All rights are retained by Ken Gonzales-Day. For permission to use this item, contact the artist.
The black borders produced by the film holder are not included in the final print. Using archival records, Gonzales-Day went searching for California's historic hang trees. While some of the locations of the trees in this series are certain, others were taken in approximate locations that corresponded to the historical data available. For more information, see Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006).