Papers of Warren Lee Rogers, 1912-1992.
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U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...
The United States Department of Agriculture was established in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln and was elevated to a Cabinet level organization by President Grover Cleveland in 1889. The Department of Agriculture assists farmers and producers of food as well as creating policies and programs related to food distribution and nutrition information. The United States Department of Agriculture controls a number of regional offices through out the continential United States and its territories....
Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Conrad Louis Wirth : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527269 ...
The Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs (FWOC) was founded in 1932 to coordinate the preservation efforts of outdoor clubs in the western United States. Member clubs include conservation and outdoor enjoyment groups from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Western Canada. FWOC promotes the use, enjoyment, and protection of America's scenic wilderness and outdoor recreational resources. Past FWOC efforts helped secure passage of the Wilderness Act and ha...
The Alaska Public Works Program was authorized during the 81st Congress through the Alaska Public Works Act, Public Law 264. The Act authorized the General Services Administration to construct public works in Alaska, at a total cost of $70 million, then to sell them to the Territory of Alaska or other public bodies in Alaska at a purchase price that would recover approximately 50% of the total estimated cost. The authority, set to expire June 30, 1955, was extended to June 30, 1959. The program ...
Ansel Adams, American photographer, was born February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California. He was tutored privately at home where he studied piano, San Francisco, from 1914 to 1927, then studied photography with the photofinisher Frank Dittman, in San Francisco, in 1916 and 1917. He married Virginia Best in 1928, and had two children, Michael and Anne. Adams began his career as a photographer, 1927, and worked as a commercial photographer, from 1930 to 1960. He was a photography correspond...
Norman Banks ("Ike") Livermore, Jr. (b. March 27, 1911, d. December 5, 2006); California environmentalist; served on board of directors of the Sierra Club, 1941-1949; Treasurer for Pacific Lumber Company, 1952-1967; California Secretary of Resources, 1967-1975. From the description of Norman B. Livermore, Jr. papers, circa 1931-1975. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 716158275 ...
Author, graduate of the University of Michigan (Ph. B., 1895; M.A., 1903). From the description of Papers, 1901-1941. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365123 Author, graduate of the University of Michigan (Ph.B., 1895; M.A., 1903). From the description of Stewart White papers, 1901-1941. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68304307 American author. From the description of Stewart Edward White papers, 1910-1913. (Unive...
E.W. Glafcke was in charge of a crew during the United States Geological Survey's spirit leveling activities in Wyoming and Utah from 1896 to 1912. From the guide to the United States Geologic Survey photograph collection, 1892-1912, 1898-1902, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) First organized as a branch in 1889, the Topographic Division was established in 1947. From the description of Records of the Topographic Division. (Unknown). World...
Roy E. Larsen was a publishing executive and a leader in education and civic activities. He graduated from Harvard College in 1921. He worked in several capacities for Time Inc. for almost all of his adult life, including serving as president for over twenty years. Larsen also passionately advocated education reform through work in both non-profit organizations and government agencies. He helped organize and served as Chairman of the National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools. ...
An intertnational organization of business and professional leaders founded in Chicago in 1905 for the purpose of fostering humanitarian service, peace and goodwill. The organization has over 1 million members in 31,000 Rotary clubs located in 167 countries. Districts 5610, 5650, 5970 and 6000 include the Iowa clubs. From the description of Rotary International records pertaining to Iowa clubs, 1923- [ongoing] (Iowa Sate Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 64578103 Men'...
Hanson Baldwin was a writer for the Baltimore Sun (1928), the New York Times (1929-1968), and Reader's Digest (1968-1976). He reported extensively on World War II, and in 1942 he became military editor for the New York Times. Baldwin was co-chairman of the armaments group of the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as editor of many books and authored numerous articles. Baldwin died in 1991. From the description of Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1900-1988 (inclusive). (Unknown)....
Robert A. Taft More than "Mr. Republican" In 1947, Republican Senator Robert A. Taft was at the peak of his power, commanding a coalition of conservative Republicans and southern Democrats to thwart President Harry S. Truman's domestic agenda. Taft's most impressive achievement came in June. The labor-restricting Taft-Hartley Act survived Truman's veto and won Taft the admiration of the press corps. Yet he did not seek the highest political office in the Senate; indeed, the title "majority...
Yard was a conservationist and founded the Wilderness Society in 1935, which promoted the conservation of natural resources. From the description of Papers, 1918-ca. 1942. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 30697567 Robert Sterling Yard (1861-1945) was an American journalist and Sunday editor of the New York Herald Tribune. From the description of Robert Sterling Yard diary, 1893-1906. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record...
Howard Clinton Zahniser (b.1906) was an American environmental activist. He worked for the Biological Survey, later known as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (1931-1943). Zahniser also served as Executive Secretary of the Wilderness Society and editor of its magazine: Living Wilderness (1945-1964). He was instrumental in drafting legislation which later became known as the Wilderness Act (1964). The Wilderness Act defined the legal definition for wilderness land, thereby setting up protection ...
The evolution of the USDA Forest Service is rooted in the General Provision Act of l89l in which Congress authorized the President to designate particular areas of the forested public domain to be set aside as "reserves" for future use. The number and size of these reserves increased notably in l897 when the President was authorized to establish reserves in order to protect watersheds, to preserve timber, and to provide lumber for local use. There was no provision for management or...
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, more than 110 million Americans have been participants in BSA programs at some time. The BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Or...
Warren Lee Rogers, a Pasadena, Calif. businessman and conservationist. A Harvard-educated businessman who helped found the Pasadena Playhouse, he found his passion in the Pacific Crest Trail. In 1935, while a secretary at the Alhambra YMCA, he was chosen to be the trail guide for the YMCA relay teams that first explored the proposed route for the Pacific Crest Trail, a projected extension of the John Muir Trail that would reach Canada and Mexico. Organized by Clinton Clarke of Pasadena, the 40 t...
Organized within the Department of the Interior, this federal agency is responsible for the management of public lands, the majority of which are in the Western states and Alaska. Responsibilities include energy and mineral development, grazing, wildlife and fisheries habitat and land use planning. From the description of Records, 1944-1979. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 54390737 Background information on this oral history project could not be found. ...
A child of evangelical Protestantism, the YMCA at first considered itself a specialized agency for bringing young men to Christ. Although the early Y's mission was unabashedly religious in nature, the organization focused on method rather than doctrine or philosophy. Dominated by business men rather than professional religious leaders, the movement tended to emphasize facilities, expansion, practical usefulness, and specific influence. Early work included not only the distribution of tracts, Bib...
Born in Lincoln County, Tennessee, attorney and democratic politician Hatton William Sumners (1875-1962) was the son of William A. Sumners and Anna Elizabeth Walker. In 1894, he moved with his family to Dallas County, Texas, where he studied law with Dallas attorney Alfred P. Wozencraft. After passing the Texas bar examination three years later, Sumners was elected Dallas County Attorney in 1900, and again in 1904 after losing in 1902. In 1906, he practiced law until he was appointe...
Oscar L. Chapman (b. 1896) was the Secretary of the Interior from 1949 to 1953. Chapman died in 1978. From the description of Chapman, Oscar L. (Oscar Littleton), 1896-1978 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571795 Lawyer and secretary of the Dept. of the Interior. From the description of Papers, 1931-1952. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70943865 ...
Epithet: LLD, Editor-in-Chief 'National Geographic Magazine' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000388 ...
Conservationist. From the description of Parks and Redwoods, 1919-1971 : oral history, 1972. With introductions by Horace M. Albright and DeWitt Nelson. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445603 From the description of Reminiscences of Newton Bishop Drury : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309744063 Drury (1889-1978), served as director of the National Park Service from 1940 to 1950. From the descripti...
Farquhar was born on Dec. 31, 1887 in Newton, MA; AB, Harvard Univ., 1909; became public accountant in Boston and San Francisco, 1909-59; also served as an accountant with the US National Park Service, 1922-25; president of the California Academy of Sciences, and California Historical Society; president of the Sierra Club, and editor of the Bulletin, 1926-46; president, California State Board of Accountancy, 1953-54; recipient of the John Muir award for conservation, 1965; made expeditions to Mt...