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“FASHION TELLS A STORY” BY ARIZONA DAILY STAR

The Arizona Daily Star featured Buffalo Exchange’s archivist, Inara Edrington

The Arizona Daily Star featured Buffalo Exchange’s archivist, Inara Edrington in “Joy springs from 40 years of Buffalo Exchange photos” on March 9, 2014: “At Buffalo Exchange, fashion tells a story. That’s where company archivist and resource librarian Inara Edrington comes in. … Ask her about old ads or the thousands of photos saved throughout the years, both digitally and on film. “People like to see old photos, and it’s just fun,” Edrington, 43, says. “Especially with fashion, you can see over the decades how it has changed.” … Edrington has sifted through thousands of photographs now organized in hardcover binders and digital folders. “You look at the photos, and you see everybody is smiling,” Edrington says. “Everybody is very up, very happy, very into fashion. They’re always trying on outfits and posing.” That was new for Edrington, who had spent 10 years as an archivist for the National Parks Service. …  “Looking at old photos and getting to know the people behind those photos was just fun,” Edrington says of stories she pieced together from archives. “You get their papers and photos and you get to learn by reading and seeing their photos. The same thing happens here when you see photos in the store.””

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