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    • Mall Songs

    • Shopping centers;
    • The process of building a mall became a popular topic in Boise in the mid-1980's. To commemorate the first day of construction of the Boise Town Square Mall, the KIVS-FM radio station requested J.J. Dion write and sing parody songs about the mall....
    • Nordstroms

    • Shopping centers; Shopping;
    • The city of Boise's geographic location and city population traditionally restricted some national chain or franchised stores from opening in the valley. In the mid-1980s, J.J. Dion was asked to sing "an anthem to lure this fashionable shoppers'...
    • Downtown

    • Shopping centers; Urban renewal;
    • This song was written to entice people to shop and visit downtown Boise. The song highlights new construction and improved safety. Dion wrote and preformed many songs like this on a cassette tape titled "Idaho Zone."
    • Administration Building construction

    • Boise State University;Construction equipment;Ground breaking ceremonies;
    • Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Administration Building, March 1940. L to R in front: State Senator E. D. Baird;architect Frank Hummel;BJC trustee J. J. Chapman, and BJC president Eugene Chaffee standing by a steam shovel.
    • Administration Building construction

    • Boise State University;Construction equipment;Ground breaking ceremonies;
    • L to R: State Senator E.D. Baird, architect Frank Hummel, BJC trustee J. J. Chapman, and BJC President Eugene Chaffee standing by a steam shovel during ground breaking ceremonies for the Administration Building, March 1940.
    • Lower Salmon River Recreation Area overview

    • National parks & reserves; Land use; Rivers; Conservation of natural resources; History; Legislation; Environmental policy; Tourism; Rivers; Boats; Wildlife conservation; Maps
    • Larry LaRocco's files on the issue of designating the Lower Salmon River a National Scenic and Recreation area.
    • A.W. Slates Sweetheart's Ball Feb. 10

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • Cinderella and their princes will dance Feb. 10 at their annual formal “Sweetheart’s Ball” to the syncopated melodies of Bob Hay’s orchestra in the crystal ballroom in Hotel Boise. Rosemary Reed, social chairman of the Associated Women of Boise...
    • Junior College Reception Attracts Almost 600 Boiseans

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • “It was indeed gratifying to see the interest in the Boise Junior college that was manifest at the reception last evening,” President Eugene Chaffee said today. “The attendance indicated that the junior college is one of the city’s fundamental...
    • Boise College To Hold Drive on Membership

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College; Fund raising; School boards;
    • Boise's Junior college leaps into the spotlight with the announcement of a spring membership campaign for 500 members. The campaign was launched at a noon meeting at the Owyhee hotel at which plans were laid by H. K. Fritchman, campaign chairman....
    • Benefit Ball

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College; Dance parties; Fund raising;
    • The first annual Junior college benefit ball will be held in the Elks’ ballroom Friday evening, November 5, it was announced last week by John A. Schoonover, general chairman, last week. Jim Baker’s orchestra will play for the dance, and card...
    • Choose Patrons For B.J.C. Homecoming Dance

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • Patrons and patronesses for the Junior college informal dance to be held Saturday night at the Elks ballroom were announced today. They will include Mr. and Mrs. T.W. Collins, Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Baird, Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. O.O....

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