National Historic Preservation Program oral histories, 1986-1987.


Glass, James Arthur, 1952- ,. National Historic Preservation Program oral histories, 1986-1987.

National Historic Preservation Program oral histories, 1986-1987.

Interviews (59) by James A. Glass on the subject of the development of the National Historic Preservation Program between 1957 and 1980. Interviewees include Lawrence E. Aten, Edwin C. Bearss, Martha M. Bigelow, Tersh Boasberg, J.O. Brew, Helen D. Bullock, John A. Burns, James H. Charleton, S. Allen Chambers, Jr., Ernest Allen Connally, Chris T. Delaporte, Eric N. DeLony, Antoinette F. Downing, Carl Feiss, Robert G. Ferris, John Fowler, Russell W. Fridley, Robert R. Garvey, Jr., George B. Hartzog, Jr., Gary L. Hume, Casey and Lucille Ireland, H. Ward Jandl, George A. Karas, Russell V. Keune, Thomas F. King, Bennie C. Keel, Lawson B. Knott, Jr., James M. Lambe, Ben Levy, Nellie L. Longworth, Elizabeth A. Lyon, James C. Massey, John D. McDermott, Lee McElvain, Terry B. Morton, William Penn Mott, Jr., William J. Murtagh, Lee H. Nelson, Loretta Neumann, Stephen D. Newman, Sally G. Oldham, Mary Carolyn Pitts, Constance Werner Ramirez, Dwight F. Rettie, Jerry L. Rogers, Douglas H. Scovill, Horace J. Sheely, Jr., Carol D. Shull, Ann Webster Smith, Larry E. Tise, Merle Wells, Thomas B. Williams, Frederick C. Williamson, and Alfred B. Wolfe. Subjects include the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, the Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation of the National Park Service, the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, Preservation Action, Inc., the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Special Committee on Historic Preservation (Rains Committee), the Tax Reform Act of 1976, Executive Order 11593 of 1971, and the 1980 amendments to the National Historic Preservation Act.

168 tape recordings.

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