From: Marshall Mayer

                   
Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (2 of 2) Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (2 of 2)

Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (2 of 2)

...nice boot to have. It's the red & blue fast back. You can even get jet sticks to put on them. So I put $20 down and you can get them when you come. Tell Patrick that this guy was my roommate at the academy last year. Write me back soon. How's Brenda? Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (1 of 2) Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (1 of 2)

Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (1 of 2)

Mark, No time to write. Sorry, Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

May 21 Dear Mark, You are invited to the opening of a showing of art by myself and Clyde Smith on Friday, May 31, 1974 at 8:30 PM in the Great Hall of Armstrong. My photographs will be on exhibit May 29 through June 4. Come when you can. Sincerely, Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Mark, Sorry I couldn't stop in on my way down from Montana but I arrived in the Springs at 2:30 am on the 21st. I am very much interested in submitting in your publication. Please send full details. I am studying w/ B. [Beaumont] Newhall and David Vestal here so it looks good. Should give my portfolio a boost. I'll be up soon—Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer

Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer

Mark—Some slides of the ceramic shit I found are enclosed. The other side is a holiday special at Franks Drive In Albq. We're going to see Freddie Hubbard tonight. Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

[the slide attached to this postcard was removed]

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Mark, I got your postcards—choice of images incredible as always! I'll be down on the 5th or 6th on my way back to Arizona so we can talk then. I've asked Barbara to come along but if she can't, you might consider it. From 6th to 12th if you can get the time off. going to SPE [Society for Photographic Education] conference in Tempe with stops at Albuquerque and points between (Grand Canyon?). Barbara will know by Tuesday and if negative I'll call you. At any rate see you Wed. or Thurs. Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Photos by Marshall Mayer Mark, Sorry I missed you while I was up. I really wanted to see what you are doing and I had all my stuff along. I will have prints to you by the middle of March of a photo I have designed but not made. I hear the response is not prolific but I'll contribute and there are several more people who might be interested down here. I need Peter Carney's address in Arizona so send it ASAP. Marsh Tell me when your senior show opens. I'll come up.

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Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer (1 of 2) Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer (1 of 2)

Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer (1 of 2)

Mark & Brenda, I was down in Colorado Springs Friday + Saturday and I stoppet [sic] at the Hall of Presidents Wax Museum. I took a bunch of photographs inside but I think they are all underexposed. Fascinating place though. On Friday I bought a new truck—traded the Rover just before it died! It was close. The Mazda is red...

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Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer (2 of 2) Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer (2 of 2)

Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer (2 of 2)

...with deep dish wheels, fat Daytona tires, stripes, tonneau cover, and Ming treatment. They didn't have a great selection so I settled on that which is nice. I got $1000 for the Rover—burned but those troubles are over. Now I have payments of $117 a month for 3 years but I'll have it paid for next summer. Costly loan. Brenda can take some slides of it when she comes through. 'Till then, Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Mark, Just arrived in the place of a lifetime after 48 straight hours of driving + pot. Found these two young lovelies in a gas station restroom. After a brief respite, went off to look for pink flamingos. No luck yet. See you the 27th. Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer

Marshall Mayer to Mark and Brenda Mayer

Mark and Brenda, Thank you for calling last night. You two are the greatest and I can't wait 'till September so we can do it full time without phone bills. Mark—here's the stuff. Brenda—you read this book too, it's about history not art. About the tapes erase them and make 3 tape [sic] of your good jazz. I've got Les & Eddie, Whether [sic] Report, Billy Cobham, Herbie's 1st, Brian Auger (sp) so don't repeat. Love, Marshall Nice Card, eh?

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Marshall Mayer to Gary Metz Marshall Mayer to Gary Metz

Marshall Mayer to Gary Metz

Gary, The old prospector and his burro had left the mine for town in the middle of the day with an empty canteen. Both being thirsty, the burro finally said, "I think we'd better go back." The old prospector snorted, "You're crazy!" The burro turned to go but the old prospector stopped the burro short tugging on the reign. There they stood stubborn; neither right nor wrong. Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert

Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert

Dear Bonnie, I may be favoring a soft spot but what else are they for? I'm glad we've finally reached a point where we can share those things. You mean a lot to me. Love, Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert

Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert

Dear Bonnie, This is the postcard I was looking for. It's even done by Scott [McLeod]. I can't believe how much my life has changed. It all comes home now that you're gone. Besides pining alot I'm printing all night tonight—incredibly good stuff so far. And I made really good food today. So all is well. But I miss you alot so hurry back. Love, Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert

Marshall Mayer to Bonnie Lambert

Dear Bonnie, I hope this made it in one piece. This is part of what I sent to the Ferguson grant—it is one of only two prints that were really good. Stains again. Sometimes I don't know. (I'm watching Mary Hartman, etc.—the most depressing show ever conceived.) I think I'm going to Colorado Springs for the 4th though I could think of a dozen places or people I'd rather be with— all of which are highly improbable.—I finally got all moved—I really can't wait to move to Seattle—no kidding a place of my own again. I'm buying a bumper so I can hitch a trailer. Exciting, huh? Let me know what you're up to. Love, Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Marshall Mayer to Mark Johnstone

Mark, This is an example of my work for the book—I hope its' [sic] in one piece. Sorry we didn't get to look at you're book stuff—we actually came looking for you after the printer but nowhere to be located. I'll most likely be down for the 4th with some work—I'll probably call to verify anything. I moved—[address redacted and phone]. Just finished applying to Ferguson Grant to pay for this book—I sure home Scott [McLeod] can do a better job—200 line screen AT LEAST. We all want it nice. Molly's getting excited to come. Marshall

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Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (1 of 13) Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (1 of 13)

Marshall Mayer to Mark Mayer (1 of 13)

Dear Mark, I got your package today—in response I'm sending you my entire collection of fishing postcards which I have been saving since you first sent me some. I hope it will do...

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