As far as the eye can reach it extends, a heaving, swelling sea of green . . . . the whole landscape showed design, like man's nobelist sculptures. How wonderful the power of its beauty! Gazing awestricken, I might have left everything for it.

~ John Muir, 1867

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Comstock Family Papers

Harry Hordorn, Haze Jane Comstock, and friend practicing jumps

This digital exhibit briefly traces the life of Hazel Jane Comstock Hordorn with photographs and documents. Hazel, pictured here with her husband Harry Hordorn and a friend, was the daughter of Fresno County oil pioneer Lewis N. Comstock. This small collection of photographs also outlines veterinarian Harry Hordorn’s work at the Gymkhana Race Club in San Mateo, California. Click here to explore the Comstock Family Papers.

This exhibit was made possible through the research and writing of archives volunteer Madalyn Avitabile.

Last Updated Monday, January 20, 2020 - 11:22 PM.