Scene in Bolling Memorial Redwood Grove, Humboldt County, California

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Bolling Memorial Redwood Grove, Humboldt County, California, c. 1921. In August 1921, the Save the Redwoods League, led by dozens of eminent scientists and conservationists, dedicated a magnificent stand of Sequoia sempervirens and named the grove in honor of World War I hero Col. Raynal C. Bolling (1877-1918). The grove is now part of the Humboldt Redwoods State Park.


  • Bolling, Raynal Cawthorne 1877-1918
  • Save the Redwoods League

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2015-003194

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Coast redwood


  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park (Calif.)
  • Humboldt County (Calif.)


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SIA RU007091 [SIA2015-003194]

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Photographic prints; 4.5 x 6.5

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