Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Travel Tuesday: Old-time tourist trap in Apache Junction, Arizona, 1940

This group of figures made of papier mache stood outside a roadside zoo to attract passing tourists at Apache Junction, Arizona, in 1940. They represented the three stages in the development of the state--"the prehistoric man, the Indian, and the prospector." These figures have long since disappeared. That's not a bad thing.

Photo courtesy Library of Congress.

1 comment:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

No it's not. They're kind of cheesy.

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