Western Ways writers and photographers have told the world about Sonora in national magazines, newspapers, and trade journals: here is the record

MS 170
A color photograph of two men on a horse-drawn wagon during a squash harvest at San Xavier Mission

Two men harvesting squash near San Xavier, circa 1950s.

Western Ways Feature Service

Collection dates: 1940-1956

About this collection

One scrapbook of newspaper and magazine articles about travel and recreation in Sonora, Mexico, 1940-1956; written and photographed by Western Ways staff and their associates. Includes color illustrations as well as black-and-white illustrations and original photographs. Some articles discuss aspects of local history and culture, such as jumping beans, festivals, and Spanish missions.

Historical background

Photographer and founder of Western Ways Feature Service, Tucson, Arizona, a commercial photography firm.

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