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Title
[Civilian Conservation Corp, Company 590] (4 views)
Creator
Haas, George Frederick, 1906-1978
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1933 and 1935]
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 [59].
View 1 (2011-1811). "Summer, 1933. Co. 590 at 'Retreat'" - handwritten on verso. Group picture of company in formation, tents in background -- view 2 (2011-1812). "Summer, 1933. Co. 590, C.C.C. at 'Retreat'" - handwritten on verso -- view 3 (2011-1813). "Eddie Smith by log pyramid at entrance to Co. 590 C.C.C. camp, Calaveras Big Trees" - handwritten on verso -- view 4 (2011-1814). "June , 193[3]. C.C.C. boys at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. left to right, back row, Charles Giddens, Sours, Teusch, Bob Mossberg, Soper, Petting, Art Jennings, Eddie Smith and Kasper" - 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
4 photographic prints ; 2 3/8 x 4 1/8 in. and 3 x 2 in.
Identifier
(C)001443750CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Company 590 (Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Calif.)--Photographs
State parks & reserves--California--Calaveras County
Tents--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.)--Photographs
Calaveras County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Group portraits
Place
California
Calaveras County
Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.)
Calaveras County (Calif.)

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