School Districts, map and locations
biography of George J. Burkhard
Langley's "Pacific Coast Business Directory 1876-78", listing Emmettsville and Falk's Store businesses
Historic Emmett Alley Signs,
Historic Emmett Main Street signs,
1906, January - Fire Destroys Head Residence in Lower Pearl - courtesy of David Humpherys - thanks for sharing!
new links shared by David Humpherys - thanks for sharing! -
Boise County Sentinel at Salmon Public Library, 1912 & 1916, published at Sweet; plus other publications
Central and Western Idaho, a Resume of the Resources of Four Counties, Ada, Alturas, Boise and Washington Counties, 1886
Sweet Cemetery footnote, Additional information on Jimmy Hoey - courtesy of David Humpherys - thanks for sharing!
Ted Carr Stage from Emmett to Ola and Cascade
E. E. Hunt, store and residence
Bios from "History of Idaho, The Gem of the Mountains," Vol. III. The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co. Chicago, 1920. Available at google books
Davies, John B.
Knox, Clayton Bane
Lathrop, Rev. Alonzo C.
McConnell, John R.
Riggs, Boise G.
Womack, Isaac Ads from "Thunder Mountain News," April 22, 1905, courtesy of Steven Harshfield
Boise & Pearl Stage, T. B. Walker, Prop.
Sults' Ola, Thunder City, Vanwyck Stage
Taylor House, Sweet
Pearl 1902, Reconstructed Map
Pearl Documents, 1896-1902
1902 - July 4th Celebration 1902, July - Baseball, Other News 1903, Jan. - Emke Pearl Mines Sold for $25,000
1903, Jan. - Farmers Co-Op Irrigation Co. Plans
Family Group Sheets courtesy of
Darlene Christison Mingus,
John Jackson (Frances Catherine Kesgard) Christison
Thomas J. (Margaret Griffiths Williams) Davies
George (Julia McAuliffe/McCullough) Gardner
James Andrew Kesgard (Kjaersgaard)
Christen Andersen Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
Elcanal L. (Sarah Ann Shroll) Knouse
Clayton Bane (Minnie Alice Knouse) Knox
Douglas Clayton (Margaret Griffiths Williams) Knox
Conrad Cornelius (Lavina Dollarhide) Mingus
Fletcher Earl (Minnie May Knox) Mingus
Descendants of Charles William Thompson, includes time spent in Boise County.
Elisha Crawford and Christina Tuttle Crawford Family Story, includes time spent in Valley County.
Seven photos from the Thompson Family Photo Collection - Photo Index - The Charles Thompson family homesteaded on Squaw Creek, south of Ola.
new Photo Album catagory for Business Memorbilia --
Gem Creamery Company, circa 1950
Triangle Service Station, 1938
October 25, 2010, this "What's New" page
October 25, 2010, a new, stand-alone History of Post offices page
December 4, 2010, expanded link page and site re-design with different photo banners -- Squaw Butte for "the valley", Squaw Creek valley for Sweet and Ola, Payette River for Montour and looking east into Pearl for Pearl. Take a look around and enjoy!
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