Samuel Miller Woodsen Easley Among Beehives

Image

Samuel Miller Woodsen Easley Among Beehives

Title

Samuel Miller Woodsen Easley Among Beehives

Identifier

25881

Source

Donated by: Richard D. Dean, County Clerk and Recorder, 1992

Description

Full portrait view of Samuel Miller Woodsen Easley standing with his hands in his pockets between rows of beehives. Easley is facing the viewer and appears middle aged with a shaggy beard. He is wearing a hat and dark waistcoat. Rocks have been placed on top of each beehive.

Library records include note: "Mr. Easley was an early valley settler. He raised bees and established the first school in the Valley. On 29 April 1873 he was appointed VC Clerk following the death of Frank Molleda on 14 April 1873. This picture was taken by John Sparhawk Appleton around 1906. This print was provided by his grandson, Bill Appleton, of Simi Valley."

Creator

Appleton, John Sparhawk

Date

circa 1906

Format

Black and white photograph
20.5 x 25.5 cm
Portrait, Full

Subject

Bee culture
Men--Portraits
Easley, Samuel Miller Woodsen

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Simi Valley (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Appleton, John Sparhawk, “Samuel Miller Woodsen Easley Among Beehives,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed February 23, 2024, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/6699.