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    • Wabash River looking south at Ceylon, 1908

    • Wabash River-Adams County-(Ind.); Ceylon-Adams County-(Ind.)
    • Much to the dismay of Gene Stratton-Porter, the Wabash River and Limberlost Swamp areas were dredged. According to Lowell Long, this photograph was taken from the iron bridge, which would have been the railroad bridge just north of Ceylon and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-4

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-7

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-6

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Mr. Robert Seever-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • During her lifetime area folks might have thought her strange. The later generation, though, claimed Gene wholeheartedly and claimed her stoutly. In this case, Bob Seever of WOWO radio had broadcast from Rome City regarding Gene Stratton-Porter. ...
    • Letter to Mr. Robert Seever-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • During her lifetime area folks might have thought her strange. The later generation, though, claimed Gene wholeheartedly and claimed her stoutly. In this case, Bob Seever of WOWO radio had broadcasted from Rome City regarding Gene...
    • 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...
    • Ladies in the yard at Limberlost Cabin

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • Several ladies and a couple of girls are sunning themselves in the front yard of Limberlost Cabin. This photograph was made into a postcard with this notation on the back: Ruth Krouse taking a picture of Mrs. Moore, Bell and Eula Krouse. 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...
    • Photo Album Cover

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924-Photo album
    • Gene apparently purchased this leather "picture book" while in Michigan. The artist had signed his name on the back, F. J. Lucas. We assume that the album contained more pages of photographs as it had been taken or had fallen apart. Also some...
    • Photo Album, inside cover

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924-Photo album
    • Gene was generous to her friends and those who aided in her work. Sharing her photographs with people of the community was common, as was gifting those especially close with leather bound editions of her books. (see note)
    • Photo album, back cover

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924-Photo Album
    • Here we see the name of the artist, F. J. Lucas with the purchase as a probable souvenir of the Michigan Peninsula and Canada trip.

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