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    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Waiters;
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen headquarters in Afghanistan, 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 waiters pose...
    • 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...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Foreign visitors;
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen headquarters in Afghanistan, 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...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Children; Foreign visitors; Strollers (Baby carriages);
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Ancient ruins

    • Ruins; Arches;
    • A Morrison-Knudsen employee by an buried archway, possibly the ruins of the ancient hill city of Kala Bist (Qala Bist), where the Helmand and Arghandab rivers meet.
    • 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...
    • Mining correspondence

    • Mining; Industry; Chemicals; Environmental policy; Correspondence;
    • Cecil Andrus correspondence and documents concerning chemicals used in mining. U.S. Department of Agriculture- Forest Service Road Use Permit.
    • 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...
    • Sheep in a canal

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Emkay Regional Shopping Center

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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