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...
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.
Irrigation; Canals; International agricultural assistance;
Ted Y. Johnston, M-K: Afghanistan project manager, on top of a concrete culvert, part of the Boghra canal system. Ted Y. Johnston was an American from Fresno, California. He joined M-K in 1946 as a manager of the California highway division. In...
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.
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.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961--Criticism and interpretation; Chandler, William, 1888-1959--Criticism and interpretation; Women and literature--United States--History--20th century; American fiction--California--History and criticism; City and town...