Association records. 1964-1994.


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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