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Title
[Views of Calaveras Big Trees State Park] (6 views)
Creator
Haas, George Frederick, 1906-1978
Date Created and/or Issued
1933-1934
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: Guide to the Calaveras Big Trees / by George F. Haas, plate [64], images [2-7].
View 1 (2011-1835). July, 1934. Calaveras Big Trees. Cows in the meadow" - handwritten on verso -- view 2 (2011-1836). "July, 1934. Calaveras Big Trees. Cows in the meadow. by Haas" - handwritten on verso -- view 3 (2011-1837). May, 1933. Scene from the top of the slide, Calaveras Big Tree Grove. Old hotel can be seen thru the trees in the distance. Part of skii jump to right and toboggan slide to left. Photo by G.F. Haas" - handwritten on verso -- view 4 (2011-1838). "Summer, 1933" - handwritten on verso. Shows pine trees -- view 5 (2011-1839). "South from Valley view. (Smoke from fire near Sonora is faintly visible.), June 10, 1934" - handwritten on verso. Stamped Bear Photo Services, June 16 1934 -- view 6 (2011-1840). "May 30, 1932. Clouds & mountains, from 'River View' -- handwritten on verso. Stamped "Bear Photo Service Jun 14 1934".
George F. Haas was born in Westport, Mendocino County. In 1933, hitchhiked to Calaveras Big Trees State Park where was employed. By 1934 became head park ranger, serving until 1935. While working here, compiled history from original settlers to region into book, Guide to the Calaveras Big Trees.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
6 photographic prints ; 2 1/4 x 4 in. and 4 x 2 1/4 in. or smaller.
Identifier
(C)001443769CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
State parks & reserves--California--Calaveras County
Meadows--California
Cows--California
Pines--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.)--Photographs
Calaveras County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California
Calaveras County
Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.)
Calaveras County (Calif.)

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