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Thayer, Porter C. (Porter Charlie), 1882-1972


Porter C. Thayer Photographs

Porter Thayer was born in 1882 in Williamsville, Vermont and began photographing his surroundings in 1906. He also had an apple orchard and he got caught up in the postcard craze that reached Vermont around this time. Interestingly enough, a business directory from 1909 notes that he would come to anyone's home and make images for "a reasonable fee." At the height of his career, he sold over 1,197...