Shoup, George Laird, 1836-1904. --General stores-Idaho-Salmon-History-Sources. --Indians of North America-Wars-1862-1865. --Massacres-Idaho-Birch Creek. --Frontier and pioneer life-Idaho. --Idaho-Politics and government-History-Sources.
A miscellaneous assortment of material from Shoup's varied career as Idaho territorial legislator, territorial and later state governor, and U.S. senator. Included is a copy of a diary kept during Shoup's military campaigns in Colorado, New Mexico...
Statehood; Newspapers; Newspaper headlines; State seals;
This is a picture of the April, 1890 Idaho Statesmen headline celebrating Idaho's becoming the 44th state in the Union. The title, "The Gem of the Mountains", is over a seal depicting a bald eagle with the banner "Statehood for Idaho".