MECC records, 1927-1974.

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Minnesota Emergency Conservation Committee. MECC records, 1927-1974.

MECC records, 1927-1974.

Correspondence, clippings, and newsletters of an organization formed in 1940 to advocate and lobby for better conservation of Minnesota's wildlife, natural resources, and environment. It was represented by Charles Lilley Horn, president and sole source of funding, and Olin Leonard Kaupanger, secretary.

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McCullough, George William

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Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001

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Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...

Shipstead, Henrik, 1881-1960

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U. S. Senator from Minnesota. From the description of Speech and article of Henrik Shipstead [manuscript], 1932. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647959046 ...

Wenzel, Herman C., 1887-

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Joslin, Verne E., 1894-

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Minnesota. Division of Game and Fish

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Keep Minnesota Green, Inc.

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Oberholtzer, Ernest C. (Ernest Carl), 1884-1977

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Oberholtzer was well known as an explorer, conservationist and writer. In 1912 he settled in the Rainy Lake area of northern Minnesota. He often traveled the area with Indian companions, particularly Billy Magee, and was a friend of the Indians as well as teller of their stories and legends. He is best known for his ceaseless role in preserving the Quetico-Superior wilderness. He was instrumental in the founding of the Friends of the Wilderness Society. He worked for the establishment of the Bou...

Heffelfinger, F. Peavey, 1897-

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Thye, Edward John, 1896-1969

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward John Thye : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513347 Spanning almost thirty years of public service, the life of Edward John Thye reflected much of Minnesota's heritage and political personality. Thye was born near Frederick, South Dakota, on April 26, 1896, the son of Andrew J. Thye, a Norwegian immigrant farmer. His family moved to a farm near North...

Clement, Paul, 1892-1984.

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Quetico-Superior Council.

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Strunk, William L., 1902-

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Minnesota Emergency Conservation Committee

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

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A study of the Herendeen Bay area coal seams was ordered by Brigadier General Lloyd E. Jones in 1942. The report was prepared by Lt. Richard H. Yost of the 151st Engineer Regiment. An examination of the area was made in 1943 by Lt. Col. C.W. Jeffers of the Quartermaster Corps and Robert S. Sanford of the Bureau of Mines; the report of their survey was prepared by George O. Gates in 1944. From the description of Herendeen Bay Coal Fields Reports, 1942-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Wilson, Chester S. 1886-1983.

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Minnesota and Ontario Paper Company

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Taylor, Lytton, 1895?-1974.

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Minnesota.

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Minnesota. Dept. of Conservation.

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Olson, Sigurd F., 1899-1982

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Olson is past president of the National Parks Association and the Wilderness Society and author of many books on wilderness areas and the environment. From the description of Oral history interview with Sigurd F. Olson, 1976 May 27. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 45441498 1899 Born April 4 in Chicago, Illinois, the second son of Lawrence J. Olson, a Baptist minister, and Ida ...

Reserve Mining Company

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Speakes, Harry E.

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Horn, Charles L. 1888-1978.

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National Wildlife Federation

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Isaak Walton League of America. Minnesota Division.

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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 ...

Hanson, A. C., 1892-

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Shave, Ed.

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Kaupanger, Olin Leonard, 1896-1970.

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