Phoenix Transect Project

Kelsey Vance

Originally from Northeastern Connecticut, Kelsey Vance is new to the desert Southwest climate. She received her B.F.A. in photography from Maine College of Art in 2006 and is now working towards her M.F.A. in photography at Arizona State University.

Email: kelsey@kelseyvance.com
Personal Site: http://www.kelseyvance.com

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Left Behind
Description: A shoe left behind in a foreclosed home.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: MCESD
Description: A notification on the backdoor of a foreclosed home stating that the pool has been treated for mosquitoes.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Master Bath
Description: A water-stained bathroom in a foreclosed home.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Fence
Description: Backyard fence in a foreclosed home.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Rings
Description: Where cups once were in a foreclosed home.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Damage
Description: A hole from water damage in a foreclosed home.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Shed Roof
Description: Backyard of a foreclosed home.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Empty
Description: Empty bedrooms in a foreclosed home.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Baby Blue
Description: Empty closet in a foreclosed home.
Date: 4/2009
Location: Mesa
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Lipstick
Description: Lip prints on a glass at one the Davis' family gatherings.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Trapped
Description: The view from the Davis' home office window.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Young Walter
Description: Family photos of old and new are on display all around the Davis' home.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Memorabilia
Description: Shot glasses and other memorabilia in Walter's "man cave."
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Dining Room Table
Description: Jackie's purse at the Davis' dining room table.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Family
Description: A collage of family photos in the Davis' office.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Breeze
Description: View of the Davis' backyard from the patio.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Meme's Marks
Description: Cathy's mother lived in the Davis' home in the last years of her life while Cathy cared for her. These marks on the wall were left by her wheel chair.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Jackie's Letter
Description: A letter written to Cathy and Walter by their daughter, Jackie, hangs on the office wall. The letter is thanking them for being the wonderful parents they are.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Height Chart
Description: Most height charts drawn on doors occur over time. The Davis' happened one night when everyone was together at the house, friends, neighbors, and family make up the chart.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Hamburger
Description: Preparation for lunch at the Davis' house.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Tucked Away
Description: A flip flop escapes from Cathy and Walter's bedroom closet.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Pair
Description: Backyard decorations at the Davis' house.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Doggy Door
Description: Backdoor in the Davis' home.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Diving Board
Description: View of the Davis' backyard.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Kitchen Counter
Description: Kitchen counter in the Davis' home.
Date: 2/2009
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Bouganvilla
Description: A skyward view in the Davis' backyard.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Bible
Description: Book shelf in the Davis' home.
Date: 2/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Broken Spoon
Description: A broken ceramic spoon in Hemina's kitchen.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Backyard Shroud Torn
Description: In Hemina's backyard the same sheer fabric that surrounded the patio in March still hangs in May, but tattered and torn.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Empty Rooms
Description: An empty room in Hemina's house that once occupied a tenant.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Fallen Flower
Description: A wall decoration in Hemina's kitchen. Like other things in the house it had been left the way it was since the house was no longer hers.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Overgrown
Description: Hemina's long forgotten backyard. The foreclosure process had been well underway and she already been moving out of the house.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Empty Bottles
Description: Remnants of the good times that were had at Hemina's house.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Kitchen Celing
Description: A panel missing from the kitchen ceiling fixture. Like many people going through foreclosure, Hemina did not feel the need to fix things in house she was losing.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Iron
Description: Closet in Hemina's house.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Transistion
Description: These are the things Hemina wanted to keep from the house. In early May the moving out process was well underway.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Welcome
Description: In front of the sliding glass door in Hemina's backyard.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Deflated
Description: A birthday balloon sits deflated in Hemina's backyard as a reminder of better times spent at the house.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Unoccupied Aquarium
Description: An aquarium sits unused but ready for an inhabitant in Hemina's housemate's bedroom.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Spare Bedroom
Description: One of the empty bedrooms that was once occupied by housemate in Hemina's house.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Backyard Shroud
Description: Sheer fabric lined the patio area in Hemina's backyard.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Christmas Garland
Description: Garland and other Christmas ornaments still decorate Hemina's house in early March. She began withdrawing from the house due to the inevitable foreclosure and move.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Troubled Times
Description: Hemina's living room at the beginning of the foreclosure process.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Housemate's
Description: Hemina had several people occupying the house which helped her pay the mortgage. Things change as they often do and people moved out. When the foreclosure process started she had one housemate left.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Patio Sofa
Description: An old sofa on Hemina's back patio.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Cage Doors Open
Description: Little lanterns hang open around the perimeter of Hemina's back patio.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Live Laugh Love
Description: A picture of Hemina and her mother.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Cooked Potatoes
Description: Cooked potatoes and dishes await to be finished at Hemina's house.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: House Center
Description: Front room and living room in Hemina's house.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Fake Flowers
Description: Decorations in Hemina's foyer.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Interior Space, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Christmas Lights
Description: Christmas lights mimic the overgrown grass on Hemina's back patio.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Patio Chairs
Description: Chairs on Hemina's back patio.
Date: 3/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Private Space, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Hemina's House
Description: The house Hemina lost through foreclosure.
Date: 5/2009
Location: Unincorporated
Keywords: Foreclosure, Housing, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance & Mark Klett
Title: Wayne Lane
Description: Home fronts in Anthem, AZ.
Date: 2/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Housing, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance & Mark Klett
Title: Shadow Glen Way
Description: Home fronts in Anthem, AZ.
Date: 2/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Housing, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance & Mark Klett
Title: St. Exupery Drive
Description: Home fronts in Anthem, AZ.
Date: 2/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Housing, Residential, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Path
Description: Start of a path leading to the remaining desert between the Anthem neighborhoods. The paths are a park for residents and have shaded benches along the way.
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Housing, Public Space, Recreation, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Tall Rose
Description: A rose reaching to look over the wall into the neighbor's backyard.
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Garden Supplies
Description:
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Private Space, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Patio Chairs
Description: A backyard patio in Anthem.
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Housing, Private Space, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Passion Fruit
Description: A passion fruit plant growing in a backyard.
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Stacked Lawn Chairs
Description: Organization and storage in a backyard.
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Private Space, Residential, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Dried Trumpets
Description: Dried flowers from a trumpet vine in a backyard.
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Backyard Water Drainage
Description: Water drainage on the back wall of the garden.
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Residential, Urban, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Chaise Lounge
Description: Two chaise lounges and other lawn ornaments in a backyard.
Date: 4/2008
Location: Anthem
Keywords: Development, Private Space, Residential, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Hairpin
Description:
Date: 4/2008
Keywords: Public Space, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Palo Verde Paths
Description: Paths on South Mountain.
Date: 4/2008
Keywords: Public Space, Recreation, Urban, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: South Mountain Tourists
Description: Tourists having their picture taken by a person talking on their cell phone at South Mountain Park.
Date: 4/2008
Keywords: People, Public Space, Recreation, Urban, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Grass Reeds
Description: Grass reeds along the path and Salt River\'s bank at the Granite Reef recreation area.
Date: 1/2008
Keywords: Recreation, Riparian, Salt River, Vegetation, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Silver Brush
Description: Tangles of brush in the Granite Reef recreation area.
Date: 2/2008
Keywords: Recreation, Riparian, Salt River, Vegetation, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Shoe
Description:
Date: 2008
Keywords: Artifact, Riparian, Salt River, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Paw Prints
Description: Prints left by humans, dogs, and coyotes on a path at the Granite Reef Dam recreation area.
Date: 2/2008
Keywords: Recreation, Riparian, Salt River, Water, Wildlife, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Path
Description: A path that follows the Salt River at the recreation area at Granite Reef Dam
Date: 2/2008
Keywords: Recreation, Riparian, Salt River, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Grass Tufts
Description: Two tufts of grass illuminated by the sunset.
Date: 2/2008
Keywords: Riparian, Salt River, Vegetation, Water, All Images

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Contributor: Kelsey Vance
Title: Two Blades of Grass
Description: Two blades of reed grass were illuminated by the sunset.
Date: 2/2008
Keywords: Riparian, Salt River, Vegetation, Water, All Images

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