Past Tents: The Way We Camped

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Heyday Books, Sep 15, 2006 - Photography - 145 pages
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? The early days of camping and outdoor excursions in California and the West ? From the lone backpacker to the ?bring it all with you? camper the antecedents of today's outdoor scene are shown here in all their glory ? Rare historic photos are a treat for many audiences Californians were always on the move and the Bancroft Library collection has an unbeatable record of how they explored and revelled in the mountains and outdoors from the earliest days. Some will find the material here humorous and others will marvel at how much (or how little) our idea of enjoying the outdoors has changed. It is hard to imagine how people struggled to get themselves and their equipment out there. On closer examination it is not at all hard to see that gear, clothing, and transport have changed but the modern camper or today's Sierra Clubber has a remarkable connection to the folks in this book.

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User Review  - Torie - Goodreads

This is a wonderful, entertaining use of various photograph and manuscript collections at the Bancroft, many depicting early Sierra Club outings. I especially enjoyed seeing so many women present in the groups of hikers, campers, and mountaineers of early 20th century California. Read full review

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"Past Tents: The Way We Camped" by Susan Snyder (director of Access Services in The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley) is a photographic ...
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Past Tents
The “Past Tents: The Way We Camped” exhibition explores camping in California from post-Gold Rush to the mid-1900s. Early camping was an enterprise of ...
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Heyday Books: Past Tents: The Way We Camped
Past Tents: The Way We Camped. Susan Snyder. 128 pp (9 x 8), with 108 b&w images Trade Paper, ISBN: 1-59714-039-2, $17.95. Published in collaboration with ...
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The California Historical Society and The Bancroft Library invite you to an opening reception for the new exhibit PAST TENTS: The Way We Camped. ...
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Presented by Susan Snyder, a talk/slide show on "Past Tents: the way we camped" at the Historic Schoolhouse. Date:. Thu. 10/26. Time:. 1:00pm. Updated: ...
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MBR: California Bookwatch, February 2007
Past Tents: The Way We Camped Susan Snyder Heyday Books Box 9145, Berkeley, CA 94709 1597140392 $17.95 www.heydaybooks.com ...
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