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    • Welcome to Boise

    • Government officials; Government facilities; Government employees; Demography;
    • Special issue of Boise Business. A commemorative booklet on the city of Boise, including descriptions of all city level departments.
    • Watermelon feed

    • Boise State University; Voter registration; Watermelons;
    • Ernie (no last name) hands out free slices of watermelon to students. The event, sponsored by the Associated Students and ARA (Boise State's food service vendor), was to promote voter registration. Students were encouraged to register at a booth...
    • 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,...
    • Social Event

    • Boise State University;
    • Left to right: Genevieve Turnipseed, Lucille Forter, Hattie Gesner, and President Eugene Chaffee relax at a social event at Boise Junior College. Mrs. Turnipseed was director or dormitories, Mrs. Forter was voice teacher, and Miss Gesner managed...
    • Raft Race

    • Boise State University; Rafts; Racing; Fraternities & sororities
    • A large crowd watches two women's teams launching their rafts out of Barber Park on the Boise River. The two rafts are competing in the Tau Kappa Epsilon sponsored Raft Race; part of a week long event called Greek Week.
    • Raft Race

    • Boise State University; Rafts; Racing;
    • The Driscoll Hall raft dodges brush and water balloons as they go under the Broadway bridge on the Boise River. The team is participating in the Raft Race; an annual event at the end of the school year during the late 1960s and 1970s.
    • Raft Race

    • Boise State University; Rafts; Racing; Fraternities & sororities
    • The Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity struggles to launch their large custom made raft out of Barber park on the Boise River. The team is competing in the TKE sponsored Raft Race; part of a week long event called Greek Week.
    • Raft Race

    • Boise State University; Rafts; Fraternities & sororities
    • A group of students throw a friend into the Boise River. This group is participating in the Raft Race, an event during Greek Week at Boise State.
    • President Chaffee and French Consul General

    • Boise State University; Foreign service;
    • Boise Junior College president Eugene B. Chaffee (center) shake hands with Jean de Lagarde, consul general of France at San Francisco, during his goodwill visit to Boise. Between them is Pierre Le Nail, vice-consul, and to the right is Lee...
    • Pouring refreshments

    • Boise State University; Dance parties;
    • Two couples recieve refreshments at a social event at Boise College. Identifed are (left to right) are Kristine Tonning (with cup), Dennis Despain, Donna (last name not recorded) and Doug Cochrane.
    • Pop a Prof

    • Boise State University; Carnival games;
    • A professor is hit in the head with a wet sponge, as part of a fundraising event during a student organization fair at Boise State University.
    • Nell Shipman Point

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Postcard announcing the naming of the point of land near the site of Nell Shipman's Priest Lake, Idaho, movie camp as "Nell Shipman Point." The site is part of the Lionhead Unit of Priest Lake State Park. Lloyd Peters, former member of Nell...
    • Mari Sandoz

    • Sandoz, Mari, 1896-1966--Criticism and interpretation; Women and literature--United States--History--20th century; Frontier and pioneer life in literature; West (U.S.)--Intellectual life; Indians in literature; Nebraska in literature;
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    • March of Dimes

    • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation; Poliomyelitis
    • Senator Jordan holds eight year old Carmen Donesa in his arms during an event for the March of Dimes.

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