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Catalog Number WF 6063.003
Caption Gordon Wooding & Bud Strom - 1953, Mexico
Description Bud Strom (right) and Gordon Wooding (left) standing in front of and looking up at the bull mural painted on the side of the bullring ticket area. They purchased tickets for the "shady side" of the ring. Rates in 2009 were: Palco (6 seats) $5000 MX, $369.00 U S; 1st - 5th row, $800 MX, $81.00 U S; 6th - 10th row, $700 MX, $53.00 U S; Preferente, $400 MX, $30.00 US; and General Admission, $200 MX, $15.00 U S.

Trip to Mexico in May 1953 taken by Wallie V Funk [Jr] with Anacortes dentist, Dr. Eugene Alton "Bud" Strom (future Mayor of Anacortes), first going to Los Angeles, California. They met up with Gordon Woodland (Manager of Chamber of Commerce of Anacortes) who was a member of the U. S. Naval Reserve doing a short training in San Diego. The three went on to Tijuana, Mexico, and vicinity. Next they traveled to Arizona where Gordon Woodland's brother lived, to Death Valley Desert and back to Anacortes. The trip took two weeks.
Date 1953, May
Photographer FUNK, Wallie Valentine [Jr]
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place
People
Recreation
Animal
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People FUNK, Wallie Valentine [Jr.]
STROM, Eugene Alton "Bud", Dr./Mayor
WOODLAND, Gordon C.
Place Tijuana, Mexico
Search Terms Mayor
Mexico
dentist
Tijuana, Mexico
bullfighting
Shady Side
bull
mural
Object Name Print, Photographic