Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Smith-Western Company Photographs of Oregon State College, circa 1955 - circa 1956

Historical Note:

Based out of Tacoma, Washington, Smith-Western Company was founded in 1947 as a manufacturer of souvenir paper goods, including photographs of scenic views on college campuses throughout Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Many of these images were printed as post cards to be sold at the Universities. Today, the Company produces goods for the tourist and attraction industries including post cards and children's outdoor clothing.


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