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    • Ticket to "Two-Gun" Bob Limbert Exhibition

    • Tickets; Shooting; Motion pictures; Public speaking;
    • Admission ticket from Robert W. Limbert's exhibition tours featuring his talents for imitating birds and animals, shooting a revolver, and showing films he made while exploring the Sawtooth Mountains. Limbert's appearance helped raise funds for the...
    • Shrine Lunch Club Ticket

    • Tickets; Nature; Public speaking;
    • Robert W. Limbert was a popular entertainer and lecturer that performed at many clubs during the 1920s, including the Shrine Club. This ticket emphasized Limbert's experience as a naturalist.
    • Sawtooth Mountains Flyer

    • Tickets; Motion pictures;
    • Admission ticket to a showing of motion picture films on the Sawtooth Mountains at Boise High School Auditorium. The motion pictures were filmed by Robert W. Limbert to help promote his new venture, Sawtooth Tours, Inc. that led tours into the...
    • Redfish Lake Lodge Tent Cabin

    • Tents; Log cabins;
    • An example of the ten tent cabins that Robert W. Limbert built around Redfish Lake Lodge. Limbert described the tent cabins as made of "heavy buff canvas each which measure 9x12 feet, with boarded sides making a standard tourist camp." A tourist...
    • Boise 2010: Directions for the Future

    • Social science; Social policy; City planning;
    • The Boise 2010 project is a process designed to develop basic assessments of the current community condition and identify the five or six most critical problems within each QOL component area. Each of the problems identified will be evaluated based...
    • Taxidermy sketchbook

    • Sketchbooks; Taxidermy; Dogs;
    • Two pages taken from Robert W. Limbert's sketchbook that he kept while living in Nebraska. It includes handwritten directions related to proportions and measurements for taxidermy purposes and a drawing of proportions for the dog/wolf.
    • Nell Shipman Productions

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Shipman, Marie;
    • Envelope printed with the return address and logo of Nell Shipman Productions, Inc., the corporate name under which Shipman produced her independent films beginning with "The Girl From God's Country" in 1920. The envelope is addressed to Marie...
    • Nell Shipman's Birthday

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994;
    • Nell Shipman, her company, and friends celebrate her birthday, October 25, 1920, at the Pine Knot Lodge, Big Bear, California. Nell Shipman is seated at the head of the table with her son Barry standing beside her. She was at Big Bear filming...
    • Nell Shipman Point

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Postcard announcing the naming of the point of land near the site of Nell Shipman's Priest Lake, Idaho, movie camp as "Nell Shipman Point." The site is part of the Lionhead Unit of Priest Lake State Park. Lloyd Peters, former member of Nell...
    • Nell Shipman clipping

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Clipping from the Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch newspaper (Norfolk, Virginia), with a photo of Nell Shipman, reporting on her plans to produce films in the Norfolk area. It is annotated in red pencil with the date 1/9/48. None of the films named in the...
    • Drivers license

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman's California drivers license, issued in 1929, not long after her return to the state. She originally signed it "Nell Shipman Ayers." Many years later she added "Locke," in recognition of her partnership with Amerigo Serrao, who was...
    • Curwood letter

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927;
    • Typed letter to Nell Shipman signed by James Oliver Curwood acknowledging her withdrawal from their movie-making partnership. Together they had made "Back to God's Country." Curwood wished her success but called the decision perhaps "the biggest...
    • Unknown Places_Display

    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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