The Richard D. Larsen photograph collection consists of 55 photographs of an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony in Joaquin Miller
Park in Oakland, California on March 7, 1978. Many of photographs show California Governor Jerry Brown speaking to a crowd
at the event, the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing in historical costume,
and members of the Oakland National Guard assisting in the planting of tree saplings.