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Lights and Shadows of Yosemite (1926) by Katherine Ames Taylor


Lights and Shadows of Yosemite

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page
Foreword6
Frontispiece Quotation—“The Range of Light”8
In the Beginning—Origin of Yosemite9
Early Occupants—The Indians14
Discovery of Yosemite by the White Men20
Pioneer Days—Early Travelers26
Old Landmarks32
Yosemite Valley—Descriptive42
The Back Country44
Hetch Hetchy50
The Giant Sequoias52
“First Families” of Yosemite58
Indian Legends:
      Tu-tok-a-nu-la and Tis-sa-ack64
      Hum-mo—The Lost Arrow68
      Po-ho-no—The Evil Wind72
      Pi-wy-ack—Legend of Vernal Falls74
      Tu-tok-a-na78
      Tis-sa-ack80
Upon Beholding Yosemite70
Acknowledgments82
Administration84


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