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johnson_clifton_the_back_door_of_the_nest.jpg
John Burroughs stands newspaper in hand next to the door of a house. An american flag hangs to his left. Caption on reverse reads "At the backdoor of the 'Nest.' It was in this house that Burroughs lived during his last years."

johnson_clifton_scotland_isle_of_sky_crofter.jpg
A woman wearing a dress and headscarf piles cubes of peat outside her thatch-roofed cottage.

johnson_clifton_south_amherst_field.jpg
This photograph shows cultivated fields with South Congregational Church in the background. A wooden wagon rests before a pile of hay. Caption on back reads, “Charlie Johnson and Mr. Shumway.”

johnson_clifton_flying_a_kite.jpg
Clifton Johnson's children, Arthur, Roger, and Margaret fly a kite. Arthur is flying the kite, Roger is holding a long stick, watching, and Margaret is pointing to the kite.

johnson_clifton_hand_sprays_the_grapevines.jpg
A man sprays the grapevines. Caption on reverse reads "New York West Park. Hand sprays the grapevines."

johnson_clifton_mending_the_pasture_fence.jpg
A man repairs a fence, axe in hand. Caption on reverse reads "NY Crown Point Spring- mending the pasture fence."

johnson_clifton_an_old_apple_tree.jpg
John Burroughs stands next to a gnarled tree. Caption on reverse reads "an old apple tree that the birds frequented on land adjacent to that owned by Burroughs."

johnson_clifton_eliza_burroughs_holding_two_pails.jpg
Eliza Burroughs stands outside the homestead with two pails. Caption on reverse reads "Catskills Roxburry Going a-milking. The stones --- on the terrace of the old farm house of John Burroughs.

johnson_clifton_eliza_burroughs_and_her_flowers.jpg
Eliza Burroughs, wife of Curtis Burroughs stands near a flower garden, a cat at her feet.

johnson_clifton_catskills_washing_pans_and_pails.jpg
Eliza Burroughs, wife of Curtis Burroughs, washes pans and pails in the yard outside her home.

johnson_clifton_burroughs_by_the_pond.jpg
John Burroughs sits by the pond near his home in the Catskills.

johnson_clifton_on_the_way_to_slabsides.jpg
John Burroughs stands on a dirt trail holding a basket and thermos. Caption on reverse reads "On the way to Slabsides to spend the night. The gloom in the background is an evergreen thicket."

johnson_clifton_burroughs_new_york_schoolroom_in_catskills.jpg
A teacher stands by a student seated at a desk with two students at the desk in front of her. Caption on reverse reads "New York : A schoolroom corner in the Catskills. John Burroughs studied in one of these desks in boyhood"

johnson_clifton_cows_graze_by_stone_wall.jpg
Four cows graze in a pasture behind a low stone wall. Hills are seen in the distance. Caption on reverse reads "A catskill region of mountain farms, where John Burroughs was born in 1837."

johnson_clifton_a_roxburry_trout_brook.jpg
A log lays over a small brooks waterfall. Caption on reverse reads "New York Catskills A Catskills waterfall and troutbrook that attracted Burroughs to them In his youth."
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