Title:Kaweah Colony and views of the Kaweah River valley, California
Creator/Contributor:Curtis, C. C. (Charles Clifford), 1862-1956
Photographs show various homes and settlements: the Haskell homestead, Halstead's ranch, the Colony townsite, Camp Advance
(many views), a trapper's residence, camp of A.E. Redstone (a forest ranger in the giant [sequoia] forest), Haskell's cabin
near camp #1, and others. Other photographs relate to the setting of the colony and its operations: views of the Kaweah river,
Rubezahl falls, the colony bathing pool, Davis Flat in Colony Canyon, the Three Rivers post office, colony members in the
forest (including group portraits at the General Sherman tree), colony members working on roads and bridges, and the colony
tractor. Some photos appear to relate to a court case: United States vs. Burnette Haskell.
Date:ca. 1880-1908, bulk 1880's (issued)
Haskell family -- Pictorial works
Kaweah Colony -- Pictorial works
Roads -- Design and construction -- California -- Photographs
Bridges -- Design and construction -- California -- Photographs
Cooperative societies -- California -- Kaweah -- Photographs
Giant sequoia -- Photographs
Kaweah River (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by C.C. Curtis and D. McCallum (New York).
Includes some duplicate images.
Various names were found on the versos of some photographs, possibly in reference to people pictured or former owners: Anna
Haskell, Ira B. Cross, James John Martin (San Luis Obispo), Keller, etc.
Related collections: Haskell family papers (BANC MSS C-B 364) and Kaweah Cooperative Colony Company Records (BANC MSS C-A
Finding aid available.
Bulk of collection received from Ira B. Cross. Additions may have been made from the John James Martin papers, the Haskell
family papers, or other sources.
228 photographic prints ; various sizes.
BANC PIC 1905.02485-.02612--PIC