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President Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir riding down Yosemite Valley near Camp 19, followed by Archie Leonard (behind John Muir) and Charles Leidig (behind T. R.), rangers. Original taen by Southern Pacific Photographer.
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President Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir riding down Yosemite Valley near Camp 19, followed by Archie Leonard (behind John Muir) and Charles Leidig (behind T. R.), rangers. Original taen by Southern Pacific Photographer.
President Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir riding down Yosemite Valley near Camp 19, followed by Archie Leonard (behind John Muir) and Charles Leidig (behind T. R.), rangers. Original taen by Southern Pacific Photographer.
President Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir riding down Yosemite Valley near Camp 19. For six weeks, Roosevelt traveled across America. As a part of this, he went on a 3 day trip in Yosemite with John Muir, 2 local packers (Archie Leonard and Charlie Leidig), and no secret service. Roosevelt chose to camp in the Mariposa Grove rather than stay at the Wawona Hotel. He said the grove was "a temple greater than any human architect could by any possibility build." John Muir admitted that during their trip, "I stuffed him pretty well regarding the timber thieves, and the destructive work of lumbermen and other spoilers of the forest." When it snowed overnight on their camp at Glacier Point, Roosevelt said, "This is bullier yet." Upon arriving down into the valley (as this picture shows), Roosevelt told the reporters and crowds that "We were in a snowstorm last night and it was just what I wanted." A few years later, in 1906, Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove re-ceded to the United States for inclusion in the N
Negative Number: RL_18781
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001.001-19(Yosemite Hierarchy Number)
History-People-Individuals(Yosemite Series Description)
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Yosemite National Park, Code: YOSE
Yosemite National Park, California
Latitude: 37.8399200439453, Longitude: -119.540397644043

May 1903
05/01/1903 - 05/30/1903
Film Size: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2
YOSE: Box 2
Unknown
Person: Archivist
Organization: US National Park Service
Address: Yosemite National Park Archives, PO Box 700-W, El Portal, CA 95318
Email: yose_archives@nps.gov

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1031 Yosemite Historic Photo Collection
1031 Yosemite Historic Photo Collection
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