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    • 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,...
    • Boise River Green Belt Acquisition

    • 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.
    • Craters of the Moon, Bridge of Tears

    • Rock formations;
    • This formation was named by W.L. Cole and Robert W. Limbert on their 1920 expedition into the region. The bridge was named by Limbert and Cole in 1920 after a man on the trip hit his head on the underside of the bridge hard enough to bring tears to...
    • King of Hearts

    • Boise State University; Dance parties;
    • The Valentines Day themed dance at Boise Junior college included a competition called King of Hearts. The female student body would vote for one of these seven men to be crowned "the King of Hearts". This photo was published in the student...
    • Pettit Lake

    • Mountains; Lakes & ponds; Trees;
    • The Sawtooth Mountains are reflected in the water of Pettit Lake (named by Robert W. Limbert and historically known as Petit Lake). Pettit Lake sits at an altitude of 6,996 feet.
    • Grand Mogul (Great Mogul)

    • Mountains; Trees;
    • The Great Mogul (now known as Grand Mogul), a 9,733 foot peak at the south end of Redfish Lake. Named by Robert W. Limbert, he described the peak as "a great white granite dome which rears its head a few miles above the upper end of Big Redfish...
    • College Cast to Present Prize Comedy Saturday

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College; Theatrical productions;
    • The curtain will rise Saturday night and play-loving Boiseans will settle back in their seats to watch one of the outstanding dramatic productions of the year—“The Late Christopher Bean”—a Pulitzer prize as the best play on Broadway in New York...
    • Craters of the Moon, Bridge of Tears

    • Rock formations; Explorers
    • The 1921 expedition members pose for a photograph in front of a natural bridge. The bridge was named by Robert W. Limbert and W. L. Cole in 1920 after a man on the trip hit his head on the underside of the bridge hard enough to bring tears to his...
    • Dorm life

    • Boise State University; Relay racing;
    • Students compete in a relay race involving cardboard boxes at Boise State University. The competition was named after a popular television game show of the time, "Anything Goes."
    • Junior Committees Chosen for Ball

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College; Dance parties;
    • Some two hundred Boise students were named Monday on the committee for the students’ President’s birthday ball to be held Saturday evening, January 29, in the Crystal ballroom of Hotel Boise. Bertram Varian, the general chairman, and Eleanor Burns,...
    • Social Committee Named by Chairman

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College; Social life; Dance parties;
    • Social committee members for the 1938-39 school year at Boise Junior college was announced Friday afternoon by Margaret Rosenheim, social chairman.Five freshmen, June Barker, Helen Marr Archiebald, Stanley Jones, Kenneth Coleman and James...
    • Engineers at Jr. College

    • Engineers; Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • Sixty-nine students have taken a straight engineering course at Boise Junior college during the two years since: that department I was established. This large group of students, each year, represents 20 per cent of the entire student body at the...
    • Idaho's Natural Bridge

    • Rock formations;
    • Robert W. Limbert's article, "Idaho's Natural Bridge Revealed to the World," described the natural wonder which he named "Bridge of the Moon." The caption in the article reads, "this wonderful rock formation spanning an abrupt canyon in central...
    • Exploration tools

    • Compasses; Scientific equipment;
    • Robert W. Limbert used this pocket sextant thermometer-barometer-compass for his explorations into what was later named the Craters of the Moon National Monument.
    • Ex-BJC Student Named Chemist for Du Pont

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • Richard C. Thomas, a 1948 graduate of Boise Junior College, has been named research chemist at the Jackson laboratories of the DuPont company in Delaware, company officials announced Monday. Thomas, son of Mrs. R.C. Thomas of Boise, received his...
    • Inventory of Riparian Habitats

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    • Research conducted by personnel from the Cooperative Wildlife Research Units of Univ. of Idaho & Oregon State Univ., and the College of Forest Resources, Univ. of Washington for the Wildlife Working Group, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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