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    • Library

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin -Geneva-Adams County (Ind)
    • The Blue Heron and Golden Eagle occupy their traditional places, in front of the library fireplace. The goatskin rug, referred to in "The Harvester," lies there also. The cabinet reveals some of the Porter collections. Charles collected historic...
    • Library fireplace-2

    • Limberlost Cabin -Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • The Blue Heron and Golden Eagle occupy their traditional places, in front of the library fireplace. The goatskin rug, referred to in "The Harvester, lies there also. The cabinet reveals some of the Porter collections. Charles collected historic...
    • Jeannette in front of the library fireplace -1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924- Photography; Limberlost Cabin- Geneva - Adams County (Ind.); Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940
    • This may have been a favorite place to lie, or perhaps Gene was practicing portraiture. Note the sword on the mantle.
    • Jeannette in front of the library fireplace -2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924- Photography; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva - Adams County (Ind.); Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940
    • This pose seems to be a favorite. It is a repeat of 20092054-large. Gene had adjusted the angle of her camera-work to avoid the glare from the conservatory window on the west side of the house. Note the leather padded rocker on the left. The...
    • Jeannette and her dolls

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924-Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva -Adams County (Ind.)
    • A note on the back of the photograph states that Jeannette was about 10 years old. Geneva, Indiana was a town"filled with characters of all descriptions." (Dewald) She was not allowed to play with other town's children, but rather developed a world...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • Limberlost Cabin in Winter

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • From the growth around the house, we estimate that this photograph was taken within a short time of the cabin's completion. The orchard is to the left. The carriage house that will sit on the back of the lot has not been built yet. Snow covers...
    • 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 and Major

    • Porter,Jeannette, 1887-1977
    • Judith Reick Long states that Jeannette was twelve years old when this photograph was taken. It was used by Gene to do a charcoal sketch that appears on page 145 of the Long book, as well as other publications. The Geneva Herald tells us that...
    • 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.
    • Gene Stratton-Porter

    • Stratton- Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva, Adams County (Ind.); Clothing and dress, 1880-1940; Lincrusta-Walton;
    • Although the information given states that Gene was 28 years old when this photograph was taken, we know that the Limberlost Cabin was not completed until March of 1895. Gene would have been 32 years of age. She is standing in the music room. ...
    • Gene Stratton-Porter about 1887

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • In "The Lady of the Limberlost: on page 86 Jeannette writes, "I still treasure the pin which he gave her on their first wedding anniversary - an oblong of black onyx with a little half circle of pearls like a rainbow running across it. When one of...
    • Gene Stratton-Porter

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Clothing and Dress, 1880-1940
    • Gene Stratton-Porter wore "a knee-length khaki skirt with high leather boots, a blouse or sweater of either brown or green. . .and carried a revolver for protection," for her work in the wild, but favored and encouraged others to wear feminine...
    • 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...
    • Well with admission sign

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • At one time this was a working well. Located on the northeast corner of the lot with a sidewalk running nearby, it was a convenient spot to post the cost of admission. Gyp, the Price family dog is not in danger of drowning. This photograph was...

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