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  • Collection: Bethel Collection

Bet-Col-09-008.jpg
This image is from a rare, cyanotype, glass plate negative found in a barn in Bethel. It shows the Bethel Church congregation, probably just after services. At the center of the image is a widow dressed in mourning clothes and riding side saddle. The…

Bet-Col-09-007.jpg
This image from a glass plate negative found in a barn in Bethel shows numerous school children posing for a class portrait. The school is likely either Bethel School or Ivy Ridge School. This image was likely taken by James C. Shell, a local,…

Bet-Col-09-006.jpg
This image from a glass plate negative found in a barn in Bethel shows two unknown women posing for a portrait on the front porch of the James C. Shell house in Bethel. A table with a flower arrangement is also in the shot. This image was likely…

Bet-Col-09-005.jpg
This image from a glass plate negative found in a barn in Bethel shows, L to R, James E. "Sip" Shell seated, his sister Crathie Shell leaning against the post, and their mother Callista Thompson Greer ("Callie") Shell seated in a chair on the front…

Bet-Col-09-004.jpg
This image from a glass plate negative found in a barn in Bethel shows a young Crathie Shell standing on the front porch of the James Shell House in Bethel around 1905. A large backdrop is mounted behind her, and a handmade rug is visible on the…

Bet-Col-09-003.jpg
This image from a glass plate negative found in a barn in Bethel shows the James Shell Farm in the Bethel vicinity about 1900. In the distance, the James Shell house is visible at left, with the Shell General Store visible at right. In the immediate…

Bet-Col-09-002.jpg
Similar to Bet-Col-09-001, this image, which was taken from a glass plate negative found in a barn in Bethel, shows two women seated for a portrait in front of a large map of the United States hung outside against the wall of an unidentified…

Bet-Col-09-001.jpg
This image, which was taken from a broken, glass plate negative that was reassembled for this scan, shows two women seated for a portrait in front of a large map of the United States hung outside against the wall of an unidentified structure,…
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