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Plates in: Guide to the Calaveras Big Trees / by George F. Haas, plate . Images of various members of Civilian Conservation Corp, Company 590 with a bear cub. View 1 (2011-1815). "1933, Eddie Smith" - handwritten on verso. Shows Eddie feeding bear cub, Eddie and bear cub chained together -- view 2 (2011-1816). "1933, Bob Metz" - handwritten on verso. Shows Bob and bear cub alongside log pyramid -- view 3 (2011-1817). "Summer, 1933, Ed. Smith" - handwritten on verso. Shows Ed and bear cub -- view 4 (2011-1818). Bear cub inside metal washtub -- view 5 (2011-1819). "1933" - handwritten on verso. Bear cub being fed. 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.
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5 photographic prints ; 4 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. and 2 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.
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