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amherst_record_19720322_stanley_family_riding_ponies_tbt.jpg
Photograph of John Stanley walking beside his daughters, Tammy and Susan, who are riding ponies. They are on Potwine Street in South Amherst. A dog can be seen standing in the background.

johnson_clifton_slabsides_vines.jpg
Burroighs stands on the porch of a vine covered house. Caption on reverse reads "slabsides"

johnson_clifton_the_view_from_the_old_farm.jpg
A man stands look out at the valley, while leaning against a wooden gate. Caption on reverse reads "Catskills Roxbury John Burroughs overlooking the valley from the old farm. Late afternoon. Enjoying the old farm view over the western valley."

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_john_burroughs_the_most_restful_position.jpg
John Burroughs lays across a wooden bench. Caption on reverse reads "New York, What he called the most restful position."

johnson_clifton_john_burroughs_study.jpg
A cow stands near John Burroughs study. Caption on reverse reads "The bark covered study where Buroughs did mainly all his writing."

johnson_clifton_burroughs_stops_for_directions.jpg
John Burroughs stands speaking to a woman in a dorrway. Caption on reverse reads "Burroughs, on a Catskills walking trip, stops at a farmhouse to ask directions."

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

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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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_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_on_the_wat_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 og the background is an evergreen thicket."

johnson_clifton_catskills_washing_pans_and_pails.jpg
Eliza Burroughs, wife of Curtis Burroughs washes pans and pails

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_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."
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