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Tempe Center Parking Lot

Object Name: Print, photographic
Date: c. 1956
8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Medium: Paper
Catalog number: 2004.45.6
DescriptionPhotograph of East side of Tempe Center in the mid-1950s. Taken from the parking lot, the photo shows W.T. Grant Co., Porters, Wright Sanborn, Tod's Liquors, Green Stamps and King's stores.

ProvenanceFrom a collection of photographs donated by Patricia Wright. The donor's father was William (Bill) Hurlburt Wood. Bill Wood started the Pioneer Camera Shop in 1951, located in Tempe originally at 51/2 E. 5th Street. It later moved to Tempe Center, and was sold in 1961.
Many of the photographs in the collection were taken by Wood. They for the most part date to the years that he owned the camera shop, from 1951 - 1961.

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