A “Cotton Contract” is shown from the 2011 harvest. The “contract” obligates the signer to participate in the harvest, with punishment for “not fulfilling the commands,” including meeting a daily quota.
Gilbert H. Grosvenor, first full-time editor of "National Geographic" magazine, awakens after a night spent beneath a giant sequoia tree during his first trip to California's Sierra Nevada Mountains in 1915. After this visit he lobbied for passage of a bill that created the National Park Service in 1916.
Iconic Images From 125 Years Of The National Geographic Society