Records of the Forest Service. 1870 - 2008. Moving Images Relating to Activities in Alaska. 1940 - 2005. Begich-Boggs Visitor Center Dedication
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Marie Corinne Morrison "Lindy" Claiborne Boggs (March 13, 1916 – July 27, 2013) was a United States politician who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and later as United States Ambassador to the Holy See. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Louisiana. She was also a permanent chairwoman of the 1976 Democratic National Convention, which met in New York City to nominate the Carter-Mondale ticket. She was the first woman to preside over a major party convention. ...
Nick (Nicholas Joseph) Begich (1932-1972) was born and raised in Minnesota. In the mid 1950s he moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where he worked in education and education administration. He was elected to two terms in the Alaska State Senate (1963-1971). In 1970 he won election as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives and began his service as Alaska's congressman on January 3rd 1971. He disappeared while on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau, Alaska, October 16th 1972. ...
Hale Boggs was a United States representative from Louisiana. DeLesseps Story Morrison (1912-1964), an attorney, politician, and mayor of New Orleans, was active in encouraging new industry and foreign trade in Louisiana, particularly, trade with Latin America. From the description of Thomas Hale Boggs correspondence, 1964. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122335887 Hale Boggs was a United States representative from Louisiana. From the descriptio...