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    • Hobo March

    • Boise State University;Fraternities & sororities;Scholarships
    • Two students Glen Logue and John Teagarden carrying signs and tin cups collect donations from Kay Junge (BJC alum 1956) in a car for the Tau Alpha Pi "Hobo March." The marchers raised $400 for scholarships that year.
    • Inspecting a canal

    • Canals; Irrigation; Mosques; International agricultural assistance;
    • An American, presumably from Morrison-Knudsen, inspecting a canal in Afghanistan. Lyman Wilbur did not identify the building in the background, perhaps a mosque. See also photo AFG 039.
    • Kajakai intake tower

    • Dams; International agricultural assistance; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • Ted Y. Johnston (left) and an unidentified man, on the intake control tower at the Kajakai Dam. The tower stands 311 feet from the bottom of the reservoir. It regulates the tunnel gate which draws water from the reservoir for irrigation.
    • Afghans

    • Canal construction; Canal construction workers; Canals; Automobiles; International agricultural assistance;
    • Afghan men and company trucks on a road in a green field. Some of the men are wearing western style clothing while the others are in traditional Afghan clothing.
    • Kajakai camp

    • Labor housing; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • M-K visitors are given a tour of the camp where the Kajakai Dam construction crew lived while working on the project. Lyman Wilbur captioned this photo "Kajakai camp."
    • Kajakai dam

    • Rivers; Dams; Irrigation; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • A view from the top of the Kajakai dam, looking down stream. To the left, water flows out of the power and irrigation tunnels, and to the right, water flows out of the spillway. A powerhouse was later built at the end of the power tunnel to...
    • Farm community

    • International agricultural assistance; Camels; Farms;
    • Lyman Wilbur did not identify this slide, but it could be a view of the planned farming community Morrison-Knudsen built at Nad-i-Ali.
    • Kajakai Dam

    • Dams; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • Standing on a service road above the Kajakai dam site, T.Y. Johnston (left), an Afghan M-K employee (right), Henrietta Wilbur (center), and other members of the tour, pose for a photo. Below them is the Helmand River.
    • Boghra diversion dam

    • Rivers; Dams; Irrigation;
    • A view of the Boghra diversion dam from the opposite bank of the Helmand River. This structure diverts water from the river to the Boghra canal system which irrigates the Helmand River Valley.
    • Boghra diversion dam

    • Rivers; Dams; Irrigation; International agricultural assistance;
    • A man-made obstruction in the Helmand River diverts water from the river to an irrigation canal. Wilbur captioned this photo "Bogra Div. Dam, Afghanistan."
    • Sheep in a canal

    • Irrigation; Canals; Shepherds; Sheep; International agricultural assistance;
    • An Afghan shepherd waters his sheep in a canal. The first phase of Morrison-Knudsen's 1946 contract with the royal government of Afghanistan was mostly funded by Afghanistan's export of a curly type of sheep wool called Caracul.

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