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Judging from the other photos in the box with this, these people are either relatives or childhood/family friends of my mother, which would mean the pic was most likely taken in Salt Lake City or possibly Albuquerque, those being the two cities where she grew up. Unfortunately, those who would know for sure are no longer alive to tell me. I just found it an interesting pic, as you don't seem to see photos of less-prosperous-looking people in this time period very often, also I thought some Shorpyites might have fun trying to identify the various vehicles in the background. View full size.