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    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Grains
    • View from the intersection of the Idaho Grain Exhibit and the Shoshone Falls Model in the Palace of Agriculture building. The exhibit was designed and built by Robert W. Limbert.
    • Public land right-a-ways (I)

    • Legislation; Land use; Conservation of natural resources; Public opinion; Roads;
    • Various responses to H.R. 1603, a bill to authorize appropriations for programs, functions, and activities of the Bureau of Land Management for fiscal years 1994 to 1997; to improve the management of the public lands; and for other purposes. These...
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Waterfalls; Potatoes;
    • Unknown person standing next to the model of Shoshone Falls. The sign above the Shoshone Falls model reads: "212 ft. high, 47 ft. higher than Niagara Falls, One of the scenic wonders of the northwest / In the heart of a million acres of irrigated...
    • Unknown Places_Display

    • Promotional materials; Publicity photographs; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Tourism
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company published this promotional booklet to promote tourism and the railroad in Idaho, written and illustrated by Robert Limbert. The booklet is filled with photographs taken by Limbert while exploring Craters of the Moon,...
    • Boise River Green Belt Acquisition

    • Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal;
    • U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation Project Proposal - Acquisition application by the City of Boise to acquire approximatley 325 acres of land adjoing Boise River on both sides, for the purpose of creating a green belt.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Scaffolding
    • The scaffolding behind the Idaho Exhibit in the Palace of Agriculture. This is the same framework behind the Limbert's papier-m�ch� models of Arrowrock Dam and Shoshone Falls, which measured 93 feet long, 25 feet wide, and 26 feet high.
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Waterfalls;
    • Robert W. Limbert stands next to his model of Shoshone Falls. The model consisted of actual water flowing over the falls. In the foreground lies a relief map of Idaho with a sign that reads, "See America First. Begin with Idaho."
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Arches; Exhibitions;
    • Robert W. Limbert created the Idaho exhibit archway in the Palace of Agriculture, with the model of Arrowrock Dam in the bottom right corner. The arch contains painted illustrations of farming scenes.
    • Inventory of Riparian Habitats

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    • Research conducted by personnel from the Cooperative Wildlife Research Units of Univ. of Idaho & Oregon State Univ., and the College of Forest Resources, Univ. of Washington for the Wildlife Working Group, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
    • Boise Train Depot

    • Boise State University; Railroad stations;
    • Opened in 1925, the Boise Train Depot was built by Union Pacific Railroad. It sits at the top of the Boise bench, where Capitol boulevard turns into Vista avenue.
    • Wilderness -- wild and scenic rivers

    • Rivers; Conservation of natural resources; Environmental policy; Land use; National parks & reserves;
    • Multiple documents regarding the proposal (and subsequent evaluations) that St. Joe River became part of the national wild and scenic river system.
    • Salmon River Preservation Bill

    • National parks & reserves; Forests; Correspondence; Salmon; Dam construction;
    • Letters to and from Frank Church regarding views on the Salmon River Preservation Bill; Along with a tabulation by counties of responses towards the Salmon River Preservation Bill and the Study on Sawtooth National Park.
    • Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP)

    • Correspondence; National parks & reserves; Environmental policy; Recreation; Fires; Lumber; Grazing; Salmon; Conservation of natural resources;
    • Letters regarding input on Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) relating to commercial activities within the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness; also mentions the Sawtooth National Forest and Hell's Canyon

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