Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Shopping centers;
A proposal to the City of Boise to develop a shopping center, or mall, at the current location of Quinn's Pond, the Clock Tower Apartments, and the proposed Whitewater Park boulevard - an area at the end of 30th street.
A view of a house in Menzel Bagh, Morrison-Knudsen Company's Afghanistan headquarters. The American engineers and contractors working in Afghanistan were assigned to either a single family house (if they had a family with them) or to barrack style...
Canal construction; Canal construction workers; Canals; Construction equipment; International agricultural assistance;
Afghan natives, including children, watch a P & H dragline excavator. One of the men is wearing pants and western style hat, similarly to the heavy machine operator in the background, indicating he probably worked for Morrison-Knudsen.
Irrigation; Canals; Shepherds; Sheep; International agricultural assistance;
An Afghan shepherd waters his sheep in a canal. The first phase of Morrison-Knudsen's 1946 contract with the royal government of Afghanistan was mostly funded by Afghanistan's export of a curly type of sheep wool called Caracul.
At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen Afghanistan headquarters in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene some of the M-K...