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    • CAA War Training Service; navy; Lewiston Normal School
    • Page 44: SPALDING HALL, the dormitory completed in 1924 and converted into a men's hall two years ago, furnishes accommodations for a maximum of sixty-eight men. The rooms are arranged in suites, with two study rooms, a dressing room, and a...
    • 2008-8-077
    • Boise Basin Days

    • Celebrations; Programs; Pioneers; History;
    • Pioneers,O Pioneers! Old Oregon Trail Centennial Celebration, June 12-13-14 1930. The program lists events over three days including a parade, circus, air races, and a dance. A list of early Idaho Pioneers is part of the pamphlet.
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    • 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...
    • Shows Growth of Grass

    • Forest
    • Shows rank growth of pine grass, bunch grass etc. on edge of bed ground used in 1912, Whitehawk Basin
    • Glider

    • Gliders (Aircraft); Aircraft; Airports; Recreation; Flying; Air pilots;
    • A glider sits on the field at Floating Feather Airport. The glider is named "Miss Columbia Basin".
    • Mose Splawn

    • gold; mining, mines; biography; miners; portraits;
    • Last surviving member of the Grimes party which discovered gold in Boise Basin in 1862. This picture was taken in November 1921 at the age of approximately 90 years. Mr. Splawn was within six feet of George Grimes when the latter was mortally...
    • George Grimes' Grave

    • graves; gold (metal); postcards;
    • George Grimes' Grave - Discoverer of gold in Boise basin
    • Hydraulic Mining 1

    • Hydraulic mining; Dredges; Fencing; Lakes & ponds; Mining equipment;
    • Open connected bucketline "Risdon" type dredge operated at Warm Springs near Idaho City, Idaho August 1899. The steam powered dredge was one of the first dredges operated successfully in the Boise Basin.
    • Hydraulic Mining - Boise Basin 1

    • Hydraulic mining; Miners; mining equipment;
    • 8 miners standing in Larry Brogan's claim, Granite Creek as hydraulic equipment washes hillside. Image is out of focus and there are spots and squiggles on the image. One miner is directing the waterflow and the other seven men are looking on...
    • Hydraulic Mining - Murray

    • Hydraulic mining; Miners; Mining equipment;
    • Hydraulic giants at work washing down mountain side with trees, eleven miners.
    • Grippo Loggers Camp & Cookhouse Crew

    • logs; logging; lumber; lumbermen; lumber camps; men; women;\
    • The cookhouse and camp crew for Gippo Loggers pose for a photograph sometime between 1918 and 1920. The Gippo Loggers worked in the Boise Basin.
    • John Maynard

    • men; biographies; portraits
    • Came to Boise Basin in 1862.
    • Gold Hill Mine, Quartzburg, Idaho 1885

    • miners
    • Man in center, vest & white shirt, is John McNish, Emmett pioneer of 1880s. An article in the February 3, 1957 Idaho Statesman indicated the photo was taken at the Gold Hill and Iowa Mine at Quartzburg in 1885. While these men came from all...
    • Miners 1

    • Miners; Mining
    • Man in center, wearing vest, and white shirt, is John McNish. He was an Emmett pioneer of the 1880's. An Idaho Statesman article, dated February 3rd, 1957 states that "the picture was taken at the Gold Hill mine in Quartzburg in 1885. While these...
    • Hydraulic Mining - Boise Basin

    • Miners; Mining equipment; Hydraulic mining; Women; Mountains; Streams
    • Group including 2 women observing miner using gold pan with hydraulic equipment in background.
    • Boise Basin

    • Mining
    • Shows the names and geographic location of Boise Basin mining areas


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