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    • Wilderness status for Idaho Primitive Area

    • Environmental policy; Correspondence; Research; Public opinion; Conservation of natural resources; Land use; National parks & reserves; Rivers;
    • Correspondence and other documents in support or opposition of wilderness proposal.
    • Two Way Radio

    • Fire departments--Equipment and supplies; Fire stations; Fire fighters; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Captain Elias Overgard (left) and his driver are seated in a fire engine parked in front of Central Fire Station. Two-way radios were installed in all Boise Fire Department apparatuses in 1950.
    • Three Generations of Fire Trucks

    • Fire engines; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles;
    • Three generations of fire fighting vehicles are parked together as a part of Fire Prevention Week. From left to right: Chemical Fire Engine made by American LaFrance Fire Engine Co. in 1899, a 1920s American LaFrance Hose Wagon, and a 1950 American...
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • 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.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Smoking; Service stations;
    • One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Boise fire fighter Don Baker pumps gasoline into a truck while smoking a cigarette.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • 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.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Officials and employees; Laundry--Equipment and supplies;
    • One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Boise Fire Department secretary Flora Worthan at her home talks on the phone while a hot iron is left laying on top of clothing on the ironing board.
    • 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...
    • Sprouse-Rietz Variety Store Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores;
    • A fireman stands on top of a ladder with the fire hose shooting water onto the fire in the store. Smoke billows from above the store and billboard sign for Lucky Lager. Other firemen and people stand around the exterior of the building watching.
    • Sprouse-Rietz Variety Store Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Smoke pours out of the front door and windows of the Sprouse-Reitz Variety Store. Two ladders are propped up against the store front. Two fire fighters spray water from a hose directly into the store, while two fire fighters walk on the sidewalk...
    • Sonna Building Fire

    • Fires; Hotels; Rubble; Department stores;
    • Looking north, the destruction looms from the Sonna Department Building fire. The sign from "Hotel Boise" stands above the pit, with the foothills in the background.
    • 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.
    • Sonna Building Fire

    • Fire extinction; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Department stores;
    • An aerial view of the Sonna Building fire. Smoke pours from the top of the building. Crowds of people gather at the corners of 9th and Main (below the fire) and 10th and Main (above the fire). A stream of water from a fire hose shoots across Main...
    • 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...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art;
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Explorers;
    • Five unknown people (two women, two men, and a young boy) gather around one of the petroglyphs along the Snake River. Explorer Robert W. Limbert visited Map Rock and other petroglyphs, located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho. Limbert visited these...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Explorers
    • 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...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Explorers; Cameras
    • Robert W. Limbert stands on top of a large rock with his camera, looking out at the cliffs. Limbert visited these petroglyphs, located "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs" after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area...

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