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    • Warren McCain

    • Boise State University; Philanthropists; Business people
    • A portrait of Warren McCain, a native of Payette, Idaho, who served as chief executive officer of the Idaho-based Albertsons grocery chain from 1976 to 1991. Warren E. and Bernie McCain established the McCain endowment for the library at Boise...
    • 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.
    • Redfish Pamphlet

    • Promotional materials; Publicity photographs; Mountains; Lakes & ponds;
    • Authored by Robert Limbert, this sixteen page promotional brochure describes Redfish Lake Lodge as the ideal place for sportsmen, hunters, horseback riders, naturalists, and anyone who wants to partake in all the back country has to offer. Includes...
    • 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.
    • South Vietnam

    • Church, Bethine C.; Church, Frank;
    • Frank and Bethine Church with several other Americans with a group of children, possibly in South Vietnam. One native man on the left is shouldering a rifle.
    • Shrine Lunch Club Ticket

    • Tickets; Nature; Public speaking;
    • Robert W. Limbert was a popular entertainer and lecturer that performed at many clubs during the 1920s, including the Shrine Club. This ticket emphasized Limbert's experience as a naturalist.
    • Lost Valley Tepee

    • Tipis; Indigenous peoples;
    • Spokane Scientist Elsie Hanft (left) kneels in front of a white tepee while a Native American woman and a young girl sit around it, photograph taken during an expedition to Lost Valley, near Craters of the Moon.
    • Nordstroms

    • Shopping centers; Shopping;
    • 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'...
    • Mall Songs

    • Shopping centers;
    • The process of building a mall became a popular topic in Boise in the mid-1980's. To commemorate the first day of construction of the Boise Town Square Mall, the KIVS-FM radio station requested J.J. Dion write and sing parody songs about the mall....
    • Downtown

    • Shopping centers; Urban renewal;
    • This song was written to entice people to shop and visit downtown Boise. The song highlights new construction and improved safety. Dion wrote and preformed many songs like this on a cassette tape titled "Idaho Zone."
    • 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.
    • 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,...

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