Visiting geology students study rock formations during a stop on the tour from the West Slope Intercollegiate Field Conference. Boise State hosted the conference in 1976, which included a speech by Dr. Terry Maley, geologist for Idaho Department of...
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,...
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.
Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Assistance;
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announces Boise State College was awarded a grant to build a new women students dormitory and student union addition - assisting in the construction of the John Barnes Towers.
Boise State University; Jails; College administrators; Fund raising;
Three men, including Ed Wilkinson and Bob Gibb, of Boise State College are ""locked up,"" as a fund raising event during homecoming. Many Boise State homecoming events were western themed. The cage has several signs, one of which says 'Iron...
Three men pose on the ruins of the ancient hill city of Kala Bist (Qala Bist), where the Helmand and Arghandab rivers meet. The arch in the background is part of the castle structure. A yellow Willys Jeep helps with perspective.
Housing developments; City planning; Urban renewal; Presidential appointments;
The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), George Romney, informs the President he is resigning from the Cabinet due to difficulties he sees in acomplishing his duties in the current political environment.
Boise State University; Cannons; Fraternities & sororities;
The Pi Sigma Sigma fraternity poses for a group picture with a very small cannon. The group is waiting at the Boise train depot along with others from Boise Junior College for the football team from Pasadena City College.
The city of Boise's geographic location and city population traditionally restricted some national chain or franchised stores from opening in the valley. In the mid-1980s, J.J. Dion was asked to sing "an anthem to lure this fashionable shoppers'...