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Title
[Snow scenes] (6 views)
Creator
Wirt, W. H
Contributor
Haas, George Frederick, 1906-1978
Date Created and/or Issued
1933
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 [48].
View 1 (2011-1751). "Jan. 30, 1933. Calaveras Big Trees, Main Big Trees hotel, annex, 'ca house' befoe the crash, and the kitchen. Photo by W.H. Wirts. Six feet packed snow on ground" - handwritten on verso -- view 2 (2011-1752). Three men in snowbank -- view 3 (2011-1753). "Jan. 30, 1933. Calaveras Big Trees Park Ford snowed under, corner of lobby before the crash and the dynamo room. Photo by W.H. Wirt. Six feet packed snow on ground" - handwritten on verso -- view 4 (2011-1754). Three men and a cat in snowbank -- view 5 (2011-1755). Man shoveling snow away from building -- view 6 (2011-1756). Man shoveling snow from car.
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 3/8 x 4 in. and 4 x 2 3/8 in. or smaller.
Identifier
(C)001443686CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
State parks & reserves--California--Calaveras County
Snow--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Hotels--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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