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"Answer at once" : letters of mountain families in Shenandoah National Park, 1934-1938

Autor: Katrina M Powell
Editorial: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Publicación gubernamental estatal o provincial : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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With the Commonwealth of Virginia's Public Park Condemnation Act of 1928, the state surveyed for and acquired three thousand tracts of land that would become Shenandoah National Park. The Commonwealth condemned the homes of five hundred families so that their land could be "donated" to the federal government and placed under the auspices of the National Park Service. Prompted by the condemnation of their land, the  Leer más
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Género/Forma: History
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Tipo de material: Publicación gubernamental, Publicación gubernamental estatal o provincial
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Katrina M Powell
ISBN: 9780813928531 0813928532 9780813928906 0813928907 0813934931 9780813934938
Número OCLC: 317118332
Descripción: xx, 174 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contenido: Foreword / Caroline E. Janney --
Preface --
Introduction : Processes of displacement and the development of Shenandoah national Park during the 1930s America --
1934 : Removing materials, collecting wood, and requesting assistance --
1935 : Requesting buildings, harvesting crops, and extending permits --
1936 : Resolving disputes and demanding park officials' responsibility --
1937 : Defending honor --
1938 : Maintaining daily life --
Epilogue : Remaining concerns and revising eminent domain laws.
Responsabilidad: edited by Katrina M. Powell.
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