Carsten Lien Olympic National Park photograph collection, 1941-1982 [graphic].


Lien, Carsten. Carsten Lien Olympic National Park photograph collection, 1941-1982 [graphic].

Carsten Lien Olympic National Park photograph collection, 1941-1982 [graphic].

The Carsten Lien Olympic National Park photograph collection contains images taken or collected by Lien, which relate to the political history, environmental protection, and public management of the Olympic National Park and the Olympic National Forest. Special emphasis is placed on development activities, logging operations, and environmental activism in the 1940s and 1950s. Photographs include those taken by Neil Mortiboy for a 1941 report by Fred Overly, Sitka Spruce in Olympic National Park; Lien's images of historic buildings and lookouts in Olympic National Park; portraits of Emergency Conservation Committee members and prominent National Park Service administrators; and images of logging operations in and around Olympic National Park. Also included are copies of related materials, such as political cartoons, boundary maps, and newspaper advertisements, and copies of newspaper articles from The Seattle Press about the Press Expedition of 1889-1890 and the Conrad-Olmstead Party of 1890. The collection also contains images presenting the relationship between Mount Rainier National Park and Olympic National Park, which include Lien's reproductions of earlier photographs by Ashael Curtis.

48 slides and 21 prints (1 box)

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