WCSH6 features the Emmons' photography collection at the Maine Women Writers Collection

April 14, 2014

Chansonetta Stanley Emmons

WCSH6's Bill Green’s Maine featured  the Chansonetta Stanley Emmons photography collection at UNE's Maine Women Writers Collection on the Portland Campus. Emmons, a noted photographer who left a remarkable record of everyday life and beauty, photographed various regions from 1897 until her death in 1937. She was the sister of F. E. and F. O. Stanley, the inventors of the Stanley Steamer. The Emmons photography collection has been on long-term loan at UNE from the Stanley Museum in Kingfield, Maine.

Interviewed for the story were Cally Gurley, UNE director of special collections, Cathleen Miller, MWWC curator, and Jennifer Tuttle, Ph.D., Dorothy M. Healy Professor of Literature and Health. View the video.