Hazel True feeding the hens, New Portland, ca. 1910

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Hazel True feeding the hens, New Portland, ca. 1910

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Chansonetta Stanley Emmons, born in Kingfield in 1858, is known for her photographs of rural Maine and New England life.
The True family were family friends with whom she grew up.

Emmons was born to a farm family and raised in Kingfield. She pursued a career in photography in the early 20th century. As an adult she lived in Newton, MA and returned most summers to friends and relatives in Kingfield. She is most recognized for her photographs of the changing rural landscape of New England, however her work includes photographs of Colorado, the Carolinas, Wisconsin, Canada and Europe.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hazel True feeding the hens, New Portland, ca. 1910
  • Creator: Emmons, Chansonetta Stanley
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: New Portland
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Lantern slide, hand colored
  • Dimensions: 8 cm x 10 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4040, Box 5/A022
  • Collection: Chansonetta Stanley Emmons photograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society
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