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The West : past and present, real and imaginary /
BANC PIC 1984.067--PIC
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The West: past and present, real and imaginary


Guss, David Lee, creator, photographer.


Views of the West. Views of rodeos and festivals: grandmother and child, women peering through cyclone fence, and portrait of little girl, at White Mt. Apache Tribal Rodeo, 1970; man thrown from bull, Papago Tribal Rodeo, Sells, Ariz., 1969; Crow man in tradition headdress at Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, N.M., 1969; children in Parada de los Ninos, Tucson, 1974, including girls dressed as pioneering nuns, and a girl in braids; children at Cinco de Mayo Parade, Nogales, Sonora, 1969; Men in uniform at Indian Wars Memorial Encampment; children at wedding, Matamoros, Tamaulips, Mexico, 1977; La Fiesta del los Vaqueros Rodeo, Tucson: women with sunglasses and cigarettes, 1968, man in empty bleachers, 1982, "Pete," a large duck character from parade, 1986. Views of movie sets, actors and extras: John Wayne on set of "Rio Lobo"; "Tom Horn" set; extras, and St Mary's Catholic Church, used as set for "Great White Hope," 1969; livery stable on "Monte Walsh" set; stagecoach and dogs on "Dirty Dingus McGee" set; Andy Devine, Chill Wills, Walter Brennan and Edgar Buchanan on stagecoach, "Over the Hill Gang" set, 1971. Views of the Western United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico. Views of ghost towns: Pearce, Ariz.; Mowry Ariz.; goats in building and street of White Oak, N.M., 1968; building on water, Jardine, Mt.; store window, Central City, Co., Jail, Jerome, Ariz.; looking out window, Cabezon, N.M.; painting and stove in Montana Post Office, Viginia City, Mt.; looking down hill, street in Elkhorn, Mt.; grave yard, Dawson City, Yukon Territory, 1977. Views in Tucson: El Con shopping center: man in front of display window, Christmas, 1981, and Amish in shopping center; circus posters in window, downtown, 1983; dust covered lightbulb, Jacob's Assay Office, 1969; Avalon House with McDonald's sign in foreground, shortly before it was torn down; display window, Johnny Gibson's Health and Gym Equipment, 1982; feet of large statue, with garbage cans next to it, Leo's Auto Supply, 1983. Other views: self-portrait, Antlers Hotel, Victor, CO., 1971; Michael Autry Lundin in Crystal Palace Saloon, Tombstone, Ariz.; Sid Wilson, 101 years old, Pick 'em up Ranch, Tombstone, 1980; flowers for Wilson's funeral, a year later, Pick 'em up Ranch; man on street corner, Casino Center, Las Vegas, 1977; children in street or alley, Nogales, Sonora, 1968; pottery in Tijuana, Baja California Norte, 1977; old woman in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico; last bull fight of the afternoon, Nogales; man in field near narrow gauge railroad on Ft. Apache Indian Reservation, McNary, Arizona.


1968 (issued)


Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Photographs
Ghost towns -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs
West (U.S.) -- Photographs
Southwest, New -- Social life and customs -- Photographs


David Lee Guss.
Title from photographer's accompanying caption list.
Backs of prints bear photographer's stamp; each print numbered in ink by photographer.
Item list available in library.



Physical Description:

47 photographs in 1 folder : gelatin silver prints ; 12 x 18 cm or smaller




BANC PIC 1984.067--PIC


Various places