Founded late in the fall before the big rush to Thunder Mountain in the beginning of 1902, Roosevelt soon became the leading camp in the new mining district. Thousands of men, having heard that Thunder Mountain was destined to be the biggest gold...
James Stewart and Alice Fletcher set up camp at Cold Spring. The camping gear is spread on the ground next to the tent. The wagon, horses, and James are on the left. Alice stands next to the tent. The forest fills the back ground.
Hydraulic placer mining on the Boise River near Twin Springs in Elmore County, Idaho. Photo shows a miner operating a hydraulic giant on a hillside while another miner is inspecting the runoff in the ground sluice below.
Women-Idaho-Boise-Societies and clubs. Civic improvement-Idaho-Boise-History-Sources. Southside Improvement Club.
Organizational records and minutes (1904-1969), of this civic betterment club, orginally organized as a South Boise Association. Also includes annual meeting programs and some correspondence, financial records, and memorabilia.