Materials from the NEH Funded Common Heritage Community Digitization Project in Latah County
The materials in the NEH-Funded Latah County Common Heritage Collection were collected via community digitization days in Latah County in 2016-2017. Search and browse items using the images and links below. More about the collection can be found here.
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Lyle Packard, a farmer, in his field in Genesee
farming; horses; plows
Bill and Minnie Melton standing in front of their home.
houses; men; women
The Packard Family Christmas card. Individuals identified left to right, back to front: Cecil, Doris, Donna, Wilma, Mildred.
family; houses; portrait
Family photo used for Christmas card. Individuals identified left to right, back to front: Cecil, Doris, Donna, Wilma, Mildred.
The Daniels-Packard families enjoying a picnic while out cutting down the Christmas tree as per tradition. Individuals identified by activity and clothing: Wiley Daniels with stick, son Lawrence Daniels sitting down, Aunt Monty in yellow, Wilma in sweatshirt, Johann at right.
timber; holidays; traditions
Lawrence Daniels holds the freshly cut tree from the annual family Christmas tree cutting tradition near Flannigan Creek in Viola, Idaho.
The family chopped down a Christmas tree on Thanksgiving weekend as tradition, up near Flanigan Creek.
Kelvin Daniels cooks hot dogs on a stick over the fire at the annual family Christmas tree cutting tradition in Viola, Idaho
Lyle Packard sold his property from the farm at this auction sale. The flier reads 'Having leased my placed and quitting farming on the Old Guy Senter place, 1 1/2 miles northwest of Troy and 8 miles east of Robinson Lake, I will sell all my machinery and equipment and some household goods on Sat., June 15, 1963 -- 12:30 P.M.'
signs; fliers; auction
Lyle Packard sold his property in this joint-family public sale. Both Lyle Packard and McCoy participated in the sale dated Friday October 1, 1943.
Lyle and Fay Packard were Wilma's parents. Lyle was born in Washington and Fay was born in Oregon.
portrait; family; men; women
A picture of Lyle Packard with his 8 horse team. The back of the picture reads 'Here's my 8 horse team when I was plowing last fall. To Jack from Lyle.'
Lyle Packard sits on his plow while being pulled by two horses. Tilled dirt can be seen in the foreground.
Jack Rogers with Lyle Packard each holding a bucket of fruit picked in the orchard.
fruit picking; orchards
The Packard family in front of their farmhouse; the house is no longer standing near the meat locker. Individuals named from left to right: Julia Packard (from WIsconsin), Lyle, Irma Packard (from Wisconsin), Wilma Packard, and Tippy the dog and her pups.
houses; family; dogs; portraits
Lyle and Fay Packard at the Grange or American Legion in Moscow, Idaho.
Cows out on a hill looking toward Mrs. Guys house (north of Moscow)
Wilma with TIppy the dog and her puppies in the yard.
children; dogs; houses; farming
Photograph of Bill and Minnie Melton who came from Montana with Wilma's family.
New shop building construction around 1973
construction; buildings; men; workers
Sludge Truck spreading liquid sludge on U of I farm fields (pre 1980)
automobiles; water; irrigation; workers
constuction; men; workers; buildings
Pre 1943 Primary Digester Front, Secondary Digester in the rear, with Floating Dome elevated with Methane gas.
machinery; water; wastewater
Pre 1948 Trickling Filter #2 towards the East showing Bioler room and Secondary Digester
Construction of Gravity Thickener
Pre 1973 Overview flow diagram before Cl2 Contact Chamber.
buildings; plans; water
Newspaper clipping, photo with caption: 'Plant workers at the Moscow wastewater treatment plant had a busy Monday''
newspapers; buildings; wastewater
Letters from Troy 5th and 6th graders sent in 1971 to Mr. Crooks & Mr. Brown, thank yous for class field trip
mail; teachers; children; correspondence
Four page document showing the Moscow Wastewater Treatment Plant Layouts for 1919, 1975, 1958, 1939
Newspaper clipping, titled 'City's Modern Sewage Plant Can Be Complete With Final Phase Started', bottom half
Sewage treatment plant records, average by month 1942-1950, part I
municipal records; water treatment; work
Envelope containg letters from 6th grade class field trippers to Mr. Crooks & Mr. Brown
Sewage treatment plant records, average by month 1942-1950, part II
Full page newspaper article from the Idahonian, April 22, 1970, 'Water Treatment Plant Serves Moscow'. Part 2
newspapers; water treatment; community
Plant History, with sections on Sewage Treatment, Equipment Specifications, Personnel & Training, Equipment, General Operation
water treatment; working conditions; buildings
Specifications for Sewage Disposal Plant, Feb 1918, by consulting engineer, Philip H. Dater. Note: Unable to scan second page of Bidding Blank and Engineer's Estimate near end of doc, pages stuck together
Letter from HDJ Smith, City Engineer, to Mayor and City Council, on construction of a new sewer line, dated Feb 23, 1933
university of idaho; sewers; wastewater treatment; reports
Washington Brick, Lime & Sewer Pipe Co.'s proposal to the City of Moscow for quantities and sizes of sewer pipe, dated Apr. 28, 1919
sewers; wastewater; projects; work; construction
Notarized proposal approving construction of sewage line no. 3
Quote from Witter-Fisher Co., Inc. Plumbing & Heating, regarding extra work on No. 3
Presentation of Orrin Crooks, in nomination for Idaho Operater of the Year Award, 1968
workers; municipal employees; water; public service
Newspaper clipping, titled 'City's Modern Sewage Plant Can Be Complete With Final Phase Started', top half
Full page newspaper article from the Idahonian, April 22, 1970, 'Water Treatment Plant Serves Moscow'. Part 1
Full page newspaper article from the Idahonian, April 22, 1970, 'Water Treatment Plant Serves Moscow'. Part 3
Full page newspaper article from the Idahonian, April 22, 1970, 'Water Treatment Plant Serves Moscow'. Part 4
Full page newspaper article from the Idahonian, April 22, 1970, 'Water Treatment Plant Serves Moscow'. Part 5
Miscellaneous photographs. Dorr Oliver Piston Pump - Sludge from Gravity Thickener to Primary Digester; Centrifugal Sludge Pump from Primary Clarifier to Gravity Thickener; lab; sludge truck
machinery; wastewater management
Dorr Oliver Piston scum pump
Wemco centrifugal primary sludge pump
Liquid sludge truck
Lab, looking East
machinery; wastewater management; laboratory
Lab, looking Northwest
Miscellaneous photographs of the old treatment plant.
50 year flood February 7, 1996, showing the bridge into the plant
floods; water; buildings; work
50 year flood February 7, 1996, from the Cl2 Contact Chamber
50 year flood February 7, 1996, from the Gravity Thickener
Overview of old wastewater treatment plant
Old treatment plant lab had just been built (unknown date)
(front) Gravity Thickener (back) Primary Clarifier (to the right) Barmanutor Bar Screen - Influent Flow
Old treatment plant from north side #1 Trickle Filter, looking southeast
Overview of Old Treatment Plant from the 1960's
(left) Primary Digester (right) Floating Dome Secondary Digester
Drained Old Plant Primary Clarifier
Cl2 Contact Chamber from the old plant. It was installed in 1973
Old plant, including Control Building, Lab, Pump, and Boiler Room
Old plant with new sludge delivery truck. Used to spread liquid sludge on U of I farm grounds (1985)
Gravity Thickener and Primary Clarifier, pre-1999
Shop (left) Anerobic Digesters
Primary Clarifier (pre-1999)
Old Plant, 1985 or 86
Secondary Clarifier (pre-1988)
Paradise Creek at Effluent Pipes
Top of Primary Digester facing west (old plant)
Secondary Circular Clarifier, converted to reaeration when new plant was built in 2000, building old Cl2 Feed Building.
Contractor inspecting Primary Digester Dome condition
men; workers; working conditions; building; wastewater management
50 year flood February 7, 1996, near Gravity Thickener
Lyle Brouse (operator) inside Primary Digester during cleaning
Tom Scallorne (right) and contractor (left) checking Primary Digester Dome corrosion
50 year flood February 7, 1996, near Old Plant Cl2 Contact Chamber
50 year flood February 7, 1996, looking west down Paradise Creek from Plant effluent pipes
50 year flood February 7, 1996, looking North to railroad bridge from Plant effluent pipes to Paradise Creek
50 year flood February 7, 1996 showing bridge into the plant
50 year flood February 7, 1996, from the Secondary Clarifier
Hundreds of starlings feeding on Trickle Filters
Operator Lyle Brouse mowing around Primary Clarifier (post 1989)
men; workers; water
Two unknown city employees at Trickle Filters
Old Plant Cl2 System (pre 1985)
Primary Clarifier from shop roof (pre 1969)
Operator Lyle Brouse grading drive way (pre-1985)
men; machinery; work; working conditions
Primary Clarifier (pre 1973) before shop was built
Gravity Thickener (pre 1979) before the truck shed was built
Operator Lyle Brouse mowing around north side of Trickle Filter #1 (pre 1985)
men; workers; machinery; water
Operator Lyle Brouse and two unknown city employees admiring new Influent Barmanutor Bar Screen (pre 1970)
Operator Lyle Brouse cleaning Gravity Thickener Weirs.
Top of Primary Digester (pre 1970)
machinery; buildings; water
Operator Lyle Brouse cleaning Primary Clarifier
New Shop building contstruction around 1973
Repairing irrigation lines
construction; buildings; men; workers; irrigation
Circa 1996, Vox Coffee House was owned by Tim Waterman. It was in the location Maialina Pizzeria is now.
coffe shop; community; women
Circa 1996, Vox Coffee House was owned by Tim Waterman. Tina Richardson plays on the saxophone. She's now a member of the Billy Tiptons in NYC.
Protesters gather and hold signs at the WTO Protest at Friendship Square.
protests; men; women
Anti-War Rally, Moscow ID. Started at UI Library then progressed to the Court House where they washed the flag. When the bucket was emptied the water had turned red and you could hear the clatter of bullets.
rallies; politics; protests
Protesters gather at the quad outside of the University of Idaho Library for an anti-war rally in 1998.
Protesters walking from the University of Idaho to the courthouse during the anti-war rally in 1998
A woman holds a sign reading 'End the Genocide' during the anti-war rally at the University of Idaho
Groups of protesters gather in the mall outside of the University of Idaho Library for an anti-war rally in 1998
Protesters walking from the University of Idaho to the courthouse during the anti-war rally in 1998. One man walks next to another man wearing the KUOI transponder unit.
Theatre Outside the Bell Jar monologues, scenes, performance pieces by local writers. Originally all women. 1999 Voxus Maximus Show in Laura's Tea Room on Main Street where Howard Hughes Video is now. L-r: Janna Jones, Becky O'Rourke, Stacy Horn
plays; women; theater
Theatre Outside the Bell Jar Dec 8, 2000 at Mikey's Gyros. Tim Waterman & Gerri Sayler.
plays; men; women; theater
Theatre Outside the Bell Jar Mar 30, 2001 at Mikey's Gyros. Max Gash & Misty Morgan
Theatre Outside the Bell Jar Mar 30, 2001 at Mikey's Gyros. Photograph of the crowd outside of the venue.
Bookpeople moves across the street. Main Street was closed. Customers came to form a book brigade and handed the stock across the street. The Border Highlanders played, Laura's Tea Room & MIkey's Gyros were open with hot drinks & soup. Locals plays music inside of Mikey's.
book stores; store fronts; community
Bookpeople moves across the street. Main Street was closed. Customers came to form a book brigade and handed the stock across the street. The Border Highlanders played, Laura's Tea Room & MIkey's Gyros were open with hot drinks & soup. Locals plays music
Bookpeople moves across the street. Customers came to form a book brigade and handed the stock across the street. The Border Highlanders played, Laura's Tea Room & MIkey's Gyros were open with hot drinks & soup. Locals plays music.
The Border Highlanders play at the Robert Burns Night Celebration January 2004
celebrations; men; bagpipes
Dan Maher and Gerri Sayler at the Robert Burns Night Celebration January 2004
celebrations; men; women
Code Pink War Protest in February 2003
Code Pink War Protest in February 2003. People can be seen holding signs near a pink ribbon across the entrance of the Federal Building in downtown Moscow.
A man is wrapped in duct tape at the Code Pink War Protest in February 2003. Pink ribbons and people holding signs can be seen in the background.
Lurker Bowl at Robinson Lake Park. Nick Nash was the announcer.
community; sports; winter
Lurker Bowl at Robinson Lake Park, January 2004
Lurker Bowl at Robinson Lake Park. A Moscow tradition that consists of flag football played in the snow at Robinson Lake Park.
Moscow Civic Association booth at 2004 Ren Fair. Subjects appear as names read, lef to right: unknown; Palmer, Pam; Blackburn, Lois
community; fair; women
Moscow Civic Association booth at 2004 Ren Fair. Subjects read as names appear, left to right: Peterson, Ivan; Palmer, Pam.
community; fair; women; men
Moscow Civic Association booth at 2004 Ren Fair.
community; fair; food
NPR Fundraiser in Pullman, WA, in October 2003. Pictured Left to right: Chaucey Wittenger, Joan Jones, Ivan Peterson
fundraiser; men; women
Moscow's annual Renaissance Fair is always the first weekend in May, marked as the official beginning of summer for the Palouse. People can be seen eating and conversing while at the fair.
community; fair; men; women
The Radio Free Moscow Booth at the Annual Renaissance Fair.
community; fair; booth; men; women
'Silver Wings on Blue' by Ariana Burns, produced/directed by Angel Katen at the University Inn. This play is the story of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots during WWII. Pictured left to right: Troy Sprenke, Elizabeth Dahle, Stacy Horn, Courtney Donnal, Stephanie Kalasz
community; plays; women
Twice Sold Tales, circa 1991, owned by Betty Smith & Eric Wegner. It is now Read It Again on Main Street owned by Scott Janke & Leah Evans-Janke. Also in the photograph is Safari Pearl at its original location, which was another comic shop before that. In the background is the marquee for the Micro Movie House.
book stores; store fronts; signs
This marriage certificate reads 'This certifies that Gilbert L. Smith of Moscow state of Idaho and Nellie Eid of Moscow state of Idaho were by me united in Holy Matrimony According to the ordinance of God and the Laws of the State of Idaho on the Fifth day of March in the year of our Lord, 1914, at Moscow, Idaho'. The ceremony was held at the Methodist Church. It was printed in Germany and published by Jennings and Graham out of Cincinnati, Ohio.
marriage certificates; marriage (social construct); color printing
This Letter from Ellen Marie Ostby in Norway to Toline Eid in Blaine, ID thanks Toline for the hadnkerchiefs received at Christmas and relays news of life in Norway to Ellen's aunt Toline. There is a Norwegian letter (the original, handwritten) and an English translation, typed.
A Letter from Julius Ostby in Norway to sister in Blaine, ID wishing her Christmas and New Years cheer and relaying news from Norway. Copy of Norwegian handwritten letter and typed English translation.
Church Ledger from the Methodist Episcopal at Blaine south of Moscow, detailing the finances of the church and issues resolved within the years listed. It also includes the deed and legal paperwork the church filed after a land dispute in the 1950's.
churches (institutions); church records
The memoirs of George Otness about life and family in the early 20th century covers around 20 years of history of the wider geographic area between Moscow, Genesee, Troy, Elks River, Spokane, and other places. Read through for more keywords.
farming; influenza; rural life
Memoirs of Bernard Milton Otness about life and family in the early 20th century; typescript; Influenza 1918; a wider geographic area (Moscow, Genesee, etc.) Read through for more keywords.
illness; rural life; farming;
Written by Marian Smith, LeNell's mother, this paper provides a glimpse into the life of the early homesteaders in America and their struggles. The paper received a grade of A-.
family; rural life; farming; pioneers; homesteads
Memoirs by Marian G. Smith Martin about family in the early 20th century; typed; a wider geographic area (Moscow, Genesee, etc.) Read through for more keywords.
family; rural life; postsecondary education; hearing aids; farming; occupations (livlihoods)
This portrait was used to back the wedding certificate. The subject is unidentified to date.
This Public School Diploma was awarded to Harry Martin upon the completion of elementary school. Could be from Flanigan Creek School in School District #52 of Latah County, Idaho.
diplomas; elementary schools (institutions); certificates
The Idaho State Board of Education certified that Marian Smith was accredited to work in all high schools in the state of Idaho on September 1, 1939
certificates; high schools (institutions); secondary education
This Public School Diploma was awarded to Marian Smith upon the completion of elementary school. Marian attended Smith School, District #35 in Latah County, ID.
Marian (name mis-spelled on certificate) became a registered cosmetician on April 3, 1940 after attending the Youngblood School of Cosmetology.
certificates; vocational schools (institutions)
A Confirmation certificate for Nellie (name mis-spelled on certificate) Eid upon her being confirmed into the Methodist Church on October 1, 1904. Written In Norwegian, for Methodist Church
religion; confirmations (religious ceremonies); family
Baptism certificate for Nellie Eid from the Methodist Church in Blaine. The certificate has both Blaine, Idaho and Moscow, Idaho written as the place of birth.
religion; baptisms; certificates; family
Letter on Hotel Moscow stationary from Bert Hopkins to his mother before he married his wife. He references the redhead in St. Paul, which is his future wife. Bert was staying at Hotel until he moved into 521 A ST. Mentions Dean Eldridge, Professor Cushman in Dramatics, President Kelly, and the assistant to the president, Dean Masterson, and others.
hotels; moving; rural communities; university of idaho; teachers; professors
Bert Hopkins with fish on Lake Pend Oreille. Fish was 5 and half pounds and 24 inches, per back of photograph.
fishing; boats; rivers
A letter from Bert Hopkins to his son, Bill, providing further details of a previous letter about climbing Moscow Mountain and describing the Palouse area in further detail
hiking; professors; teachers; rural communities
Sammy Bragdan's birthday party. Betty Bragdan, mother, also in picture. Left to right: unkown woman; Betty Bragdan and son Sammy; unknown woman; Marie Hopkins with son Bill; unknown woman and child. Possibly pictured:
children; childhood; parties; friendship; rural communities
Bert Hopkins with friends camping in Latah County. Two of the men are in their undergarments, while one man is standing in suspenders and trousers.
camping; tents; men
Billy Hopkins pictured as a baby.
A letter from Bert Hopkins to his son, Bill, relating a story from Bert's early teaching days at the University of Idaho of a climb on Moscow Mountain
Bert Hopkins standing in front of a brick academic building, wearing a hat and overcoat
colleges and universities; teachers; professors
Bert Hopkins and a colleague standing near an academic building in tennis clothing
colleges and universities; professors; tennis
Photograph of an unknown woman leaning on a brick building, presumed to be on campus
A birth certificate for William Hays Hopkins from 1943 of a birth in Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, Idaho.
childbirth; rural communities; hospitals
This Christmas Card features a photograph of the family home at 521 A ST and was sent by their landlady with holiday greetings.
cards; families; houses; winter; customs
Black and white photograph of Gritman Hospital
hospitals; childbirth; rural communities
Family photo of Doctor Joseph Wilson. Doctor Wilson delivered Bill Hopkins.
families; children; doctors; women; portraits
Two photographs of Bert Hopkins with son William, four weeks old, in the front yard of their house in Moscow, ID.
families; children; lawyers; portraits
Mother Marie Hays Hopkins and Grandmother Anna Elizabeth Larson Hayes with William as newborn in a series of two photographs
families; children; mothers; portraits
Grandmother Anna Elizabeth Larson Hayes with William as newborn (four weeks and seven weeks old) in a series of three photographs
families; children; grandmothers; portraits
A series of photographs ofgrandmother Anna Elizabeth Larson Hayes, mother Marie Hays Hopkins, Bill, and Sammy and Betty Bragdan.
A series of family photographs with baby Bill Hopkins, with his father and mother
families; children; houses; portraits
Baby photo of Bill Hopkins from his family scrapbook
A series of baby photos of Bill Hopkins, sometimes pictured with his mother
children; women; houses; portraits
Baby photo of Bill Hopkins outdoors at a table, and with a dog
children; families; houses; military; dogs
Baby Bill Hopkins rides in a box secured on top of a sled
Baby photo of Bill Hopkins, sitting indoors on a changing table
children; women; families
Photograph of the Hopkins house at 203 South Howard Street in Moscow, and a photograph of father Bert with son Bill
children; houses; families; rural communities
Young Bill Hopkins with his mother, outside
houses; gardens; women; children
Young Bill Hopkins poses for a Christmas photo in front of a fireplace with a stuffed bunny named Bessie
houses; children; customs
Photograph of Bill Hopkins, seated at table, and Sammy, in the pram, playing together outside.
children; families; houses; portraits
Billy Hopkins stands in a yard holding his stuffed bunny named Bessie, that followed him everywhere.
children; gardens; toys; houses
Annual Newsletter for the Moscow Historic Preservation Commission, began in 1995. Newsletter outlines historic preservation practices and National Register for Historic Preservation properties across Latah County. This publication was printed on Newsprint and contains text and photos. The publication contains color photographs of historic buildings.
city hall; main street; newspapers; post offices; theatre
Annual Newsletter for the Moscow Historic Preservation Commission, began in 1995. Newsletter outlines historic preservation practices and National Register for Historic Preservation properties across Latah County. This publication was printed on Newsprint and contains text and photos. The publication contains color.
schools; colleges and universities; library
historical districts; neighborhoods; schools
A complete copy of the Metsker's County Map for Latah County, that includes trails and roads. It is advertised as the 'Best Map for Sportsmen'
maps; roads; rivers; rural communities
Anna Trachsel Bysegger and Gottfried Bysegger were the parents of Mary Nirks.
Portrait of John Matthew Nirk, father of Durell Nirks.
portraits; men; families
Portrait of Cleora Nirk Strong
portraits; families; children
Family portrait of John Matthew, Durell Irving, and Bertha Clemina Allen Nirk
Family portrait of Durrel and Mary Nirk with daughter Clara Anna being held by her grandparents, Bertha Allen Nirk and John Nirk. Standing: Durell and Mary Nirk. Seated: Grandma Bertha Allen Nirk and John Nirk holding granddaughter Clara Anna.
portraits; families; women; children
Fred Bysegger family portrait. Names read as subjects appear. Front row: Grandpa Fred, Clara, Eddie, Grandma Anna and Ida. Back row: Willie, Emma, John, Mary, Charley, and Fred.
Paps first car, a 1916 Cheverlot.
Leona Carscallin in the cook house where she cooked for the harvest for Durell Nirk.
women; harvesting; cooks
Photograph of the Katzenberger place.
homesteads; log cabins; corrals; forests;
An informal portrait of Arthur and Alice Strong in Potlatch, Idaho.
D.I. Nirk Lumber Company. The old barn is on the left, and the house is in the center behind the mill.
lumber; automobiles; buildings
Bysegger hay baler on the Bysegger place. From left to right: Elwood Hicks, Willie Bysegger, George Teas, Ed Soncarty, John Bysegger, Grandpa (Fred) Bysegger, Charley Bysegger, Clara and Eddie Bysegger sitting on bales.
balers; horses; wagons; women; children
Durell and Mary Nirks place taken from hill south of the house.
John Matthew and son Durell Irving Nirk stand with a saw preparing to fell timber.
Grandma Bertha Nirk on wash day.
women; washtubs; chores
A formal portrait of Durell and Mary Bysegger Nirk on their wedding day.
Photograph of Clara Nirk, Ida, Mom holding Cleora Anna, and Emma
A portrait of Cleora Nirk Strong upon her graduation from high school.
women; portraits; commencements
Dwight and Cleora Nirk Strong were married Sept. 29, 1939. This picture taken by Charles Bysegger in front of the folks house.
Dwight and Cleora Nirk Strong taken summer of 1991.
A photograph of Cleora Nirk on her Sweet 16th birthday.
women; birthdays; parties
Mary Bysegger Nirk, standing, and Durell Nirk holding daughter Cleora Anna Nirk
Mary Bysegger Nirk holds daughter Cleora Anna outside the Bysegger homestead.
Durell and Mary Bysegger Nirk sit on a porch for a photograph. Both individuals are sitting on cushions on top of steps.
Durell Irwin Nirk when he was a baby, born Dec 23, 1895
children; families; portraits
Threshing crew out threshing wheat during the harvest.
lumber; equipment; fields
The Elmore place before 1900. The old house still stands behind the home. Charley Bysegger built there.
homesteads; fields; horses; wood
A photograph of John Nirk's place about nine miles north of Potlatch, Idaho.
Last Elmore school 1917 where Cleora Nirk attended first 8 grades
Fritz and August Leistner in the center foreground on their homestead joined the Bysegger homestead (south); the Elmore place in the background (Uncle Charley's place).
Durell Nirks first sawmill east of the barn on the home place (Bysegger)
Ed Soncarty, Earnest Spets, 'Dirty' Bill Tucker hauling logs near Alvah Strongs mill.
lumber; horses; saws
Bysegger hay baler, baling hay on the John Nirk place. John Nirks team of horses
Dwight with a lead of logs ready for the sawmill
lumber; horses; forests
All the material to make the tower was packed up on the mountain with the Forest Service pack mule string. A steel tower later replaced the old wooden tower. Ed Woolverton's pickup sits by the tower.
Arthur and Alice McClure Strong's wedding picture
portraits; couples; weddings
Arthur Strong and Durell Nirk stand wearing hats in front of a house.
Arthur and Alice McClure Strong pose for a photograph together
A formal portrait of Ralph and Jane Strong, Dwight Strong's grandparents
Formal portrait of Edward S. Allen, Bertha Nirks Father
Picture taken on Charley Byseggers place when all the families were home to visit one summer. Left to right back row: Mrs. Halenbeck holding grandson John Jr. Bysegger, John Bysegger, Curtis Katzenberger, Charles Bysegger, Rose Bysegger, John Nirk, Emma (Bysegger) Davis, Clara (Bysegger) Brandt, Cleora Nirk, Durell Nirk, Ida Soncarty holding baby son Norman, Mary Nirk, Elsie Kazenberger, ?, Louise Katzenberger, Russell Strong, Lois Bysegger, Beth Adams holdin gson Babbie, Ernie Arrasmith, Mamie Beuchamp, Lois Arrasmith, Arthur Strong, Alice Strong, Edward Bysegger. Middle Row seated: Lettie Strong, Bertha Nirk, J. V. Katzenberger, Myra Katzenberger, Ralph Strong, Jane Strong, Anna Bysegger, Fred Bysegger, Rudolph Zimmerman and Lizzie Zimmerman. Seated on ground front row: Gerald Nirk, Eugene Bysegger, Glen Nirk, Lwell Soncarty, Dwight Strong, Velma, Dean, Elezabeth, Isla Bysegger, Leala Nirk, Max Davis, Lyle Strong, Norma Jean Nirk.
portraits; family; children
A formal portrait of Bertha Clemina Allen Nirk, Durell Nirk's mother.
A formal portrait of Cleora Anna Nirk as an infant.
Durell Irving Nirk and his little dog 'Toots'
portraits; children; dogs (Canis)
A casual portrait of the Nirk family. Front Row: Glen, Leala and Norma Jean Nirk. Back row: Gerald, Durell, Mary, Cleora Nirk.
portraits; children; families
Potlatch High School where Dwight and Cleora attended.
The original John Nirk place north of Potlatch. This is where Cleora was born.
A view down 6th street. Potlatch Mercantile Store can be seen to the right front of the photograph, and the Lutheran Church next, with the old high school at the top right.
towns; stores; churches; automobiles
John Matthew and his son Durell Irving Nirk
men; saws; forests
Charley Bysegger (left) and Ed Soncarty (right) with Jack rabbits in Colorado Springs when Ed and Ida Soncarty visted them there in 1923
men; hunting; rabbits
Eddie Bysegger poses with coyote pelts. Eddie would sell pelts to supplement the farms income.
men; hunting; dogs (Canis); pelts
Ed and Ida Bysegger Soncarty's wedding . He was 31, she was seventeen.
Durrell Nirk holding daughter Cleora Anna on his parents homestead.
Durrell Nirk sits with his daughter Cleora Anna in his lap in a chair outside.
Cleora Nirk stands outside a house holding a child in her arms.
Standing are Bertha Allen Nirk and John Matthew Nirk. Seated are Mary Bysegger Nirk and Durell Nirk holding daughter Cleora Anna.
Postcard to Rose Katzenberger from Charles Bysegger, depicting a long shot of the Potlatch Mill.
picture postcards; mills
Postcard depicting a long shot of drying lumber piles at the Potlatch Sawmill.
An overview of the Carscallen Brothers Sawmill, located 10 miles north of Potlatch, on east fork of East Steep Creek. The photograph shows a log pond in use and cut, drying lumber in the background.
Photograph of the Potlatch sophomore girl's basketball team posing in front of the elementary school, basketball in hand. From left to right: Alene Schultz, Beulah Piper, Bertha Beyer, Alene Puckett, Thelma Vasser, and Louise Katzenberger.
women; basketball; schools
Group photograph of several Palouse high school students. Pictured in the front row from left to right: L. Hilman, G. Kroll, A. Cox, B. Tidwell, E. Emrey, T. Lined, H. Keagle, V. Parish, A. Enyernt. 2nd row: M. Shephard, Luella Palmer, B. McClure, V. Lynch, L. Horton, R. Day, V. Chase, Leona Carscallen. 3rd row: J. Palniter, K. Ogan, D. Jackson, Miss Coon, T. Sanders, V. Anderson, D. Lazelle, C. Hillman. Back row: W. Marsh, T. Boothby, Merle Carscallen, V. Fisher, W. (Bill) Carscallen, B. Couey, V. Barnes.
children; schools; portraits
Photograph of John Valentine (J.V., in the middle) with a dog and another man on the Katzenberger property. The two men can be seen holding a crosscut saw, in preparations to cut down a large Douglas Fir tree.
saws; timber forests
In 1884, Samuel and Elizabeth Tipton Lynd homesteaded Deep Creek Ranch. They originally came from Lawrence County, Ohio with their son Andrew Lynd and daughter-in-law Mary Matilda Lynd. Elizabeth's parents came out here with them, James and Mary Tipton. James and Mary Tipton are buried at Freeze, Idaho. Four years later in 1888 Samuel passed away. The deed for the 160 acre ranch was also legalized then. Their son andrew made it a prosperous ranch. Both couples are buried in Palouse with beautiful joint headstones next to each other.
homesteads; families; horses; farming; livestock
An excerpt from the History of North Idaho about Andrew Lynd and his family history, as well as his contributions to the Potlatch and Palouse communities. It lists his accomplishments, contributions, and family ties in different cities around the country.
local histories; education; farming; livestock; families
The deed to the parcel of land, containing just under 160 acres, that Andrew Lynd purchased in 1905. Andrew also owned and managed the ranch that his parents homesteaded in Potlatch. The parcel of land that Andrew purchased is where the football field currently resides in Potlatch, Idaho.
homesteads; local histories; maps; farming
Elizabeth Tipton Lynd moved to Potlatch, Idaho from Lawrence County, Ohio in 1884 with her husband Samuel Lynd and her son, Andrew Lynd with wife Mary Matilda Lynd. Her parents, James and Mary Tipton, also moved with them. Elizabeth is buried in Palouse, Washington alongside her husband.
portraits; women; local histories
Andrew and Mary Matilda Lynd came to Potlatch in 1884 with Samuel and Elizabeth Tipton Lynd. After Samuel passed away in 1888, Andrew Lynd took over the ranch his parents had established on the homestead. Andrew and Mary are buried in Palouse, Washington.
portraits; marriage; families; local histories
Samuel Lynd moved to Potlatch, Idaho, from Lawrence County, Ohio in 1884 with his wife Elizabeth Tipton Lynd, his son Andrew Lynd and daughter-in-law, Mary Matilda Lynd, and his in-laws, James and Mary Tipton. Samuel passed away in 1888 and is buried in Palouse, Washington alongside his wife.
portraits; men; local histories
Gibbs house around Mountain Home
Eddie Bysegger with two horses near a farm
Emaa Bysegger with her mother and father on homestead
Bysegger wood lot with family member, horses, and stacks of wood
The Byseggers and crew with bales and piles of hay.
horses; hay; harvest; farming
Bysegger homestead with barns and outbuildings surrounded by downed trees
homesteads; barns; buildings
Four photographic portraits of men and women from the turn of the century.
Portait of Ida Bysegger, spelled Idah V. Biseger
Portrait of Lois, John, and John Jr. of the Bysegger family
Portrait of John Bysegger
Charlie , Clara and Eddie Bysegger plowing with horse
Portrait as a baby in a high chair.
Christmas portrait for Emma and Ray from Thelma and Edward Bysegger
Eddie standing outside of a tent holding a line of fish he caught .
fishing; camping; tents
Portrait in a high chair as a baby.
Christmas portrait for Emma Bysegger from Charlie and Rose
portraits; couples; holidays
Portrait of Isla Bysegger as a High School graduate.
Wedding portrait of Rena Cole and Edward Bysegger
Sterner Studio in Moscow, ID. Back row, left to right: Gerald, Leola, Ronald, Cleora, Glen. Front row, left to right: Larry, Mary, Durell, Norma Jean. All Nirk family.
Durell and Mary Nirk on their 50th wedding anniversary
portraits; weddings; anniversaries
Davis Farm looking towards the orchards.
farming; horses; combines
Davis family farm and Harris combine
farming; combines; tractors
Harvest time at Davis family farm with combin in the background. Gardens in the front.
farming; combines; gardens
Photograph of a painted portrait of W.W. Davis
W.W. (Bill) Davis and wife Anna Daly Davis at homestead on Duffield Flat Road
Roy and Max Davis on horseback at the Bean house at Yellow Dog
Don Daily sits on horseback outside the Bean home.
Roy and Max Davis and Sonny McMasters on horseback at the Bean home.
Roy and Emma Davis standing in front of their home on Duffield Flats Road owned by Grais and Crete Davis.
Two Davis men standing in front of a home on Duffield Flats Road owned by Grais and Crete Davis.
W.W. Davis family place on Duffield Flats Road on a snowy day.
Portrait of Emma and Roy Davis
Standing portrait of Elsie (Bean) Holmes
Max Davis standing in front of the W.W. Davis home on a snowy day.
Resided house of Davis'
Older portraits - All Emma Bysegger Davis; clipping regarding death of Roscoe Davis (died at 22) in early 40s; family photograph from 2000s
portraits; articles; newspapers; women; baseball; families
Max Davis's memory book from his high school graduation in 1943. It contains signatures and well-wishes from classmates.
annuals; commencement; students; schools
Portrait of Roscoe Davis who died in a car accident at 22
Swatman packed up in HooDoos and elsewhere; Buck and Ribbon are horses
Two photograhps of Fat Espy and his pack string up near Lochsa
horses; automobiles; snow
Roy and Max Davis loggin at Meadow Creek
Roy and Emma Davis with Olive Pledger On Fish Butte in Lochsa area
Roy Davis holding a fawn on Mt. Spokane
All seniors in class of 1945, including Max Davis and Dorothy Anderson, who ended up marrying
high schools; graduates; students
Portrait of Max Davis as a child
Family portrait of Max, Emma, and Roy Davis
Roy Davis with horses and truck with Olive Pledger and his truck.
Graduation picture of Dorothy Anderson
portraits; women; graduates
Graduation picture of Max Davis
portraits; men; graduates
Photograph of Max Davis joining Navy
men; military personnel
Portrait of Lloyd Tharp from when he enlisted with the Navy in 1943.
portraits; military personnel
Record of service in Navy of Max Davis
Daily News story on Llloyd Tharp, covering his hobby of copper etching and his daytime role as a cement worker with a contractor out of Moscow.
Headders at Work in Horse Heaven, tributary to Kennewick WA
Postcard of the arrival of Potlatch Mercantile Company's new garage. A.A. McDonald is pictured inside a new Mitchell car.
Postcard of White Pine King on car, scaled 29,800 feet.
picture postcards; railroads; lumber; whte pine
Interior view of the Potlatch Mercantile Company furniture department
mercantile buildings; chairs
Postcard of Gold Hill Tower lookout with a couple standing at the top.
picture postcards; towers
Sunday School class pictured outside of old Union Church that burnt down. Goldie Clyde in the photo.
A postcard of the Potlatch Lumber Company mill.
picture postcards; lumber; mill
A group portrait of the selling force and delivery wagons of the Potlatch Mercantile Company in Potlatch, ID.
mercantile buildings; group portraits; men; women; horses; carts (transportation); streets
Welch's Corner Texaco gas station, which is now the Grange Supply Cenex.
automobiles; service stations
Postcard of high school men's basketball team taken in front of the old gymnasium. The name Chuck Johnson is on the back.
J.R. Strong and home on Deep Creek, northwest of Potlatch. Names read as subjects appear, left to right: McElroy, Alice; Alva; Mrs. J.R. Strong; Eaa Estes; Eunice Moak; J. R. Strong
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith Allen (Grandma Bertha Nirks parents)
Christmas Family portrait. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Strong, Arthur Dwight; Strong, Cleora Anna; Strong, Linda Jean; Strong, Ellen 'Betsy' Elizabeth; Strong, Allen Dwight; Strong, Douglas Kerry; Strong, Donald Terry; Strong, Gary Eugene.
The Nirk family portrait. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Nirk, John Matthew; Allen, Bertha Clemina; Nirk, Durell Irwin.
Fred (Gottsfried) Bysegger home place. The house at the foot of the hill is the first home. Pictured are the father and mother of the grandmother of the donor, and Emma, the sister of the grandmother.
homestead; buildings; horses
Family portrait for the Allen families. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Springmire, Mary; Allen, Edward S.; Allen, Sopha Esther; Allen, Adelaide Teas; Allen, Frankie; Allen, Charley; Allen, Carrie Chamberlin; Nirk, Bertha; Allen, Olive Craig; Allen, Flora Price.
Fred Bysegger and his family. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Bysegger, Emma; Bysegger, Ida; Bysegger, Fred; Bysegger, Mary; Bysegger, Anna; Bysegger, Clara; Bysegger, Willie; Bysegger, Fred Jr.; Bysegger, John; Bysegger, Charley
Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Altemier, Grace; _, Charley; Allen, Charles, Mrs.; Reeve, Mary Ethel; Springmire, Mary; Allen, Wayne; Clarence, Beaulah Irvin.
Family portrait of the Nirk-Bysegger-Allen-Strong families
portraits; families; houses
The Strong family gathered for a portrait. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Strong, Gary; Strong, Douglas; Strong, Donald; Strong, Allen; Strong, Dwight; Strong, Cleora.
Lois, Will, and Eugene Bysegger standing in front of an unidentified house.
A military portrait of Philip Hearn before his service in World War II.
military personnel; potraits
Nirk Family portrait. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Nirk, Larry; Nirk, Mary Anna Bysegger; Nirk, Durrell; Nirk, Irwin; Nirk, Norma Jean; Nirk, Gerold; Nirk, Leola; Nirk, Ronald; Nirk, Cleora; Nirk, Glen.
Ida with baby son Norman.
Norman Soncarty somewhere between South Carolina and Texas in the Army
armed forces; men
Norman Soncarty was an airplane mechanic in the Army. This is his plane, 'Old 011'
armed forces; men; airplanes
Edd with sons Lowell and Norman on horse-drawn tractor
Norman while in Korea, maybe in front of MASH.
armed forces; men; automobiles
Lowell Soncarty had an autoimmune condition that resulted in severe arthritis. Here he is in the Elks Rehabilitation facility in Boise. While there he learned accounting and when he returned to Latah County he worked as a CPA.
rehabilitation centers; men
Ida Mithaldia Soncarty in her garden. The last picture of her in her garden taken by her granddaughter Trudy Soncarty.
Durell Nirk married to Mary Bysegger Nirk, Charles Bysegger married to Rose Katsenberger Bysegger, Edd Soncarty married to Ida Bysegger Soncarty. Mary, Charles, and Ida were all siblings.
Lowell stands beside Rocket the horse with 5 day old colt
Posed photo with caption 'tough guys.' John, Paul and August Leistner. Likely in kitchen at old Bysegger homestead.
men; card games
N.G.S. Topgraphical party led by Fred Bysegger.
horses; carts; forests
On the Bysegger homestead
homesteads; sheep (Ovis aries)
Fred Bysegger plowing with two horse team.
The Bysegger haying crew, outside of Potlatch, Idaho.
horses; hay; forests
Names read as subjects appear, left to right: Fred, John, Charlie, and Willie. Emma, Ida and Grandpa Bysegger. Grandma Bysegger. Ida on her father's lap. Mary and Clara on her mother's lap. Eddie in additional picture c. 1905.
The Bysegger threshing crew with an erected wooden structure in the background.
Barn near Freeze Church in northern Latah County. Black and white photo with Bysegger threshing crew, modern photo with Norman Soncarty and his 1997 Chevy truck, taken by Virginia Soncarty.
barns; threshing; fields
The Bysegger threshing crew bringing in freshly threshed wheat and grain to be stored.
Cabin originally on summit of Mineral Mountain on Hwy 95 (pictured at original site), then moved to Skyline Drive when road was widened in 2000s. Was a tavern known for being rowdy, named for the many fights that occured there. Now in ruins. Likely built during Prohibition.
Edd Soncarty with sons Lowell and Norman. Cutting timber for home. Milled on site.
The Mountain Home Grange Hill-Sillies Band put on a show. Grandma Ida Soncarty in the band.
Edd Soncarty, Durell Nirk in WWI uniform, and George Teas
Interior view of store. Caption on back reads 'Virginia Anna Cooper working at Potlatch Confectionery. The day before I took a week off to get married. Peal Cone sneaked up to take may picture. I was trying to get away from her.' Virginia Soncarty worked there 1955 to 1957. Located where Harvest Foods is in 2017. Small diner with soda bar, dining area, and bar in the back. Closed in mid-1970s. Not owned by the Potlatch Company, which was unusual.
Ed Soncarty home, about 8 miles north of Potlatch along Hwy 95. Ed purchased the home for $9.45, the amount of the delinquent tax bill of the former owner.
Interior view of diner. Norman Socarty dating Virginia Cooper. December Christmas party at Potlatch Confectionery where Gin worked.
Edward Oscar Soncarty and Ida Matilda Byegger's Wedding at Colfax, WA Presbyterian Church.
Gotfried and Anna Bysegger pose for a photograph in front of some trees.
Soncarty, Bysegger, Nirk, Teas and Davis families at surprise birthday party for Ida Soncarty at the Ed and Ida Soncarty home.
families; parties; birthdays
Norman Soncarty between sister Shirley and brother Lowell the day he left for service in the Army, headed for Korean War. Age 20. Norman served in Korea as an airplane mechanic. Overseas for a year.
1928 Soncarty barn now on National Register of Historic Places
barns; articles; newspapers
Lowell Soncarty with the tractor and sister Shirley (Sissy) in the old Model-T Ford. Gathering up old junk.
tractors; automobiles; fields
Looked this way until Spring of 1992 when Lowell built a new garage in Idah's old garden.
New barn on the Edd Soncarty farm, built in 1928. Now on the National Register of Historic Places.
farming; families; barns
Willa, Norman, Amy, Kelly, Virginia, Teresa, Trudy Soncarty
Interior of Potlatch Drug with Ida Bysegger Soncarty
Norman Willard Soncarty, Senior picture at Potlatch High School. Future husband of Virginia Soncarty.
50th anniversary announcement for Virginia and Norman Soncarty
anniversaries; articles; newspapers
Norman and Virginia Soncarty with first child Willa at Coeur d'Alene. Norman was 28 and Virginia 21.
Back side of Soncarty barn, now on NRHP
Children of H.R.H. and Sarah McCauley. Back row, Bessie, Alice, Barbara Ann, and Rose. Front row, Henry, Virginia, and Ona (Oney).
Norman Soncarty trapped coyotes, and collected money for the pelts.
coyotes (Canis latrans); pelts
Norman Soncarty, born 1930, skiing as a child.
children; snow; skiing
Building new Soncarty home. Ida, Shirley, Lowell, Edd and Norman.
families; houses; construction
At mill Edd Soncarty cut the lumber to build their new house and barn, which is now on National Register of Historic Places.
Cutting wood with old swinging buzz saw. Edd Soncarty on top of his steam engine, Lowell and Norman sitting on tractor.
saws; steam engines
Lowell Soncarty's senior picture from Potlatch High School. He did not graduate from high school, he was one credit short when his father passed away and he left school to help his mother on the farm.
Gotfried Bysegger custom threshing crew on Soncarty place
Ida Soncarty stands behind a wheelbarrow full of tubers and squash in her garden at the Soncarty farm.
A portrait of Grandma Bysegger and grandson Max Davis at Darrell and Mary Nirks place.
Ida raised hogs for the family and to sell
pigs (Sus); farms
At Edd and Ida Soncarty's place. Edd is in center, Ida is to the right holding daughter Shirley, rest of men are unidentified.
A group portrait of the Bysegger families during a gathering.
Men and women stand with hay and horse teams. Across from home place. Fritz Leistner, Ed Soncarty, John McManama and Fred Bysegger in crew.
Fritz Leistner Baling Crew near Palouse
Several multi-horse teams tilling. Louie Gilmore's outfit on the Colburn place. With John McManama. 56 horses.
Fritz Leistner Baling Crew on home place. Jolson's Model-T Ford. 1. Edith Kisling, 2. Walt Kislig, 3. Fritz Leistner
Fritz Leistner Baling on Home Place
Mountain Home School, District no. 1, Latah County. Ed Woolverton, Henry Keilmer, Farrell Crithfield, James Strong, Idell Woolverton, Pearl Kellmer, Frances Emert, Freeda Emert, Arthur Woolverton, Wayne Sorrells, Blanche Woolverton.
Threshing grain with horse team
farming; threshing; horses
Threshing machine at work in the fields.
farming; threshing; equipment
J. Fred and Lula (Beeson) Rohn. Taken in house on Parvin Road near Colfax, WA. Interior of home featured.
families; men; houses
John Jacob Rohn, grandfather of Curt Rohn. Fought in the Steptoe Battle. Taken in Walla Walla, WA.
Rohn Family and home near Parvin, WA, across from Grange Hall. From left to right, Jake, Elmer, Fred, Gladys, Curt, Fred Sr. (father), Frank, Frances, Lula (mother).
Friends swimming near Central Ferry. Left to right, Gene Snider, Frank Rohn, Sadie (Leistner) Wilcox, Fred Rohn, Loretta Herman, Rances Rohn, Curt Rohn, Orville Hodge.
Taken at the place owned by Fred Rohn in 1921. Back row, Fred Rohn, Francis Rohn, Ma Rohn, Frankie McCown, Orbal Hodge, Hardy McCown, Jake Rohn, Dad Rohn, Jones McCown. Front row, Curt Rohn, Joe McCown, Lora Nowack, Margaret Nowack, Mary Rohn, Frank Rohn.
Gladis, Jake and Elmer Rohn as children.
Family photo in front of car and with bicycle
Fred, Francis, and Frank Rohn as children.
Felix Stapleton, Fred Rohn, and Jake Rohn.
John Jacob Rohn's homestead on Mill Creek east of Walla Walla, WA. Curt Rohn's Grandfather. Elmer, Fred, Frank, Gladys, and Jake were born here.
Frances, Frank, Fred, and Curt in automobile.
The funeral program for Violet Rohn.
Violet M. Rohn obituary
A photograph of Fred and Violet Rohn prior to their passing.
Harriosn and Clarence Augir Homestead of 1877
homesteads; fields; houses
The Augir homestead as seen in 2003.
An aerial view of Fred Rohn's farm and barn. The house is in the lower left quadrant of the photograph.
John Rohn, Jerry Rohn, Joe Rohn, Harold Rounds, Ivan Rounds stand for a photograph with their deer in a garage.
hunting; deer; men
Kent Chambers and Joe Rohn with elk.
Fritz Lestner butchering hogs.
Vern, Jane, and Lyman Clark in front of their homestead. Vern holds the reins to a three horse team.
Rock Creek bridge and dam across the Palouse River at Potlatch. American Legion Cabin on hill in the background.
View of Freeze Church, which was built in 1899. A group of people are gathered in the front of the church.
View of the Herman Voss Place.
Looking north fromm the Starner Home in Freeze, Idaho. Buildings can be seen on the homestead.
homesteads; buildings; fields
A homemade steam engine built by Ed. Marsh.
steam engines; equipment
Venna Comstock sitting in a wheeled chair, which is hooked up to a horse.
View of a Freeze flat in Idaho. A few hills can be seen in the distance.
A few men sitting on the hoods of automobiles. Pictured are Mr. Nirk, Bill Leistner, Verne Clark, August Leistnea, Paul Anderson, and Fritz Leistner.
View of the Isabel Starner Store at Freeze, Idaho. Three children are standing in front of the store. The store was built in 1898 and was burned down in 1908.
View of Ed Marsh's blacksmith shop in Freeze, Idaho. Two men can be seen standing in the doorway of the shop.
View of John Nirk's place, which is located north of Potlatch, Idaho.
The mule team pulling a binding machine through a field.
Link standing with Mr. and Mrs. Kimball and Mr. and Mrs. John Nirk.
The Vehicle and Implement Department of the Potlatch Mercantile Company, located in Potlatch, Idaho. This was the old townsite where supples were kept to maintain the town.
The Fritz Leistner house.
View of the hotel and a store in Potlatch, Idaho.
Newspaper article by Liz Smith about the Potlatch Mercantile.
A self-propelling combine working in the fields.
A horse show in Potlatch, Idaho. A few men can be seen standing in between the horses and more men and horses can be seen standing behind the fence.
Threshing grain with horse teams near Colfax, Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Clark standing on the porch of a house.
The Andy Smith family standing outside a house. The child can be seen sitting on a horse. The home later became the Waddell Place.
View of the Old Fort on Vic Morris' place, with is northwest of Potlatch Idaho.
forts; fields; homesteads
A group photo of Art Kislig (1), Mrs. Kislig (2), Jim Edmonds (3), Leta Kislig (4), Walt Kislig (5), Edith Kislig (6), Fritz Brincken (7), Donn Mcmanama (8), Bill Liestne (9), and Marvin McManama (10).
Portrait of Roy F. Kislig at 18 years old.
Family photo of Leta Kislig, Mrs. Kislig, Art Kislig, and Edith Kislig.
The Kislig family sitting in a carriage behind two horses.
families; horses; carriages
A map of the Boise Meridian. On the sides of the map, details are given about certain locations.
View of the Kennedy Ford Grange, which was built in 1906.
View of the Mt. Home Community Hall.
Victor Beplate standing next to a tree trunk at Ruke Zimmerman's place.
Vic Beplate and a few horses hauling hay with a cart.
horses; hay wagons; hay
View of Vic Beplate's old house covered in snow.
View of the Cora exchange and the post office. Before the 1950's, this was John Sanrock's place and from then until 2002, it was Mike and Betty Bvabb's Place.
View of the Cora exchange.
The Bell Mill on Deep Creek. A group of men can be seen standing on and around logs in front of a structure.
mills; men; logs
Hans Beplate and Victor Beplate standing next to a team of three horses.
Vick Belplate's bug parked outside of the C.V. Hall Home.
The old Kellmer place. Stacks of logs can be seen piled up outside the buildings.
homesteads; builngs; logs
Ned Hanna's 1927 Chev at the Deep creek old pine tree looking SE.
McManama Place Fritz Leistner digging potatoes about 1920
Howard Wilcox, Leta Kislic, Ivan Clark, Rose Clark, Alfred Weible, Bill Leisther, Bud McKown, Art Kislig, Dave Kelmer, Randolph Zimmerman, about 1926
Print from original photograph, taken at Webster's Mill, Deep Creek, Northern Latah County, Idaho, 1888 or 1889, F.H. Brinkren Place; Swimming hole Fritz Brincken Place about 1908.
Fritz Brinken, John Nirk, Durell Nirk, and Amel Brinken sitting in a field next to some horses
fields; horses; men
Amos Grate and John nirk sitting on a fallen log.
Alva Strong Mill at Middle Deep Creek, Ezra Graff, James Strong, Agnes Strong, Mrs. Rumbel, Edna Strong on Tramway, about 1921;
Alva Strong Mill at Middle Deep Creek when covered in snow.
A group of students standing against the wall of the Burden School 3rd school house.
Picture of Roberta McBride Nygaard, Albert Clausen's teacher at Burden School in 1928. Next to her picture is a list of the pupils.
teachers; women; documents
Portrait of Dale Slagle in uniform.
Guy Parnell sawmill on what is Dale Slagle Place today.
Camp 36 logging camp with trucks and tents. Smoke can be seen coming from the chimneys in the tent structures.
lumber camps; automobiles
Loading logs onto trucks at Camp 36 logging camp. A man guides the logs down with a rope attached to one end while a crane lowers the log onto the stack.
lumber camps; equipment
Rows of trucks are lined up waiting to be loaded with logs at Skid Cat's Camp 36 logging camp.
lumber camps; tractors
A rodeo takes place at Riverside Park. A cowboy is in the arena participating in a bronco riding competition.
rodeos; horses; parks
A gold dredge set up on the Palouse River, circa 1955.
Group photo of reunion celebration. Front row, Shultz, Sharon; Doty, JoAnn; Doty, Barbara; Largent, Connie; Coble, Kieth; Keiser, Caroline; Vandermark, Sharon; Swanson, Beatrice; Besst, Joy. 2nd row, French, Darrel; Kellmer, Roger; Gilliam, Ray; Morrison, David; McBride, Ed; Spangler, Jim; Pelton, Sally; Rohn, Bonnie. 3rd row, Gotschalk, Dale; Harris, Dave; Rohn, Joe; Allen, Jim; Bain, Delbert; Krough, Ray; Roberts, Jerry; Olson, Judy; Capellan, Jim; Knott, Denny; Figgins, Willy.
Group photo of reunion celebration. Front row, Ray Gilliam, David Morrison, Denny Knott, Gary Whitmore, Jerry Roberts. 2nd row, Joe Rohn, Sally Pelton, Ed McBride, Barbara McVay, Caroline Kieser, Sharon Vandermark. 3rd row, Jan Knapp, Darrold French, Judy Olsen, Bonnie Curtis, Barbara Doty, Joy Besst, Willy Figgins. 4th row, Ed Mitsenberg, Anne Johnson, Jim Spangler, Delbert Bain, Susan Fiscus.
schools; , meetings; celebrations
Member of the Potlatch High School class of 1960
Front row, Ronnie, Joe, Ralph, James A., Laverne Skyles, Gerald. Second row, Tommy; Raymond, Billy, Eddie, Don. Third row, Lowell, Barbara, Dorthy, Judy, Sharon, Dixie, Barbara, Patty, Connie, Donald. 4th row, Dannie R., Donna W., Beatrice S., Ann, Jean P., Sharon V., Lottie, Sally, Caroline, Jo Ann, Billy H. 5th row, Jimmy S., Don Kegley, Geraldine D., Lavina H., Sharon, Judy, Larry, Dale, Mrs. Streeter.
Front row, Terry Kirtcher, Larry Griffin, Jim Spangler, James Merrit, David Morrison, Gary Hansen, Dannie Raupe. 2nd row, Ed Mitzenberg, Ron Owens, Sharon Vandermark, Sally Pelton, Marvin Wilkerson, Beatrice Swanson, Patty Stockwell. 3rd row, Arlene Coleman, Marlene Merril, Joe Rohn, Sharon Mundy, Sharon Shultz, Jim Spelgatti, Don Nygaard, Teacher Stella Benjamin. 6th grade.
Louie Gilmore's outfit. In 2017 owned by Fred Rohn. Located west of Potlatch.
Several multi-horse teams tilling. Louie Gilmore's outfit. Bill Leistner and Jim Woods in crew.
Paul Plummer's World War II Ration books. Owned the lumber mill locally.
A Christmas card from a marine that lived locally. (three scanned images associated with entry)
holidays; celebrations; correspondence
Lyle Gottschalk stands beside car #77 before the Riverside Races
automobiles; men; races
Upper mill pond and dam bridge to rock creek. Picture was taken by Richard King in Spring of 1948 or 1949; taken from scout rock.
ponds; bridges; dams; sawmills
Sheet music written and composed by the school superintendent. Became a high school teacher without a high school diploma. In 1922, superintendents were required to have a bachelor's degree.
sheet music; composition
A panoramic image of Potlatch, Idaho
panoramic photography; towns; sawmills; lumber
A multi-page history of Riverside Park, presented by the Potlatch Historical Society
histories; documents; booklets
A letter from Mr. Laird to Mr. Maxwell stating that a check for $25 should be made to the Deep Creek Valley Church - United Brethren. It was given as a fulfillment of a promise once the community completed construction of the church and reported it clear of debt.
An aerial view of the Idaho Sawmill in Potlatch, Idaho. Guard shacks can be seen along the perimeter of the mill.
The Post Office in Potlatch, Idaho. The building is no longer standing.
post offices; buildings
A panoramic image of Pine Street, showing all of the original buildings near the saw mill. Numbers correlate to building descriptions at bottom of image.
panoramic photography; sawmills; buildings
The Co-Op supply in Princeton, ID
Portrait of Verle E Brown from the Korean conflict 1953-1955
portraits; uniforms; military personnel
A close-up of the Potlatch Confectionary, located on Pine Street in Potlatch, ID
streets; buildings; mercantile
Panoramic photograph of the Potlatch Mill and Lumber Yard.
panoramic photography; sawmills; lumberyards
The new Potlatch Food Pantry, located on Pine Street behind city hall. 510 Pine Street
buildings; rural life
The Washington, Idaho & Montana railroad depot during its construction. Freshly laid tracks can be seen in front of the depot.
railroads; railroad stations
Lyle Gottschalk drives car #77 during the Riverside Races
The Grand Marshalls riding in the Potlatch Historical Society car during the Potlatch Days parade in July, 2016. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back:
automobiles; parades; women
Girl stands on pine street. The confectionary can be seen on the left hand side of the street and the public library can be seen on the right. The public library was located in the old theater before moving to its current location
girls; libraries; buildings
The Old Richield service station and garage sat where the current Cenex station is now located
automobiles; service stations; garages
The Potlatch Mercantile Company announced the Santa Claus Day event
A hand-written history and summary of 50 years of marriage of Mr. and Mrs. John Ashton, and an invitation to celebrate their 50th anniversary in Potlatch, ID
histories; documents; letters
The class photograph for Potlatch High School class of 1935. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Garber, Alyce; Smith, Margaret; Andrew, Kenneth; May, Vernon; Seifert, Regina I.; Poston, Alvyn; Westby, Mildred; Talbott, Charles; Morgan, Edgar; Blood, Maxine; Mundy, Charles; Hansen, Dorothy; Oien, Loyal; Ross, Margaret; Buton, Early; Nygaard, Louise; Clark, Larry; Fiscus, Shirley; Baker, Geneva; Berg, Edwin; Thrasher, Arno; Chambers, Helen;Swofford, Gordon; Osterlund, Loretta; Sorweide, John.
An old landmark was uncovered when a building was razed on the W. E. Hearn place northwest of Potlatch. The aged log cabin was believed to be the first house built in the Potlatch, Idaho, region in 1865.
articles; log cabins; newspapers; local histories; homesteads
Group portrait of Naval enrollees.
military personnel; men; Korean war
Five threshing and haying crews stand for a picture in a field. Each team of horses contained four horses
horses; haying; threshing; fields; workers
Crews getting ready to till the fields for the winter. Vern Clark is pictured in the middle of the photograph.
horses; farming; fields
A team drives along the grain with a binder behind them that trimmed the hay to be bound by other members of the crew after.
grain; hay; horses; equipment
The women of the Clark family gathered for a group portrait during Vern Clark's twenty-first birthday celebration.
women; families; birthdays
The Starner and Churchill threshing crews threshing at L.E. Gilmores, near Palouse, Washington
horses; farming; equipment; threshing; workers
Two separate couples pose for photographs in nice attire.
men; women; couples
Robert W. McKown stands beside his self-propelling combine. It was the first and only self-propelling in the region at the time.
combines; men; equipment; workers
Robert W. McKown stands atop his self-propelling combine after it fell onto its side.
combines; accidents; workers; farming
The clark family gathered together to celebrate Vern's twenty-first birthday outside an unknown house. Vern is seated in the second row from the front, the second person from the left.
Robert W. McKown and his team ride his self-propelling combine up a hill near Garfield, Washington during harvest.
combines; fields; portraits
Threshing crews finishing up harvest, bagging grains and piling straw after its been threshed. Vern Clark is pictured.
fields; farming; equipment; workers
Vern Clark and Archie Clark stand for a photograph with their horses. Vern is on the left and Archie is on the right.
Shannen Fleener's 2nd Christmas. Shannen wears a red dress and sits on a chair in front of a fireplace.
portrait; children; holidays
Phillip Fleener and Kenny Lederman leaning against 'The Doodler' (nickname) 1952 F7000 Ford truck purchased by Loyal Fleener. Fleener family dog 'Ug' (short for Uggy, also known as Muffin) next to Kenny. Fleener family dog, Tabitha in foreground. 'The Dog Face' 1962 International tandem axel disel truck out of Seattle in background, driven to Fleener farm by Skip Briney. Peas in background on Fleener farm. Burt Ayer's old chicken house in background (red shed), used to store parts by Fleeners.
group portrait; automobiles; farming; pets (domestic animals)
Tim Fleener competing at the Fossil bowl at Clarkia, Idaho.
portrait; motocross; sports
A photograph of the Fleener family. Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Fleener, Juanita Kay; Fleener, Phillip; Fleener, Timothy Paul; Fleener, Marva Joyce; Fleener, Loyal Ivan; Fleener, Craig Loyal.
families; holidays; houses
Dustin Fleener sits in front of his birthday cake, while Shannen Fleener stands beside him for Dustin's 2nd birthday.
children; birthdays; parties (events)
Shannen Fleener sits in front of her teddy bear birthday cake for her 2nd birthday.
portrait; birthday; child; party
Tim Fleener snowmobiling in Idaho.
portrait; outdoors; forest; snowmobiles; sports
Friends gathered for the 50th Anniversary celebration for Vernon and Alice Briney (Marva Joyce Fleener's parents). The party was the same day as the Mount St. Helens eruption. Names read as subjects appear, left to right: Fleener, Timothy Paul; Fleener, Marva Joyce; Betts, Alma.
group portrait; anniversary
Vernon and Alice Briney posing for photos in front of their cake at their 50th anniversary celebration.
marriage; rural communities; parties
Carol and Christy Fleener pose for a photograph.
group portrait; child
Portrait of Dustin Fleener as an infant.
portrait; children; childhood
Tim Fleener pre-Willie Nelson's performance at the ASUI Kibbie Dome in 1977.
Portrait of Dora Otter Fleener wearing a red dress and flowered corsage.
local histories; women; clothing; churches
Estes Road from the Fleener property looking southeast from present day home. The rail line in the background was functional at the time. The pond has since been filled in by Loyal Ivan Fleener.
landscape; snow; winter; homestead
Deafy (nickname, derived from a Latin name from a character in Marva Joyce Fleener's childhood Latin textbook) and Tabitha.
animals; farming; buildings (structures)
Tim and Phillip Fleener exploring the area on the Selway trip.
forests; holidays; families
Loree and Loyal Fleener as children with unknown Fleener family dog.
group portrait; children; animals
Loyal Ivan Fleener custom farming during high school years with unknown dog.
tractors; farming; fields; animals
Family portrait with 'The Fleener Seven.' Names read as subjects appear, left to right, front to back: Fleener, Loree; Fleener, Dora Otter; Fleener, Ansel; Fleener, Loyal Ivan; Fleener, Jeanette; Fleener, Johnny; Fleener, Sam; Fleener, Bonnie; Fleener, Glenda.
group portrait; families
Portrait of Craig Fleener as a Moscow High School football player.
portrait; sport; football; field; outdoors
Ansel Fleener sits reading in a chair.
portrait; rural communities' literaries
Ansel Fleener and his son Loyal atop a tractor.
tractors; farming; children; workers; work
Unknown child's first birthday. The toddler stands beside a table on which a birthday cake with a single candle sits.
families; parties; childhood; homestead
Marion and Bertha Rosenfelt pose for a photo with Alice and Vernon Briney. Marion and Alice were brother and sister. The photo was taken at Fleener farm, located on Estes Road in Moscow, Idaho.
families; farming; automobiles; clothing
Loyal Fleener as a youth, riding in a wagon.
childhood; children; wagons
Marva Joyce Briney as a youth. An older Model Ford AA can be seen in the background.
children; automobiles; forests; clothing
Juanita Kay Fleener in a dress made by Alice Briney. Juanita was adopted by Marva Joyce and Loyal Ivan Fleener from Korea via the Holt Adoption Agency.
Joyce Fleener holding Dustin Fleener.
Ansel Fleener sits at a table reading. A turkey can be seen either on a placemat or a table cloth in front of him.
holidays; literaries; homemakers
Tim Fleener dressed for Willie Nelson's performance at the ASUI Kibbie Dome in 1977.
Phil Fleener atop TD6 International Harvester tractor. Note previous owner's modification of adding a turbocharger to the top of the tractor's hood. Palouse farmers would modify tractors that were orignally intended for flat land farming to adapt them for the rolling hills. Barber Engineering dry fertilizer spreader in background.
portrait; tractor; farming
Tim Fleener atop TEREX tractor.
portrait; tractor; construction
Tim Fleener atop TEREX tractor. Grain silos, 'Chief,' and transport augers in background were similar to models that Loyal Fleener, Craig Fleener and Tim Fleener built around Idaho for Ed Christiansen of Moscow, Idaho. Ed used areas of Fleener property to stage silos and augors for assembly. The combine shed on present day Fleener property also came from Ed Christiansen. White and green steel fertilizer tank that is also in background came from Don Costello who owned Empire Farm Chemicals in Moscow, Idaho.
tractors; farming; farmers; pets (domestic animals)
Gleaner MH2 Combine. Loyal Fleener never did buy an MH combine, waited for the MH2 combines to come out. Two varieties of wheat planted in rows, creating the patterns in the background of the field - 1 red awned wheat, 1 white awned wheat. Estes Warehouse and in background.
combine; harvesting; farming; farmers; farming equipment
Dustin Fleener at Edna Cappellan's home. Edna was Juanita Fleener's close friend, prior to Juanita's death in 1989.
MH2 Combine at harvest.
MH2 Combines at harvest.
Tim Fleener and possibly Stanley Hawley racking bikes at the Clarkia Fossil Bowl.
group portrait; motocross; race; bikes; forest
Logs from 'the picnic area' at the edge of the Fleener property (old Burt Ayer property) at end of present day Fleener Road.
automobile; logs; outdoors; lumber
Looking east. Craig Fleener giving combine rides to Carol Fleener and unknown youth. Willow trees in background in draw of the fields were later removed by Craig Fleener.
Tim Fleener and his Peterbilt logging truck.
logging; truck; outdoors; portrait
Gleaner 1972 GH (predecessor to MH series) and pair of MH2s at the Fleener Deary, Idaho property. Oats in foreground.
combine; field; oats
Tim Fleener tipped his logging truck over outside of Deary, Idaho. Fleener family Droutt loader helping to right truck.
logging; truck; forest; road
motocross; sports; forest
Tim Fleener tipped his logging truck over. Fleener family Droutt loader helping to right truck.
logging; truck; road; forest
Tim Fleener racing motorbikes at Clarkia, Idaho.
Photo taken at Dora Otter Fleener's apartment in Latah Care Center while she was in the process of writing her memoirs.
portrait; desk; memoirs
Loyal Fleener stands for a photograph in front of the Fleener home.
outdoors; surface building
Photo taken with Vernon and Alice Briney with all of their grandchildren. Names read as subjects appear, left to right: Fleener, Phillip; Fleener, Juanita; Peck, Diane; Briney, Suzie; Briney, Vernon; Briney, Sandy; Peck, Wanda; Peck, Jim; Fleener, Timothy; Briney, Alice; Fleener, Craig; Peck, Scott; Peck, Tina; Peck, Vonnie.
Family photo of the Fleener family. Names read as subjects appear, left to right: Fleener, Craig; Joyce Fleener, Marva; Fleener, Phillip; Fleener, Loyal Ivan; Fleener, Juanita Kay; Fleener, Timothy.
Vernon and Alice Briney posing for photos in front of their cake at their 25th anniversary celebration.
group portrait; anniversary; wedding
Picutre of an unknown cat.
View of Vernon and Alice Briney homestead. The cleared fields that are in the background formerly contained cherry orchards. The Briney family would sell cherries to a canning facility in Post Falls, ID. They would take the back seat out of the car in the driveway to load cherry lugs, boxes approximately the size of what sweet cherries come in today, to take to the canning facility. Buildings, cars, and a haystack can be seen sitting on the lot.
arial view; field; surface buildings; roads
The Fleener family posing for a photo, while sitting on the steps leading up to their house. Names read as subjects appear, left to right: Fleener, Loyal Ivan; Fleener, Craig Loyal; Fleener, Timothy Paul; Fleener, Marva Joyce.
group portrait; children
View of Loyal Fleener's Cletrac Tractor.
View of an abandoned home. Papers were found inside which were labeled 'Butterfield', so this home is thought to have been occupied by the Butterfield family. The home was located at the end of present day Fleener road. There is also a hand-dug well right inside the front door, so that you would not have to go outside to hand pump your water. The structure was removed from Fleener property via fire by Phillip Fleener. The photo was taken while looking south, and the Alan Gillespie family field can be seen in the background.
House; surface building; fields
Photo of the Fleener family while standing in a kitchen. The parents are seen holding the children. Names read as subjects appear, left to right: Fleener, Loyal Ivan; Fleener, Craig Loyal; Fleener, Timothy Paul; Fleener, Marva Joyce.
Craig Fleener poses for a Christmas photo. A Christmas tree can be seen standing behind the chair that Craig is sitting in.
View of the Fleener farm cats outside of machine shop.
portrait; animal; outdoors
Loyal Ivan Fleener holding fish that he caught.
portrait; fish; fishing
Joyce Fleener standing behind a table with her 3rd birthday cake sitting on top. A car can be seen parked behind her.
portrait; child; birthday; party
Tim Fleener standing and holding a line of fish he caught.
portrait; fish; fishing; forest
Alice Briney and Marva Joyce Briney standing together in front of a Ford car. Marva Joyce is standing on the side of the car.
group portrait; child; automobile
Joyce Briney poses holding a cake for an 11th birthday photo in Beloit, Kansas in front of her grandmother, Grace Briney's, home. The photo was taken by Joyce's aunt, Melva Briney. Melva also made the banana cake, which was made with fresh bananas and whipped cream icing. This was the year that Joyce and her sister, Nyla June Briney, traveled to Kansas all by themselves via a Greyhound bus.
portrait; birthday; celebrations; children
The Fleener family dog, 'Deafy', digging in the dirt and snow. 'Deafy' was short for the full name of Deafiness.
dog (canus); animal; portrait
Della Mae and Linda Rosenfelt standing next to each other. The two girls are Briney family cousins. A truck and a field can be seen in the background behind the girls.
Photo taken from the abandoned Butterfield House facing north. The Fleeners bought the property in the background from Burt Ayer. A person can be seen standing to the right of the barn. The Guskie family farm land can also be seen in the extreme background. The piano that is currently in Fleener family possession was salvaged from this structure. The Fleener children would also play in this structure.
surface building; fields
Farm that Ansel and Dora Fleener lived on when Sam Fleener returned from his time in the U.S. armed services. The dairy farm is located at Hayden Lake and was sold on an installment sale. Burt Ayer of Moscow, Idaho took the farm as a down payment for the present day Fleener property along Estes Road.
buildings (structures); farming
View of a mountain on the Fleener family Selway trip. Marva Joyce Fleener can be seen in the foreground. Warren Hill offered Fleeners the use of his cabin one summer.
mountains; forests; landscape
Craig Fleener sitting on top of a Ford NAA Tractor. Loyal Fleener acquired the tractor from his parents.
Marva Joyce Fleener holding Craig Loyal Fleener at John and Jeanette Talbott's home in Moscow,Idaho.
group portrait; children; families
Photo of a lake and trees on the Fleener family Selway trip. The mosquitos that were encountered during this trip were big.
lake; forest; landscape
Tim and Craig Fleener posing for a Christmas photo. A stuffed bear can be seen sitting between them and a Christmas tree can be seen behind the boys.
group portrait; holidays
Craig Loyal Fleener standing and holding a line of trout he caught.
Juanita Kay Fleener exploring the area during the family's Selway trip.
forests; children; families
Phillip Louis Fleener exploring the area during the Fleener family's Selway trip.
Phillip Fleener and Kathleen Briney at Dora Otter and Ansel Fleener's home, which was located at present day Doug Rudolph home along Estes Road. Kathleen can be seen lighting a candle at the dining table while Phillip watches.
food; children; holidays; families
School portrait of Loyal Ivan Fleener.
portrait; rural schools; education; childhood
Dora Otter Fleener standing amid fields of grain in Worley, Idaho. Dora and Ansel Fleener farmed Loyal Ivan Fleener's property while he was drafted during the Korean Conflict. A truck can be seen in the background between fields.
field; wheat; farming; automobiles
Marva Joyce Fleener standing with her niece and nephew, Nyla June and Bob Peck's children, at the property in Worley, ID.
group portrait; farming; children; wheat
Photo of Ansel Fleener sitting with the family dogs.
portrait; animals; workers
Craig Fleener laying on a blanket in Worley, Idaho.
Tim Fleener posing for a Christmas photo. A Christmas tree can be seen standing behind the chair he is sitting in.
portrait; holidays; children
The Fleener family dogs, Tabitha and Henry, standing on the porch of a house.
View of Phillip Fleener's pigs. Ansel Fleener would purchase the pigs at Post Falls at the Idaho auction house and Phillip Fleener would raise them in a shed in Moscow, Idaho after going up to retrieve them from Ansel.
livestock; farming; chores
Tim and Craig Fleener posing for a Christmas photo. A stuffed bear can be seen between the two boys and a Christmas tree can be seen standing behind them.
group portrait; holidays; children
The Fleener cats in the 'cat tree.' The old garage that was torn down at a later date and replaced with present day add-on to Fleener home can be seen behind the tree. A 1952 Ford pickup that can be seen in the background was purchased by Loyal Fleener. It is blue on the bottom and white on the top to match the 1952 Ford 2.5 ton grain truck. The 1965 Ford Galaxy 500 in the brackground was purchased new by Loyal Fleener in Detroit, Michagan and driven back to Moscow, Idaho.
group portrait; animals; outdoors; tree
Photo from trip to Kansas to visit the Briney family. The family also stopped through Nebraska to see Rosenfelt family relations on the same road trip.
Craig Loyal Fleener exploring area during Selway trip.
portrait; forests; holidays;
Timothy Paul Fleener digging holes.