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    • Boise River Green Belt Acquisition

    • Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal;
    • U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation Project Proposal - Acquisition application by the City of Boise to acquire approximatley 325 acres of land adjoing Boise River on both sides, for the purpose of creating a green belt.
    • Boise Fire Department Automobile

    • Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire departments--Uniforms; Fire stations;
    • Two men in uniform (Bill Foster, left, and Charley Fanckboner, right) sit inside the Boise's first Chief's car, an E.M.F. The building on the left reads "Post No Bills"underneath a skull and crossbones image. The Fire Department building is...
    • 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,...
    • Group photograph in "Indian Cave"

    • Graffiti; Women;
    • Margaret Limbert (top row, far right) and Robert W. Limbert (bottom row, far right) pose with six unidentified men and women inside a dark room with a low ceiling. Graffiti is scattered across the walls, including the words "George" and "Bill."
    • Women in "Indian Cave"

    • Women;
    • Margaret Limbert (far right) stands in a line with three unidentified women wearing long skirts. They are standing inside what Robert W. Limbert named "Indian Cave," which was located 18 miles northwest of Boise.
    • Taxidermy Casting

    • Taxidermy; Hides & skins; Moldings
    • Interior view of a taxidermy shop with a working desk and chest of drawers in the background. Animal hides and tools are scattered throughout the room. Robert W. Limbert removes casting material from a deer carcass.
    • Under the Crescent

    • Humphrey, Ola, 1876-1948; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Illustration on the dust jacket of "Under the Crescent," the novelization of the stories Shipman wrote for the the Universal movie series of the same name. Shipman's first years in Hollywood were spent writing stories and scenarios for the silent...
    • 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.
    • Drill and Hose-Drying Tower

    • Fire stations; Ladders; Fire fighters;
    • A postcard featuring the drill and hose-drying tower, five stories high. Five firemen lean from the ladder attached to the exterior of the building, with two men standing on top of the building. Caption reads:"A hose drying tower was built onto...
    • Boise Engine Company No. 2

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire stations; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A picture of Boise Fire Department Engine Company Number 2 in front of their new station built in 1912. Book caption: "In 1912 Engine Company Number 2 was established to help protect the warehouse and business districts. It was located at 16th...
    • Fair Week Parade

    • Parades; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Trolley cars; Street-railroads;
    • A parade of fire engines takes place down the middle of the street as people watch from the sidewalk during Fair Week in Boise. According to penciled notes on the back of the photo, the scene is at 12th and Main Streets and the parade included...
    • Fire Engine Parade

    • Parades; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Stores, Retail;
    • A horse-drawn fire engine, driven by two fire fighters, takes part in a parade in downtown Boise. A crowd of people line the street to watch. The engine is proceeding east on the 800 block of Main Street. Businesses visible in the photo on the...
    • Boise Fire Department, 1912

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Fire departments--Uniforms; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire chiefs; Fire departments--Officials and employees;
    • A 1912 composite picture of the Boise Fire Department. The four fire stations in Boise at pictured, one in each corner. Upper left: Central Station (6th and Idaho); upper right: Combination Station No. 3 (16th and Ressequie); bottom right:...

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