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The Keefers

Engage @ home | Idaho history | videos

(Eagle Rock Films, 2022, 59:00) Beginning in 1875, this film chronicles the westward journey of 23-year old William W. Keefer from his ancestral home in Pennsylvania to a new life […]

How cultural genes affect community prosperity

Engage @ home | Museum Club recordings

Museum Club presentation with Dr. Mary Ann Allison, professor emeritus of journalism, media studies, and PR at Hofstra University September 1, 2022

The USS Idaho and the Gem State’s Naval History

Engage @ home | Idaho history | Museum Club recordings

Museum Club presentation with Capt. Robert Skinner, US Navy (ret.), USS Idaho Commissioning Committee August 18, 2022