The High Sierra Diaries of Alexander Eells: Part 1 – Sonora Backcountry 1898

November 17, 2017

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Alexander Eells with John Muir and Muir’s daughters Wanda and Helen. Photo probably taken in Paradise Valley, above Kings Canyon, in July, 1902. Wanda and Helen would have been about 20 and 16 at the time. Eells later tried to bring his wife and young daughters to the high country, but his in-laws thought the idea was outrageous and strenuously objected.
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