The Life of C. Owen Smithers

Owen Smithers, Sr., or “Smigs” as he became known, was one of Montana’s most prestigious professional photographers. For more than 50 years, he used his camera to document Montana’s history as it happened. The C. Owen Smithers Photograph Collection informs on Butte’s environment, industry, labor, women, military, and is unparalleled in its scope. Smithers’ parents … More The Life of C. Owen Smithers