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Title
[Sacramento Union Special to Mt. Lassen], 8837
Contributor
Frederick-Burkett Foto Service
Sacramento History Online: 2001-2002
Date Created and/or Issued
[1915]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2002-0158.
"1914 Overland, Harry E. Spear in front, Darwin Smith, Harley Frederick, Mount Lassen 1914, at rear H. C. Bostoff?" -- handwritten on verso. "Courtesy Frederick & Burkett" -- handwritten on verso.
Also have: second cropped copy filed under Sacramento: Transportation: Autos
On May 24, 1915 Darwin J. Smith (reporter for the Sacramento Union), J.B. Hoardon (driver, from the Meister-Leavitt Company), Harley W. Frederick, Jr. (motion picture operator from McCurry Photo Company) and Harry E. Spears (representative of Collier's Weekly) left from 623 J. Street, Union's business office, for Mt. Lassen. Mt. Lassen had begun erupting in 1914 continuing through 1917, but had major eruption on May 22, 1915. Group went north in car (Overland model 81) and sent reports on the eruption back to the Union.
Photograph appears in the Sacramento Union on May 25, 1915, p. 2. Articles on the eruption appear in the Union over next few days; May 30, 1915, p. 15 has article describing the actual journey of four men to Lassen and back.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
Identifier
(C)001383927CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-7195
Language
English
Subject
Sacramento Union.--Photographs
Automobiles--California--Sacramento
Volcanic eruptions--California--Lassen Peak
Reporters--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Group portraits
Place
California
Sacramento
Lassen Peak
Sacramento (Calif.)

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