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    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Cakes; Snails
    • At the Afghanistan headquarters of the Morrison-Knudsen Company in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene is a cake made...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Children; Foreign visitors; Strollers (Baby carriages);
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen Afghanistan headquarters in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene some of the M-K...
    • Ted Y. Johnston

    • Irrigation; Canals; International agricultural assistance;
    • Ted Y. Johnston, M-K: Afghanistan project manager, on top of a concrete culvert, part of the Boghra canal system. Ted Y. Johnston was an American from Fresno, California. He joined M-K in 1946 as a manager of the California highway division. In...
    • T.Y. Johnston

    • Irrigation; Canals;
    • T.Y. Johnston, M-K Afghanistan project manager, poses on top of a culvert in a section of the Boghra canal system, possibly near Shagai Manda. Each concrete feature constructed on the canal system was numbered for maintenance purposes.
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Foreign visitors; Labor housing;
    • At the Morrison-Knudsen Afghanistan headquarters, in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene, women are having tea while...
    • Boghra canal

    • Canals; Irrigation; Station wagons; Automobiles;
    • The Wilbur tour group travels along side a Boghra canal in a Willys station wagon. The Boghra canal system already existed in Afghanistan before Morrison-Knudsen arrived in 1946. M-K was hired to upgrade the system to handle the constant flow of...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Foreign visitors;
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen headquarters in Afghanistan, in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene, women are...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Waiters;
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen headquarters in Afghanistan, in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene waiters pose...
    • Kajakai camp

    • Labor housing; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • M-K visitors are given a tour of the camp where the Kajakai Dam construction crew lived while working on the project. Lyman Wilbur captioned this photo "Kajakai camp."
    • Kajakai Dam

    • Dams; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • Standing on a service road above the Kajakai dam site, T.Y. Johnston (left), an Afghan M-K employee (right), Henrietta Wilbur (center), and other members of the tour, pose for a photo. Below them is the Helmand River.
    • Emkayans

    • Foreign visitors;
    • T.Y. Johnston (M-K Aghanistan project manager), an two unidentified Americans, speaking with an Afghan man on a dirt road. Just off frame is a yellow Willys station wagon.
    • Environmental Aspects, River Plan, Metro Plan

    • Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Shopping centers;
    • A proposal to the City of Boise to develop a shopping center, or mall, at the current location of Quinn's Pond, the Clock Tower Apartments, and the proposed Whitewater Park boulevard - an area at the end of 30th street.

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