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Bob Reinhardt interviewed on Idaho Matters

Detroit, Oregon, one of many lost towns in the American West. Photo provided by Bob Reinhardt.

Idaho Matters, the Boise State Public Radio news program, recently interviewed Bob Reinhardt, an assistant professor and director of the Working History Center in the Department of History. Reinhardt spoke about his new project to document the towns and communities across the American West that were lost or relocated in the interest of hydroelectric projects.

Listen to the interview here.

Reader can also find a recent news feature about the project here.

Finally, visit a new website devoted to the project: