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    • H.B. Eastman Mansion Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fires; Fire hose; Mansions;
    • "A tragic house fire marred beautiful Warm Springs Avenue on the night of February 17, 1956. The H.B. Eastman mansion, dating from 1892, was beyond saving when the firemen arrived, its three stories with castle-like towers flaming spectacularly....
    • Old Student Union activities

    • Boise State University;Cafeterias;
    • "THE LULL BEFORE THE STORM. Picture taken just before morning break in the Student Union. Moments later the hungry, thirsty throngs filled the too-small union to overflowing." [Caption in BJC Roundup].
    • Julius Caesar

    • Boise State University; Theatrical productions;
    • "The Roman tribunes shown here - Rich Warner, Paul Taylor, Don Hancock, and Ross Strickland - are agitated because the commoners do not have proper respect for the bust of Julius Caesar" [from the Roundup]. The actor on the far left appears to be...
    • Homecoming parade

    • Boise State University; Coca-Cola Company; Floats (Parades);
    • A float in a BJC Homecoming parade sometime in the 1950s. The building behind the float is the Eastman Building, on the corner of Main street and 8th in downtown Boise. This building was destroyed by a fire in 1987, and the site has long been the...
    • Car Wash

    • Boise State University; Automobiles; Boise Foothills;
    • A group of students at Boise Junior College washing a station wagon in front of the Administration Building. The college dormitories and Boise Foothills are in the background.
    • Homecoming parade

    • Boise State University
    • A group of students running down Main street in downtown Boise during the 1956 Boise Junior College Homecoming parade. The J.J. Newberry Co. store is visible behind them.
    • Crusade for Freedom

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    • A group photo of Americans disembarking from a passenger plane. The group is participating in the Crusade for Freedom, a fundraising campaign for Radio Free Europe and sponsored by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
    • Golden Z's

    • Boise State University;
    • A group portrait of the Golden Z's, a student organization at Boise Junior College affiliated with the Zonta Club. This student organization was formed in 1956, and was the first junior college in the United States to be selected to form a college...
    • Golden Zs

    • Boise State University;
    • A group portrait of the Golden Z's, a student organization at Boise Junior College affiliated with the Zonta Club. This student organization was formed in 1956, and was the first junior college in the United States to be selected to form a college...

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