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    • My Indian Model

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene wrote," Near a lumberman's shanty, in a small clearing, I found my first subject, the most magnificent specimen of Indian physical manhood I have ever seen. He stood all or over six feet four, in his bare feet, and was splendidly...
    • 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...
    • Deacon's catches of fish

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene often referred to her husband as "the Deacon." Local people believe it was because of his austere appearance. An avid fisherman, it appears that his day was very successful. She writes, "I next tried some scale work on one of the Deacon's...
    • Jeannette's treasures

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940;
    • Apparently Gene saw to it that Jeannette had some of the childhood experiences that she herself had. This included spending hours outdoors, having animal pets including a bantam rooster and even dressing them in clothes. Gene's rooster was named...
    • Bittern

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This picture of a bittern standing in a marsh is the same bird pictured in "Birds of the Bible" on page 333.
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    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph of a lone grosbeak sitting on a branch appeared in the July 1, 1901 issue of Outing magazine. There it has the caption of "Young Grosbeak - One of Six." The caption written in red ink below the photograph though illegible is not...
    • Turtle dove's nest

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph appeared in the September 1901 edition of Outing magazine. This photograph, along with three others were not ready for the July edition, so were supplied here on pages 656-7. in July, Gene wrote of the turtle dove, " The nest is...
    • Nest of a cat-bird

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Several different photographs and paintings of cat bird's nest can be found in Gene's collection. While alike, they vary in their locations. Bob Burdette Black, to whom she dedicated "What I have done with birds," said, after locating about forty...
    • Should owl'd acquaintance be forgot

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • A portion of this photograph appears on page 61 of "What I have done with birds." In that chapter Gene recounts how she was able to obtain her pictures of the owl. Owls were a great favorite of Gene.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bee bird's nest

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • We do not know if "Bee" birds refer to the phoebe or not. Ken Brunswick has told us that phoebe's do nest in the Limberlost area.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • A frog in his throat - 2

    • 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...
    • Waterway

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • The photograph is placed on the same page as "The Trail" in the album. That leads us to suppose they were taken in the same area.
    • Bird feeding time

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph was used in "Bird Architecture" on page 439 of "Outing Magazine," July 1901, Volume 28. The caption read: "The neatest nests are those of the finches - the goldfinch."
    • Fishing from a boat

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926;
    • Two gentlemen participate in the leisure pastime of fishing. One gentleman, who appears to be Charles Porter, is poling the boat on the river. Because this photo is included with the group of photographs from Michigan, and because of presence of...

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