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    • "Places to Look Up" file

    • Letterheads;
    • Directions to a place explorer Robert W. Limbert noted in a file called "places to look up." Handwritten on his own letterhead, the directions are written starting in Shoshone, Idaho, and ends with looking into a bat cave close to Richfield, Idaho.
    • Automobile Flat Tire

    • Automobiles; Automobile repair;
    • Robert W. Limbert uses an air pump to inflate an automobile flat tire on a dirt road. The sign inside the windshield of the car reads "Boise Chautauqua, June 28 to July 5"
    • Boise Ice & Produce Company Fire

    • Fires; Smoke; Crowds; Stores, Retail;
    • Caption on back of postcard: "This is a picture of the fire where Captain Fred Lindsay was killed. He got his back broke but died a year after. The place marked with an "x"is what fell on him. I worked for that Captain for five years, he was a...
    • Boise what where when

    • Telephone directories; Demography;
    • An informative booklet for citizens of Boise, Idaho and surrounding areas. The booklet was intended to assist individuals connect with services available to them.
    • Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP)

    • Correspondence; National parks & reserves; Environmental policy; Recreation; Fires; Lumber; Grazing; Salmon; Conservation of natural resources;
    • Letters regarding input on Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) relating to commercial activities within the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness; also mentions the Sawtooth National Forest and Hell's Canyon
    • Curwood letter

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927;
    • Typed letter to Nell Shipman signed by James Oliver Curwood acknowledging her withdrawal from their movie-making partnership. Together they had made "Back to God's Country." Curwood wished her success but called the decision perhaps "the biggest...
    • 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.
    • Fourth of July Parade, Boise

    • Fourth of July celebrations; Floats (Parades); Horses
    • 1919 Fourth of July Parade in downtown Boise. "Miss Boise' sits on a float pulled by four horses traveling in front of a large crowd by the McCarthy Building on 9th and Idaho Streets.
    • James Oliver Curwood

    • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927;
    • James Oliver Curwood, with bear skins and dogs, in one of the photos from Nell Shipman's Shipman-Curwood Productions album. Nell Shipman's films "Back to God's Country" and "God's Country and the Woman" were based on Curwood's stories.
    • Joseph B. Walker

    • Walker, Joseph B.;
    • Nell Shipman's cameraman, Joseph B. Walker. His first feature film work as a cinematographer was on Shipman's "Back to God's Country." He also worked with her on "Trail of the Arrow," "A Bear, A Boy and A Dog," " Something New," "The Girl From...
    • Laddie

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    • Barry Shipman's collie Laddie, presented to him as an Easter present. Laddie had a small part with Nell Shipman in the lost Vitagraph film, "The Wild Strain" (1917) and accompanied the Shipmans to Spokane and Priest River, Idaho, where he lost his...

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