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    • 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,...
    • Proclamation

    • Proclamations; National monuments;
    • A copy of the proclamation by President Calvin Coolidge creating the Craters of the Moon National Monument. The proclamation includes a map of the boundaries, approximately 39 square miles near Arco, Idaho. The rubber-stamped signature on the...
    • TakeATrip

    • Advertisements;
    • Four page pamphlet showcasing Robert W. Limbert's illustrated lecture on his explorations of Craters of the Moon before it was named a national monument. It also advertises for "God's Out of Doors" panorama exhibit in Boise, which included colored...
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock; Explorers; Cameras; Rifles; Canteens (Beverage containers); Backpacking
    • Three men from the expedition rest while traveling over the volcanic ground. Ad Santel (left) holds a camera while one man drinks from a canteen and another holds a rifle.
    • Exploring Craters of the Moon

    • Volcanic rock; Horses;
    • A line of pack horses make a half circle as they cross the volcanic soil of the Craters of the Moon area. The horses are barely distinguishable from the rocks on the right side of the photo, about a quarter of the way down from the top.
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock;
    • The lack of roads across uneven volcanic ground made this expedition into Craters of the Moon dangerous and tiring for both the men and animals involved.
    • Lost Sheep

    • Sheep; Volcanic rock;
    • Caption from one of Robert Limbert's scrapbooks: "One morning we sighted a band of sheep which had got lost and true to a homing instinct had endeavored to get back to their home range on the shortest possible route. The result was they were in...
    • Craters of Moon

    • Posters; National monuments;
    • Flyer designed by Robert W. Limbert inviting people to visit the new national monument, established by U.S. President Calvin Coolidge to "preserve the unusual and weird volcanic formations."
    • Cinder Butte Region Map

    • Maps;
    • Robert W. Limbert's hand-drawn map of the Cinder Butte Region located near Arco, Idaho. The map includes drawings of wagon roads, horse trails, routes traveled by Limbert, camps, volcanic craters, and a scale.
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock; Rifles;
    • An unidentified man crouches down to explore the ripples of the lava fields. He holds a shotgun in his right hand while touching the ripples with his other hand.

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