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    • Married: Black-Drew

    • Black, Robert Burdette, 1862- ; Black, Charlotte, Drew, 1869-1945
    • Robert "Bob" Black figured prominently in Gene Stratton-Porter's books of non-fiction. An oil lease worker, Bob often found items of interest and would lead Gene to them. The book, "What I have done with birds" was dedicated to this man and some...
    • The Centralian 1936

    • Central Normal College (Danville, Ind.) -- Yearbooks; Central Normal College (Danville, Ind.) -- Students -- Yearbooks; College Yearbooks; Central Normal College (Danville, Ind.) -- Students
    • Yearbook from Central Normal College located in Danville, Indiana.
    • Guernsey Store Ledger, Henryville, Indiana 1863-1872

    • Charlestown (Ind.); Ledgers (Accounting); Inventory accounting; Account books; Invoices
    • This item is part of a larger collection of items from the Elam B. Guernsey Family Collection. This ledger belonged to Elam B. Guernsey who ran a general store in Henryville, Indiana. The dates in it range from 1863 to 1872. There is a variety of...
    • Poor Farm Ledger, Clark County, Indiana 1923-1941

    • Clark County Asylum for Aged and Infirm; Poor Farm (Charlestown, Ind.); Charlestown (Ind.); Ledger; Home for Aged and Infirm
    • This ledger is for the Poor Farm, also known as the Clark County Asylum for Aged and Infirm, which was located on Highway 62 near Charlestown, Indiana. The building was constructed in 1907 and torn down in 2005. Two pictures of this building are...
    • 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...
    • Library fireplace with the eagle

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County ( Ind.)
    • The next photograph will show the cupboard above this, the largest fireplace. You may notice that the bird, though stuffed, moves around. This wicker chair is the same as seen in Jeannette's treasures. Both items are on display at the Limberlost...
    • 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...
    • The bird tea party-1

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Since Gene dressed her pet blue jay, Hezekiah, it appeared that she allowed Jeannette to dress the golden eagle and heron. The heavy drape to the back of the birds normally covered the entrance to the conservatory. The customary century plant is...
    • The bird tea party-2

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Since Gene dressed her pet blue jay, Hezekiah, it appeared that she allowed Jeannette to dress the golden eagle and heron. The heavy drape to the back of the birds normally covered the entrance to the conservatory. The customary century plant is...
    • Small child on a chair

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • This photograph has created a great deal of interest. Not for the danger of tipping the chair, but because of the mounted deer head. It seems incongruous that a man who refused to allow guns on his 240 acre farm, would have a mounted head in his...
    • Limberlost Cabin

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • During her lifetime, only best friends or those with a wounded bird or unusual specimen of nature were truly welcomed at the cabin. Being a busy author, researching, doing her camera work in the field, writing, then working on proofs drained...
    • The library window

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • The library window looks to the east and the morning sun. This is where Gene sat and wrote. (See 20091071-large for a picture of the desk)
    • Living room fireplace - 2

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • This photograph shows not only the living room, but the Porter telephone and proud Geneva school pendant. Some believe that Gene's name was shortened from Geneva to avoid confusion with the town. This was not the case, however. Jeannette...
    • Living room fireplace - 1

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • This photograph shows not only the living room, but the Porter telephone and proud Geneva school pendant. Some believe that Gene's name was shortened from Geneva to avoid confusion with the town. This was not the case, however. Jeannette...

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