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    • Black Canyon Dam

    • irrigation systems; rivers; dams;
    • The Black Canyon Dam was constructed on the Payette in 1924 not as a storage facility, but to divert water into the Emmett and Black Canyon Canals, which vastly increased the irrigated acreage in Gem County and the Emmett Valley. This photograph...
    • Check Mate Mine, Pearl, Idaho

    • miners; mine buildings
    • Miners outside the mill buildings at the Check Mate Mine near Pearl, Idaho circa 1903. Left to right: 1-5 unknown; 6 Rush Van Horton; 7 Fred Turner; 8-11 unknown; 12 Charlie Charlton; 13 Jim Roarabou
    • Ella Frances Knox Parrish papers

    • The Collection contains a history of Emmett and a list of early Emmett pioneers and founders. Also included is Parrish's correspondence with the Idaho Historical Society and state and national government representatives, and personal momentos.
    • MS47
    • Emmett, Idaho - Buildings (A)

    • Advertising; Advertisements; Storefronts; Stores & shops; Automobile service stations; Gasoline pumps; Sidewalks; Wooden buildings; Architecture; Architectural elements;
    • Emmett, Idaho three businesses, F. M. Lockett Harness, Chas. Holton Repair (service station), and Farmers Feed and Seed Company.
    • Emmett, Idaho - Cherry Festival, Downtown

    • Festivals; Festive decorations; Stores & shops; City & town life; Automobiles; Pickup trucks; People; Street lights; Banners; Advertising
    • Downtown Emmett at Cherry Festival time. The street is packed with traffic and parking is full. Lots of people are shopping on a very busy day.
    • Emmett, Idaho - Lumber Mill

    • Sawmills; Smokestacks; Lumber industry; Wooden buildings; Fences; Water towers;
    • A great view of a lumber mill in Emmett, Idaho.
    • Farm and ranch history collection

    • McIntyre, Charles. --Hunt, Liberty Independence, 1860-1935. --Bentzer, Lorenzo Dow. --Just, Nels Anderson, 1847-1910. --Scott, Sylvester. --Paul, Jesse. --Farm life-Idaho-History-Sources. --Ranch life-Idaho-History-Sources. --Valley County...
    • Reminiscences of farm and ranch life in early Idaho, collected by the Idaho Bicentennial Commission as a local documenation program. Includes descriptions of life in Valley, Owyhee, Power, Lemhi, Bonneville, Bonner, Gem, Elmore and Nez Perce...
    • MS445
    • George Brumm papers

    • Gem Worker. --Pocatello (Idaho)-Newspapers. --Boise (Idaho)-History-Sources. --Pocatello (Idaho)-History-Sources.
    • Correspondence relating to Brumm and his wife, Sarah; household bills and receipts of the Brumm family; correspondence and financial records of John Alden, son-in-law; and miscellaneous papers concerning the Gem Worker, a Pocatello-based labor...
    • MS333
    • Idaho Statesmen Headline, Idaho Statehood

    • Statehood; Newspapers; Newspaper headlines; State seals;
    • This is a picture of the April, Eighteen-Ninety Idaho Statesmen headline celebrating Idaho's becoming the fourty-fourth state in the Union. The title, "The Gem of the Mountains", is over a seal depicting a bald eagle with the banner "Statehood for...
    • Israel B. Cowen Papers

    • Chinese Americans-Idaho-Shoshone County-History-Sources. Mining corporations-Idaho-History-Sources. Mines and mineral resources-Idaho-History-Sources. Strikes and lockouts-Miners-Idaho-Mullen-History-Sources. Strikes and...
    • Personal and business correspondence; and other papers, including material relating to the execution of several Chinese in Shoshone County in 1885 and papers concerning labor disturbances in Mullan and Gem, Idaho.
    • MS115
    • John E. Rees (1868-1928) Papers

    • Sacagawea, 1787-1884. Western state names of Indian origin: Idaho Gem of the Mountains. Shoshoni contribution to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Notes on Old Fort Lemhi. Arapaho massacre told in petroglyphs. Shoshoni Indians-History. Indians of...
    • Correspondence and notes relating to Idaho's Native American history; manuscript copies of "Western State Names of Indian Origin: Idaho Gem of the Mountains," "The Shoshoni Contribution to the Lewis and Clark Expedition," "Notes on Old Fort Lemhi,"...
    • MS21
    • Lincoln Mine, Pearl, Idaho ca. 1909

    • miners; children
    • Lincoln Mine, Pearl, Idaho, ca. 1909. Back row, L-R: 1 Neil Macaskill; 2 Thomas Ryan; 3-4 unknown; 5 Fred Turner, foreman; 6 unknown;7 Charlie Charlton; 8 Big Dan Macaskill; 9 unknown; 10 John Pushman; 11 unknown; 12 George Franklin; 13-14...
    • Orpheum Theatre (Twin Falls, Idaho) records

    • Theaters-Idaho-Twin Falls-History-Sources.
    • Account book (1918-1919); cash books (1920-1921); and general ledgers (1922-1930). These records are for the Orpheum Theater, Rialto Theater, Gem Theater, and the New Orpheum theater, all located in Twin Falls.
    • MS57
    • 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


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