Boise

Boise

by Frank Thomason

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531638702
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 04/08/2009
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

This compilation is based extensively on archival photographs, especially from the Idaho State Historical Society's Library and Archives Division, as well as private sources. Author Frank Thomason, Ph.D., a trained historian, is a weekly newspaper publisher and editor in west Ada County and a third-generation area resident.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 An Oasis in the Desert 9

2 Business and Public Buildings of Old Boise 29

3 Historic Homes 45

4 Out and About: Living and Working in Old Boise 61

5 Trial and Punishment 83

6 Education and Medicine 95

7 Chinese and Other Minorities 109

Bibliography 127

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