This photograph captures the Bruneau River from the bottom of the canyon. First found and named "Le Canyon de Brun" (Canyon of Brown) by French Canadian fur trappers, the Bruneau Canyon was publicized by Robert Limbert in numerous publications,...
View of Bruneau Canyon from the opposite side of the Bruneau River. Robert W. Limbert and H.C. Wiggs of Omaha explored the Bruneau Valley in 1921 and later publicized their travels in publications and newspapers.
City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Shopping centers;
Letters to and from Senator Len Jordan regarding the City of Boise city council, chamber of commerce, application for funding of an urban renewal project. The project seemed to be approved but no funds were available for the project in 1969.
A Comprehensive General Plan for guiding the future growth and development of Boise City. It is submitted after almost two years of study by a Planning Commission and Zoning Commission working in cooperation with other public officials and with the...
Fire engines; Fire prevention; Boise State University;
A Boise Fire Department fire pumper sits on the track at Bronco Stadium during half time of the Boise Junior College and Oakland Junior College football game as a part of Fire Prevention Week activities.
Fire extinction; Fire hose; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Department stores;
Thick smoke billows from the roof of the Sonna Building in downtown Boise. Fire fighters send three streams of water from hoses on the street in through the windows above the J.C. Penney Building. Hoses line the 900 block of Main Street.
Fire extinction; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Department stores;
An aerial view of the Sonna Building fire. Smoke pours from the top of the building. Crowds of people gather at the corners of 9th and Main (below the fire) and 10th and Main (above the fire). A stream of water from a fire hose shoots across Main...