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    • The Thunder Mountain Story

    • Mining; Historic sites; History;
    • Booklet describing the history of the Thunder Mountain gold rush in Valley County in central Idaho around 1900. The booklet contains numerous historic photographs.
    • Chinese placer miners at work

    • Mining equipment; Miners; Gold miners; Clothing & dress;
    • Unidentified miners working at the Royal Placer at Rocky Bar, Elmore County, Idaho. The picture shows gold panning in progress. Note the variety of hats and clothing worn by the men. Circa 1900.
    • Miners, Silver City, Idaho

    • Miners; Mining camps
    • Trade Dollar Mine at Dewey in Owyhee County, Idaho. Crews from both the day and night shifts are outside the Blaine Tunnel. Photo taken May 1900. "Big Bill Haywood" in front row, fourth from right. Elisha Lewis of Silver City and Boise identifies...
    • Vermont & Idaho Mining & Milling Company

    • Mining; Business & finance;
    • Undated prospectus for sale of stock in the Vermont and Idaho Mining & Milling Company circa early 1900's for gold mines in the Hailey, Idaho area.
    • Twin Springs Mines

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Water supply; Water use; Pipes (Conduits);
    • Siphon tube over the Boise River ca. 1900. Near Twin Springs. The tube carried water that was used for placer mining at Twin Springs.
    • Harrington, J. A., papers

    • Day, John, d. 1820?. --Frontier and pioneer life-West (U.S.) --Massacres-Idaho-Birch Creek. --Rodeos-Idaho-History. --West (U.S.)-History. --Alaska-Gold discoveries-History.
    • Scrapbooks, correspondence, and photographs relating to Harrington's travels and interest in frontier history. Subjects include the Alaska gold rush of the 1898; the Birch Creek massacre in Idaho in 1877; John Day (1741-1820), trapper for the...
    • MS149
    • Blue Jacket Mine, Seven Devils Mining district

    • Mining; Miners
    • Two men hand sorting ore at the Blue Jacket Mine in the Seven Devils Mining District in Adams County. around 1900. Miners sorted ore prior to sending it to a mill for processing. This ensured only the higher grade material was milled.
    • De Lamar Mine, Owyhee, Mines

    • Mining; Mine buildings
    • Mill Building at the De Lamar Mine on Jordan Creek near Silver City, Idaho circa 1900. Note the barren hills as much of the timber in the area was removed to fuel the mill and for use as support in the underground working.
    • Black Jack Mine, Owyhee, Mines

    • Mining; Mine buildings
    • Mine and mill buildings and a number of waste dumps at the Black Jack Mine on Florida Mountain in Owyhee County near Silver City, Idaho circa 1900. Note the snowshed covering the tracks leading from the mine to the mill in the middle of the photo.
    • Dredges, Mining Machinery, Boise Basin

    • Dredges; Dredging; Mining; Gold dredging; Gold mining; Wooden buildings; Mud ; Mining equipment;
    • Close connected bucketline dredge owned and operated by the Bed Rock Dredging Company near Placerville, Idaho in 1898-1899. The dredge was named the H W Lippencott after the company president Howard Lippencott. The Bed Rock Dredging Company was a...
    • Orofino, Idaho - Diners and Dining

    • Dining tables; Dinner parties; Eating & drinking; Clothing & dress;Children;Women; Wooden buildings; Butcher shops; Halls;
    • Citizens at a lawn social taken in Horace Noble's yard in 1900. Six-year-old Vallie (Noble) with her doll and buggy. Wall on left is the Noble Hotel Annex. Two-story building is Moody Hall. The smaller building is the Schneider Butcher Shop. A list...
    • 2742
    • Star School 1

    • schools; schoolhouses; group portraits; students; teachers
    • Star School, 1900. Ella Breshears Reed, teacher, later Supit. of Schools, Gem County. Left to right, 1st row: Wallace McDowell, Bert Niccolls, Fred Fouch, Hugh Fouch, Walter Graham, Unidentified . 2nd row: Ed McDowell, Jim Niccolls, Walter...
    • Freight & Freightage, De Lamar, Idaho

    • Shipping; Carts & wagons; Mules; Muleteers; Mining equipment; Mining camps; Wooden buildings; Horses; Horseback riding;
    • Mule-drawn wagon train in the lower part of the town of De Lamar, on Jordan Creek, Owyhee County, Idaho. On ground, Eddie Morgan, nampa. on horseback, Bob Grant, father of donor. Copied from photo loaned by Earl Grant, Boise.
    • Nez Perce Indians

    • Nez Percé; Native American; men; women;
    • Nez Perce at meal time. Rare inside photo.


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