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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Boise River

    • Boise State University; Boise River (Idaho); Footbridge;
    • The northeast view from the top of the Education Building; Friendship Bridge in the front, the Boise River center, and the Morrison-Knudsen Company business center in the background.
    • Harry W. Morrison Appreciation Day

    • Boise State University; Marching bands; Engineers; Construction industry
    • The Boise Junior College band performs at the headquarters of Morrison-Knudsen Company in Boise, Idaho, to show appreciation of Harry W. Morrison (far left) for his donation of new uniforms for the marching band.
    • Distinguished Alumni Awards

    • Boise State University; Awards; Alumni & alumnae;
    • The 1988 recipients of the Boise State University's Distinguished Alumni Award, from left to right, James McClary, Karl Knapp and John Elorriaga. McClary worked for Morrison-Knudsen Co. for 45 years, serving as the firm's chairman of the board from...
    • Welcome to Boise

    • Government officials; Government facilities; Government employees; Demography;
    • Special issue of Boise Business. A commemorative booklet on the city of Boise, including descriptions of all city level departments.
    • Harry W. Morrison

    • Boise State University;
    • Portrait of Harry W. Morrison, original member of the Boise Junior College board of trustees. Morrison was a founding member of the Morrison-Knudsen Corporation, an international construction and civil engineering company headquarted in Boise Idaho.
    • Boghra diversion dam

    • Rivers; Dams; Irrigation; Automobiles; Station wagons;
    • Morrison-Knudsen's Afghanistan project manager T.Y. Johnston (bottom) and others at the Boghra diversion dam on the Helmand River near Girishk. This structure diverts water from the river to the Boghra canal system which irrigates the Helmand...
    • Farm community

    • Farms; International agricultural assistance;
    • Lyman Wilbur did not identify this slide, but it could be a view of the planned farming community Morrison-Knudsen built at Nad-i-Ali.
    • Farm community

    • International agricultural assistance; Camels; Farms;
    • Lyman Wilbur did not identify this slide, but it could be a view of the planned farming community Morrison-Knudsen built at Nad-i-Ali.
    • Lyman and Henrietta Wilbur

    • Station wagons; Automobiles; Foreign visitors;
    • Lyman and Henrietta Wilbur (left and front) pose for a picture while on a tour with T.Y. Johnston (behind) and an Afghan driver (right). The group is visiting the Morrison-Knudsen construction projects in Afghanistan. They are driving a yellow...
    • Morrison-Knudsen Co.

    • Boise State University; Office buildings;
    • Headquarters for the international heavy construction and engineering company, Morrison-Knudsen. This office building, on the corner of Myrtle and Broadway and was renamed Washington Group building and is now the location of URS.
    • Harry W. Morrison Appreciation Day

    • Boise State University; Business people; Marching bands;
    • Harry W. Morrison, longtime trustee and supporter of Boise Junior College and president/cofounder of Morrison-Knudsen Company (left) receives a letter of appreciation from Gary Brown, president of the Boise Junior College marching band, for his...
    • Governor's Award on the Arts, State Capitol

    • Boise State University; Governors; College administrators; Capitols;
    • Governor's Award on the Arts at the State Capitol. From left to right: Fred Norman director of the Morrison Center, William McMurren president of Morrison-Knudsen Corporation, Velma Morrison, Idaho governor John Evans, Boise State president John...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Foreign visitors; Labor housing;
    • At 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, women are having tea while...
    • Harry W. Morrison Appreciation Day

    • Boise State University; Business people; Marching bands; Engineers; Construction industry;
    • At the headquarters of Morrison-Knudsen Company in Boise, Harry W. Morrison, longtime trustee and supporter of Boise Junior College (far right) is greeted by the BJC marching band on Harry W. Morrison Appreciation Day. John Best (in white standing...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Cakes; Snails
    • At the Afghanistan headquarters of the Morrison-Knudsen Company 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 is a cake made...

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