National Geographic : 1929 Jun
Photograph by Lndley r;ddy TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE "SPIRIT OF SEQUOIA" On July Io, 1927, this tablet was dedicated in Sequoia National Park, commemorating the National Geographic Society's gift of giant trees to the American people (see illustration, page 733). Hon. Stephen T. Mather, at the left, formerly Director of the National Park Service, was one of the most generous contributors to The Society's fund for the acquisition of the Sequoias. Photograph byCharles Martin ONE WAY OFLIVING INATREE At Eureka, in northern California, agiant logofredwood hasbeen hollowed out, fitted with windows and doors, and isused asaresidence and curio shop. Summer heat and winter cold, asunderstood inmost parts of the United States, seldom make themselves feltinEureka, where the range of average mean temperature throughout theyear isless than o1degrees.