Teaching American History - Lessons on the Boise Valley
Idaho History in the News:http://www.boiseweekly.com/boise/wicked-waters-explores-demon-liquor-in-idaho/Content?oid=2645534
Wicked Waters and Demon Rum
Sarah Philips showcases the Prohibition Era
The Center for Idaho History and Politics, working with neighbors and the social science college, has spearheaded a grant to transform the 1000 block of Boise's Main Street, creating a cultural district.
Lost City: Boise Before Urban Renewal
Recalls the people and streets of the capital city from 1945 to 1985. Hosted by Boise State University at the Center on Main, the storefront exhibition includes posters, rare publications, gilded windows, neon, and sandstone cornerstones. Free to the public.
Lost City Media Links:
The Idaho Adventure
An up-todate, full-color, standards -based, social studies textbook for Idaho fourth graders
Co-authors, Nancy Tacke and Todd Shallat, Boise State University Center for Idaho History and Politics
Gibbs-Smith Publisher, 2010.
Spans Idaho’s Canyon County from the Walters Ferry to the Oregon Line. Boise State University is working with Canyon County cities and entrepreneurs on a heritage education program. Phase one is a web exhibition with tourist information, local history, a guide to canyon wildlife, and a tour of ten scenic vineyards.
From 2004 to 2007, the Center published six topical issues of the online peer-reviewed journal. Beautifully illustrated with maps and art, the journal featured special reports on Native American, Prisons, Immigration, Cities, Rivers, and Schools.