Bud & Miles, 1988

A.B. Guthrie Jr. (1901-1991) and Miles Gaede, Choteau, Montana, 1988. Guthrie is one of the great authors of the American West. The state of Montana is called The Big Sky State after his book The Big Sky (1947). The portraits on the wall are of his friends and contemporaries, historian Bernard DeVoto (left) and poet Robert Frost (right). This photograph is reproduced in Guthrie’s autobiography, Blue Hen’s Chick, University of Nebraska Press.

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