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    • Boise Basin Quilters' Quilt Inventory

    • quilts
    • The Collection includes a history sheet (or sheets) for each quilt along with an image of the quilt. There are also three boxes of slides that feature several photographs of each quilt.
    • MS833
    • Silver City, Idaho Pioneers

    • Frontier & pioneer life; Mining camps; City & town life; Pioneers;
    • (l to r): Standing: Mrs. Sadie Dewey; Mrs. Fehrensen's sister; Mrs. Robert Leonard; Mrs. Simon Harris; Miss Lill Hallaway; Mrs. Fred Fehrensen; Mrs. Oro Nichols; Mrs. Gombrig; Mrs. Fehrensen's sister (2); Mrs Sally Feurer; Mrs. Joseph Hutchinson....
    • Celebrations, De Lamar, Idaho

    • Celebrations; Mining; Mining camps; Miners; Westward movement; Women; Wooden buildings; City & town life; Streets;
    • 100-yard foot race on main street in De Lamar, Idaho. Bunkhouse on right. Townspeople line the both sides of the street. Wooden buildings and sidewalks are clearly shown. The track is marked by white lines in the left forground.
    • Holidays De Lamar, Idaho

    • Women; Mining camps; Woodcutting; Festivals; Fourth of July celebrations;
    • 4th of July celebration, bucksaw contest, note woman sawing. American flags displayed in background on buildings.
    • Social Life and Customs, Silver City, Idaho

    • Activities; Clothing & dress; Balls (Parties); Dresses; Women; Millinery;
    • "All dead tired the day after the ball." Standing, l. to R.: Mrs. Mary Noble, Mrs. Anna Sonna Smalley (?). Seated, l. to R.: Maude Horrie Northrop, Mrs. Purington, Mrs. M. Horrie Lyon. On floor: Harriet F. Harris.
    • Hydraulic Mining - Elk City

    • Hydraulic mining; Mining Equipment; Erosion
    • "Buffalo Pit" hydraulic placer mining operation near Elk City, Idaho
    • Mine interior, Idaho

    • Mining; Miners; Headframes (Mining); Shovels; Mining equipment; Tunnels; Mineral deposits; Measuring;
    • "Compton I. White, Gen. Mgr., John Sharpe, (?)easer, Ivor Anderson; measuring new strike in the stope. 7' 10" as compared with engineer Rush J. White's estimate of 6 inches." Two miners stretching a measuring tape across the rock face as another...
    • Mining Machinery 3

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Tunnels; Mine railroad cars; Railroad rails; Railroad locomotives;
    • "Mancha" battery powered motor pulling ore cars underground at the Bunker Hill Mine.
    • Pierce Idaho Courthouse

    • courthouses; jails; buildings; towns
    • "Old jail in Pierce city. First jail built in Idaho. All the logs for this building were hauled on hand sleds one winter in the early [eighteen] sixties. In this picture it is seen as a Residence but the hold from one of the cells can bee seen in...
    • Pioneers, Silver City, Idaho 2

    • Pioneers; Children; Children's clothing & dress; Mining camps;
    • "The Children"- four young children, July 1895. The children and a dog are sitting on a rock pile.
    • Perrine, I. B.

    • biography; portraits;
    • A Dream that Came True. Hon. I. E. Perrine (1861-1943) Empire Builder. Father of the Twin Falls Tract, by whose effort & vision the waters of the mighty Snake River were lifted & the desert made to blossom like a rose. Mrs. I.B. Perrine dedicated...
    • Gold Miner's Daughters, The Education Of : 1930 - 1943

    • mining; education; families; gold; history; livestock; country life; dogs;
    • A first person account of two daughters being raised in Idaho City from 1930 - 1943. They moved to Spanish Creek area in 1934 and wintered in Caldwell. The father was a gold miner. Describes his activities sluicing and panning gold. Describes their...
    • Pioneers, Thunder Mountain

    • Pioneers; Frontier & pioneer life; Women; Wooden buildings; Clothing & dress; Dogs; Men;
    • A group of Idaho pioneer men and women posed for posterity outside a cabin. A fine selection of men and womens fashions and accessories are represented.
    • GAR Funeral

    • funerals; funeral decorations; military personnel;
    • A photograph for an unidentified member of the Grand Army of the Republic. Many former soldiers moved to the western territories after the Civil War.
    • Zephyr Mine Claim

    • mines; mining; views;
    • A photograph of the Zephyr claim on Cottonwood Creek (looking westerly).
    • Native American Symbol Postcard

    • Native American; postcards; signs; symbols; symbol signs;
    • A postcard featuring many Native American symbols with their corresponding meaning.


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