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    • Women in "Indian Cave"

    • Women;
    • Margaret Limbert (far right) stands in a line with three unidentified women wearing long skirts. They are standing inside what Robert W. Limbert named "Indian Cave," which was located 18 miles northwest of Boise.
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock;
    • An example of the "Blue Dragon Lava Flow" that explorer Robert W. Limbert wrote about in his National Geographic article. "This remarkable flow is well named. Its surface is netted and veined with small cracks like scales of a prehistoric monster,...
    • Boise Idaho

    • Travel; Commerce; Demography; Agriculture
    • Boise Commercial Club advertisement for commerce in Boise. This 64 page booklet describes the city's desirable attributes for potential business and residential ventures.
    • Boise what where when

    • Telephone directories; Demography;
    • An informative booklet for citizens of Boise, Idaho and surrounding areas. The booklet was intended to assist individuals connect with services available to them.
    • Nell Shipman clipping

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Clipping from the Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch newspaper (Norfolk, Virginia), with a photo of Nell Shipman, reporting on her plans to produce films in the Norfolk area. It is annotated in red pencil with the date 1/9/48. None of the films named in the...
    • 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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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Boise Fire Station No. 2

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Firehouse dogs; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Photograph of Boise Fire Station #2 in Boise's North End neighborhood, including the horse team the "Nasty Blacks" named Bird and King. On the carriage seat are Doc Roach and Captain James Lindsay. Standing on the engine is Hoseman Bill Cates,...
    • 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,...
    • 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...

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