Special Collections and University Archives is pleased to announce a new finding aid published for the Western photographer collection (PH368). The finding aid is available on Archives West.
The Western photographer collection is a compilation of historic photographic prints taken by photographers in the Western United States. The prints depict a wide variety of subjects dating 1841-1968, which predominantly center on the following themes: events, geographic areas, industries and transportation, land and cityscapes, and people in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, and Alaska. Some individual subjects include: floods, fires, parades, logging, mining, shipping, farms, natural scenery, housing, and portraits of politicians, Native Americans, pioneers, and families.
–Liliya Benz, Special Collections Intern