Housing developments; City planning; Urban renewal; Presidential appointments;
The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), George Romney, informs the President he is resigning from the Cabinet due to difficulties he sees in acomplishing his duties in the current political environment.
City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Shopping centers;
Letters to and from Senator Len Jordan regarding the City of Boise city council, chamber of commerce, application for funding of an urban renewal project. The project seemed to be approved but no funds were available for the project in 1969.
A Comprehensive General Plan for guiding the future growth and development of Boise City. It is submitted after almost two years of study by a Planning Commission and Zoning Commission working in cooperation with other public officials and with the...
Senator Frank Church planting the Frank Church memorial tree on Corregidor. In background (Phil.) Under Secretary of Defense Alberto de Joya, Senator Jose G. Roy (N) and Representative Manuel T. Cases (L).Senator Frank Church planting the Frank...
Gay rights; Gays; Activists; Political issues; Gays in military service; Military life; Military organizations; Military personnel; Military policy; Supreme Court decisions;
The US Supreme Court allows the Pentagon to implement the 'Don't ask, don't tell' policy for the US armed forces. The current ruling only applies to the sailor who challenged the policy but does set a precedence for the Pentagon to follow.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt (right), visiting Boise State for a conference on forest health, poses with former Idaho Governor Cecil D. Andrus, who himself was Secretary of the Interior from 1977-1981.
A copy of the proclamation by President Calvin Coolidge creating the Craters of the Moon National Monument. The proclamation includes a map of the boundaries, approximately 39 square miles near Arco, Idaho. The rubber-stamped signature on the...