Collection of newspaper clippings about the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II, including Minidoka War Relocation Center (also known as the Hunt Camp) in Jerome County, Idaho and Posten camp on the Colorado River Indian Tribes Reservation in Arizona.
Chiefly news articles and reviews of Ed Metzger's portrayals of Ernest Hemingway and Albert Einstein in the national tours of his one-man plays, Hemingway: On the Edge and Einstein: The Practical Bohemian, including a performance at Boise State University (Boise, Idaho).
The Hispanic History Project Records was collected by students of Errol Jones' history seminar class on Hispanics in Idaho, Fall 1997. The class produced the publication "The Hispanic Experience in Idaho: Paper Written for a Research Seminar at Boise State University," edited by Errol Jones and Kathleen Hodges.
Correspondence, diaries, articles, geologic field trip logs, lecture notes, account books, photos, and other papers, relating chiefly to Rhodenbaugh's interest in Idaho geology, his teaching career, and family affairs. Includes toxicological investigations (1921) made by Rhodenbaugh as Idaho state chemist during the murder trial of Lyda Southard; letters (1932-1934) from Rhodenbaugh's son, Harold Rhodenbaugh (1901-1951), describing his work as photographer and artist for the Washington Post in Washington, D.C.; and photos of Idaho geological features and the Payette Lake region.
The Patricia K. Ourada Collection on Bronco Sports contains research, programs, press books, articls, interviews, memorabilia, and other material that provided the foundation for her book The Broncos: An Illustrated History of Athletics at Boise State University.
Diary of Metta J. Ellis Powell’s first year in Idaho, with a daily record of her home, work, and social life. Includes descriptions of the social life of young single people in Boise and rural Ada County in the 1890s, her teaching experiences in Ada County and Ola, Idaho, her first engagement and its dissolution, and President Benjamin Harrison’s visit to Idaho in 1891.
The Karl Boyd Brooks Papers correspondence, memos, reports, bills, studies, campaign documents, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photos, and other papers, relating to Brooks’ service in the Idaho State Senate (1986-1992), his campaigns for office, and his work "and his work as legislatie and executive directory of the Idaho Conservation League (1993-1995). Among the topics addressed in the files are abortion legislation, Idaho water resources, Idaho rivers, Payette River in particular, forest health, grazing on public lands, Indian gaming, and Democratic Party politics in the 1980s and 1990s.
Papers collected and generated by members of the Community Council of Greater Boise during the later 1950s through the early 1970s. The council invited membership and cooperation from Boise agencies, service clubs, clergy, and other concerned citizens. The council also provided assistance for its members. Collection includes correspondence, detailed minutes, and annual reports.
Inventor Edward C. Herkner was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1909. While living in Boise he invented fishing lures, peep sights and base sights for firearms, and a broken shell extractor for the M-16. Papers include a self-published 1964 autobiography and an oral history transcript. Collection topics include military contracts and what is purported to be a first-hand account of the first firing of a Thompson Automatic Machine Gun (Tommy Gun) in Cleveland.
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