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August 2018

Photos, memos, newspaper articles, etc., received from
Mike McReynolds, the HikaNation coordinator for San
Francisco, are listed below (left column). Thank you, Mike!!

The scanned versions have been added to various places,
including to The Progression of HikaNation (right column).

More contributions ( articles or photos,  etc. ) are always welcome: e-mail HikaNation.

Received from Mike McReynolds
August 2018
Click links below
to access individual pages
HikaNation photos: California (page 1),
Harpers Ferry, W. Va. to Washington, D.C. (page 2),
Black & White, 8x10's from 1st 2 days (page 3)
Mike McReynolds' HikaNation Photos
"HikaNation - How It Began" by Mike McReynolds --
as recalled on July 30, 2018
HikaNation - How It Began
HikaNation "Publicity, Public Relations, Logistics"
Memos, letters, etc., detailing "HikaNation - How It Began"
and other various aspects of HikaNation's development.
HikaNation "Publicity, Public Relations, Logistics"
California Legislature -- 1979-1980 Regular Session
Assembly Concurrent Resolution    No. 109
Relative to (closing) Oakland Bay Bridge
Assembly Concurrent Resolution    No. 109
Relative to (closing) Oakland Bay Bridge
HikaNation Belt Buckle "given by Jim Kern
to all non-thru-hiker orginational types"
HikaNation Belt Buckle
HikaNation Certificate of Participation HikaNation Certificate of Participation
HikaNation route map HikaNation route map
Backpacker Magazine--June/July 1980
(from the article "They're Off and Walking")
Rob Lee - April 12, 1980
From the San Francisco Examiner,
Wednesday, May 6, 1981:
Rob Lee: "Paraplegic gets ready to hit the trail
with hikers" (written near the end of HikaNation)
Rob Lee gets ready to hit the trail with hikers
From the San Francisco Examiner,
Wednesday, May 14, 1981:
S.F.-to-D.C. hike turns cynics into patriots
S.F.-to-D.C. hike turns cynics into patriots
Added same article/different title (clearer overall text),
"Cross-country backpackers near end of trek",
to the existing webpage:
"Transcontinental hikers near end of year-long U.S. trek"
Transcontinental hikers near end of year-long U.S. trek,
Cross-country backpackers near end of trek
Added "Wheelchair hiker to join close of trek"
to the existing webpage:
"Rob Lee gets ready to hit the trail with hikers".
Rob Lee gets ready to hit the trail with hikers,
Wheelchair hiker to join close of trek
Added a better version of Sunset magazine article
to top of existing webpage.

And added more detailed "Route Across California" to existing webpage (11 images).

Also included a pdf, combining the 11 images.
California Route Information - Sunset magazine article


California Route Information - detailed information


Seaborg-California-route.pdf, combining the 11 images
Added "HikaNation Arrival Ceremony" - May 13, 1981
to existing webpage.

Also included a pdf version, combining the 5 images.
Capitol steps, Washington, D.C.


HikaNation-Arrival-Ceremony.pdf
Added "Bay Bridge stepping off place for Hike-a-Nation"
to existing webpage "Bay Bridge to open for hikers".
Bay Bridge to open for hikers
Added "Health Activities Project:
Health Vital Signs Monitoring Program"
to existing webpage "Special Memo To Through-Hikers"
Special Memo To Through-Hikers
March 15, 1980
Added entire newsletter to existing webpage:
AHS News: Volume 4, Number 4
HikaNation: Into Nevada--May 1980
AHS News: Volume 4, Number 4
HikaNation: Into Nevada--May 1980
Added more versions to existing webpage:
"Tot learns how to hike before she walks"
Kyburz, California - April 30, 1980
Tot learns how to hike before she walks
Added "Glenn Seaborg letter to Gloria Allen's photos
(HikaNation banner maker) existing webpage
Added "Glenn Seaborg letter to
Kimberly Allen Capps' HikaNation Photos
All added to existing webpage: "Hikers Needed"

October 4, 1979 - 1st organizational meeting at North Face: Promotion and Publicity - Logistics - On Site and Hiking - Ceremony Opening Day - plus permits, closing the bridge, enlarging committee, test hike of first day's route

January 15, 1980 - notice about upcoming 2/4/1980 meeting
at North Face

February 4, 1980 - handwritten notes from the North Face meeting
All added to previously existing webpage: "Hikers Needed"

79-10-04-north-face-meeting-notes.pdf




80-01-15-NF Meeting Notice.jpg


80-02-04-north-face-meeting-notes.pdf
Added glossy map (4 sizes) "The American Hiking Society's 1980 Transcontinental Hike Route with caption" to existing webpage. California Legislature--1979-1980 Regular Session
Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 109
Relative to (closing) San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
Added "25,000 expected to hike Bay Bridge" to
existing webpage.
15,000 to 25,000
Added Proclamation text draft - April 8, 1980,
(actual scroll was signed by mayors and diginitaries along the way) to existing webpages in right column.
Added Proclamation text draft - April 8, 1980 to
Mike McReynolds' HikaNation Photos (#14) &
Brownsville, Kentucky Mayor signs scroll



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