Anne R. Dickey
in that deserted house.Donald returned recently from San Diego bringing many interesting lumiere photos (in color) of bird and plant life around there. I know you would enjoy this new process which preserves so wonderfully all the color of Natural History specimens. He has left me again for his beloved Ojai where he wants to photograph some special birds during nesting season as he cannot leave his camera out for days here as he can there. I miss him very much but am so thankful he has become so interested in this broad study. If you go a-traveling to Chelon or any point of low altitude, do let us know so we may [tag?] and whenever you are in these parts when Mrs Hooker is [spent?], we should love to have you pitch your tent "at-the-end-of-the-trail" where the Dickey-birds live. I am so proud, we have a pair of flickers nesting under our eaves and
[ca. 1912 May]
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.
Reel 20, Image 1025
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