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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.
    • Big horn sheep

    • Mountain goats; Mountains; National parks & reserves;
    • Two big horn ship grazing a cliff-side with a snowy mountain peak in the background, possibly the Tetons.
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire engines; Boys; African American children
    • Twin brothers with the last name of Smith slide down a fire pole as part of Fire Prevention Week. Another boy stands to the left of the pole. A fire engine sits inside the station behind the children.
    • Kabul lumber yard

    • Lumberyards; Lumber; Children;
    • Three school aged boys in a scene Lyman Wilbur called "Kabul Lumber yard." One difficulty Morrison-Knudsen engineers faced in countries like Afghanistan was the lack of lumber for construction projects. Two solutions to this problem were to limit...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Beauty contests; Beards
    • Three men standing in line as a female student judges their beards for the King Beard competition during Homecoming festivities.
    • Three Generations of Fire Trucks

    • Fire engines; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles;
    • Three generations of fire fighting vehicles are parked together as a part of Fire Prevention Week. From left to right: Chemical Fire Engine made by American LaFrance Fire Engine Co. in 1899, a 1920s American LaFrance Hose Wagon, and a 1950 American...
    • King of Hearts

    • Boise State University; Dance parties;
    • The Valentines Day themed dance at Boise Junior college included a competition called King of Hearts. The female student body would vote for one of these seven men to be crowned "the King of Hearts". This photo was published in the student...
    • Intercollegiate Knights

    • Boise State University; Initiation rites; Hotels; Fraternities & sororities
    • The pledging freshmen of the Intercollegiate Knights standing outside the Hotel Boise lounge wearing costume helmets and potato sacks as part of the initiation rites. A similar photo on the IK page in the 1951 yearbook indicates that this photo is...
    • Intercollegiate Knights

    • Boise State University; Initiation rites; Fraternities & sororities; Hotels;
    • The pledging freshmen of the Intercollegiate Knights standing outside the Hotel Boise lounge wearing costume helmets and potato sacks as part of the initiation rites. A similar photo on the IK page in the 1951 yearbook indicates that this photo is...

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