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    • Tom Trusky

    • Trusky, Tom; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Tom Trusky (1944-2009), professor of English at Boise State University, examines a reel of film in his campus office, surrounded by Nell Shipman memorabilia. Trusky first became intrigued with the filmmaker in the early 1980s when he learned she...
    • The Grub-Stake

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman on the way to publicity appearances for her film, "The Grub-Stake." Her sled dogs Tex and Lady are in the background; the man with her is not identified. Shipman described the scene in her autobiography, "The Silent Screen & My...
    • Coolin, Idaho

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman and her sled dogs Tex and Lady at Coolin, Idaho, the town closest to her movie camp, Lionhead Lodge, on the shores of Priest Lake, Idaho. The two-horse team, hitched to a wagon with runners, was to take Nell and her dogs to the...
    • The Silent Screen & My Talking Heart

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Cover illustration on Nell Shipman's autobiography, "The Silent Screen & My Talking Heart," published posthumously by Boise State University in 1987, with second and third editions in 1988 and 2001. Shipman wrote the autobiography in the late...
    • Lionhead Lodge

    • Peters, Lloyd, 1902-;
    • Cover illustration of "Lionhead Lodge," Lloyd Peters' memoir of his experiences as part of Nell Shipman's company in Spokane, Washington, and at her movie camp, Lionhead Lodge, at Priest Lake, Idaho, 1922-1924. The book was first published in...
    • Excerpt of Home Below Hell's Canyon by Grace Jordan

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    • Chapter three of an autobiography by Grace Jordan, spouse of Idaho Senator Len B. Jordan. In this chapter Grace describes her home and later her reaction upon hearing of her father's death which reflects on harsh environment and remoteness of their...
    • Laddie

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    • Barry Shipman's collie Laddie, presented to him as an Easter present. Laddie had a small part with Nell Shipman in the lost Vitagraph film, "The Wild Strain" (1917) and accompanied the Shipmans to Spokane and Priest River, Idaho, where he lost his...
    • The Girl From God's Country

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    • A pack train carrying supplies into the mountains for the filming of Nell Shipman's film, "The Girl From God's Country" in the Kings River canyon, California. Co-director Bert Van Tuyle wrote this caption: "Miss Shipman and her company enroute to...

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