Will Send Taft New Year Gift: Mrs. E. Slater, Well Known Landscape Painter, to Present Picture to Taft
The Oakland Tribune
November 7, 1908
During the Crater Lake agitation, Mrs. Sintor took an active part in the campaign to secure the passage of the bill, during Roosevelt’s administration, for the creation of Crater Lake National Park, in Southern Oregon.Mrs. E. Sister, a local landscape painter, is preparing to send a painting of Crater Lake to President-elect William H. Taft, as an illustration of the natural scenery of California.
The painting shows the cliffs which encircle the Crater. It is a view of one scenic features in Crater Lake National Park.
Gave President Gift.
Mrs. Slator presented President Roosevelt with a similar painting, in appreciation of his interest in securing the passage of the Crater Lake bill.
The Crater Lake National Park is under the control of the secretary of the interior. It is a tract of 249 square miles, including and surrounding Crater Lake. No business of any description is permitted in the park. It is a reservation for pleasure-seekers, scientists and tourists.
Mrs. Slater plans upon completing the painting for a new year’s gift to Taft, on behalf of the landscape artists who were interested in the Crater Lake National Park bill.