Photo From the Attic: Long Before BlackBerrys

Posted May 19, 2010 at 5:26pm

[IMGCAP(1)]It was March 30, 1939, and the House Irrigation and Reclamation Committee was considering a bill to authorize further relief to water users on federal reclamation and Indian reclamation projects. Shown in various states of inattention are (from left): Idaho Democratic Rep. Compton White (back to camera), the panel’s chairman, and Republican Reps. Thomas Winter (Kan.), Karl Mundt (S.D.), Henry Dworshak (Idaho) and J. Thorkelson (Mont.).