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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.

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

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."

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."

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

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

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."

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

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."

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."

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"

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."

Eliza Burroughs, wife of Curtis Burroughs washes pans and pails

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."

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