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    • An Easter Table

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva - Adams County (Ind.)
    • An Easter table reveals those things we expect with children and Easter - colored eggs, chicks, rabbits and Easter baskets. This photograph also reveals one of Gene's corner cupboards full of dishes - including a tea service. The table and rug on...
    • Hoosier Minuteman, Volume 3, Number 3, March 1976

    • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 -- Indiana -- Periodicals; Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission -- Periodicals
    • Newsletter of the Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (IARBC). The purpose of the publication was to arouse interest and participation in the nationwide American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration by reporting on resources and the...
    • 226. Friends, 1884

    • Photographs; Friendship; Teenagers; Photographers; Education
    • Staging photos with friends is not a new habit of teenagers. Pictured here are three young ladies of Jeffersonville staging a picture to look as theough they are rowing on the Ohio River. Anna Pfau, Marian Reuter, and Minnie Pfau are shown in...
    • Dream girl's fireplace

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva - Adams County (Ind.)
    • At the left edge of the photograph one can see the frame to the porch door. (20092039-large). The shelf on the left and the painting of the iris were placed by the Prices. There is reason to believe that Gene painted the iris, which were among her...
    • Dream Girl's Porch

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva - Adams County (Ind.)
    • This was named "Dream Girl's Porch" by Mrs Chloe Price. Similar in design to the porch of the Harvester's "Dream Girl", the door to the porch was in Jeannette's room. Unlike the Dream Girl's porch, this had a roof. Located on the southeast corner...
    • Charles D. Porter at his bank office

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Bank of Geneva - Geneva (Ind.);
    • Charles D. Porter was a founding member of the Bank of Geneva. Listed as cashier, he played a prominent part in not only banking, but as the owner of a drug store, treasurer of the Geneva Natural Gas Company and as a member of the Sons of...
    • Probably Fort Mackinac

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Fort Mackinac (Mackinac Island, Mich.) - Pictorial Works
    • After 1895, Mackinac Island State Park became the first state park in Michigan. We learn from the article, "In the Camps of Croesus," that Gene's trip to the Inland Route was delayed with a side trip to Mackinac Island. (Recreation magazine, Volume...
    • Spelling Lesson -2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph reveals alteration to the original. Seated in front and behind the girl were other students. She stated that she worked with six models at the school.( Long and S. F. E.) It appears that they have been erased, particularly, the...
    • Spelling Lesson -1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene had written a story and sent it to Metropolitan Magazine. Perriton Maxwell asked that a similar story be written with illustrations for the Christmas issue. This letter arrived with less than 24 hours to meet the deadline. "By four o'clock I...
    • Jeannette Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940;
    • Jeannette begins chapter 10 of "The Lady of the Limberlost" saying, "Mrs. Porter loved her home. She kept her house clean and served three deliciously cooked meals each day. She trained her baby and made all her clothes until she was twelve years...
    • Two girls

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • The girls are posed in front of the living room fireplace. In an effort to identify the young ladies, we find that in July and August of 1900, cousin Gladys Wilson stayed with the Porters for a number of weeks. The girls would have been 12 and 13...
    • Charles and Miles Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charle D., 1850-1926; Porter, Miles, 1856-1933
    • The relationship between Charles and his brother Miles was a close one. Dr. Miles lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a short train ride away. It was reported that when Gene was ill in August of 1902 that a special train brought Miles to Geneva to tend...
    • Charles D. Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926
    • In June of 1899, during the thirteenth annual encampment of the Sons of Veterans, division of Indiana, Charles Porter was unanimously elected to the office of senior vice commander. The report appeared in the Friday, June 16 edition of the Geneva...
    • Fishing for minnows

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Stratton-Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977
    • Margaret Day Briggs, a close friend of Gene's wrote that mother and daughter spent much time together, sharing interests. (20091083-large-2) Through Gene's writings we learn that Jeannette often occupied her mother to the woods, and both parents on...
    • Jeannette Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940;
    • Jeannette appears to modeling some new clothes. Her jumper is the ever popular plaid.
    • Twisted Vine

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Mamie (Hawbaker) Schenbeck often accompanied the Porter ladies while on the Hawbaker farm property. Referring to the book, "Wings" Mamie said, ". . .she (Gene) wrote about a turkey vulture who nested, and laid her eggs, in an old Sycamore tree on...
    • Town across choppy waters

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • We do not know the exact location of this photograph. We do know that Charles and Gene Stratton-Porter were very fond of Michigan. Gene's sister lived in Coldwater and according to the local Geneva, Indiana, newspapers we learn that during the...
    • A frog in his throat - 1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • "I saw this Blue Heron for myself, hunted him to his favorite feeding grounds alone, and secured these studies of him, which may be the reason I am so especially fond of them. I was located at a small boarding-house on the Inland Route, and with my...

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