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Scrapbook of newspaper clippings by Charles F. Lummis and others, circa 1885
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A scrapbook of newspaper articles from publications such as the Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Examiner, circa 1885. The majority of articles are written by Charles Fletcher Lummis and are accounts of his "Tramp Across the Continent" from 1884-1885.
Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928) began his famed cross-country trek on 1884 September 12. He walked west from Cincinnati, Ohio to Los Angeles, California covering 3,507 miles in 143 days.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 bound volume in one box)
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