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Idaho History Books


Idaho local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Spud State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the training grounds of Mountain Home Air Force Base and Farragut Naval Training Station, to the devastation of the Teton Dam Disaster, the towns of Boise, Meridian, Moscow, Twin Falls, the Silver Valley, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Idaho.


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Total products in Idaho: 34

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Boise
Boise

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
On a high-desert plateau of the Snake River Plain in southwestern Idaho, Boise, the “City of Trees,” began as an encampment on the Oregon Tr ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738559896
Boise
Boise

$7.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Postcards of America
Boise boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Frank Thomason explores the city’ ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738559889
Boise
Boise

$21.99
state: Idaho
series: Postcard History
Boise was founded on the Oregon Trail in 1863, shortly after the opening of Fort Boise, which was built to protect the gold that had recentl ...
Postcard History $21.99 9781467132565
Cassia County
Cassia County

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Cassia County is located in south-central Idaho along the Snake River. It has more pioneer trails going through it than any other county in ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738569284
Eagle
Eagle

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Eagle may be the only city in the arid American West that was first settled on an island. Four young miners left Idaho’s gold fields in 1863 ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738595375
Emmett and Gem County
Emmett and Gem County

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
The Payette River and some of its tributaries serve Gem County from border to border. An abundance of water, a mild climate with protected v ...
Images of America Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467132442
Farragut Naval Training Station
Farragut Naval Training Station

$21.99 Backordered
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
The Farragut Naval Training Station, located near Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, was only operational between 1942 and 1946, but during that time it ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738570969
Gowen Field
Gowen Field

$21.99 Backordered
state: Idaho
series: Images of Aviation
Gowen Field, located south of Boise’s air terminal, is home to Idaho’s adjutant general, the state’s Army and Air National Guard, and to U.S ...
Images of Aviation Backordered $21.99 9780738548234
Hailey
Hailey

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
When Hailey was founded in 1881, it was one of many boomtowns that sprang up as a result of the lead-silver rush in the northwestern United ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738588995
Harrison Area, The
Harrison Area, The

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Harrison dates to 1891, during the exciting days of the Northwest’s expansion. The area’s forests were full of old growth pine, fir, and ced ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738574486
Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Taylor's Crossing began as a wooden toll bridge over a narrow spot on the Snake River for travelers along the Old Montana Trail. By 1883, it ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738548708
Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls

$7.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Postcards of America
In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, William Hathaway explores the city’s past.

Author Bio: Idaho Falls boasts ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738569727
Idaho Falls Post Register
Idaho Falls Post Register

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
This once-rowdy railroad town completed its metamorphosis into a real city—with paved streets, lights, and a firm foothold on law and order— ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738559681
Jefferson County
Jefferson County

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Established in 1913, Jefferson County has a rich and varied history, spanning more time and growth than this date might suggest. The area wa ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738559988
Jerome
Jerome

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
On June 30, 1907, Robert McCollum, Jerome Kuhn, and two other men rode in a horse-drawn wagon up the Blue Lakes Grade from Ira B. Perrine’s ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738595184
KIDO: Boise's First Radio Station
KIDO: Boise's First Radio Station

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
The origins of KIDO date back to 1920 and the experimental radio station 7YA at Boise High School. In 1922, chemistry teacher Harry Redeker ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738595115
Kuna
Kuna

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Kuna owes its existence to an accident of geography. People settled in it in the mid-19th century based on its location near the Snake River ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738595405
Latah County
Latah County

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Its name derived from the Nez Perce language, Latah County is the only county in the United States to have been created by an Act of Congres ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738531335
Legendary Locals of Idaho Falls
Legendary Locals of Idaho Falls

$21.99
state: Idaho
series: Legendary Locals
In 1864, a stage line driver named Matt Taylor and two associates decided Black Rock Canyon was the place for a toll bridge to handle traffi ...
Legendary Locals $21.99 9781467101684
Lemhi County
Lemhi County

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Situated at the base of the Continental Divide and surrounded by the Lemhi and Salmon River Ranges, Lemhi County, Idaho, provides a fascinat ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738531267
Meridian
Meridian

$21.99 Backordered
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Eight miles west of Idaho's capital city, Boise, the first settlers in what became Meridian found only arid land, sagebrush, and jackrabbits ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738580128
Moscow
Moscow

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Each spring for centuries, the Nez Perce Indians visited the area they called Taxt-hinma (place of the spotted deer) to harvest the camas ro ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738548685
Moscow: Living and Learning on the Palouse
Moscow: Living and Learning on the Palouse

$24.99 Backordered
state: Idaho
series: Making of America
Centered in the glorious Palouse, a richly fertile area, the small Idaho town of Moscow was once home to the Nez Perce, who introduced the f ...
Making of America Backordered $24.99 9780738524252
Mountain Home Air Force Base
Mountain Home Air Force Base

$19.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Mountain Home Air Force Base began inauspiciously as a small effort to support and train B-24 combat aircrews for the rigors of World War II ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738548050
Nampa
Nampa

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Nampa began as a railroad siding on the Idaho Central Railway in 1885. There was no town then, only a water tower and a few shacks. In 1886, ...
Images of America Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467132121
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Old Idaho Penitentiary

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Between 1872 and 1973, the Idaho State Penitentiary housed over 13,000 inmates. Some of Idaho’s most corrupt and cunning criminals resided b ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467131674
Pocatello
Pocatello

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Pocatello, named in honor of a Shoshoni tribal chief, began as a stage station between Salt Lake City and the gold mines in Montana. By 1878 ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738596457
Priest River and Priest Lake: Kaniksu Country
Priest River and Priest Lake: Kaniksu Country

$21.99 Backordered
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
The first permanent settlers of Kaniksu County filtered into the Priest River and Priest Lake area of northern Idaho’s panhandle in the late ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738589190
Rexburg
Rexburg

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
The mountainous terrain and abundance of rivers near what would later become the city of Rexburg were a magnet for the Missouri Fur Company; ...
Images of America Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467132206
The Railroad at Pocatello
The Railroad at Pocatello

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of Rail
Pocatello was founded as a station on the narrow-gauge Utah and Northern Railway in 1878, and it has been a railroad town ever since. Passen ...
Images of Rail Available $21.99 9780738576176
The Silver Valley
The Silver Valley

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
The descent into Idaho from the Montana border down Lookout Pass on Interstate 90 largely follows the trail Capt. John Mullan blazed over 15 ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738581750
The Teton Dam Disaster
The Teton Dam Disaster

$21.99 Backordered
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
While cameras rolled, the newly completed Teton Dam collapsed shortly before noon on June 5, 1976. The resulting wall of water, 80 billion g ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738548616
Treasure Valley's Electric Railway
Treasure Valley's Electric Railway

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of Rail
Idaho's Treasure Valley, named for the gold and silver once mined in the area, encompasses Ada and Canyon Counties in the southwest corner o ...
Images of Rail Available $21.99 9780738596334
Twin Falls
Twin Falls

$21.99 Available
state: Idaho
series: Images of America
Images of America: Twin Falls tells the story of the transformation of a sagebrush plain into productive farmland at the beginning of the 20 ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738580272
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