OK - this gallery relates to the first presentation at the Eastern California Museum.
[Glen & I drove up to Independence from Pasadena on Sat morning, 7/11.] .. Glen Dawson at the Mt Whitney visitor center outside Lone Pine. .. Whitney crest on skyline.
Mt Whitney in the center (Lone Pine Pk at left).
A different view of the High Sierra (Lake Tahoe in foreground).
Notice of a film series in Lone Pine "in honor of Norman Clyde."
Bill and Glen with Norman Clyde at the Eastern California Museum in Independence.
The museum is hosting a spectacular Clyde Exhibit this summer & fall (through the end of the year).
Glen with museum director, Jon Klusmire
Looking at Jules Eichorn atop Starlight Pk, with Glen below if you enlarge the image.
Famous shot by Francis Farquhar of L-R: Glen Dawson, Robert Underhill, Jules Eichorn & Norman Clyde following the first ascent of the East Face of Whitney, 8/16/31. .. Glen & Jules were then 19; Glen is now 97!
Various other shots from the museum's amazing exhibit here and following.
Closeup of top-left magazine follows.
Note Clyde's article "Death on a Mountain Top." .. He regularly published in this Auto Club of So Cal magazine.
Display of various items owned by Clyde.
Panel of Norman with his wife, Winnie. .. They were married a little short of four years. .. Winnie died of TB in Pasadena on Valentine's Day, 1919.
[It is believed the "death date" was changed to 2/13.]
Winnie May Clyde in 1915, the year of her marriage to Norman.
The Independence school building at which Clyde was principal for a few years ending in 10/29 - his last "regular" job. ... The bldg no longer exists.
Climber, author and co-curator of the Clyde Exhibit: Andy Selters. .. He stopped by the motel to visit as he could not stay for our program later in the evening. .. Andy is the author of "Ways to the Sky - a Historical Guide to North American Climbing," 2004.
At the Owens Valley School building for our program: "Norman Clyde - Climbing & Guiding with the Sierra Club."
Glen with Phil Pister, who knew Clyde in Clyde's later years.
L-R: Phil, Clyde author Dennis Kruska, and Glen.
Phil Pister recounting some personal Clyde stories.
A little Q&A action.
L-R: Dennis Kruska, Glen, Bill and Phil Pister.
[Provided by Dennis; he is the author of "Twenty-Five Letters from Norman Clyde."]
Chatting with Nancy Masters, Inyo County librarian in Independence.
Roberta Harlan from the Eastern Cal Museum, who was an immense help to me with my six-part series in the SPS Sierra Echo newsletter: "Tribute to the Honorary Members of the Sierra Peaks Section - Norman Clyde, Glen Dawson & Jules Eichorn."