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    • Block 3 Development Proposal

    • City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Stores & shops; Shopping centers;
    • Plans for The Janss Corporation to construct a new single story retail building upon the site fronting 8th Street between Idaho and Main Streets (commonly known as Block Three Retail).
    • Montgomery Ward Fire

    • Department stores; Fires;
    • Exterior of the Montgomery Ward building, taken the day after the fire. Smoke and fire damage is visible and the sidewalk has been blocked directly in front of the building.
    • Montgomery Ward Fire

    • Department stores; Fires; Rubble;
    • Oriented from the front to the rear of the store, this picture was taken of the interior of the Montgomery Ward store the day after the fire. The interior has been destroyed, with only the steel girders remaining standing.
    • Sprouse-Rietz Variety Store Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores;
    • A fireman stands on top of a ladder with the fire hose shooting water onto the fire in the store. Smoke billows from above the store and billboard sign for Lucky Lager. Other firemen and people stand around the exterior of the building watching.
    • Sprouse-Rietz Variety Store Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Smoke pours out of the front door and windows of the Sprouse-Reitz Variety Store. Two ladders are propped up against the store front. Two fire fighters spray water from a hose directly into the store, while two fire fighters walk on the sidewalk...
    • Sonna Building Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fire hose; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Department stores;
    • Thick smoke billows from the roof of the Sonna Building in downtown Boise. Fire fighters send three streams of water from hoses on the street in through the windows above the J.C. Penney Building. Hoses line the 900 block of Main Street.
    • Avenue Market Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fires; Flame; Smoke; Stores, Retail;
    • Flames and smoke billow upwards from the building while the Avenue Market sign hangs on its side. Water streams shoot towards the fire from the bottom right of the photograph. The Avenue Market was located on Warm Springs Avenue near the old Idaho...
    • Sonna Building Fire

    • Fire extinction; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Department stores;
    • An aerial view of the Sonna Building fire. Smoke pours from the top of the building. Crowds of people gather at the corners of 9th and Main (below the fire) and 10th and Main (above the fire). A stream of water from a fire hose shoots across Main...
    • Foster Furniture Fire

    • Fire fighters; Smoke; Flame; Fire extinction; Stores, Retail; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A view of the Foster Furniture Fire, taken from the rear of the building. A fire fighter stands next to a barrel of fire and smoke. A crowd of people stand on the right side of the photograph and at the end of the alley.
    • Fire Prevention Week Demonstration

    • Fire prevention--Fire drills; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Department stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A roof escape demonstration takes place at the C. C. Anderson Department Store during Fire Prevention Week. Al Klein is pictured sliding down the canvas escape shoot, while a small crowd of women observe from the second floor of the store. Three...
    • Fire Prevention Week Demonstration

    • Fire prevention--Fire drills; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Department stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Firefighter Vern Compton is shown jumping from the C. C. Anderson department store building as part of a Fire Prevention Week demonstration. Six fire fighters wait below with a safety net to catch him, while a crowd watches the demonstration.
    • Sonna Building Fire

    • Fires; Hotels; Rubble; Department stores;
    • Looking north, the destruction looms from the Sonna Department Building fire. The sign from "Hotel Boise" stands above the pit, with the foothills in the background.
    • Boise Ice & Produce Company Fire

    • Fires; Smoke; Crowds; Stores, Retail;
    • Caption on back of postcard: "This is a picture of the fire where Captain Fred Lindsay was killed. He got his back broke but died a year after. The place marked with an "x"is what fell on him. I worked for that Captain for five years, he was a...
    • 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.

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