Where was the artist from and where did they grow up? What was the time period that they lived in?
W. Eugene Smith was born and raised in Witicha, Kansas. On December 20, 1918, his parents, Nettie Caplinger Smith (a photographer) and William Smith (a businessman) gave birth to a baby boy, William Eugene Smith. During his adult years, him and his wife Aileen Smith, he had two children named, Marissa Smith and Juanita Smith. However, he died on October 15, 1978 in Tucson, Arizona. He lived to be only 60 years old.