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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:   Actors from a play in Willimasville, 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:   Actors from a play in 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:   Actors from a play in Willimasville, Vt.

      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:   Air Castle Farm, Higley Hill Rd., Wilmington, 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:   Albee & Fitch Store, Townshend, 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:   Ames Hill Road, Brattleboro, Vt.

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

            Date:  1911

            Resource type:   landscape photographs

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Birch-lined section of Ames Hill Road in Brattleboro, with farm fencing visible.

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              Title:   Another view of the old Thayer farmhouse, 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:   Appendix: Brattleboro Reformer article, January 11, 1972

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

                Resource type:   bulletins

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                  Title:   Appendix: Brochure from Images from Our Past Exhibit

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

                  Resource type:   manuals (instructional materials)

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                    Title:   Appendix: Brochure from Images from Our Past Exhibit, page 2

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

                    Resource type:   manuals (instructional materials)

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                      Title:   Appendix: Brochure from Images from Our Past Exhibit, page 3

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

                      Resource type:   manuals (instructional materials)

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                        Title:   Appendix: One of the original cataloging card for the Porter Thayer collection

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

                        Resource type:   technical reports

                        From the original cataloging of the Porter Thayer Collection at Brooks Memorial Library in the early 1980's.

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                          Title:   Appendix: Porter Thayer's Daybook, cover

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

                          Resource type:   bulletins

                          One of the notebooks Porter Thayer used to record information about his photographs and equipment purchases.

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                            Title:   Appendix: Porter Thayer's Daybook, page

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

                            Resource type:   bulletins

                            A page from one of the notebooks Porter Thayer used to record information about his photographs and equipment purchases.

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                              Title:   Appendix: Porter Thayer's Daybook, page

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

                              Resource type:   bulletins

                              A page from one of the notebooks Porter Thayer used to record information about his photographs and equipment purchases.

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                                Title:   Appendix: Vermont Life article about Porter Thayer's images

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

                                Resource type:   bulletins

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                                  Title:   Arch Bridge from below, Williamsville, Vt.

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

                                  Date:  1915

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Basket factory in the background.

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                                    Title:   Arch Bridge, Williamsville, Vt.

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

                                    Date:  1915

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                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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                                      Title:   Arch Bridge, Williamsville, Vt.

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

                                      Date:  1915

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      Basket mill in background.

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                                        Title:   Arch Bridge, Williamsville, Vt.

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

                                        Date:  1915

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        Basket mill on right and cider mill on left.

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                                          Title:   Arch Bridge, Williamsville, Vt.

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

                                          Date:  1908

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          New mill construction in the background.

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                                            Title:   Arch Bridge, Williamsville, Vt.

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

                                            Date:  1915

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            Second basket mill on left.

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                                              Title:   Arrival at Cemetery, Memorial Day,.09.

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

                                              Date:  1909

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              Police leading parade at Prospect Hill cemetery on Memorial Day.

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                                                Title:   Arrival of Pres. Taft, at Townshend, 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:   Asher's Mill with workers out front, Williamsville, Vt.

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

                                                  Date:  1911

                                                  Resource type:   group portraits

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                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

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