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    • Western Governors' Conference

    • 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...
    • Taxidermy Shop Exterior

    • Stores & shops; Taxidermy
    • Robert W. Limbert (far left) and three unidentified men stand next to a prepared moose head. The men stand outside of Limbert's first taxidermy shop in Boise, 123 S. 11th Street, which he opened with Ernest C. Eckert in 1915. Other prepared...
    • Smeed Livery Fire

    • Smoke; Fires; Flame; Horses--Housing;
    • A photograph of the Smeed Livery fire at night. The barn is filled with flames and smoke. Handwriting on the front of the photograph reads "Copyright 1913 G. E. Russell." The El-Korah Temple (Shriners) was later built on the site.
    • Motorcycle Police Badge

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Police; Badges;
    • Police badge worn by Doc Roach when he was in the Boise Police Department, the only motorcycle officer. The badge has an eagle on the top and a star in the middle. The wording around the star reads "2 Special 2 Police Boise-Idaho." The badge is...
    • Boise Engine Company No. 2

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire stations; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A picture of Boise Fire Department Engine Company Number 2 in front of their new station built in 1912. Book caption: "In 1912 Engine Company Number 2 was established to help protect the warehouse and business districts. It was located at 16th...
    • Miss Sparky and Doc Roach

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Uniforms; Girls;
    • Doc Roach stands with the winner of the 1957 Miss Sparky competition, Sarah Jane Benson, who is sitting on the front bumper of a fire engine. The Miss Sparky competition was held as a part of Fire Prevention Week activities. A fire prevention...
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Boise State University; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Firehouse dogs; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A fire engine visits the Boise Junior College football game against Oakland Junior College as part of Fire Prevention Week. Pictured on the field at Bronco Stadium in front of the fire engine are, from left to right, Lieutenant Ken Hammond, Miss...
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Waterfalls; Potatoes;
    • Unknown person standing next to the model of Shoshone Falls. The sign above the Shoshone Falls model reads: "212 ft. high, 47 ft. higher than Niagara Falls, One of the scenic wonders of the northwest / In the heart of a million acres of irrigated...
    • Panama Pacific International Exposition

    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); Exhibitions; Waterfalls;
    • Robert W. Limbert stands next to his model of Shoshone Falls. The model consisted of actual water flowing over the falls. In the foreground lies a relief map of Idaho with a sign that reads, "See America First. Begin with Idaho."
    • Public land right-a-ways (I)

    • Legislation; Land use; Conservation of natural resources; Public opinion; Roads;
    • Various responses to H.R. 1603, a bill to authorize appropriations for programs, functions, and activities of the Bureau of Land Management for fiscal years 1994 to 1997; to improve the management of the public lands; and for other purposes. These...

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