This collection consists of 17 cyanotype prints of views at Lake County, California, collected by Elise Stern Haas. The photographs
were taken in 1889-1890. The photographer is unknown.
Elise Stern Haas was born in San Francisco in 1893. She was the daughter of Rosalie Meyer and Sigmund Stern, who was the president
of Levi Strauss and Co. and the nephew of the company's founder, Levi Strauss. In 1914 she married Walter A. Haas, who was
president of Levi Strauss and Co. from 1928-1955. The company was eventually managed by their sons, Walter A. Haas Jr. and
Peter Haas, under whose leadership the company became the largest apparel manufacturer in the world. Elise and Walter Haas
had two sons and one daughter, as well as 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
17 photographic prints ; cyanotype ; 13 x 21 cm.
17 digital objects
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