Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:

Narrow your search by:

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: gold
(95 results)

Display: 20

    • 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
    • Streets, Grangeville

    • horses; stagecoaches; luggage; men; women;
    • "California Prospectors" off for the Thunder Mountain gold fields. The miners' horses are packed with supplies; a woman is riding sidesaddle.
    • Chinese

    • Chinese; rivers; mining; miners; mining equipment; gold;
    • A Chinese miner is using a rocker to recover gold on Horseshoe Bend near Freedom (Slate Creek), Idaho County.
    • Exhibit - Gold Degrees Of Fineness

    • Assaying; Assayers; Gold; Exhibitions; Display cards;
    • A display card featuring samples of gold at different degrees of fineness. The board was created by A. L. Simondi, assayer, Silver City, Idaho. The board was for R. F. Johnson, Esq., with compliments of the Donor.
    • MS48Box53Hawley
    • Gold Miner's Daughters, The Education Of : 1930 - 1943

    • mining; education; families; gold; history; livestock; country life; dogs;
    • A first person account of two daughters being raised in Idaho City from 1930 - 1943. They moved to Spanish Creek area in 1934 and wintered in Caldwell. The father was a gold miner. Describes his activities sluicing and panning gold. Describes their...
    • Idaho City- Miners

    • Miners; Gold mining; Gold mining equipment;
    • A miner demonstrates gold panning.
    • Idaho City (A)

    • Miners; Mining equipment; Mining camps;
    • A miner demonstrating gold panning at Idaho City, Idaho. The miners main equipment including a pick, shovel, and gold pan are in this view.
    • Bird's-eye view of the Spofford Gold Mining Co's property.

    • Mining
    • A rich beauty spot in the Boise Mountains consisting of 24 mining claims with a total area of 470 acres-located 8 miles east of Boise, Idaho. Includes names of officers. Shows location of claims, geographical features such as creeks, mountains,...
    • St. Maries, Idaho - Views

    • sawmills; machinery; machines; lumber; logs; mines; mining; mine buildings;
    • A-Grant Lumber Co; B-Interior of St. Maries Drug store; C-Cedar Creek Placer Mining Co. panning gold; D-St. Maries street view; E-Kootenai Co. State Bank and Pearson Mercantile Co. street view.
    • Warren, Mines

    • Dredges; Dredging; Gold dredging; Gold mining; Gold mining equipment; Ore industry;
    • Aerial view taken in 1936 by the National Geographic Salmon River Expedition showing ground being dredged in Warren Meadow. Note the dredge is in the middle of the photo. The general pattern of dredge ponds and tailings piles created in this...
    • Pioneer Buildings, Idaho City (E)

    • People; Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers; Mining equipment;
    • An Idaho City citizen posed next to a wall of tools and equipment. Included in the array are miners lamps, gold pan, hatchet, hand saw, pick, snow shoes, hat, rope, deer antlers, and rifle scabbard.
    • Meadow Creek stibnite mine

    • Mining; Explosives
    • Blasting on one of the benches in the open pit mine at Stibnite, circa 1940. The mine, operated by the Bradley Mining Company produced gold, tungsten and antimony between 1927 and the mid 1950's.
    • Great Thunder Mountain gold fields, Idaho Co., Idaho

    • Mining
    • Blueprint. Inset: Map showing routes to Thunder Mountain. Scale [1:1,647,360]. "Thunder Mountain gold fields are reached only via Boise, Ketchum, Mackay, Red Rock or Weiser, all good outfitting points on the Oregon Short Line R.R."
    • The Thunder Mountain Story

    • Mining; Historic sites; History;
    • Booklet describing the history of the Thunder Mountain gold rush in Valley County in central Idaho around 1900. The booklet contains numerous historic photographs.
    • Dam on Payette River

    • River; Forest; Dams
    • Boston and Idaho Gold Dredging Co., power dam on South Fork of Payette national Forest
    • Dredge

    • Dredgers; Mining
    • Boston and Idaho Gold Dredging company's mammoth dredge


Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search