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Sleepin' Out, above Hoover Dam, Arizona

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Sleepin' Out, above Hoover Dam, Arizona
Courtesy of Peter Koltnow, Photo by Peter Koltnow

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This object appears in the following sections:


Guest Curators
Pete's Postcards — End of the Road


Hitchhiker's "camp" above Hoover Dam
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection

When hitchhiking it often paid to dress neatly. Pete Koltnow remembers police officers being helpful to well-dressed college boys. A police officer gave Pete a ride up to an overnight camp site above Hoover Dam and comondeered a lift for him the next day.

Details
Date Made:
July 11, 1948
Locations:
Arizona
Credit:
Courtesy of Peter Koltnow

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