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.
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.
Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
The last horse and carriage team from the Central Fire Station carry the Metropolitan steamer. June Boyakin drives the carriage, engineer Al Banker stands to the right of the engine and stoker Bert Stevenson stands behind the engine. The last horse...
The central east-west hall in the Library looking East, 1990. The stacks displayed current periodicals. The administrative offices were on the left, the microfilms room on the right. At the far end of the hall is the door to the technical services...
Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Parades; Fourth of July celebrations; Fire departments--Uniforms;
The Boise Fire Department poses in front of the Central Fire Station on Sixth Street during the holiday parade. Four horse-drawn fire engines stand in the background, while the remaining members of the Boise Fire Department are arrayed in front of...
Robert W. Limbert's article, "Idaho's Natural Bridge Revealed to the World," described the natural wonder which he named "Bridge of the Moon." The caption in the article reads, "this wonderful rock formation spanning an abrupt canyon in central...
Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire fighters; Fire engines;
Pictured is the newly built Boise Central Fire Station, along with four chemical engines, four teams of horses, fire dog, and the fire fighters. Book caption: "The first professional department, its new Central Station, and all equipment, 1904."
Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Smoking;
One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Fire fighters Art Gregory (left) and Marion New (right) at the Central Fire station smoke cigarettes over a pile of debris.
Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters;
One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Captain Charles Brock disposes of his ash tray in a garbage can while he sits at his desk in the Central Fire Station.
Boise State University; Art education; Glassblowing; Artists' studios
Michael Whitley, a glassblower and and art instructor at Central Washington State College, demonstrating glassblowing techniques at Boise State College. In the 1960s, Whitley was a collaborator with glassblower Dale Chihuly.
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.