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North End Neighborhood Association Newspaper

Newsletter for the city of Boise’s North End Neighborhood. (Read More) North End Neighborhood Association Newspaper

The Em Kayan Magazine

News and updates on heavy construction and engineering projects by Morrison Knudsen Construction company. Published monthly, the Em Kayan reported on the progress of big jobs happening around the world. It also included a memo from the MK president, an … (Read More) The Em Kayan Magazine

Peter Beemer, Music Manuscript

Handwritten musical scores recorded in the 1860s by Peter Beemer in the mining camp of Warren, Idaho, of songs and dance music performed by his band and others; with videos of modern performances of several of the pieces. In the … (Read More) Peter Beemer, Music Manuscript

Pete T. Cenarrusa

Photos, clippings, articles and some emphemera from the life and career of Pete T. Cenarrusa, Idaho’s longest serving public official. Pete Cenarrusa Biographical Pete Cenarrusa was born in Carey, Idaho, on December 16, 1917. His parents, Jose (Joe) Marie Zenarruzabeitia … (Read More) Pete T. Cenarrusa

No On One

A mixture of newspaper clippings and personal photographs reflecting the events surrounding Proposition One (1992-1994), an anti-homosexual special rights referendum that appeared on the Idaho general election ballot in November 1994. The articles concern the campaigns for and against Proposition … (Read More) No On One

Lyman D. Wilbur in Afghanistan

Lyman D. Wilbur’s slides from his visits to Afghanistan in 1957 and 1958 are part of a larger collection of his papers (MSS 205) donated to Boise State University by his daughter, Olive G. Waugh, in 2001. The collection as … (Read More) Lyman D. Wilbur in Afghanistan

Len B. Jordan

Photos of his career as Idaho governor (1950-1954) and U.S. senator (1962-1972), including meetings with prominent politicians and everyday Idahoans Len B. Jordan (Leonard Beck Jordan) served as Governor of Idaho from 1951 to 1955 and United States Senator from … (Read More) Len B. Jordan

Edward F. Rhodenbaugh

Items that represent the life and work of a Geology and Science educator from Idaho. The Edward Rhodenbaugh collection contains many photos of scenic Idaho, lantern slides with teaching aids, journals about field trips to geological sites in Idaho and … (Read More) Edward F. Rhodenbaugh

Arborglyph Database

Basque sheepherders created these tree carvings, called arborglyphs, while working in remote areas throughout Idaho during the twentieth century. Loneliness and the need for communication moved the herders to leave their mark on the world around them. Usually written in … (Read More) Arborglyph Database

Idaho Wilderness

  The Idaho Wilderness collection commemorates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Wilderness Act with primary source material documenting the political issues surrounding the management of public lands in Idaho. The Wilderness Act of 1964 created a … (Read More) Idaho Wilderness