The Hirstel Family Collection consists
of a photo album which contains snapshots taken while the Hirstel family was on vacation,
primarily of camp grounds and other outdoor locations in California, Washington, and Oregon;
correspondence exchanged between Harold Hirstel and his parents; and loose photographs. It
includes photographs of various locations including Lagunitas; Bear Valley; Phoenix Lake; a
YMCA camp; Strawberry Lake; numerous spots in Yosemite including Half Dome, Bridal Veil
Falls, Glacier Point, Mirror Lake, Hetch Hetchy Lake, El Capitan, and the "Wawona Tree";
several Boy Scout camps, Muir Woods, Multnomah Falls, Mount St. Helens, and others.
Additionally, the album contains snapshots taken of the Tamalpais Conservation Club, as well
as a few postcards, ticket stubs, and other pieces of ephemera.