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    • "Places to Look Up" file

    • Letterheads;
    • Directions to a place explorer Robert W. Limbert noted in a file called "places to look up." Handwritten on his own letterhead, the directions are written starting in Shoshone, Idaho, and ends with looking into a bat cave close to Richfield, Idaho.
    • Arnold Barham and Barry Shipman

    • Barham, Arnold Foster; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994;
    • Nell Shipman's father, Arnold Foster Barham, and her son, Barry Shipman, outside their home in Glendale, California, 1918. Barry attended a military academy and is wearing a school uniform. The Shipmans' Glendale home has been moved from its...
    • Doc Roach on Motorcycle

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Motorcycle police;
    • Pictured is Doc Roach sitting on his police motorcycle in front of a 1920s era Chevrolet. Doc Roach was Boise's first motorcycle police officer during his brief stint with the Boise Police Department.
    • Horse and Carriage Team

    • Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • The last horse and carriage team from the Central Fire Station carry the Metropolitan steamer. June Boyakin drives the carriage, engineer Al Banker stands to the right of the engine and stoker Bert Stevenson stands behind the engine. The last horse...
    • Ida Limbert

    • Needlework; Handicraft;
    • Robert W. Limbert's mother, Ida, sits and performs needlepoint while wearing an apron. Ida moved in with Robert's family after her husband Jesse died.
    • James Oliver Curwood

    • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927;
    • James Oliver Curwood, with bear skins and dogs, in one of the photos from Nell Shipman's Shipman-Curwood Productions album. Nell Shipman's films "Back to God's Country" and "God's Country and the Woman" were based on Curwood's stories.
    • Laddie

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    • Barry Shipman's collie Laddie, presented to him as an Easter present. Laddie had a small part with Nell Shipman in the lost Vitagraph film, "The Wild Strain" (1917) and accompanied the Shipmans to Spokane and Priest River, Idaho, where he lost his...
    • Motorcycle Police Badge

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Police; Badges;
    • Police badge worn by Doc Roach when he was in the Boise Police Department, the only motorcycle officer. The badge has an eagle on the top and a star in the middle. The wording around the star reads "2 Special 2 Police Boise-Idaho." The badge is...
    • Nell Shipman

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman, in one of the publicity stills from her Shipman-Curwood Productions album. The caption under the photo as published in the Los Angeles Times on July 31, 1918, reads "Nell Shipman as Nepeese / The Indian girl who became the 'close...
    • Taxidermy Process

    • Taxidermy; Elk; Hides & skins
    • An elk in a realistic pose in the process of being preserved in Robert W. Limbert's workshop. The hide has been added to the plaster cast.

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