portraits

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                          Title:   Woman dressed in Native American clothing

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

                                          Date:  19--

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          Possibly Porter's wife Edith.

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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--

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                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                              Title:   Woman on the front porch of a house, 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 bmlthayerT714 and T765.

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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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                                                  Title:   Young men in front of a tent in Vermont

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

                                                  Date:  19--

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  Sign says Camp Trainclan Hermon.

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