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    • Proclamation

    • Proclamations; National monuments;
    • A copy of the proclamation by President Calvin Coolidge creating the Craters of the Moon National Monument. The proclamation includes a map of the boundaries, approximately 39 square miles near Arco, Idaho. The rubber-stamped signature on the...
    • Exploring Craters of the Moon

    • Volcanic rock; Horses;
    • A line of pack horses make a half circle as they cross the volcanic soil of the Craters of the Moon area. The horses are barely distinguishable from the rocks on the right side of the photo, about a quarter of the way down from the top.
    • Arco Townspeople

    • Crowds; Volcanic rock;
    • A row of hundreds of people from the neighboring town of Arco line up to greet the expedition upon their arrival at the end of the trip. A large picnic followed in town.
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock;
    • An example of the "Blue Dragon Lava Flow" that explorer Robert W. Limbert wrote about in his National Geographic article. "This remarkable flow is well named. Its surface is netted and veined with small cracks like scales of a prehistoric monster,...
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock; Rifles;
    • An unidentified man crouches down to explore the ripples of the lava fields. He holds a shotgun in his right hand while touching the ripples with his other hand.
    • Redfish Pamphlet

    • Promotional materials; Publicity photographs; Mountains; Lakes & ponds;
    • Authored by Robert Limbert, this sixteen page promotional brochure describes Redfish Lake Lodge as the ideal place for sportsmen, hunters, horseback riders, naturalists, and anyone who wants to partake in all the back country has to offer. Includes...
    • Lost Sheep

    • Sheep; Volcanic rock;
    • Caption from one of Robert Limbert's scrapbooks: "One morning we sighted a band of sheep which had got lost and true to a homing instinct had endeavored to get back to their home range on the shortest possible route. The result was they were in...
    • Field Trip Book 02

    • Travel; Roads; Camping; Fishing;
    • Edward Rhodenbaugh's daily, sometimes hourly, account of activities during the summer break of 1924. As a teacher at Gooding College, Edward had the summer off. He spent his time traveling throughout Idaho and Easter Oregon, including Craters of...
    • Field Trip Book 5

    • Geology; Education; Travel;
    • Field trip notebook of Edward F. Rhodenbaugh, mostly in Idaho locations. Note: blank pages were not included in the digital copy, but included in the pagination.
    • Craters of the Moon, Amphitheater Cave

    • Caves; Stalactites & stalagmites; Explorers;
    • Five male explorers rest in the cave that explorer Robert W. Limbert named Amphitheater Cave. Limbert described the cave as being "explored for half a mile underground until we came across apparently fresh bear tracks when we turned around and came...
    • Craters of Moon

    • Posters; National monuments;
    • Flyer designed by Robert W. Limbert inviting people to visit the new national monument, established by U.S. President Calvin Coolidge to "preserve the unusual and weird volcanic formations."
    • Lava Fields

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    • Four men from the expedition examine the lava formations while carrying rifles and camping supplies. From left to right: Ad Santel, two unidentified men, and Robert W. Limbert. This photograph was printed in the 1924 National Geographic article,...

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