Daniel Buck
Re: Article on the Donner Party
Sun Dec 26, 2021 5:46

Excellent. Great research and haunting photographs.

  • Article on the Donner PartyCasey Tefertiller, Sun Dec 26 2021 4:10
    SFGate did a big Christmastime article on the Donner Party: https://www.sfgate.com/sfhistory/article/What-happened-to-Donner-Party-survivors-16714121.php?IPID=SFGate-HP-Editors-Picks
    • Re: Article on the Donner PartyDaniel Buck, Sun Dec 26 2021 9:15
      Casey, the article didn't mention Joan Didion, which prompted me to wonder how exactly is she a descendant of a Donner Party member. Per a 1979 New York Times profile, https://www.nytimes.com/1979... more
      • Thanks, DanCasey Tefertiller, Mon Dec 27 2021 5:37
        That is interesting.
        • Didion & HemingwayDaniel Buck, Mon Dec 27 2021 13:41
          Another of Joan Didion's lodestars was Ernest Hemingway. Here's something she wrote about him in 1998: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1998/11/09/last-words-6
    • Re: Article on the Donner Party — Daniel Buck, Sun Dec 26 2021 5:46
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