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San Francisco?

Photograph showing houses in the hills around an unidentified city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. Also see image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0531, and 373G0535, which may be related. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing a wide view of a city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. A road with streetcar tracks runs through the center. Very faintly visible in the background toward the right is the dome of what may be the old San Francisco City Hall building. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0531, 373G0532, and 373G0535. Image note: Damaged negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing a wide view of a city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. A road is visible at the center of the image. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0531, and 373G0532. Image note: Damaged negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph showing a street, houses, and a hill in an unidentified city or town. The words “Geo. Holl Mission & 26th sells shoes on their merit” are painted on a wooden railing along the street. The photograph may have been taken in San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. It may be related to image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0532, and 373G0535. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration. Negative damage at upper left.

Gull habits

Manuscript describing gull behavior, including diet and appearance.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Klamath trip

Manuscript detailing lake trips. Document goes on to describe physical characteristics such as length and plant life, as well as detailing the search for white herons. The author is disappointed to learn that the area was one of the most popular plumage hunting sites.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Condor 1

Manuscript that details trips to locate and photograph a baby condor.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Southern Oregon lecture I

Manuscript featuring an expansive lecture. Lecture topics include the need for protection of wildlife, photography, and audubon societies.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Trail of death

A manuscript that illustrates the destruction the demand for plumage causes to bird populations.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Hunting grebes

Manuscript that shares a few excerpts from "Plight of grebes", focusing on why grebes have been singled out for their plumage.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Compilation of manuscripts on birds

The handwritten manuscript features a rough draft of "Bird lives" as well as other manuscripts that most likely were broken up into different manuscripts later.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

The passing of the California condor

Manuscript discussing how little is known about California condors. The document details physical characteristics and behavior as well as nesting habitats. Features excerpts from "Condor 1."

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

California or valley quail

The subject of this manuscript is the Valley or California quail, which can be found in California, Oregon, and now Washington. The document lists the bird's call, how it defends itself against enemies, and its physical appearance. The document ends with a comparison of the bird to the mountain quail.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Murre multitudes

This manuscript describes the California murre, including a physical description and the commercialization of murre eggs.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

After heron

Manuscript describing the author's understanding of the plumage hunters' motivation. The author lays the blame of demand of plumage at the feet of plumage dealers, milliners, and the women who buy plumage.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Lecture on plumage hunting

Manuscript that appears to be an initial edit of a lecture. The manuscript describes the author's efforts in collecting data, combining the results and findings of three exploratory trips.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Ducklings

Manuscript describing the pursuit of ducks and ducklings to observe behavior and hopefully catch a few photos of the mothers and their young.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

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