University of Idaho Library's Digital Initiatives.

Contributors:

Devin Becker - Digital Initiatives Librarian

Annie Gaines - Scholarly Communications Librarian

Estelle Sertich - Digital Projects Manager

Jordan Wrigley - Intern, 125th Anniversary History Committee

Amy Thompson - Special Collections Library Assistant

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A postcard postmarked 1909 of Tacoma High School in Tacoma, Washington. Opened in 1906, the school’s construction began in 1891 with the intention of being a luxury hotel. The school was the filming location for many scenes of the 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You.

From the Northwest Historical Postcards Collection. We’ll be featuring vintage postcards from the Northwest all summer, so stay tuned for travel recommendations.

The 1941-1942 University of Idaho boxing squad. From the Donald R. Theophilus Boxing Photograph Collection.

Forest and brush fires are a large part of forestry studies in the northwest. Here, members of the Northwest Forest Fire Lab conduct a forest fire study on Idaho experimental forest land.

From the Experimental Forest and Savenac Nursery Photo Archive

1910 portrait of a group of men affected by the Great Fire of 1910 in Wallace, Idaho.

From the Barnard-Stockbridge Photograph Collection.

Vintage Fashion: 1938 Campus Queens Edition

From the 1938 Gem of the Mountains Digital Yearbook

Olympia is the capitol city of Washington State, the only state in the union named after a President. 

From the Northwest Historical Postcards CollectionWe’ll be featuring vintage postcards from the Northwest all summer, so stay tuned for travel recommendations.

The University of Idaho Vandals face off against the Utah State Aggies in this photograph from 1938.

From the 1938 Gem of the Mountains Digital Yearbook.

Remember that time the University of Idaho Vandals beat Boise State University fourteen years in a row? This image is from a game on 11/23/1996 at Boise State. The final score was 64-19.
From the Vandal Video Collection. 

Remember that time the University of Idaho Vandals beat Boise State University fourteen years in a row? This image is from a game on 11/23/1996 at Boise State. The final score was 64-19.

From the Vandal Video Collection

Forrest Twogood was a minor league baseball player, college basketball and baseball coach, and college athletics administrator. He is best known as the head basketball coach at the University of Southern California for 16 seasons, from 1950 to 1966. But before his tenure at USC, Twogood was the baseball and basketball coach for the University of Idaho Vandals from 1936 to 1941.

From the 1938 Gem of the Mountains Digital Yearbook.

A postcard of the Astoria Column in Astoria, Oregon. The Astoria Column is a 125 foot column on Coxcomb Hill, depicting the early history of the area. An observation platform is at the top of the column with a view of the city. 

From the Northwest Historical Postcards Collection. We’ll be featuring vintage postcards from the Northwest all summer, so stay tuned for travel recommendations.