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    • Forbidden Palace Restaurant Explosion

    • Explosions; Restaurants; Fire fighters;
    • View from the rear of the building after a propane gas line leading to a stove caught fire. Firefighters and volunteers search through the wreckage. Six people were killed and fifty injured in the explosion.
    • Fire Prevention Bureau

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention; Fire departments--Officials and employees; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Three fire fighters stand in front of a Boise Fire Prevention vehicle, a 1940s era Ford Coupe, left to right: Inspector Ted Seibel, Inspector Earl Robinson, and Fire Marshall Doc Roach.
    • Harvester Metro

    • Automobiles; Camping; Recreational vehicles;
    • The Rhodenbaugh recreational vehicle, a 1940s International Harvester Metro Van with matching trailer. The vehicle is located in Pollock near the Middle Fork of the Salmon River.
    • Canyons

    • Canyons;
    • The mouth of the Boise River Canyon, near the current intersection of Warmsprings Ave. and Highway 21. Rhodenbaugh mentions this photo relates to preparations for a gold report on proposed dredging operations on the river.
    • Library

    • Boise State University; Libraries
    • Students studying in the BJC Library, then located in the Administration Building, sometime in the 1940s or 1950s.
    • Harvester Metro

    • Automobiles; Camping; Recreational vehicles; Cameras; Trees;
    • Rhodenbaugh standing on top of his 1940s International Harvester Metro Van with matching trailer to take a picture. The back of the photo says they were on their way to Priest Lake.
    • Chemistry

    • Boise State University; Chemistry; Laboratories;
    • One of the two chemistry labs in the Administration Building at Boise Junior College, then the main classroom building on campus.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Smoking;
    • One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Fire fighters Art Gregory (left) and Marion New (right) at the Central Fire station smoke cigarettes over a pile of debris.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters;
    • One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Captain Charles Brock disposes of his ash tray in a garbage can while he sits at his desk in the Central Fire Station.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Smoking; Service stations;
    • One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Boise fire fighter Don Baker pumps gasoline into a truck while smoking a cigarette.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Officials and employees; Laundry--Equipment and supplies;
    • One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Boise Fire Department secretary Flora Worthan at her home talks on the phone while a hot iron is left laying on top of clothing on the ironing board.

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