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MAGAZINE ON U.S. HISTORY FEATURES FAMILY PORTRAIT TAKEN BY A UTAHN

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This month's issue of American History Illustrated features a portrait taken by Utah photographer George Edward Anderson (1860-1928).

Anderson set up his first studio in Salt Lake City when he was 17; he also maintained a studio in Springville. Anderson's 1906 portrait of the James Charles Snow family of Fairview, Utah, was included in American History's special issue chronicling early American photographers.Snow was a crop inspector who traveled between Fairview and Nephi, according to Rell Francis, Springville, who has written a biography on Anderson. Velda Snow Wilde, who was six months old at the time the photograph was taken, lives in Cudahy, Calif., is 83 years old and is still going strong. Two of her granddaughters, Michelle and Renee McRoberts, attend Brigham Young University.