Western Governors’ Conference; Presidential candidates; Presidential campaigns; Presidents--United States
Western Governors seated at a table with presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower holding a sign that reads "A solid west for Ike". Front row from left to right: Charles H. Russell of Nevada, Len Jordan, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Earl Warren of...
Entries from the diary of Henrietta Wilbur describing the Wilburs' 1956 trip to Afghanistan, starting in Boise and ending in Boise. This is not the 1957 trip documented by photos in this collection; Henrietta Wilbur's 1957 diary (if she kept one)...
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.
Building construction; Log buildings; Trees; Hotels
Two carpenters saw wood in front of Robert W. Limbert's new addition to the Lake Hotel in 1928, which was about halfway completed. The original lake hotel is on the left of the new addition, which Limbert envisioned as a two-story log-cabin style...
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."
Gay rights; Gays; Activists; Political issues; Gays in military service; Military life; Military organizations; Military personnel; Military policy; Supreme Court decisions;
The US Supreme Court allows the Pentagon to implement the 'Don't ask, don't tell' policy for the US armed forces. The current ruling only applies to the sailor who challenged the policy but does set a precedence for the Pentagon to follow.
Boise State University; Fraternities & sororities; Coats; Emblems
The Intercollegiate Knights pose for a group photo with their new club jackets. The photo was on the front page of the student newspaper later that week. The article describes the jackets as blue with an orange emblem.
The Engineering Advisory Board for Boise State University's new College of Engineering. Standing from left: Patrick House, Ray Smelek, Tom Blomstrom, Charles Bergman, Donald Hubble, and Joe Karniewicz. Seated from left: Joseph Canning, Norm Dahm,...
Boise State University; Broncos; Pamphlets; Homecomings
The cover of a 1966 homecoming agenda pamphlet, featuring a Boise College Bronco kicking, or bucking, the Mesa College Mavericks, a rival college mascot. The Homecoming theme for the year was Birth of a New Tradition.