View from the rear of the building after a propane gas line leading to a stove caught fire. Firefighters and volunteers search through the wreckage. Six people were killed and fifty injured in the explosion.
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.
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.
The Valkyries float proceeds east on Bannock Street in the 1965 Boise College Homecoming parade. The float is crossing 9th Street. Just in front of them is Sherm Perry Furniture; further down the block is the Hotel Boise (later the Hoff Building).
Boise State University; Parades; Floats (Parades);
The Boise State College Alumni Association's entry into the 1970 Homecoming Parade, the "Spirit of 70". Mannequins in costumes with cannon and Bronco Stadium sign. The float is driving down Idaho street, by the Union Block building.
Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Parades; Fourth of July celebrations; Fire departments--Uniforms;
The Boise Fire Department poses in front of the Central Fire Station on Sixth Street during the holiday parade. Four horse-drawn fire engines stand in the background, while the remaining members of the Boise Fire Department are arrayed in front of...