As revealed in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, a six-part, 12-hour film by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan, George Masa (pictured here photographing the Great Smoky Mountains), a Japanese immigrant, helped the crusade to create Great Smoky Mountains National Park with his scenic photographs of the region.
Credit: George Ellison.
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