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Use of Images
Fritz-Metcalf Photograph Collection
Emanuel Fritz Redwood 4H Club Trestle Woodbridge Metcalf

Subject Guide

The Keywords field searches for words in the original captions and in the subject headings that have been assigned to the photographs.

Some significant subject heading categories include the following (subject headings may be copied and pasted into the Keywords field):

Buildings, including
Buildings - Cabins
Buildings - Campus
Buildings - Ranger stations
Lookout stations
Fires, including
Fire damage
Fire detection
Fire fighting
Fire prevention
Fire trucks
Fires - Effects on vegetation
Prescribed burning
Forestry, including
Cut-over lands
Demonstration plots
Erosion
Forest plantations
Forest products
Forestry stations
Nurseries
Redwood Yield Study
Regeneration
Second growth
Seed beds
Seedlings
Thinnings
Whitaker's Forest
Windbreaks
Geographical features, including
Canyons
Creeks
Lakes
Mountains
Rivers
Watersheds
Genus and species names in use at the time the photographs were taken, including
Abies
Pinus
Pseudotsuga
Quercus
Sequoia
Locations in California, including
City and town names
County names
Locations outside California, including
State names (U.S.)
Canadian province names
Foreign country names
Logging, including
Clearcutting
Donkey engines
Felling
Log loading
Log ponds
Log transportation
Logging camps
Logging equipment
Logging residues
Lumber
Lumber companies
Lumber mill equipment
Lumber mills
Lumber transportation
Lumber yards
Selective logging
Slash
Tractors
Trucks
National and State Forests, Parks, and Reserves, including
Sequoia National Forest
Tahoe National Forest
Yosemite National Park
Native Americans, including
Indian reservations
Organizations, including:
4-H Clubs
Forestry Club
Personal names (see the following examples):
Example 1: Searching on "Fritz, Emanuel" finds photographs where person is a subject (37 records)
Example 2: Searching on "Emanuel Fritz" finds photographs where full name occurs in caption (28 records)
Example 3: Searching on Fritz finds photographs where name occurs in caption (including forms such as E. Fritz or Prof. Fritz) or subject headings (244 records)
Railroads, including
Bridges and trestles
Railroad cars
Railroads - Equipment
Roads, including
Roads - Construction
Roads - Environmental aspects
Trees, including
Trees - Age
Trees - Age - Notable
Trees - Diseases
Trees - Growth
Trees - Injuries
Trees - Killing of
University of California, including
University of California - Campus
University of California - Cooperative Extension
University of California - Forestry
University of California - Forestry - Camp Califorest
University of California - Forestry - Faculty
University of California - Forestry - Forestry Club
University of California - Forestry - Students
University of California - Forestry - Summer camp
Please note: This is not a comprehensive list. There are more than 5000 subject headings assigned to photographs in the Fritz-Metcalf Collection which can be searched by keyword.

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