Please contact the contributing institution for more information regarding the copyright status of this object.
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.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
Sacramento Union.--Photographs Automobiles--California--Sacramento Volcanic eruptions--California--Lassen Peak Reporters--California--Sacramento Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs Photographic prints Group portraits
California Sacramento Lassen Peak Sacramento (Calif.)