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    • Public land right-a-ways (I)

    • Legislation; Land use; Conservation of natural resources; Public opinion; Roads;
    • Various responses to H.R. 1603, a bill to authorize appropriations for programs, functions, and activities of the Bureau of Land Management for fiscal years 1994 to 1997; to improve the management of the public lands; and for other purposes. These...
    • Unknown Places_Display

    • 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,...
    • Boise River Green Belt Acquisition

    • 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.
    • Government action under new Wilderness Act

    • Legislation; Recreation; Lumber industry; Fishing; Conservation of natural resources; Wildlife conservation; Environmental policy;
    • U.S. Department of the Interior news release on wilderness. Correspondence between Idaho Fish and Game Department and Len Jordan, relating to the 1964 Wilderness Act.
    • Idaho legislators

    • Boise State University;Legislators
    • 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.
    • Downtown

    • Shopping centers; Urban renewal;
    • 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."
    • Sonna Building Fire

    • 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.
    • Owyhee Canyonlands Wilderness Part A

    • Conservation of natural resources; Wildlife conservation; Environmental policy; Public opinion; Maps; Land use;
    • The purpose of the Owyhee Canyonlands Wilderness EIS is to develop a recommendation concerning the suitability of wilderness designation for eight wilderness study areas (WSAs) along the Owyhee River where the states of Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada...
    • Mall Songs

    • Shopping centers;
    • 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....
    • Grand Mogul (Great Mogul)

    • Mountains; Trees;
    • 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...
    • Nordstroms

    • Shopping centers; Shopping;
    • 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'...

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