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...
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives. --World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Theater.
In their January 2001 interview with Chrissi Herr, Rodney and Helma Wallgren offer their memories of World War II. Rodney served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre; Helma served on the homefront in northern California. This interview...
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, --Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives.
In his November 2001 interview with Joy Dragt, Pete Dragt shares his memories of World War II (as a young man living in the Netherlands) and of the Korean War (as a naturalized U.S. citizen and military soldier). The interview provides only a...
World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Theater--Personal narratives.
In his November 2001 interview with Joshua Anderson, John Hubbard shares his memories of World War II. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater; the interview provides only a brief glimpse of his war experience.
United States. Navy--Personal narratives. --Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Personal narratives.
In his November 2001 interview with Angella Hayes, Larry Woolstenhulme shares his memories of the Vietnam War. He served with the U.S. Navy; the interview provides only a brief glimpse of his war experience.
Page 7: Fish Lake is one of the forest service fields in the Mountains
of Idaho. Moose, Elk, and Fish are plentiful. Our airplanes frequently
use this and many other airports in the wilds of Idaho. Some of the
runways are only 1200 feet in length.
CAA War Training Service; navy; Lewiston Normal School
Page 41: With flight schedules running throughout the daylight hours transportation
to and from the airport beoame a major problem. The distance to the airport
is fortunately only two and one half miles. A trip is made about every 2 0
Mine Disaster Memorial. This double life size statue was sculptured from steel with welding torch and rod by Ken Lonn to honor the 91 victims of the country's worst mine disaster since 1917 plus all the living hardrock miners of the Coeur d'Alene...
Located on Salmon River 12 miles from Dixie, Idaho. Operated by row boats on either side. It was first operated by a man name Robinson, later by Warren Cook. Ferry could only carry 3 or 4 horses per trip.
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...
"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...
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."
Two men hand sorting ore at the Blue Jacket Mine in the Seven Devils Mining District in Adams County. around 1900. Miners sorted ore prior to sending it to a mill for processing. This ensured only the higher grade material was milled.