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Title
[New York] (2 views)
Creator
Ballon, F. O
Contributor
Haas, George Frederick, 1906-1978
Date Created and/or Issued
1933-1935
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 [38].
View 1 (2011-1714). New York - May 14, 1933. "The 'New York' South Grove, Calaveras Big Trees. Note cap hanging on center of tree. Photo by G.F. Haas" - handwritten on verso. Ground covered in snow -- view 2 (2011-1715). New York - July 1934. "July 19, 1934. South Grove, Calaveras Big Trees. Geo. F. Haas by 'New York,' 8 sec. exposure. photo by F.O. Ballon" -- 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
2 photographic prints ; 2 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.
Language
English
Subject
Haas, George Frederick,, 1906-1978--Photographs
State parks & reserves--California--Calaveras County
Giant sequoias--California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Snow--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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