SHRA recently sent out our Fall 2018 Newsletter. Topics for this edition include Architectural History and a milestone anniversary for one of our employees. You can sign-up to join our electronic mailing list at the bottom of our homepage.
SHRA recently sent out our Spring 2018 newsletter. For this edition, we transitioned to electronic delivery. You can see our latest newsletter and sign-up to join our electronic mailing list here.
Twice a year, SHRA sends out newsletters covering research, staff and business updates. In Spring 2017, we looked at planned development on an old industrial site in Boise, and in Fall 2017, we discussed Jennifer Stevens new role as a Professor of the Practice at Boise State University. Click the links below to read more… Read the Rest »
SHRA is pleased to announce that the National Council on Public History (NCPH) awarded its 2017 Excellence in Consulting Award to our firm for our research and consulting work in support of Idaho Power’s centenary commemoration. The NCPH grants this award to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of public history through consulting or contract… Read the Rest »
Idaho is renowned for its recreational opportunities and magnificent ruggedness. The solitude provided by its rivers and mountains are unmatched. Thus, President Obama’s August 7, 2015 signing of Idaho’s Sawtooth Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act is a significant event in environmental and Idaho history, particularly when viewed as the capstone of… Read the Rest »
This October, SHRA had the chance to explore Hells Canyon on the Snake River, North America’s deepest river gorge. From the water, the many layers of cliffs, hills, and mountains rise 7,400 feet to the Seven Devils Mountains on the Idaho side, and more than a mile to the canyon rim on the Oregon side…. Read the Rest »
SHRA is taking a blog hiatus for the next couple of weeks, but we will still be posting to Twitter and Facebook. Please join us at @pastforwardSHRA on Twitter or www.facebook.com/shraboise for some our favorite blog posts from the past, as well as interesting articles from around the web. We’ll be back with new content the week… Read the Rest »
We recently mailed our Fall 2014 Newsletter. For this edition, the theme was water, and all of our features focused on examples of water-related issues that SHRA has researched, including the recently concluded Snake River Basin Adjudication, navigability, and the Clean Water Act. Click the link to read on… SHRA Fall 2014 Newsletter
Editor’s note: We recently mailed our Spring 2014 newsletter. Below you will find an expanded version of our feature article, as well as a link to the full newsletter. Environmental historians are just beginning to analyze the ties between war and the environment. SHRA’s recent finds in the archives demonstrate firsthand the significant historical impact of government… Read the Rest »
SHRA’s Dr. Jennifer Stevens has been invited back as an adjunct faculty member at Boise State University. She will teach courses in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. This session, she is teaching an upper division course in North American Environmental History for the Department of History in the College of Social Sciences & Public Affairs. In the… Read the Rest »