A typescript copy of Mary Dockweiler Sooy's notes for her talk at the 1972 First Century Families luncheon. It is a string of reminiscences about her family and childhood, including how her parents first met, her earliest reminiscences of home...
Parks--California--Los Angeles; Fountains--California--Los Angeles; Public art--California--Los Angeles;
Men, women, and children in clothing style of 1920s strolling near fountain, sitting on benches, drinking from public drinking fountain; path leads out to street; buildings and automobiles in background.
Three Paiute women with their children in cradleboards. The Anglo-American crowd in the background shows that this is a public event, perhaps the Paiute's annual dance festival, or else some kind of fair. Inscription at lower left of the postcard...
Al Lynn and John Black, with rifles (shotguns?) and bags for either shells or game on shoulders; cocker spaniel at their feet. Caption on accompanying grocer's ticket: "Father and Al Lynn go hunting." Title supplied by cataloger.
Fourth of July celebrations--California--Lone Pine; Community life--California--Lone Pine;
Flier announcing Fourth of July festivities at Lone Pine, California, including, sport, food, and fireworks on Mount Whitney, whose peak is the highest point in North America. Title supplied by cataloger.
An impoverished Paiute named Queso in his lean-to; to his right is a woman lying down. To his left is a dog. In the background is another shanty, perhaps a take on the traditional Paiute dwelling, the nobe. Title on lower center: Queso Piaute...
Brush arbor structure in center of photograph. Unidentified woman in background bending over kettle on campfire. Unidentified man at left. Tools stacked to his right. Folding stools in foreground. Title supplied by cataloger.
Campsite, in grove of aspen, of John Black (by wagon) and a man who is possibly Ramon Machado (by tents). Supplies under tarp in center of photograph. Horse at right of photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.