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    • Miss Sparky and Doc Roach

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Uniforms; Girls;
    • Doc Roach stands with the winner of the 1957 Miss Sparky competition, Sarah Jane Benson, who is sitting on the front bumper of a fire engine. The Miss Sparky competition was held as a part of Fire Prevention Week activities. A fire prevention...
    • Welcome to Boise

    • Government officials; Government facilities; Government employees; Demography;
    • Special issue of Boise Business. A commemorative booklet on the city of Boise, including descriptions of all city level departments.
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Boise State University; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Firehouse dogs; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A fire engine visits the Boise Junior College football game against Oakland Junior College as part of Fire Prevention Week. Pictured on the field at Bronco Stadium in front of the fire engine are, from left to right, Lieutenant Ken Hammond, Miss...
    • Sprouse-Rietz Variety Store Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores;
    • A fireman stands on top of a ladder with the fire hose shooting water onto the fire in the store. Smoke billows from above the store and billboard sign for Lucky Lager. Other firemen and people stand around the exterior of the building watching.
    • Boise Idaho

    • Travel; Commerce; Demography; Agriculture
    • Boise Commercial Club advertisement for commerce in Boise. This 64 page booklet describes the city's desirable attributes for potential business and residential ventures.
    • Boise Ice & Produce Company Fire

    • Fires; Smoke; Crowds; Stores, Retail;
    • Caption on back of postcard: "This is a picture of the fire where Captain Fred Lindsay was killed. He got his back broke but died a year after. The place marked with an "x"is what fell on him. I worked for that Captain for five years, he was a...
    • Sonna Building Fire

    • Fires; Hotels; Rubble; Department stores;
    • Looking north, the destruction looms from the Sonna Department Building fire. The sign from "Hotel Boise" stands above the pit, with the foothills in the background.
    • Smeed Livery Fire

    • Smoke; Fires; Flame; Horses--Housing;
    • A photograph of the Smeed Livery fire at night. The barn is filled with flames and smoke. Handwriting on the front of the photograph reads "Copyright 1913 G. E. Russell." The El-Korah Temple (Shriners) was later built on the site.
    • H.B. Eastman Mansion Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fires; Fire hose; Mansions;
    • "A tragic house fire marred beautiful Warm Springs Avenue on the night of February 17, 1956. The H.B. Eastman mansion, dating from 1892, was beyond saving when the firemen arrived, its three stories with castle-like towers flaming spectacularly....
    • Montgomery Ward Fire

    • Department stores; Fires;
    • Exterior of the Montgomery Ward building, taken the day after the fire. Smoke and fire damage is visible and the sidewalk has been blocked directly in front of the building.
    • Montgomery Ward Fire

    • Department stores; Fires; Rubble;
    • Oriented from the front to the rear of the store, this picture was taken of the interior of the Montgomery Ward store the day after the fire. The interior has been destroyed, with only the steel girders remaining standing.
    • Avenue Market Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fires; Flame; Smoke; Stores, Retail;
    • Flames and smoke billow upwards from the building while the Avenue Market sign hangs on its side. Water streams shoot towards the fire from the bottom right of the photograph. The Avenue Market was located on Warm Springs Avenue near the old Idaho...

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