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.
Three Idaho state senators, Jerry Jenkins from Nampa district 12 (left), Warren Brown from McCall district 9 (3rd from left), and Dean Summers from Ada County (right) posing with Boise State student Sherry Vaughn, a junior English major.
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."
Fire extinction; Fire hose; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Department stores;
Thick smoke billows from the roof of the Sonna Building in downtown Boise. Fire fighters send three streams of water from hoses on the street in through the windows above the J.C. Penney Building. Hoses line the 900 block of Main Street.
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.
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 Great Mogul (now known as Grand Mogul), a 9,733 foot peak at the south end of Redfish Lake. Named by Robert W. Limbert, he described the peak as "a great white granite dome which rears its head a few miles above the upper end of Big Redfish...
The Finger of Fate remains a landmark of the Sawtooth Mountains, with an altitude of 9,775 feet. Limbert's Redfish Lake Lodge brochure caption reads "Finger of Fate...9 miles from Lodge...one of the many freaks of nature found close to the lodge."
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'...
The Boise 2010 project is a process designed to develop basic assessments of the current community condition and identify the five or six most critical problems within each QOL component area. Each of the problems identified will be evaluated based...
Senator Jordan visits with Nez Perce Indians. From left to right: Jesse Greene of Lapwai, Idaho; Phil Types of Lapwai, Idaho; Angus Wilson of Lewiston, Idaho; Maurice R. Slickpoo of Juliaetta, Idaho; and
Harrison Lott of Lapwai, Idaho.