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Swedish homesteaders in Idaho on the Minidoka Irrigation Project, Minidoka County, Idaho

Alvin C. Holmes

Swedish homesteaders in Idaho on the Minidoka Irrigation Project, Minidoka County, Idaho

by Alvin C. Holmes

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minidoka County (Idaho),
  • Idaho,
  • Minidoka Co.
    • Subjects:
    • Swedish Americans -- Idaho -- Minidoka Co. -- History.,
    • Swedish Americans -- Idaho -- Minidoka Co. -- Biography.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Idaho -- Minidoka Co.,
    • Minidoka County (Idaho) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Other titlesSwedish homesteaders in Idaho on the Minidoka Irrigation Project ...
      Statementby Alvin C. Holmes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF752.M5 H64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination7, 120, [18] p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4612208M
      LC Control Number77376021

        This film by Art Wright covers a pilgrimage to a WWII Japanese and Japanese-American concentration camp in Idaho. It is a companion piece to .   Locally, Minidoka War Relocation Center was known as “Hunt Camp.” While in operation, the site was the 7th largest city in Idaho, incarcerating nearly 9, people at its peak population. Stretching o acres, acres were used as residential blocks, while some of the land was used for agricultural purposes.

      Title: Soil Survey of the Minidoka Area, Idaho () Author: USDA Subject: Soils Keywords: Soil Survey Minidoka Idaho Created Date: 1/25/ PM. The median home cost in Minidoka County is $, Home appreciation the last 10 years has been %. Check out the homes in the area. SCHOOLS Minidoka County public schools spend $6, per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12, There are about students per teacher in Minidoka County. More Education.

      July is the hottest month for Minidoka County with an average high temperature of °, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Idaho. In Minidoka County, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of °. The most pleasant months of the year for Minidoka County are June, September and August/5. 66 Homes For Sale in Minidoka County, ID. Browse photos, see new properties, get open house info, and research neighborhoods on Trulia.


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Swedish homesteaders in Idaho on the Minidoka Irrigation Project, Minidoka County, Idaho by Alvin C. Holmes Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Description: 7,[18] pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Swedish homesteaders in Idaho on the Minidoka Irrigation Project. The Hunt Site, in Jerome County, Idaho, housed over 9, people during the war.

The evacuees built and repaired portions of the Minidoka Project’s canal system and assisted in clearing the land and planting crops. After the war, Reclamation offered the camp buildings and equipment to war veterans, including Japanese-Americans, who settled on the.

Minidoka Project President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Reclamation Act of J which created the Minidoka Project. The project was established by the Secretary of Interior on Ap and work began on the diversion works that year.

Contracts were also let for the construction of canals and laterals shortly after. Regular Meetings. Every Monday (excluding holidays and the Monday between Christmas and New Years) Minidoka County Courthouse G Street Rupert, ID Established Janu with its Minidoka County seat at Rupert.

Named directly for the first settlement, Minidoka, a railroad siding. The name is Indian, but the exact meaning is in dispute. Some believe that Minidoka means “well, spring” but there was not a source of water such as a well or spring until Others say the word Swedish homesteaders in Idaho on the Minidoka Irrigation Project Shoshoni and means “broad expanse,” because the broadest.

The Minidoka Project is a series of public works by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to control the flow of the Snake River in Wyoming and Idaho, supplying irrigation water to farmlands in Idaho.

One of the oldest Bureau of Reclamation projects in the United States, the project involves a series of dams and canals intended to store, regulate and distribute the waters of the Snake, with electric.

Minidoka County 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale. In order to sell an animal at the Minidoka County 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale, youth must reside within the Minidoka County School District. in addition, FFA youth must be an active member of the Minico FFA Chapter only. Minidoka County is a county located in the U.S.

state of of the census, the population The county seat and largest city is Rupert. Minidoka County is part of the Burley, ID Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The name Minidoka is of Dakota Sioux origin meaning "a fountain or spring of water." Minidoka was first used in as a name for the Union Pacific's Oregon Short Congressional district: 2nd. UI Extension, Minidoka County. Physical Address: 85 East Baseline Rupert, ID title minidoka project.

u.s. reclamation bureau. minidoka desert on year after irrigation by government contributor names. 14th St, Heyburn, ID For sale by owner.

6 days on Zillow. E Baseline Rd, Rupert, ID Open: Sat. 10am-1pm. Revista Realty LLC. 98 E N, Rupert, ID 7 days on Zillow. CENTURY 21 Riverside Realty. S W, Heyburn, ID 8 days on Zillow.

CENTURY 21 Riverside Realty. N Meridian, Rupert, ID To honor those 20th century pioneers, a Homesteaders Party will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 5, at Connors’ Café. A buffet will be served and tickets are $ Anyone with an interest in homesteading is invited to attend.

The government held its first Minidoka County drawing on Aug 4, on the : Lisa Dayley. Get directions, reviews and information for Minidoka Irrigation District in Rupert, ID.

Minidoka Dam on Idaho’s Snake River. Completed inMinidoka was Reclamation’s first embankment dam. Bureau of Reclamation. The origin of the word Minidoka is unknown, but some postulate it is an American Indian word that means “well or spring,” and others think it is Shoshone for “broad expanse,” a reference to Idaho’s broad Snake River Plain, which sweeps across southern.

Read more about Observation of Gopher Snake reported on TZ by iNaturalist user stephenbouffard. Pioneer Days In Idaho County, Volume One [Elsensohn, Sister M.

Alfreda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pioneer Days In Idaho County, Volume OneAuthor: Sister M. Alfreda Elsensohn. The Library of Congress is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Ti U.S.C.), or any other restrictions on the materials digitized for the collection Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Serial and Government Publications Division. Minidoka is a city in Minidoka County, Idaho, United population was at the is part of the Burley, Idaho Micropolitan Statistical : Minidoka. Minidoka County Historical Society Museum - 99 E Baseline Rd/P.o. Rupert, Idaho - Rated 5 based on 15 Reviews "Absolutely wonderful place.

5/5(15). search all of the Idaho Archives ~ Idaho Archives home ~ Minidoka County IDGenWeb Project Minidoka County Archives Cemeteries. File Description: Size: Date: Submitter: Minidoka Dam Grave: 1 kb: Jan Drowns In Irrigation Ditch - Kraus J.

Minidoka Irrigation District, Rupert, Idaho. 10 likes. Government Building5/5(4).STATEMENT OF THE CASE I. Nature ofthe Case. This is an appeal of the Director of the Idaho Department of Water Resources' ("Department" or "IDWR") Final Order on Remand Regarding the A&B Irrigation District Delivery Call ("Remand Order"), dated Ap R The Remand Order follows this Court's Memorandum Decision and Order on Petition for Judicial Review ("MemorandumFile Size: 2MB.The City of Minidoka had a population of as of July 1, Minidoka ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho.

See peer rankings below. The primary coordinate point for Minidoka is located at latitude and longitude in Minidoka County.