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Title
[Snow scenes] (5 views)
Contributor
Haas, George Frederick, 1906-1978
Wirt, W. H
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 [55].
View 1 (2011-1792). "Calaveras Big Trees. The meadow near Big Trees hotel. A rest room at the right. Photo by W.H. Wirt. Six feet packed snow on ground. Jan. 30, 1933" - handwritten on verso -- view 2 (2011-1793). Man and woman on skiis -- view 3 (2011-1794). Shows sled in foreground, ski run in background with figures moving up and down, ski jump on left -- view 4 (2011-1795). "Calaveras Big Tree Grove. Robert Salton on skiis and 'Buster' Big Trees dog on ridge 1/2 mile south of hotel near where South Grove trail crosses. Photo by W.H. Wirt. Mar. 9, 1933" - handwritten on verso -- view 5 (2011-1796). Mar. 9, 1933. Calaveras Big Tree Grove, 'Buster,' Dorrington dog, and George Haas (Haas on skiis) on ridge 1/2 mile south of old hotel. Photo by W.H. Wirt" -- handwritten on verso.
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
5 photographic prints ; 2 1/4 x 4 in. and 4 x 2 1/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001443724CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
State parks & reserves--California--Calaveras County
Snow--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Winter--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Skiing--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Sleds & sleighs--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Public comfort stations--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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