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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

    • Idaho State Penitentiary
    • "Of all sad words, from tongue or pen, the saddest of all are these:-It might have been"
    • 83-17-1-a
    • 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...
    • The Owyhee War - 1868

    • mining; war; history; Ephemera; governors; Judicial proceedings;
    • "This is thought to be the only complete and accurate account ever written on this particular war. It was written at the request of Governor Ballard by John R. McBride, then Chief Justice of Idaho Territorial Supreme Court. (from court records...
    • ""The Flying Saucer as I Saw It""

    • program; aircraft;
    • A booklet published by Kenneth Arnold. The cover of the booklet is signed by the author. The original owner of the booklet, Ella Knox Parrish, included some articles about UFO sightings in Idaho.
    • Wagon train

    • Carts & wagons; Horses; Horse teams; Horseback riding; Covered wagons;
    • A close up of a covered wagon and the men and horses that make it all work.
    • Brown, William Carey papers

    • Indians of North America-Wars-1866-1895. --Indians of North America-Idaho. --Tukuarika Indians-Wars, 1879.
    • A reprinted Infantry journal of Col. William Carey Brown on the incidents in Aguinaldo's capture (Philippines). It also includes maps and copies of maps of the trails made by U.S. troops in the Sheepeater Campaign, as well as manuscripts written...
    • MS76
    • First Mail Plane

    • men; horses; airplanes; business aircraft;
    • An old fashioned stage coach once used to deliver mail from Spokane to Pasco pulls up at the air terminal in Pasco. The nostalgic appearance of the stage coach helped lend a festive air to the early morning departure of Varney Air Lines first...
    • ITD_06236

    • Austin Bull Pup Roller. The traction balls were removed and it became a roller. Jim Reid's Buick in the background.
    • 1926
    • Camp Elk Butte, S-273, Company 590 - Recreation

    • Recreation; Sports; Tennis courts; Tennis; Forests;
    • Camp Elk Butte. "This is the tennis court we made behind the tents. It is on the side of a good grade, too. September 15, 1934." Company 590.
    • Owyhee Hotel Dome

    • hotels; architecture; domes
    • Ceiling dome in lobby of Owyhee Hotel just before it was removed. Dome was given to Idaho Historical Society.
    • Corner of Ninth and Bannock

    • streets; Dwellings; buildings; livery; corrals
    • Corner of Ninth and Bannock. Building on corner built 1865 by C.W. Morse. He lived here until marriage, in 1872. Then used it as office for his corral and livery stable business.
    • Miner's Candlestick 4

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Candlesticks; Lighting; Puzzles;
    • Folding miner's candlestick - combination-lock - metal - 7 3/4 inches long when fully extended - "Standard Design" with thimble and tab, spike, handle, and hook. Rare excellent workmanship, one of three known locking candlesticks. Next to the...
    • Index of interview with Jean Wilson, 09-22-1999

    • Schools--Idaho--Boise--History. --Boise (Idaho)--History.
    • In her 1999 interview with Troy Reeves, Jean Wilson discusses her time at Boise High School and her life in Boise, Idaho in the 1930s and 1940s. She talks about attending Boise High during World War II and how it affected her life.
    • OH1447
    • Index of interview with Chris Alexander, 08-26-1999

    • Boise (Idaho)--History. --Schools--Idaho--Boise--History.
    • In his 1999 interview with Troy Reeves, Chris Alexander discusses his time at Boise High School and his life in Boise, Idaho in the 1930s and 1940s. He talks about his interest in world events and in World War II and how it affected Boise High...
    • OH1433
    • Index of interview with James "Nat" Adams, 09-30-1999

    • Boise (Idaho)--History. --Schools--Idaho--Boise--History.
    • In his 1999 interview with Troy Reeves, James "Nat" Adams discusses his time at Boise High School and his life in Boise, Idaho in the 1930s and 1940s. He talks about World War II and how it affected Boise High School and also discusses his history...
    • OH1432
    • Index of interview with William and Dortha Anderson, 08-20-1999

    • Boise (Idaho)--History. --Schools--Idaho--Boise.
    • In their 1999 interview with Troy Reeves, Bill and Dortha Anderson discuss their time at Boise High School and their life in Boise, Idaho in the 1930s and 1940s. They talk about World War II and how it affected the kids at Boise High. Bill also...
    • OH1435
    • Historical Markers - Goddin's River

    • markers; signs; explorers; fur;
    • Known as Goddin's River in the days of the fur trade. This stream originally was named for the trapper who discovered it. Thery Goddin, a prominent Iroquois who explored this river in 1819 or 1820, had come here with Donald Mackenzie's fur hunters...
    • Salmon River Bridge to Owsley Bridge, State aid 9 D

    • Road Construction; Construction Equipment;
    • Length & 5.1 miles. This was the first oil mix project constructed in Idaho. First section of 2110 feet being reworked in 1928 to correct distorted surface due to a seepy condition of the subgrade upon which it was laid. Note compaction and...
    • P1992-44-29


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