Harmon O. Parsons
Los Angeles, Cal.,
March 22, 1904
Dear Friend Mr. Muir.
It gives me much pleasure to write you a friendly letter describing to you the day of March 17, 1904. which was held as Arbor Day, in Los Angeles. We also had flag-raising exercises, as we hoisted our first flag. The flag was presented to Mr. Monroe the representative of our ward on the Board of Education. We had a delightful program in which several of your nature quotations were recited
Our new school-house is
situated on a hill near the corner of 24th Street and Western Avenue and is surrounded by beautiful residences; we have a nice view of the mountains.
Our school consists of four sunny rooms also four small ones, and a large hall
On Arbor Day we planted a redwood tree, and dedicated it to you.
If you should come to Los Angeles we would be glad to have come to our school and visit us
Harmon O. Parsons
2707 Stobart Blvd
1904 Mar 22
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Parsons, Harmon O., "Letter from Harmon O. Parsons to John Muir, 04 Mar 22." (1904). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2757.
Reel 14, Image 0094
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