H. H. West Jr. poses with his step-mother, Mertie West, while wearing his Boy Scouts uniform. West has an arm over Mrs. West's shoulders. He wears tall socks, a sash, and kerchief. Mrs. West wears a hat and a skirt. There are houses and trees behind them.
Photograph, from front to back, of H. H. West, Jr. and Mertie West as she places a block of snow atop H. H. West, Jr.'s head. He sits/leans on a built up mound of snow and sticks his tongue out to camera. Mertie stands behind him and tries to balance a block of snow on his head. The front porch of rustic-style dwelling stands at right.
Agnes Whitaker, Mertie West, and Forrest Whitaker pose as Romayne Shaw puts water in his car and H. H. West Jr. climbs on the car. All five people wear hats and the three who are posing have their hands on their hips. There are three cars lined up. There is luggage attached to the cars. There appears to be another child in Romayne Shaw's car. There are trees and mountains in the background.
Mertie West and her family pose on a snowy incline in Yosemite National Park near the Tioga summit. H. H. West Jr. and Forrest Whitaker hold handfuls of snow. The three women sit on the ground. Romayne Shaw holds the little girl's hand. There are trees and terrain not covered with snow in the background.
Mertie West was H. H. West's wife. Elizabeth West Siemsen was H. H. West's daughter. Alfred Siemsen was her husband, and Richard and Dorothea were their children. Wayne West was H. H. West's brother and Maud Foreman West was Wayne's wife.