View of Bruneau Canyon from the opposite side of the Bruneau River. Robert W. Limbert and H.C. Wiggs of Omaha explored the Bruneau Valley in 1921 and later publicized their travels in publications and newspapers.
Promotional materials; Publicity photographs; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Tourism
Union Pacific Railroad Company published this promotional booklet to promote tourism and the railroad in Idaho, written and illustrated by Robert Limbert. The booklet is filled with photographs taken by Limbert while exploring Craters of the Moon,...
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.
Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927;
Typed letter to Nell Shipman signed by James Oliver Curwood acknowledging her withdrawal from their movie-making partnership. Together they had made "Back to God's Country." Curwood wished her success but called the decision perhaps "the biggest...
Two pages taken from Robert W. Limbert's sketchbook that he kept while living in Nebraska. It includes handwritten directions related to proportions and measurements for taxidermy purposes and a drawing of proportions for the dog/wolf.
This song was written to entice people to shop and visit downtown Boise. The song highlights new construction and improved safety. Dion wrote and preformed many songs like this on a cassette tape titled "Idaho Zone."
Housing developments; City planning; Urban renewal; Presidential appointments;
The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), George Romney, informs the President he is resigning from the Cabinet due to difficulties he sees in acomplishing his duties in the current political environment.
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Scaffolding
The scaffolding behind the Idaho Exhibit in the Palace of Agriculture. This is the same framework behind the Limbert's papier-m�ch� models of Arrowrock Dam and Shoshone Falls, which measured 93 feet long, 25 feet wide, and 26 feet high.
The process of building a mall became a popular topic in Boise in the mid-1980's. To commemorate the first day of construction of the Boise Town Square Mall, the KIVS-FM radio station requested J.J. Dion write and sing parody songs about the mall....
The city of Boise's geographic location and city population traditionally restricted some national chain or franchised stores from opening in the valley. In the mid-1980s, J.J. Dion was asked to sing "an anthem to lure this fashionable shoppers'...