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.
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 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."
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.
City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Shopping centers;
Letters to and from Senator Len Jordan regarding the City of Boise city council, chamber of commerce, application for funding of an urban renewal project. The project seemed to be approved but no funds were available for the project in 1969.
Gay rights; Gays; Activists; Political issues; Political parades & rallies; Protest movements; Religion & politics; Religious facilities; Religious services;
Gay activists in Colorado Springs, Colorado interrupt a church service in protest of a church member leading a group that opposes homosexual rights. The gay rights activists yelled slogans and pelted the congregation with condoms.
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)...