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    • Fire Prevention Bureau

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention; Fire departments--Officials and employees; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Three fire fighters stand in front of a Boise Fire Prevention vehicle, a 1940s era Ford Coupe, left to right: Inspector Ted Seibel, Inspector Earl Robinson, and Fire Marshall Doc Roach.
    • Idaho State Fire School

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire engines; Fire chiefs; Fire marshals; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • The Officers of the Idaho State Fire School Association. Top row (left to right): Secretary to Boise Chief and Fire Marshal Flora Worthan, Boise Fire Captain Earl Robinson, Ketchum-Sun Valley Fire Chief Richard Ransom, Burley Fire Chief Otis...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art;
    • Robert W. Limbert visiting Map Rock and other petroglyphs located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho, "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs." Limbert visited the petroglyphs after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area in...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Explorers
    • Robert W. Limbert visiting Map Rock and other petroglyphs located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho, "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs." Limbert visited the petroglyphs after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area in...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Rifles
    • Robert W. Limbert visiting Map Rock and other petroglyphs located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho, "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs." Limbert visited the petroglyphs after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area in...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art;
    • Robert W. Limbert visited Map Rock and other petroglyphs located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho, "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs." Limbert visited the petroglyphs after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area in...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Explorers; Cameras
    • Robert W. Limbert stands on top of a large rock with his camera, looking out at the cliffs. Limbert visited these petroglyphs, located "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs" after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area...
    • Melba Cabin

    • Musical instruments; Cabins;
    • Retired miner Doc Hisom entertains guests in his Lava Rock cabin near Melba, Idaho. Five men play instruments and dance to the music inside the cabin, from left to right: Doc Hisom, Ad Santel, Oscar Jenkins, Wladek Zbyszko, and Robert Limbert.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Boise Fire Station No. 2

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Firehouse dogs; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Photograph of Boise Fire Station #2 in Boise's North End neighborhood, including the horse team the "Nasty Blacks" named Bird and King. On the carriage seat are Doc Roach and Captain James Lindsay. Standing on the engine is Hoseman Bill Cates,...
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention; Fire chiefs; Fire marshals;
    • Miss Bobbie Albertson is presented with a fire badge during Fire Prevention Week activities. From left to right: Fred Kopke, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Fire Prevention Committee, Bobbie Albertson (Miss Boise 1949-1950), Fire Chief Steve...
    • Governor Smylie with Fire Prevention Pamphlet

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Smylie, Robert E. (Robert Eben), 1914-; Fire chiefs; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Governor Robert Smylie is presented with the book "I Smell Smoke" written by Paul Kearney. Located in the Governor's Office at the State Capitol, from left to right: Governor Robert Smylie, Fire Marshal Doc Roach, Fire Chief Steve Taylor, and the...
    • Boise Fire Station No. 3

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Front view of the Chemical No. 3 building facing Front Street, at 16th. Five men dressed in uniform; three standing on sidewalk, left to right: W. F. "Doc" Roach, Leo Boren, and J. P. Belsher; two men sit on the chemical fire engine pulled by two...
    • Melba Cabin

    • Cabins;
    • Four individuals stand outside retired miner Doc Hisom's cabin by Melba on the Snake River. From left to right: an unidentified woman, Oscar Jenkins, Margaret Limbert, and Doc Hisom.
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Elementary schools; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Four children sit inside and stand around a fire engine brought to Washington Elementary School as part of Fire Prevention Week activities. Two fire fighters stand to the left of the engine, while Doc Roach is shown on the far right.
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Explorers;
    • Five unknown people (two women, two men, and a young boy) gather around one of the petroglyphs along the Snake River. Explorer Robert W. Limbert visited Map Rock and other petroglyphs, located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho. Limbert visited these...
    • Melba Cabin

    • Playing cards; Cabins
    • Five men gather around a table watching a card game of solitaire in retired miner Doc Hisom's cabin near Melba. From left to right: Doc Hisom, Ad Santel, Oscar Jenkins, Wladek Zbyszko (dealing cards), and Robert Limbert. Another photo of the same...

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