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CCC Chow Line in Groton, Vermont.

The Civilian Conservation Corps, a Depression-era program to provide jobs for unemployed men in the Vermont forests, brought some African-Americans to Vermont. According to some histories of the time, this was the first time that many Vermonters had…

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Julius Willard and Alice Perham on Swing

Musicians Julius (a.k.a. Julian) Willard and Alice Perham sit on a lawn swing and play their instruments.

Julius Willard and Alice Perham, Musicians

Julius (a.k.a. Julian) Willard poses with a ukulele with two other musicians. The woman with the banjo in thought to be his friend Alice Perham. The identity of the man with the guitar is unknown. Willard and Perham were known to give musical…

Julius Willard, Banjo Player

Julius (a.k.a. Julian) Willard, 1857-1914, was a blind musician who lived with the Perham family of Cambridgeport (Rockingham), Vermont. He was the son of Linus B. and Harriet Clark Willard. The family lived in Cavendish, Chester, and Westminster,…

George Mero, Woodstock, Vt.

Photograph of African American man, George Mero of Woodstock, ca. 1860. According to the 1860 census George Mero, age 25, lived in Woodstock with his father Hezakiah (50), mother Harriett (45), brother Charles (20), brother Sylvester (12), and…


Young Black American Girl with Man

This photograph shows a young Black American girl in fancy clothing posing with an old man. We do not know the identity of these two people or their relationship.

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Vermont delegation, National VFW Encampment, Philadelphia, 1930

This photograph was taken at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Encampment (i.e., convention) in Philadelphia in August 1930 where veterans advocated for increased benefits at the beginning of the Depression. The Vermont delegation is identified…

1st Vermont, National Guard, 1892

After the Civil War, the Vermont national Guard was a popular activity for Vermont men. This photo was taken at Camp Governor Page in Montpelier. According to the caption on the back it shows the "Big 4" leaders of the unit: left to right,…