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Contributed by Arizona Historical Society Library and Archives, Tucson
The Western Ways Features Company Photographs were selected from over 22,000 photographic prints and negatives contained within the Western Ways Feature Manuscript and Photograph Collection, ca. 1930-1970. The images include localities and landscapes throughout Arizona and Northern Mexico.
Charles Herbert, internationally recognized photographer and filmmaker, together with his wife Lucille founded Western Ways Feature Service. Over a period of three decades, the Herbert's employed professional writers and photographers whose body of work promoted and now documents the culture of the modern American West. The company produced articles and photographs about people, events, and tourist destinations in the western United States as well as Northern Mexico for sale to publications, photographic and advertising agencies, and the private sector.