Archival Idaho Photograph Collection

Rare Idaho Photographs from Archives around the Country

About the Collection

Collected by Dennis Baird over several years and many trips to government archives and described by Idaho native Jordan Wrigley, the Archival Idaho Photograph Collection features some of the earliest extant photographs of Idaho, as well as countless other historical gems related to our fine state. Browse the collection to view images of early mining, logging, and agricultural industries in Idaho, landscape photographs of Idaho’s iconic public lands, the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) at work, and more.

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Technical Credits - CollectionBuilder

This digital collection is built with CollectionBuilder, an open source tool for creating digital collection and exhibit websites that is developed by faculty librarians at the University of Idaho Library following the Lib-STATIC methodology.

This site is built using CollectionBuilder-CDM which utilizes CONTENTdm APIs to create an engaging “skin” on top of an existing digital collection repository.

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