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    • "Places to Look Up" file

    • Letterheads;
    • Directions to a place explorer Robert W. Limbert noted in a file called "places to look up." Handwritten on his own letterhead, the directions are written starting in Shoshone, Idaho, and ends with looking into a bat cave close to Richfield, Idaho.
    • Junior College Picks Candidate in Queen Contest

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • Miss Helen Harper, Boise Junior college student, who lives at 1008 North Sixteenth street, was names Tuesday as Boise’s first entry in the state Junior Chamber of Commerce “Miss Idaho” contest. Selection by the student body was announced by Albert...
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Grains
    • View from the intersection of the Idaho Grain Exhibit and the Shoshone Falls Model in the Palace of Agriculture building. The exhibit was designed and built by Robert W. Limbert.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Urns; Potatoes
    • Idaho Grain Exhibit, featuring sixteen urns of Idaho grains. The exhibit sat next to the baked potato booth to the right of the Shoshone Falls model. The exhibit was designed and built by Robert W. Limbert.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Waterfalls; Potatoes;
    • Unknown person standing next to the model of Shoshone Falls. The sign above the Shoshone Falls model reads: "212 ft. high, 47 ft. higher than Niagara Falls, One of the scenic wonders of the northwest / In the heart of a million acres of irrigated...
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Arches; Exhibitions;
    • Robert W. Limbert created the Idaho exhibit archway in the Palace of Agriculture, with the model of Arrowrock Dam in the bottom right corner. The arch contains painted illustrations of farming scenes.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Gems; Rocks;
    • Interior view of the Idaho Mining Exhibit, which featured different types of Idaho gemstones and minerals. The exhibit was designed and built by Robert W. Limbert.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Scaffolding
    • The scaffolding behind the Idaho Exhibit in the Palace of Agriculture. This is the same framework behind the Limbert's papier-m�ch� models of Arrowrock Dam and Shoshone Falls, which measured 93 feet long, 25 feet wide, and 26 feet high.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Architecture; Bays (Bodies of water); Domes
    • A west-facing photograph of the Education and Social Economy Palace in the foreground, Palace of Fine Arts building in the center, and the edge of the marina in the background.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Night photographs; Architecture; Towers
    • Evening view of the Tower of Jewels. This building was the tallest at the fair and was covered in thousands of colorful cut-glass that hung on the exterior of the building.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Waterfalls;
    • Robert W. Limbert stands next to his model of Shoshone Falls. The model consisted of actual water flowing over the falls. In the foreground lies a relief map of Idaho with a sign that reads, "See America First. Begin with Idaho."

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