Recipient

Bade, William Frederic

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of childhood days, which, though not altogether forgotten, were becoming somewhat hazy. For did I not know just where to go to find wind flowers, anemones, violets, columbine, etc., and the kind of a place to look for the different birds’ nests-robin, blackbird, brown thrush, mourning dove, I even found a whip-poor-will’s nest on one of my excursions. And didn’t I sit on the top of “Bur-Oak Shanty” beside him and watch him draw that picture of Fountain Lake; also when he drew the one of “The First Wisconsin Home”? The Hickory Hill place by the time I was old enough to remember it was much changed from the way from the way it looks in Uncle John’s drawing. The house had been added to, and Grandfather had made a good driveway, set a hedge in front, and of course had made flower beds and garden, and set out a fine orchard.

Location

Huntington Park, California

Date Original

August 1923

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text

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Page Number

3

Resource Identifier

MSS048 Va.10

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Keywords

John Muir, biography, reminiscence, colleagues, contemporaries, archives, special collections, University of the Pacific, California, Holt-Atherton Special Collections, history, naturalist

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