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History

History Episode 1 Page 1

  • Top Photo: Early tourists in front of Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, circa 1880: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Old Faithful entertains tourists, Yellowstone National Park, 1884: Montana Historical Society
  • Three Brothers, Yosemite National Park, circa 1861, Carleton Watkins photograph: Library of Congress
  • James Mason Hutchings and tourists, Yosemite National Park, circa 1885: Yosemite Research Library
  • Painting of George Catlin by William Fiske, 1849: National Portrait Gallery
  • Near Table Rock, Niagara Falls, circa 1860: Library and Archives Canada
  • Lafayette Bunnell: Yosemite Research Library

History Episode 1 Page 2

  • Sawmill belonging to James Mason Hutchings, Yosemite National Park: Yosemite Research Library
  • Abraham Lincoln: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Frederick Law Olmsted (bottom row, second from left), with Colfax party, Yosemite National Park, 1865: Yosemite Research Library
  • John Muir, circa 1860: University of the Pacific
  • Merced River and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, circa 1865, Carleton Watkins photograph: Library of Congress

History Episode 1 Page 3

  • Hutchings' Hotel, Yosemite National Park: Bancroft Library
  • Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, 1874: Yellowstone National Park
  • Nathaniel Pitt Langford: Montana Historical Society Research Center, Photo Archives
  • Truman Everts' "Thirty-Seven Days of Peril," Scribner's Monthly: Yellowstone National Park

History Episode 1 Page 4

  • Hayden Survey expedition, Yellowstone National Park, circa 1871: USGS
  • Nathaniel Pitt Langford, Mammoth Hot Springs Terrace, Yellowstone National Park, circa 1871: USGS
  • Nathaniel Pitt Langford, Yellowstone promoter: Yellowstone National Park
  • Completion ceremony for the Northern Pacific Railroad, September 8, 1883: Minnesota Historical Society
  • George Bird Grinnell, circa 1890: Library of Congress

History Episode 1 Page 5

  • General Phillip Sheridan with party at Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park, 1881: Montana Historical Society
  • Company D at Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, 1893: Montana Historical Society
  • Wawona Tunnel Tree, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, circa 1880s: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Sheep-herding in the Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park: Hank Johnston

History Episode 2 Page 1

  • Top Photo: Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, 1903: Library of Congress
  • Hunters at Yellowstone National Park, 1896: Montana Historical Society
  • Rudyard Kipling, 1888: Library of Congress
  • Ski cavalry with poacher Edgar Howell, Yellowstone National Park, circa 1890: Montana Historical Society
  • Soldiers guarding Yosemite National Park, 1899: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library

History Episode 2 Page 2

  • Cover of Forest & Stream magazine: Polly Burroughs
  • Sixth Cavalry with buffalo heads taken from poacher Edgar Howell, Yellowstone National Park, 1894 : Yellowstone National Park
  • John Muir, circa 1900: University of the Pacific
  • Gifford Pinchot, circa 1905: Grey Towers NHS, U.S. Forest Service

History Episode 2 Page 3

  • Women sporting feather-trimmed hats: Brown Brothers
  • Audubon Society condemns the use of bird feathers as fashion, The New York Times, December 3, 1897: (no source listed)
  • Theodore Roosevelt, 1885: Library of Congress
  • Theodore Roosevelt arrives at Yellowstone National Park, 1903: Library of Congress

History Episode 2 Page 4

  • Theodore Roosevelt delivers speech at cornerstone ceremony for Roosevelt Arch, Yellowstone National Park, 1903: Jackson Hole Historical Society
  • Excavator in Cliff Palace during restoration, Mesa Verde National Park: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Richard Wetherill, 1904: Anasazi Heritage Center
  • Ruins at Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon National Historic Park, 1940: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • John F. Lacey, circa 1903: Library of Congress

History Episode 2 Page 5

  • Tourists camping at the base of Devils Tower, Devils Tower National Monument, 1887: Library of Congress - Grabill Collection
  • Hetch Hetchy Valley, before a dam and reservoir entombed it: Yosemite Research Library
  • Hetch Hetchy with O'Shaughnessy Dam, Yosemite National Park, 1930: Yosemite Research Library
  • John Muir's obituary, New York Times, December 25, 1914: (no source listed)

History Episode 3 Page 1

  • Top Photo: Stephen Mather and Horace Albright at dedication of Yosemite Post Office, Yosemite National Park, 1925: Yosemite Research Library
  • Construction of the O'Shaughnessy Dam, Hetch Hetchy Valley, Yosemite National Park, 1919: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Stephen Mather, circa 1916: Marian Albright Schenk
  • Advertisement for Twenty Mule Team Borax: US Borax
  • Horace Albright at the Grand Canyon, 1915: Marian Albright Schenk

History Episode 3 Page 2

  • Stephen Mather and Horace Albright meet with Blackfeet Indians from Glacier National Park, 1915: Marian Albright Schenck - The Collections of Horace Albright
  • Rocky Mountain National Park dedication, September 4, 1915: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Mather Mountain Party, Sequoia National Park, 1915: Marian Albright Schenk
  • Mather Mountain Party and chef Ty Sing, Sequoia National Park, 1915: Marian Albright Schenk

History Episode 3 Page 3

  • Stephen Mather, 1915: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Great Northern Railroad timetable for Glacier National Park: John A. Chase
  • Blackfeet Indians on promotional tour for Glacier National Park, 1924: Minnesota Historical Society (James J. Hill Reference Library)
  • Chiura Obata, Moonlight Over Topaz, 1942: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
  • Chiura Obata, El Capitan, 1930: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Untitled (Aritist Sketching), 1927: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Evening Glow at Yosemite Falls, 1930: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Dust Storm, circa 1943: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Dust Storm, Topaz, 1943: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Topaz War Relocation Center by Moonlight, 1943: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Sad Plight, 1942: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, View of Burnt Out Japantown from California Street, 1906: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, The Lovely Moon Is Gone, 1927: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Great Nature, Storm on Mount Lyell from Johnson Peak, 1930: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Untitled, 1927: Obata Family
  • Great Northern Railroad brochure for Glacier National Park, circa 1910: Glacier National Park
  • Brochure for Yosemite Valley produced by Southern Pacific Railroad, circa 1924: Yosemite Research Library
  • Southern Pacific Railroad brochure: Yosemite Research Library
  • Railroad brochure promoting Yellowstone as “the new Wonderland,” circa 1880s: Southern Methodist University - DeGolyer Library
  • U.S. Railroad Administration promotes tourism to the national parks after WWI: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Santa Fe Railroad brochure for Grand Canyon outings, 1929: Grand Canyon National Park

History Episode 3 Page 4

  • Peering into Kilauea's crater, Hawai'i National Park, 1920s: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Archives
  • Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. : Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
  • Letter from the White House to Stephen Mather, with Horace Albright’s telegram announcing the creation of the National Park Service, August 26, 1916: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • George Dorr, Acadia National Park: Raymond Strout

History Episode 3 Page 5

  • Cosmos Club, where Stephen Mather collapsed, Washington D.C., 1915: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
  • U.S. Railroad Administration promotes tourism to the national parks after WWI: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Horace Albright and group, Zion National Park: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Charles Sheldon, promoter of Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park: Denali National Park

History Episode 3 Page 6

  • Panoramic view of the Grand Canyon, Kolb Bros. photo: Cline Library - Northern Arizona University
  • Stephen Mather, Zion National Park, 1918: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Ralph Henry Cameron, Grand Canyon National Park: Emery Kolb Collection, Cline Library, NAU

History Episode 4 Page 1

  • Top Photo: Tourist at the edge of the Grand Canyon, 1914: Grand Canyon National Park Museum Collection
  • Auto-camping, Yellowstone National Park, 1925: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Camping in Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, 1920s: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Stephen Mather and Horace Albright, Yellowstone National Park, 1923: Marian Albright Schenk
  • Rangers stampeding buffalo, Buffalo Plains Week, Yellowstone National Park, 1925: Yellowstone National Park

History Episode 4 Page 2

  • Article on Stephen Mather's proposed park-to-park highway, Oregon Sunday Journal, November 19, 1916: (no source listed)
  • Warren G. Harding, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, auto camping tour, 1921: Library of Congress
  • Superintendent Jesse Nusbaum with Native Americans, Mesa Verde National Park, 1927: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Horace Albright and bears, Yellowstone National Park, 1922: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Acadia National Park, 1922: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Mount Rainier National Park, 1921: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, auto-camping in Nevada desert, 1921: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Glacier National Park, 1919: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Mesa Verde National Park, 1925: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Yosemite National Park, 1929: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Margaret and Edward Gehrke’s homemade house-car, the "Bungie–Weck," 1931: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Black Hills, 1923: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Rocky Mountain National Park, 1923: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Rocky Mountain National Park, 1918: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, enroute to Rocky Mountain National Park, July 12-August 18, 1918: Nebraska State Historical Society

History Episode 4 Page 3

  • George Masa, friend of the Great Smoky Mountains: NC Collection, Pack Memorial Public Library, Asheville, NC
  • Rangers' Club House, Yosemite National Park, 1932: Yosemite Research Library
  • Clare Marie Hodges, first female National Park Ranger, 1917: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Horace Kephart: NC Collection, Pack Memorial Public Library, Asheville, NC

History Episode 4 Page 4

  • Ralph Henry Cameron, 1915: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Stephen Mather at entrance to Cameron's Indian Garden Mine, Grand Canyon National Park, 1921: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Niles Cameron collects tolls at head of the Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, 1906: Emery Kolb Collection, Cline Library, NAU
  • Horace Albright with others, Grand Teton National Park, 1919: Marian Albright Schenck

History Episode 4 Page 5

  • John D. Rockefeller Jr. : Rockefeller Archives
  • Horace Albright speaks at dedication of Grand Teton National Park, 1929: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Constructing Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, circa 1932: Glacier National Park
  • Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, 1932: Glacier National Park

History Episode 4 Page 6

  • Stephen Mather and Robert Sterling Yard, Grand Canyon National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • On the Echo River, exploring Mammoth Cave National Park, 1915: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Stephen Mather with his daughter, Bertha at Yosemite Museum, 1928: Yosemite Research Library
  • Stephen Mather memorial plaque, Glacier National Park, 1933: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection

History Episode 5 Page 1

  • Top Photo: Members of the CCC, Glacier National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • The Great Depression, White Angel Breadline, 1933, Dorothea Lange photograph: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Mount Rushmore National Monument: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • George Melendez Wright, Yosemite National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Joseph Dixon and Ben Thompson with field car: Pamela Wright Lloyd

History Episode 5 Page 2

  • Page from George Melendez Wright’s wildlife survey, 1930: Pam Wright Lloyd
  • Bee Wright with baby Trumpeter Swan, Yellowstone National Park, 1931: Pam Wright Lloyd
  • Franklin Roosevelt, Yellowstone National Park, 1937: NARA
  • Franklin Roosevelt with CCC members, Shenandoah National Park, 1933: Library of Congress

History Episode 5 Page 3

  • CCC workers, Iron Springs, Yosemite National Park, 1934: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • CCC workers breaking for lunch, Yosemite National Park, 1933: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Moose, Lake Ritchie, Isle Royale National Park: NARA
  • The Great Organ rock formation, Capitol Reef National Park, 1935: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Harold Ickes: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

History Episode 5 Page 4

  • Clear cut logging, Olympic Peninsula: Washington State Historical Society
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt tours Olympic National Forest: (no source listed)
  • Olympic National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Ansel Adams, Yosemite National Park, 1950: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Enjoying the view from Mount Gardiner, Kings Canyon National Park, 1896, photograph by Joseph N. LeConte: Sierra Club Archives / Colby Library

History Episode 5 Page 5

  • Looking southeast from base of Moro Rock, Kings Canyon National Park, 1925: U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Archive
  • Ansel Adams hiring card: Yosemite Research Library
  • Soldiers visit Yosemite National Park during World War II, 1943, Ansel Adams photograph: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • World War II soldiers, Wawona Tunnel Tree, Yosemite circa 1943, Ansel Adams photograph:
  • Group visiting Cliff Palace, post-restoration, Mesa Verde National Park, 1943: Mesa Verde National Park

History Episode 5 Page 6

  • Manzanar Internment Camp, 1943: Library of Congress
  • Manzanar Internment Camp, circa 1943, photo by Ansel Adams: Library of Congress
  • John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1933: Rockefeller Archives
  • Horace Albright, Grand Teton National Park: Marian Albright Schenk
  • Actor Wallace Beery, Grand Teton National Park: Jackson Hole Historical Society
  • Chiura Obata, Moonlight Over Topaz, 1942: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
  • Chiura Obata, El Capitan, 1930: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Untitled (Aritist Sketching), 1927: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Evening Glow at Yosemite Falls, 1930: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Dust Storm, circa 1943: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Dust Storm, Topaz, 1943: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Topaz War Relocation Center by Moonlight, 1943: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Sad Plight, 1942: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, View of Burnt Out Japantown from California Street, 1906: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, The Lovely Moon Is Gone, 1927: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Great Nature, Storm on Mount Lyell from Johnson Peak, 1930: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Untitled, 1927: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Upper Lyell Fork, 1930: Obata Family
  • Chiura Obata, Death's Grave Pass and Tenaya Peak, 1930: Obata Family

History Episode 5 Page 7

  • Postcard of outhouse, Grand Teton National Park, circa 1944: Marian Albright Schenck, The Collections of Horace Albright
  • Lincoln Memorial National Memorial, 1968: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Crowd gathers for Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial National Memorial, August 28, 1963: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection

History Episode 6 Page 1

  • Top Photo: Tourists crowd entrance of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, 1960: Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • Crowd at Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, circa 1950s: Yellowstone National Park
  • Line of tourists waiting to use outhouse, Yosemite National Park, 1952: Yellowstone National Park / Harpers Ferry, Courtesy Christine French
  • Adolph Murie, 1925: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Hunters in Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park: Jackson Hole Historical Society

History Episode 6 Page 2

  • Dall Sheep, Denali National Park: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Adolph Murie and family with pet wolf, Wags, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1940: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Hetch Hetchy Valley before dam, circa 1911: Library of Congress
  • Hetch Hetchy reservoir and O'Shaughnessy Dam, Yosemite National Park, 1950s: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Steamboat Rock, Dinosaur National Monument, 1954: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection

History Episode 6 Page 3

  • Crowds at Yellowstone National Park in the 1960s: Yellowstone National Park / NARA
  • Mission 66 road construction, Yellowstone National Park, 1958: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Mission 66 visitor center, Mount Rushmore National Monument, 1963: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Stewart Udall and Frank Church: Boise State University Library
  • Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas: Terragalleria

History Episode 6 Page 4

  • North Cascades National Park: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Hiker on Appalachian Trail, Bigelow Mountain, Maine: Appalachian Trail Conservancy
  • George Hartzog and Stewart Udall: George Hartzog
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech, Lincoln Memorial National Memorial, 1963: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Newly completed section of road, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1962: Denali National Park
  • Olaus and Adolph Murie, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1961: University of Alaska, Fairbanks

History Episode 6 Page 5

  • Canyon Bear feeding grounds, Yellowstone National Park, 1946: Yellowstone National Park
  • Yellowstone Gateway Arch, Yellowstone National Park: Craig Mellish
  • Trans-Alaska oil pipeline: Patrick J. Endres
  • Alaskans protest against President Carter and ANILCA: Michael Carey
  • Alaska protesters burn President Carter in effigy, circa 1978: University of Alaska Fairbanks, Archives

History Episode 6 Page 6

  • John E. Cook in Alaska, 1970s: John Cook
  • Mt. McKinley above Wonder Lake, evening, Denali National Park, Q.T. Luong photograph: QT Luong / terragalleria.com
  • National Guard at desegregation of Little Rock High School, September 26, 1957: Corbis
  • Soldier at Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Wikimedia / Meutia Chaerani - Indradi Soemardjan
  • Oklahoma City National Memorial: Flicker / Ken Mccown

Parks

Parks - Acadia

  • Top Photo: Bass Harbor Lighthouse, moon and reflection, Acadia National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Acadia National Park, 1905: Acadia National Park
  • Rusticator's "cottage," Bar Harbor, 1883: Raymond Strout
  • John D. Rockefeller Jr. : Rockefeller Archives
  • George Dorr, Acadia National Park: Acadia National Park
  • Beehive Mountain, Acadia National Park, circa 1890: Acadia National Park
  • Stephen Mather, Acadia National Park: Acadia National Park
  • Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., Acadia National Park: Acadia National Park
  • George Dorr's cottage, Old Farm, Acadia National Park: Acadia National Park
  • Tourists on summit of Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park, circa 1930s: Acadia National Park
  • Group of visitors, Acadia National Park, circa 1918: Acadia National Park
  • Rusticators cool their feet at Jordan Pond, Acadia National Park: Edie Dunham Crowley
  • Bar Harbor, seen from Green Mountain, Acadia National Park: Raymond Strout
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Acadia National Park, 1922: Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Cadillac mountain, Acadia National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Sunset sky, Bass Harbor lighthouse, Acadia National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • George Dorr, circa 1875: Acadia National Park, William Otis Sawtelle Research Center
  • George Dorr, Acadia National Park: Raymond Strout

Parks - Biscayne

  • Top Photo: Coral and blue fish, Biscayne National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Lancelot Jones, Biscayne National Park: Historical Museum of Southern Florida
  • Lancelot Jones' father, Israel Lafayette Jones: Historical Museum of Southern Florida / Florida International University
  • Sign for the Cocolobo Club on Porgy Key, Biscayne National Park: NPS
  • Journalist and activist, Juanita Greene: Monica Mathis
  • Lancelot Jones, 1974: The Miami Herald
  • Coral and blue fish, Biscayne National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • View over Florida Bay through mangrove branches at sunset, Biscayne National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Cocolobo Club, Biscayne National Park, 1971: Miami Herald
  • Islandia on Elliott Key, Biscayne National Park, 1961: Miami Herald
  • Lancelot Jones with visiting school children, Biscayne National Park, 1991: Tim Chapman / Miami Herald
  • Boca Chita, Biscayne National Park: Biscayne National Park
  • Yachts in harbor gathered for Committee of 100 annual meeting, Biscayne National Park: Biscayne National Park
  • Cape Florida lighthouse from Key Biscayne, Biscayne National Park: Historical Museum of Southern Florida
  • Biscayne Bay by moonlight, Biscayne National Park, circa 1904: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Parks - Denali

  • Top Photo: Mt. McKinley above Wonder Lake, evening, Denali National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Mount McKinley, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1942, Bradford Washburn photograph: Panopticon
  • Charles Sheldon, promoter of Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park: Denali National Park
  • Adolph Murie, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1941: Denali National Park
  • Mission 66 visitor center, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Plains of Murie, Denali National Park: Craig Mellish
  • Mt. McKinley above Wonder Lake, evening, Denali National Park, Q.T. Luong photograph: QT Luong / terragalleria.com
  • Denali National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Adolph Murie and family with pet wolf, Wags, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1940: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Adolph Murie photographing wolf tracks, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, circa 1940: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Barbara Washburn, Muldrow Glacier, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1947, Bradford Washburn photograph: Panopticon
  • Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1953, Bradford Washburn photograph: Panopticon
  • Climbers, Muldrow Glacier, Mount McKinley, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1947, Bradford Washburn photograph: Panopticon
  • Newly completed section of road, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1962: Denali National Park
  • Dall Sheep, Denali National Park: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Olaus and Adolph Murie, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1961: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Adolph Murie’s daughter, Gail, with pet wolf pup, Wags, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, circa 1939: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Caribou in muddy river plain, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1964: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Adolph and Olaus Murie at their camp on the Savage River, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1922: Murie Center
  • Belmore Browne expedition, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, 1910: Dartmouth University - Rauner Library

Parks - Everglades

  • Top Photo: Sunrise in Everglades National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Seminole Indians with dugout canoes, Everglades National Park, 1921: Historical Museum of Southern Florida, Miami
  • Federal agents with egrets confiscated from poachers: US Fish & Wildlife Service
  • An extreme example of feathered hats: Brown Brothers
  • Dredging the Everglades, 1924: State Archives of Florida
  • Ernest Coe, friend of the Everglades: NARA
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas, circa 1920's: State Archives of Florida
  • Red Mangroves at sunrise, Everglades National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Sunrise in Everglades National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • A flock of birds over Cuthbert Lake, Everglades National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Seminole Indians, Everglades National Park, circa 1900: Historical Museum of Southern Florida, Miami
  • Land developers in the Everglades, 1913: Historical Museum of Southern Florida, Miami
  • Ghost Orchid, Everglades National Park, Clyde Butcher photograph: Clyde Butcher
  • Alligator in water, Everglades National Park: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Two newly hatched American Egret chicks, Everglades National Park: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Egrets, Everglades National Park: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Land boom in Florida, 1920s: Historical Museum of Southern Florida
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas in the Everglades: NARA
  • Roseate Spoonbills in flight, Big Grass Lake, Everglades National Park: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • River of grass, Everglades National Park: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection

Parks - Grand Canyon

  • Top Photo: Rainbow from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Tourist at Bright Angel Point, Grand Canyon National Park, circa 1919: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park: Cline Library - Northern Arizona University
  • Theodore Roosevelt with tourists at Grand Canyon rim: Brown Brothers
  • Ralph Henry Cameron, Grand Canyon National Park: Emery Kolb Collection, Cline Library, NAU
  • Tourists and guide, Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, Kolb Bros. photo: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Rainbow from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Kolb brothers with their boat, Grand Canyon National Park, 1911: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Tourist at the edge of the Grand Canyon, 1914 : Grand Canyon National Park Museum Collection
  • Tourists with ranger on Rim Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, 1932: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Up the trail of the Grand Canyon, circa 1910, Kolb Bros. photo: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Storm over Vishnu Temple, Grand Canyon National Park, 1993: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Biking at the Grand Canyon National Park, circa 1920s, Kolb Bros. photo: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Santa Fe Railroad brochure for Grand Canyon outings, 1929: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Lightning storm over the Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Kolb Bros. photo: Cline Library - Northern Arizona University
  • Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, 1872: NARA
  • On the Hance Trail, Grand Canyon National Park: Colorado Historical Society
  • Ansel Adams, Grand Canyon National Park, 1933-1942: NARA
  • Kolb brothers photographic studio, Grand Canyon National Park: Cline Library - Northern Arizona University
  • Glen and Bessie Hyde in scow built by Glen, Grand Canyon National Park, November 1928, Kolb Bros. photo: Cline Library - Northern Arizona University
  • Kolb brothers, Grand Canyon National Park, circa 1913: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Panoramic view of the Grand Canyon, Kolb Bros. photo: Cline Library - Northern Arizona University

Parks - Grand Canyon National Park Page 2

  • Ralph Henry Cameron, 1915: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Stephen Mather at entrance to Cameron's Indian Garden Mine, Grand Canyon National Park, 1921: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Ralph Henry Cameron's gate and toll, Grand Canyon National Park, circa 1910, Kolb Bros. photo: Grand Canyon National Park

Parks - Great Smoky Mountains

  • Top Photo: Blue ridges and orange dawn glow from Clingman's Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Cherokees at their home in the Smoky Mountains: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Horace Kephart: NC Collection, Pack Memorial Public Library, Asheville, NC
  • Logging in the Smoky Mountains: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Blue ridges and orange dawn glow from Clingman's Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Logging in the Smoky Mountains: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Stringtown, Forks of Fish logging camp in the Smoky Mountains: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Local Smoky Mountain residents: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Mother and child in the Smoky Mountains: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Junglebrook homestead, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, circa 1938: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Horace Kephart cooking supper, Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University
  • A National Park in the Great Smoky Mountains, by Horace Kephart and George Masa, 1925: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University
  • Clear-cutting in the Smoky Mountains, George Masa photograph: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University
  • George Masa at the Grove Park Inn, Great Smoky Mountains: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park: Miller Printing Daniels Graphics / Paul Bonesteel
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park: Miller Printing Daniels Graphics / Paul Bonesteel
  • George Masa landscape of the Mitchell and Linville ranges, Smoky Mountains: Chandler Gordon, The Captain's Bookshelf, Inc. Asheville, North Carolina
  • George Masa, friend of the Great Smoky Mountains: NC Collection, Pack Memorial Public Library, Asheville, NC
  • Cover of The Book of Camping and Woodcraft: A Guide for Those Who Travel in the Wilderness, May 1915 edition, by Horace Kephart: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Parks - Great Smoky Mountains Page 2

  • George Masa landscape of the Mitchell and Linville ranges, Smoky Mountains: Chandler Gordon, The Captain's Bookshelf, Inc. Asheville, North Carolina
  • A National Park in the Great Smoky Mountains, by Horace Kephart and George Masa, 1925: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University
  • George Masa photographing Great Smoky Mountains: George Ellison
  • Hiker on Appalachian Trail, Bigelow Mountain, Maine: Appalachian Trail Conservancy
  • Death of Horace Kephart, April 3, 1931: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University

Parks - Kenai Fjords

  • Top Photo: Aialik Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Mountains buried in snow, "nunataks," Kenai Fjords National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Trans-Alaska oil pipeline: Patrick J. Endres
  • Alaskans protest against President Carter and ANILCA: Michael Carey
  • Aialik Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park: QT Luong / terragalleria.com
  • Yalik Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park, 1909: USGS
  • Mountains and glaciers, Kenai Fjords National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Sea Lion Rookery, Kenai Fjords National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Horned puffins at Harding Ice Field, Kenai Fjords National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Sea birds rest on cliffs, Kenai Fjords National Park, 1973: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Seward, Alaska: Seward Community Library
  • Ken Burns, Kenai Fjords National Park: Photo by Dayton Duncan, Florentine Films

Parks - Mesa Verde

  • Top Photo: Mesa Verde National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • The Wetherill brothers, 1887: Anasazi Heritage Center
  • Pottery from excavated cliff dwelling, Mesa Verde National Park, 1908: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Gustaf Nordenskiold: Anasazi Heritage Center
  • Virginia McClurg of Mesa Verde National Park: Pioneers Museum, Colordao Springs OR Tutt Library, Special Collections, Colorado College.
  • Early tourists at Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, 1927: Mesa Verde National Park
  • John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Cliff Palace, post-restoration, Mesa Verde National Park, 1925: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Mesa Verde National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Cliff Palace, pre-restoration, Mesa Verde National Park: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Map of Spruce Tree House by Gustaf Nordenskiold, Mesa Verde, 1891: Ken Sanders Rare Books
  • Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, 1890s: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Sandal House, pre-restoration, Mesa Verde National Park: Mesa Verde National Park
  • John Wetherill in cliff dwelling, Mesa Verde National Park: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Little Long House during restoration, Mesa Verde National Park: Mesa Verde National Park
  • John Wetherill in Kiva H. Long House, Mesa Verde National Park: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Pottery from excavated cliff dwelling, Mesa Verde National Park, 1915: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Group visiting Cliff Palace, post-restoration, Mesa Verde National Park, 1943: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Cliff Palace, pre-restoration, Mesa Verde National Park, 1907: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Spruce Tree House Kiva. Mesa Verde National Park. 1908: Mesa Verde National Park Archives
  • Spruce Tree House Kiva, Mesa Verde National Park, 1908: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Examining the ruins at the Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, circa 1900: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Cliff Palace, east end, Mesa Verde National Park, circa 1900: Mesa Verde National Park
  • Group photo at Cliff Palace during the Superintendents conference at Mesa Verde. 1925.:
  • Ruins at Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon National Historic Park, 1940: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Edward and Margaret Gehrke scrapbook page, Mesa Verde National Park, 1925: Nebraska State Historical Society

Parks - Yellowstone

  • Top Photo: Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Tourist peers into Grotto Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, circa 1872: Yellowstone National Park
  • Nathaniel Pitt Langford: Montana Historical Society Research Center, Photo Archives
  • Nathaniel Pitt Langford, Mammoth Hot Springs Terrace, Yellowstone National Park, circa 1871: USGS
  • Thomas Moran's Hot Springs of Gardiner's River, 1872: Bridgeman Art Library
  • Stage coach near Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, 1905: Milwaukee Public Museum
  • Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park: Photo by Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park:
  • Norris Geyser Basin at sunrise, Yellowstone National Park: QT Luong / terragalleria.com
  • Tourists in stagecoach in front of a hotel, Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone National Park
  • Sixth Cavalry with buffalo heads taken from poacher Edgar Howell, Yellowstone National Park, 1894 : Yellowstone National Park
  • Stephen Mather with elk antlers, Yellowstone National Park, 1923: Yellowstone National Park
  • Promotional guide from Northern Pacific Railway, for Yellowstone National Park, 1898: Yellowstone National Park
  • Yellowstone tourist and a bear, circa 1940: Yellowstone National Park
  • Soldier and tourists at Giant Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, 1903: Library of Congress
  • Horace Albright and bears, Yellowstone National Park, 1922: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Company D at Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, 1893: Montana Historical Society
  • Stephen Mather and Horace Albright, Yellowstone National Park, 1923: Marian Albright Schenk
  • Shoshone Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, circa 1917: Library of Congress
  • Tourists display the day's catch, Yellowstone National Park, 1910: Montana Historical Society
  • Tourists at Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, 1888: Montana Historical Society
  • Old Faithful entertains tourists, Yellowstone National Park, 1884: Montana Historical Society
  • Stagecoach at Roosevelt Arch entrance to Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone National Park
  • Thomas Moran, The Headwaters of the Yellowstone River, 1874: Yellowstone National Park
  • Thomas Moran, Castle Geyser with Crested Pool, 1874: Yellowstone National Park
  • Bison graze in front of geyser, Yellowstone National Park, 1956: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Auto-camping, Yellowstone National Park, 1925: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Tourists wash their handkerchiefs at Handkerchief Pool, Yellowstone National Park, 1904: Yellowstone National Park.
  • Wading in Great Fountain Geyser, Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone National Park
  • Hiking Uncle Tom's Trail, Yellowstone National Park, 1922: Yellowstone National Park
  • Caravan of stagecoaches, Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, Yellowstone National Park, 1896: Montana Historical Society
  • Buffalo in the Hayden Valley, Yellowstone National Park, 1894: Montana Historical Society
  • Family poses for photo, Yellowstone National Park, 1958: Yellowstone National Park

Parks - Yellowstone National Park Page 2

  • Completion ceremony for the Northern Pacific Railroad, September 8, 1883: Minnesota Historical Society
  • George Bird Grinnell, circa 1890: Library of Congress
  • Sixth Cavalry with buffalo heads taken from poacher Edgar Howell, Yellowstone National Park, 1894 : Yellowstone National Park
  • Company D at Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, 1893: Montana Historical Society
  • Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. First Volunteer Cavalry "Rough Riders," circa 1898: Library of Congress

Parks - Yellowstone National Park Page 3

  • Horace Albright and bears, Yellowstone National Park, 1922: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Hunters in Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park: Jackson Hole Historical Society

Parks - Yosemite

  • Top Photo: Yosemite Falls and meadow reflected in a seasonal pond, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Miwok Indians in front of Umacha teepee, Yosemite National Park, 1925: Yosemite Research Library
  • Hutchings' Hotel, Yosemite National Park: Bancroft Library
  • Senator John Conness: Yosemite Research Library
  • Merced River and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, circa 1865, Carleton Watkins photograph: Library of Congress
  • John Muir, circa 1860: University of the Pacific
  • Yosemite Valley in winter, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Yosemite Falls and meadow reflected in a seasonal pond, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Hiker standing on top of sheer cliff at Taft Point, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Tenaya Lake and granite domes, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Yosemite Valley shrouded in fog and snow, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Tourist at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, circa 1902: Library of Congress
  • Three Brothers, Yosemite National Park, circa 1861, Carleton Watkins photograph: Library of Congress
  • Hetch Hetchy Valley, before a dam and reservoir entombed it: Yosemite Research Library
  • Yosemite Falls, 1861: Bancroft Library
  • Soldiers guarding Yosemite National Park, 1899: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Frederick Law Olmsted (bottom row, second from left), with Colfax party, Yosemite National Park, 1865: Yosemite Research Library
  • Early tourists in front of Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, circa 1880: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Brochure for Yosemite Valley produced by Southern Pacific Railroad, circa 1924: Yosemite Research Library
  • Southern Pacific Railroad brochure: Yosemite Research Library
  • James Mason Hutchings and wife, Yosemite National Park, circa 1865: Yosemite Research Library
  • On the road at Yosemite National Park, 1913: Hank Johnston
  • The Wawona Tunnel Tree, Yosemite National Park, circa 1904: Ted Orland
  • Wawona Tunnel Tree, Yosemite National Park, 1959: Al Runte
  • Albert Bierstadt, painting in Miwok village, Yosemite National Park, circa 1872: Bancroft Library
  • John Muir's lost cabin, Tenaya Creek, Yosemite National Park, circa 1869: University of the Pacific
  • Yosemite Valley near Inspiration Point, Yosemite National Park, c. 1884, George Fiske photograph: University of the Pacific
  • Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, 1903: USGS
  • Tourists at Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, 1914: Yosemite Museum
  • Tickets for the Yosemite Stage and Turnpike Co.: Yosemite Research Library
  • Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir, Yosemite National Park, 1903: Yosemite National Park
  • Camping in Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, 1920s: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Mirror Lake, Yosemite National Park, 1865, Charles Weed photograph: New York Public Library
  • Sheep-herding in the Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park: Hank Johnston
  • Tourists at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, circa 1902: Library of Congress
  • Sawmill belonging to James Mason Hutchings, Yosemite National Park: Yosemite Research Library
  • Upper Yosemite Falls and Half-Dome, early afternoon, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong / terragalleria.com
  • Albert Bierstadt, Yosemite Valley, 1868: Oakland Museum of Art

Parks - Yosemite National Park Page 2

  • Wawona Tunnel Tree, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, circa 1880s: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Soldiers guarding Yosemite National Park, 1899: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Theodore Roosevelt, Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, 1903: Harvard University, Houghton Library - Theodore Roosevelt Collection

People

People - Marjory Stoneman Douglas

  • Top Photo: Marjory Stoneman Douglas, circa 1920's: State Archives of Florida
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas (2nd from right), 1918: Historical Museum of Southern Florida
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas in the Everglades: NARA
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas (3rd from left) at tree-planting outing: State Archives of Florida

People - Horace Kephart and George Masa

  • Top Photo: Horace Kephart: NC Collection, Pack Memorial Public Library, Asheville, NC; George Masa, friend of the Great Smoky Mountains: NC Collection, Pack Memorial Public Library, Asheville, NC
  • Horace Kephart cooking supper, Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University
  • Stringtown, Forks of Fish logging camp in the Smoky Mountains: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • George Masa as young man, Smoky Mountains: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University
  • George Masa photographing Great Smoky Mountains: George Ellison
  • A National Park in the Great Smoky Mountains, by Horace Kephart and George Masa, 1925: Hunter Library, Western Carolina University

People - John Muir

  • Top Photo: John Muir, Yosemite National Park, circa 1902: University of the Pacific
  • John Muir, circa 1860: University of the Pacific
  • John Muir’s home, Martinez, California: John Muir National Historic Site
  • John Muir in the Petrified Forest, 1905: Bancroft Library
  • Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, 1903: Library of Congress
  • Sawmill belonging to James Mason Hutchings, Yosemite National Park: Yosemite Research Library

People - Theodore Roosevelt

  • Top Photo: Theodore Roosevelt arrives at Yellowstone National Park, 1903: Library of Congress
  • Theodore Roosevelt, 1885: Library of Congress
  • Theodore Roosevelt speaking to audience, circa 1900-1905: Brown Brothers
  • Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir, Grizzly Giant Tree, Yosemite National Park, 1903: Yosemite National Park - National Park Service

People - Captain Charles Young

  • Top Photo: Captain Charles Young, 1903: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Captain Charles Young and cavalry members: Library of Congress
  • Charles Young (bottom 5th from left), Kings Canyon National Park, 1903: Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park
  • Buffalo Soldiers, Yosemite National Park, 1903: Karen Silliman

People - Horace Albright

  • Top Photo: Horace Albright and bears, Yellowstone National Park, 1922: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Horace Albright, Yellowstone National Park, 1919: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Stephen Mather and Horace Albright, Yellowstone National Park, 1923: Marian Albright Schenk
  • Horace Albright, Grand Teton National Park: Marian Albright Schenk

People - Gerard Baker

  • Top Photo: Gerard Baker at Mount Rushmore National Monument, circa 2006: Gerard Baker
  • Gerard Baker with his mother, Cara Baker, Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, 1982: Gerard Baker
  • Gerard Baker of the Hidatsa tribe: Gerard Baker
  • Gerard Baker (far right) and other park rangers, Knife River Indian Villages, 1980: Gerard Baker
  • Ranger Gerard Baker, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, 1998: Gerard Baker

People - Cook Family

  • Top Photo: Kayci Cook-Collins and John E. Cook: Kayci Cook-Collins
  • John O. Cook, Montezuma Castle National Monument, circa 1955: John Cook
  • John E. Cook in Alaska, 1970s: John Cook
  • John E. Cook at historic trapper’s cabin, Kobuk Valley, Alaska, 1982: John Cook

People - Shelton Johnson

  • Top Photo: Shelton Johnson on interpretive nature walk, Yosemite National Park: Ray Santos / Shelton Johnson
  • Shelton Johnson with his parents at their family home, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1960's: Shelton Johnson
  • Shelton Johnson on interpretive nature walk surrounded by park visitors, Yosemite National Park: National Park Service
  • Shelton Johnson dressed as a Buffalo Soldier, Yosemite National Park: National Park Service

People - Stephen Mather

  • Top Photo: Stephen Mather, first director of the National Park Service: Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park
  • Advertisement for Twenty Mule Team Borax: US Borax
  • Stephen Mather, 1915: Marian Albright Schenck
  • Stephen Mather and Horace Albright at dedication of Yosemite Post Office, Yosemite National Park, 1925: Yosemite Research Library
  • Stephen Mather memorial plaque, Glacier National Park, 1933: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection

People - George Melendez Wright

  • Top Photo: George Melendez Wright, Yosemite National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • George Melendez Wright with wife, Bee, and daughter, Pam: Pam Wright Lloyd
  • George Melendez Wright with Maria Lebrado (Totuya), Yosemite National Park, 1929: Pam Wright Lloyd
  • George Melendez Wright's field auto: Pam Wright Lloyd
  • Page from George Melendez Wright’s wildlife survey, 1930: Pam Wright Lloyd

Other Photo Credits

Home Page

  • Slideshow:
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Early tourists in front of Yosemite Falls: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Black bear begs for food. Yellowstone National Park, 1937: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Mount Rainier National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Sunset on the Pacific, Olympic National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Posing on the Auto Log, Sequoia National Park: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
  • George Masa photograph of Great Smoky Mountains: Chandler Gordon, The Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., Asheville, NC
  • Stephen Mather, 1915: Marian Albright Schenck, The Collections of Horace Albright
  • Yosemite Valley in winter, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Right Column:
  • John Muir, Yosemite National Park, circa 1902: University of the Pacific
  • Ranger leads tourists on nature walk, Mt. Rainier National Park: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films

About Landing Page

  • Slideshow:
  • John Muir, Arizona’s Petrified Forest, 1905: Bancroft Library
  • Superintendent John White with tourists on Moro Rock, Sequoia National Park, 1930s: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
  • Bears, Katmai National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Peering into Kilauea's crater, Hawai'i National Park, 1920s: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Archives
  • Sunset, Olympic National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Main Text:
  • Arches National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Tourists looking over Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay, Alaska: NSIDC, Glacier Photograph Collection
  • Group of tourists led by James Mason Hutchings, with Yosemite Falls in the background, c. 1885: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library
  • Shelton Johnson: Susan Shumaker
  • Lincoln Else filming at Yosemite: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns are made honorary rangers by acting NPS Director, Dan Wenk: Courtesy of The National Park Service

About: Episode Guide

  • Three Brothers, Yosemite National Park, circa 1861, Carleton Watkins photograph: Library of Congress
  • Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, 1903: Library of Congress
  • Mather Mountain Party, Sequoia National Park, 1915: Marian Albright Schenk
  • Franklin Roosevelt at CCC camp, Shenandoah National Park, 1933: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • Adolph Murie photographing wolf tracks, Mt. McKinley (later Denali) National Park, circa 1940: Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection
  • George Masa landscape of the Mitchell and Linville ranges, Smoky Mountains: Chandler Gordon, The Captain's Bookshelf, Inc. Asheville, North Carolina
  • Tourists, Excelsior Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, 1888: Montana Historical Society

Share Your Stories

  • Grizzly bear fishing for salmon, Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • A proud tourist points at her National Parks windshield stickers, 1922: Harpers Ferry Center, Historic Photo Collection
  • Dayton Duncan's son, Will, standing at edge of canyon. Bryce Canyon National Park, 1998: The Duncan Family
  • David Brower in Glen Canyon, 1966: Arthur Schatz
  • Early tourists in front of Yosemite Falls: Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library

Postcards

  • Yosemite Valley in winter, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Grizzly bear fishing for salmon, Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Sunset on the Pacific, Olympic National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Rainbow from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Bryce Canyon National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Denali National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Mesa Verde National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Mount Rainier National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films
  • Yellowstone tourist and a bear, c. 1940: Yellowstone National Park
  • Tourist at the edge of the Grand Canyon, 1914: Grand Canyon National Park Museum Collection
  • Tourists at an erupting Old Faithful. Yellowstone National Park, 1884: Haynes Foundation Collection, Montana Historical Society
  • Ansel Adams landscape. Canyon de Chelly National Monument, 1933–1942: National Archives and Records Administration

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  • Yosemite Valley in winter, Yosemite National Park: QT Luong, terragalleria.com
  • Tourists at an erupting Old Faithful. Yellowstone National Park, 1884: Haynes Foundation Collection, Montana Historical Society
  • Rainbow from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park: Craig Mellish, Florentine Films

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  • Fimmakers Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns with students from NatureBridge: Al Golub/Golub photography
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