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    • The Valkyries

    • Boise State University; Fund raising; Gifts; Student organizations
    • Two students donate to money to two Valkyries for a scholarship. Three of the women are wearing club sweaters for the B Cubes and the Valkyries. The women, from left to right are Mary Lynn Hepnet, Bernice Croft, Eveda Ashton, Laura Lyman.
    • Kabul lumber yard

    • Lumberyards; Lumber; Children;
    • Three school aged boys in a scene Lyman Wilbur called "Kabul Lumber yard." One difficulty Morrison-Knudsen engineers faced in countries like Afghanistan was the lack of lumber for construction projects. Two solutions to this problem were to limit...
    • Arch at Kala Bist

    • Ruins; Arches; Station wagons; Automobiles;
    • Three men pose on the ruins of the ancient hill city of Kala Bist (Qala Bist), where the Helmand and Arghandab rivers meet. The arch in the background is part of the castle structure. A yellow Willys Jeep helps with perspective.
    • Boghra canal

    • Canals; Irrigation; Station wagons; Automobiles;
    • The Wilbur tour group travels along side a Boghra canal in a Willys station wagon. The Boghra canal system already existed in Afghanistan before Morrison-Knudsen arrived in 1946. M-K was hired to upgrade the system to handle the constant flow of...
    • Gerishk Power Plant

    • Rivers; Dams; Irrigation;
    • The Wilbur tour group stops for a picture on the Boghra diversion dam near Gerishk, where the Arghandab and Helmand rivers meet. Wilbur captioned this slide "Girish Power Plant."
    • BJC Roundup staff

    • Boise State University; Newspaper editors;
    • The Boise Junior College Roundup staff. Individuals identified in this photo include: Wilma Carter, Sidney Connor, Patricia Dyson, Rodney Eisenberg, Carlton Hamilton, Larry Jackson, Edith Kading, Eddie Lundgren, Ruth Lyman, Malcolm MacDonald, Roy...
    • Roundup

    • Boise State University; Newspapers
    • The Boise Junior College Roundup staff for the 1954-1955 school year. Left to right: Don Packard, Glenn Affleck, Roberta Sharples, Jack Britton, Keith Craig, Debi Lyman, LeRoy Lawson.
    • Ted Y. Johnston

    • Irrigation; Canals; International agricultural assistance;
    • Ted Y. Johnston, M-K: Afghanistan project manager, on top of a concrete culvert, part of the Boghra canal system. Ted Y. Johnston was an American from Fresno, California. He joined M-K in 1946 as a manager of the California highway division. In...
    • Kajakai intake tower

    • Dams; International agricultural assistance; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • Ted Y. Johnston (left) and an unidentified man, on the intake control tower at the Kajakai Dam. The tower stands 311 feet from the bottom of the reservoir. It regulates the tunnel gate which draws water from the reservoir for irrigation.
    • T.Y. Johnston

    • Irrigation; Canals;
    • T.Y. Johnston, M-K Afghanistan project manager, poses on top of a culvert in a section of the Boghra canal system, possibly near Shagai Manda. Each concrete feature constructed on the canal system was numbered for maintenance purposes.

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