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    • Chicago Policemen with Robert W. Limbert

    • Police; Handguns;
    • While visiting Chicago on a publicity tour, Robert W. Limbert and two police officers inspect their revolvers. Limbert was rumored to have challenged Al Capone and other Chicago gangsters to a gunfight after the 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
    • Sawtooth Mountains

    • Mountains; Clouds;
    • View of the Sawtooth Mountains with small pile of boulders in the foreground. Robert W. Limbert took hundreds of photographs during his explorations of the Sawtooth Mountains.
    • Sawtooth Mountains

    • Mountains;
    • View of the Sawtooth Mountains that surround Stanley and the Redfish Lake Lodge. Robert W. Limbert took hundreds of photographs during his explorations of the Sawtooth Mountains.
    • Sawtooth Mountains

    • Mountains; Forests;
    • View of the Sawtooth Mountains framed by thickly forested hills. Robert W. Limbert took hundreds of photographs during his explorations of the Sawtooth Mountains.
    • Bruneau Canyon

    • Canyons; Rivers; Valleys; Explorers;
    • View of the bottom of Bruneau Canyon. Robert W. Limbert explored the Bruneau Canyon with H.C. Wiggs of Omaha in 1921.
    • Bruneau Canyon

    • Canyons; Valleys; Rock formations
    • View of Bruneau Canyon from the opposite side of the Bruneau River. Robert W. Limbert and H.C. Wiggs of Omaha explored the Bruneau Valley in 1921 and later publicized their travels in publications and newspapers.
    • Alice Lake

    • Lakes & ponds; Mountains; Trees;
    • View of Alice Lake with the Sawtooth Mountains reflecting in the water. The photograph was hand colored by Robert W. Limbert.
    • Hell Roaring Lake

    • Lakes & ponds; Mountains;
    • View looking across Hell Roaring Lake. At an altitude of 7,407 feet, Hell Roaring Lake is one of many lakes located in the Sawtooth Mountain Range photographed by Robert W. Limbert. The lake displays a mirror image of the mountains.
    • Clear Creek Summit

    • Forests; Mountains; Automobiles;
    • View from the top of Clear Creek Summit, looking south. An automobile sits among a forest of trees with Robert W. Limbert (left) and Lieutenant Shellworth (right).
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Grains
    • View from the intersection of the Idaho Grain Exhibit and the Shoshone Falls Model in the Palace of Agriculture building. The exhibit was designed and built by Robert W. Limbert.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Waterfalls; Potatoes;
    • Unknown person standing next to the model of Shoshone Falls. The sign above the Shoshone Falls model reads: "212 ft. high, 47 ft. higher than Niagara Falls, One of the scenic wonders of the northwest / In the heart of a million acres of irrigated...
    • Unknown Places_Display

    • Promotional materials; Publicity photographs; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Tourism
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company published this promotional booklet to promote tourism and the railroad in Idaho, written and illustrated by Robert Limbert. The booklet is filled with photographs taken by Limbert while exploring Craters of the Moon,...
    • HUD NEWS

    • Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Administrative agencies;
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced approval of $246,954 Federal advance to survey and plan the first urban renewal project in Boise's downtown corridor.
    • Taxidermy sketchbook

    • Sketchbooks; Taxidermy; Dogs;
    • Two pages taken from Robert W. Limbert's sketchbook that he kept while living in Nebraska. It includes handwritten directions related to proportions and measurements for taxidermy purposes and a drawing of proportions for the dog/wolf.

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