James L Oberstar CongressionalPapers. 1964-2011


James L Oberstar CongressionalPapers. 1964-2011

Photographs, sound and video recordings, legislativematerials, campaign and political activities, committee work, and legislative stafftopical files documenting Oberstar's service as a U. S. Representative fromMinnesota's 8th Congressional District (1975-2011). The collection emphasizesOberstar's activities on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee,demonstrated by a large series of staff office topical files, which address a widerange of issues, projects, and legislation related to aviation, highways andbridges, railways, waterways, and bike ways. Additional significant content focuseson economic development in the Iron Range, travel and tourism, trade, andenvironmental protection of Minnesota's land and water resources.


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