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.
Boise State University; Cannons; Fraternities & sororities;
The Pi Sigma Sigma fraternity poses for a group picture with a very small cannon. The group is waiting at the Boise train depot along with others from Boise Junior College for the football team from Pasadena City College.
The mouth of the Boise River Canyon, near the current intersection of Warmsprings Ave. and Highway 21. Rhodenbaugh mentions this photo relates to preparations for a gold report on proposed dredging operations on the river.
Telegram from Amelia Earhart (in Burbank, California) to Nell Shipman (in Roscoe, California) asking Shipman to phone her. Shipman worked for Earhart's husband, George Palmer Putnam, in New York in 1934 and 1935, developing stories for him when he...
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.
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.
Entries from the diary of Henrietta Wilbur describing the Wilburs' 1956 trip to Afghanistan, starting in Boise and ending in Boise. This is not the 1957 trip documented by photos in this collection; Henrietta Wilbur's 1957 diary (if she kept one)...