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    • Dancing Bronco

    • Boise State University;Drawings;
    • A cartoon drawing of a Boise Junior College bronco slow dancing with a woman, one of several cartoons used as title pages for different sections in the 1950 Boise Junior College yearbook.
    • Cheerleaders at the beach

    • Boise State University;Cheerleading
    • The 1950-1951 B.J.C. cheerleaders at the beach in Southern California. Most likely during the trip to Pasadena for the Junior College Rose Bowl, December 1950. L to R: Joe McMains, Caryl Clover, Gloria Crandall, Milas Hinshaw.
    • 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...
    • Romance Language Night

    • Boise State University; Ballroom dancing; Tango
    • "Shown above are Pat Dyson and Pedro Ilisastegui dancing the tango in a scene from the intermission program of the Spanish and French club plays to be held Monday night [January 16, 1950] at the auditorium. Pedro, former professional dancer from...
    • 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...
    • Intercollegiate Knights

    • Boise State University; Initiation rites; Fraternities & sororities; Hotels;
    • New recruits to the Intercollegiate Knights student organization dressed as knights as part of the pledging rituals for the group. A similar photo on the IK page in the 1951 yearbook indicates that this photo is probably from the Fall of 1950.
    • 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...
    • Two Way Radio

    • Fire departments--Equipment and supplies; Fire stations; Fire fighters; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Captain Elias Overgard (left) and his driver are seated in a fire engine parked in front of Central Fire Station. Two-way radios were installed in all Boise Fire Department apparatuses in 1950.
    • The Boise Business Barometer

    • Municipal government; Demography;
    • Business statistics for the City of Boise, including number of Deeds, Mortgages, Bank Debits, Building Permits, Parking Meter Collections, Gas Consumption, Water Users, Power Users, Telephones, School Census, Airline Passengers and number of...
    • Idaho Power Window Display

    • Displays in education; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire extinguishers; Fire extinction--Equipment and supplies;
    • A window display created by the Idaho Power Company in its sales room on Idaho Street as part of Fire Prevention Week. The window display includes five fire prevention posters, along with six different versions of fire extinguishers, a model fire...
    • 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.
    • Len Jordan with map of Idaho

    • Idaho--Maps; Political campaigns--Idaho; Political posters
    • Gubernatorial candidate Len Jordan standing in front of map of Idaho, pointing to the county of Boise. A "Jordan for Governor" signs hangs in the background.

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