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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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; 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; 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Inspecting a canal

    • Canals; Irrigation; Mosques; International agricultural assistance;
    • An American, presumably from Morrison-Knudsen, inspecting a canal in Afghanistan. Lyman Wilbur did not identify the building in the background, perhaps a mosque. See also photo AFG 039.
    • Inspecting a canal

    • Canals; Irrigation; Mosques; International agricultural assistance;
    • An unidentified American, presumably from Morrison-Knudsen, inspecting a canal. Lyman Wilbur did not indentify the building in the background, perhaps a mosque. See also photo AFG 049.
    • Home at Menzel Bagh

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.

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