and the Adams house became just another on what would come to be known as 24th Street. Ansel was born into a time of new and incredible inventions and different ways of thinking: new art movements began to filter through from Europe, and new products and materials began to appear. The major breakthroughs in science and technology were of particular interest to his father. In 1908, Ansel started school. There were problems right from the start, because Ansel was an independent and active child who found school discipline hard to

PLATE 7 North Dome Kings River Canyon National Park, California PLATE 8 (right) Middle Fork at Kings River from South Fork of Cartridge Creek Kings River Canyon National Park, California


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