I The Genesis of an Idea
II The Nation's First National Park
III The Early Years in Yellowstone: 1872-1882
IV The Early Years in Yellowstone: 1882-1886
V The Saving of a Park and a System: 1886-1889
VI The Development of Policy: 1889-1894
VII The Development of a Legal Structure
VIII The Extension of the System: Yosemite,
Sequoia and General Grant National Parks
IX The Culmination of an Idea
Index (omitted from the online edition)
1. The Three Brothers, Yosemite Valley.
2. Map of Yellowstone National Park.
3. Old Faithful, Yellowstone Park.
4. Mammoth Terraces, Yellowstone Park.
5. President Taft's party at Wawona Tree, Mariposa Grove, 1090. This tree toppled in 1969.
6. George S. Anderson and pet bear cub.
7. Soldiers on rifle range, about 1900.
8. Yosemite Valley from Inspiration Point, 1855; lithograph from drawing by Thomas A. Ayres.
9. Soldiers and others at post Exchange, Mammoth (Fort Yellowstone).
10. Soda Butte Soldier Station, Yellowstone, 1905.
11. Theodore Roosevelt and Colonel Pitcher, Park Superintendent, Yellowstone, 1903.
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