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A boy stands on a chair drawing holly across the top of the blackboard with chalk in his right hand and an eraser in his left hand.

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

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Two boys wearing fake beards sit facing each other pretending they are warming their hands in a fireplace. A jug and a glass stand on a table in front of them.

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A house and attached barns seen across a field. Mount Holyoke visible in the background.

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View down the length of the covered bridge. A man, possibly Richard Johnson, stands, leaning an arm against one corner looking over at the stream below. A sign over the bridge is a warning about a six ton weight limit and anyone crossing the bridge…

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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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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"

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A figure stands in a field, with two crates in their hands. Caption on reverse reads "a swamp no more."

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A boy walks towards the camera on a dry road looking down kicking up dust. A hat covers his face. A house and some trees visible on the right.

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A tree trunk in the center foreground dominates the image. Connecticut river and Mount Holyoke with its covered tramway to the summit house in the background. A man man stands by a boat, pulled up to the shore, at the ferry boat landing.

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John Burroughs stands looking out over a pond. Caption on reverse reads "A wayside pond near slabsides. Burroughs just naturally stopped there on a hot day, Lastly to rest, but more to find out what was going on amoung the creatures of the woodland…

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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."

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

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Roger Johnson house in the middleground. A corn field takes up the whole foreground, some trees on the edges of the photograph, the Mayor Parker house visible in the distance with Mount Holyoke in the background.

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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."
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