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    • Melba Cabin

    • Playing cards; Cabins
    • Five men gather around a table watching a card game of solitaire in retired miner Doc Hisom's cabin near Melba. From left to right: Doc Hisom, Ad Santel, Oscar Jenkins, Wladek Zbyszko (dealing cards), and Robert Limbert. Another photo of the same...
    • Melba Cabin

    • Musical instruments; Cabins;
    • Retired miner Doc Hisom entertains guests in his Lava Rock cabin near Melba, Idaho. Five men play instruments and dance to the music inside the cabin, from left to right: Doc Hisom, Ad Santel, Oscar Jenkins, Wladek Zbyszko, and Robert Limbert.
    • Melba Cabin

    • Cabins;
    • Four individuals stand outside retired miner Doc Hisom's cabin by Melba on the Snake River. From left to right: an unidentified woman, Oscar Jenkins, Margaret Limbert, and Doc Hisom.
    • Doc Roach on Motorcycle

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Motorcycle police;
    • Pictured is Doc Roach sitting on his police motorcycle in front of a 1920s era Chevrolet. Doc Roach was Boise's first motorcycle police officer during his brief stint with the Boise Police Department.
    • Doc Roach in the Office

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire chiefs; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Fire Chief Frank Pulaski (left) and Fire Prevention Captain Doc Roach (right) sit in their office. Doc Roach is on the telephone.
    • The Boise Business Barometer

    • Municipal government; Demography;
    • Business statistics for the City of Boise, including number of Deeds, Mortgages, Bank Debits, Building Permits, Parking Meter Collections, Gas Consumption, Water Users, Power Users, Telephones, School Census, Airline Passengers and number of...
    • Miss Sparky and Doc Roach

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Uniforms; Girls;
    • Doc Roach stands with the winner of the 1957 Miss Sparky competition, Sarah Jane Benson, who is sitting on the front bumper of a fire engine. The Miss Sparky competition was held as a part of Fire Prevention Week activities. A fire prevention...
    • 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.
    • Doc Roach Receives Merit Award

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Award presentations; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Caption from newspaper: "In recognition of 40 years of service to Boise, W.F. (Doc) Roach was presented with a Boise Chamber of Commerce certificate at the organizations February membership meeting Wednesday noon. Roach, who joined the Boise Fire...
    • Melba Cabin

    • Pipes (Smoking); Farming;
    • A photograph of retired miner Doc Hisom at his lava rock cabin on the Snake River. Known as the "Hermit of the Snake River desert," Hisom's hospitality was well-known in the area.
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Elementary schools; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Four children sit inside and stand around a fire engine brought to Washington Elementary School as part of Fire Prevention Week activities. Two fire fighters stand to the left of the engine, while Doc Roach is shown on the far right.
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art;
    • Robert W. Limbert visited Map Rock and other petroglyphs located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho, "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs." Limbert visited the petroglyphs after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area in...
    • Fire Prevention Week at Monroe Elementary School

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Elementary schools; Entertainers; Magicians;
    • Entertainer Gene Perkins gives a presentation during Fire Prevention Week at Monroe Elementary School. A crowd of students sit on the grass and watch the presentation. Doc Roach leans against the bed of the truck behind the presenter.
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Rifles
    • Robert W. Limbert visiting Map Rock and other petroglyphs located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho, "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs." Limbert visited the petroglyphs after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area in...
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Boise State University; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Elementary schools; Entertainers; Magicians; Clowns;
    • As part of Fire Prevention Week, activities were scheduled at all of the Boise School District schools. Pictured are the 1957 Fire Prevention Week presenters and the principal of Campus School (on the campus of Boise Junior College) in front of a...

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