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Pet Bear

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Pet Bear
c. 1916
Robert Heintze children (Cornelius approx. age 3 on left) sit and watch as a pet bear cub eats in their yard. The homesite was located on a high hill above Elk River, near Mad Creek. The family hunted and kept bears at their home for fun (and even sold some to Elitch Gardens in Denver --a common practice at the time). Scan only, original with donor.
Donna Heintze Davis
Steamboat Springs
Children
B & W Photo
Scanner: Epson V700 Photo