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[Snow scenes] (6 views)
Haas, George Frederick, 1906-1978
Salton, Robert
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1933 and 1935]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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Plates in: Guide to the Calaveras Big Trees / by George F. Haas, plate [50].
View 1 (2011-1764). Shows old hotel in snow -- view 2 (2011-1765). Old hotel -- view 3 (2011-1766). Shows men shoveling snow off building -- view 4 (2011-1767). "Mar. 3, 1933. Calaveras Big Tree Grove. Road in front of Big Trees hotel just after being opened with Rotary snow plow. George Haas standing on porch in front of crashed hotel lobby, store, etc. Photo by Robert Salton" - handwritten on verso -- view 5 (2011-1768). "Calaveras Big Tree Grove. Highway crew with rotary snowplow in front of old hotel just after they drove an opening the road to Big Trees for the first time this winter. Photo by Robert Salton. Mar. 3, 1933" - handwritten on verso -- view 6 (2011-1769). "Calaveras Big Tree Grove rotary snowplow removing snow fron road in front of old hotel. Photo by Robert Salton, Mar. 3, 1933" - 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.
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6 photographic prints ; 2 3/8 x 4 in. and 4 x 2 1/8 in. or smaller.
State parks & reserves--California--Calaveras County
Hotels--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Snow--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Snowplows--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Snow removal--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.)--Photographs
Calaveras County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Calaveras County
Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.)
Calaveras County (Calif.)

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