Mary West and Bessie Velzy stand on the rocks next to the ocean at La Jolla. Mrs. Velzy leans on the rock while Mrs. West stands with her hands behind her back. There is shore visible at the right and boats in the distance.
Photograph, from left to right, of: Mary West, Minnie West, Bessie Velzy, Frances West and Elizabeth West standing and sitting around their campsite near Convict Lake. Mary sits on a small camp chair, back towards the camera, and turns her head to look towards the camera. Minnie stands to the right and slightly in front of Mary. She stands in profile with her arms crossed and her head turned to look to camera. Bessie Velzy sits in the distance and to the right of Minnie. An arm rests on her leg and the other arm is around Frances West who stands at her right side. At far right, Elizabeth stands square to camera with her hands in her coat pockets. A young boy stands obscured behind her elbow on the left. The space between everyone is cluttered with camping supplies. A table covered in cloth, plates and cups stands behind and to the left of Elizabeth. Pots rest on rocks between Minnie and Bessie. A pot sits at the bottom of the photograph at center. A few coniferous-looking trees stand behind the group on the left. In the distance at center, Mount Morrison stands.
Photograph, from left to right, of Mary West, Glen Velzy, Bessie Velzy, Frances West and Al Schmitz all gathered around the Velzy's car while stopping during a trip through Mendocino County. Glen Velzy's car is parked at center. It is viewed from the rear and the side; it faces towards the right. Bessie Velzy is in the car and leans through the back opening to engage with the others standing around the car. Mary West stands leftmost, facing right, and is obscured by Glen Velzy. Glen Velzy stands at left with his back to camera. Frances West stands near the rear tire of the car and faces towards the left. Al Schmitz stands at right. He faces left as he looks downward. A dirt road stretches from the left and slightly upward to the right behind the group.
A blurry photograph of Bessie Velzy standing by the Velzy's Buick and eating some food during a trip through Mendocino County. She stands at center and looks to the camera. One hand rests on her hip and another brings a piece of food to her mouth. She stands in front of her Buick, which is viewed at an angle from the side and back. The Buick faces towards the left. A tree stands behind and to the left of the Buick. The sign affixed to the tree is unreadable. A fence stands behind the car and runs parallel to it in the background.
Bessie Velzy sits on a tree while her husband, Glen Velzy, leans on her in Chatsworth Park. Glen holds his hat in one hand and the other hand is at the back of his head. Bessie wears boots. There are other trees in the background and grass in the foreground.
Bessie Velzy sits on a fountain with three other women across the street from Mission San Fernando Rey de España. All four women wear hats. Mrs. Velzy has a black bow on her shirt. In the background, just in front of the mission, there is a bell with a sign attached that reads, in part, "El Camino Real." The fountain is crumbling at various points. The mission has a Spanish tiled roof. There is a tree at the right.
H. H. West's car parked in front of the Hotel del Coronado. Glen and Bessie Velzy, and West's first wife, Mary West (Mary Adelbert Teel West Shepard) sit in the car, along with one of West's daughters, either Elizabeth or Frances. There is a palm tree at the right and others in front of the hotel. The hotel is in the background with many windows and balconies. There is an American flag attached to the back of the car and the little girl also holds one.