Skip to main content

Image / The Three Graces (5 views)

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

The Three Graces (5 views)
Wirt, W. H
Haas, George Frederick, 1906-1978
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1933 and 1935]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
Please contact the contributing institution for more information regarding the copyright status of this object.
Plates in: Guide to the Calaveras Big Trees / by George F. Haas, plate [9].
View 1 (2011-1438). Three-quarters view -- view 2 (2011-1439). Base of trees -- view 3 (2011-1440) -- view 4 (2011-1441). Trees with man on skis in foreground, snow covers all -- view 5 (2011-1442). Snow-covered landscape, two men on skis. "Calaveras Big Trees, Bob Soltow and George Haas between two Big Trees. 'The Three Graces in the background. Photo by W.H. Wirt. Six feet packed snow on ground" -- 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.
Nonprojected graphic
5 photographic prints ; 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. and 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. or smaller.
State parks & reserves--California--Calaveras County
Giant sequoias--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Snow--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Skiing--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.)

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: