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“Let Them Eat Cake…”

“Let Them Eat Cake…”

            …and they did, on a boat, in Glen Canyon, in 1956. Here, Katie is writing in a journal while Frank Wright sits. They are drifting down the Colorado River in Glen Canyon with their friend, the photographer Tad Nichols.

            These three friend took numerous trips through Glen Canyon before the dam was completed. Their story will be part of the Katie Lee Exhibit.

Nichols, Tad
[Katie and Frank with cake – in boat, the ‘Piute’; this image appears in Tad’s Glen Canyon book on page 5.]
Glen Canyon trip – Flight to Hite Ferry – Boating, camping, and hiking through Glen Canyon [constructed title] October 1956.

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