Historic Photos

These are just a few of the images from the files of Ansel F. Hall

(more photos coming soon)

Jorgensen Studio resized
Yosemite’s first museum was a converted artist’s studio. Ansel Hall built the display cases and the model of the Yosemite Valley himself.
Yosemite cornerstone0001

Ansel Hall sets the cornerstone for the new Yosemite Museum (August 25, 1924).  This was the first structure specifically built as a museum for the National Park Service.

Ford 1935 w mules
Travel Challenge – The Rainbow Bridge Monument Valley Expedition (1933-36)