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Theodore Lukens on San Jacinto Peak, 1905 (HLG-123)
Theodore Lukens on San Jacinto Peak, 1905 (HLG-123). Images from the Helen Luken Gaut Collection are being preserved thanks to Great History Freeze donors.

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