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Seely collection of Boise glass plates

Identifier: 60-120
Glass plate negatives taken in Boise in 1947. Includes images of mines and Silver City. Glass plates found by Mrs. Willamette Seely in the attic of a house torn down in Boise in 1947.


  • Majority of material found within 1900 - 1940


37 Photographic Slides : Glass plates


.1 Mining dredge
.2 Mining dredge
.3 Carnival at fairgrounds
.4 School and school group
.5 Portrait of Julie Allen
.6 Conference in an office (St Alphonsus?)
.7 Group of men, possibly miners
.8 Business section of mining town
.9 Silver City, from hill
.10 Idaho Hotel in Silver City
.11 Hill at Silver City
.12 Boise fairgrounds
.13 Post office and general store building, mining town
.14 Exhibit building at fair
.15 Scene at railroad; speakers stand and crowd
.16 Portrait of a man
.17 Mountain scene
.18 Group portrait of five men
.19 Mining dredge
.20 County Auditor's office
.21 Shearing sheep
.22 Banquet scene
.23 Mine crew in front of mine buildings
.25 School building
.26 Hotel Ontario
.27 Horse with four men
.28 Sheriff's office
.29 Forney's Livery, Stage and Feed Stable
.30 Group of older people in a grove of pine trees
.31 Group of people on steps of old Capitol bldg
.32 Hall decorated for ball; flag: "Idaho Volunteers"
.33 Interior of office
.34 School building and school group
.35 same
.36 Couple camped at Payette Lake
.37 Horse and wagon, man with two dogs in canyon
.38 Stables, fairgrounds


Repository Details

Part of the Photographs Repository

2205 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise ID 83712 United States
(208) 334-2620