Association records. 1964-1994.

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Association records. 1964-1994.

Correspondence, minutes, news releases, newsletters, printeditems, clippings, and related material of an organization formed to encourage thedevelopment of the Voyageurs National Park, located around the Kabetogama peninsulain northern Minnesota. The group was headed by former Minnesota Governor Elmer L.Andersen, with Rita F. Shemesh as secretary.

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National Park Association.

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Chapman, Edwin P.

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Kellogg, Martin N.

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Izaak Walton League of America

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National Parks and Conservation Association

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Sierra club

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Voyageurs Region National Park Association

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In 1961 the state of Minnesota asked the U.S. National Park Service to study the area around the Kabetogama Peninsula as a possible site for a national park. The Voyageurs National Park Association was formed in April 1965 to encourage the development of this national park site. Funds for the association were initially provided by the Greater Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. Former Minnesota Governor Elmer L. Andersen headed the group, and the association was allowed to locate at th...

Blatnik, John A., 1911-1991

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John Anton Blatnik was born in Chisholm, Minnesota on August 17, 1911. He graduated from Winona State College in 1935 after which he became an educational advisor for the Superior National Forest Civilian Conservation Corps (1935-1937), taught chemistry at Chisholm High School (1937-1939), and served as Saint Louis County Assistant Superintendent of Schools (1939-1941). During 1941 and 1942 he did graduate work in public administration at the University of Minnesota. He enlisted in ...

Shemesh, Rita F.

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Citizens Committee for the Voyageurs National Park.

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Kenny, Mary

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Andersen, Elmer L., 1909-2004

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Andersen is a former governor of the state of Minnesota, 1961- 1963. From the description of Oral history interview with Elmer L. Andersen, 1978 Feb. 9. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 32747905 Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928. He studied commercial art at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, graduating in 1949. After graduation, Warhol went to New York where he worked as an illustrator for magazines such as ...