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Laird & Dines Area - Patricia Wood in Western Wear with Burro

Object Name: Print, photographic
Date: c. 1956
Dimensions:
3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (8.9 x 8.9 cm)
Medium: Paper
Catalog number: 2004.45.184
DescriptionThe B/W photograph shows Patricia Wood in Western Wear: square dance shirt and Western shirt kneeling in front of a burro with "sweet" expression. Photograph appears to have been taken on the west side of Mill near 5th Street and across from the Laird & Dines drugstore.
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.

Tempe, Arizona circa 1956.

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