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Ouray Cafe: 1940

Ouray Cafe: 1940

September 1940. "Small business establishments. Ouray, Colorado." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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fashionable or elegant; stylish; chic.
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