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The birth of the National Park Service : the founding years, 1913-33

Author: Horace M Albright; Robert Cahn
Publisher: Salt Lake City : Howe Bros., 1985.
Series: Institute of the American West books, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This oral history was related by attorney Horace Albright who was involved in founding the National Park Service to a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Horace M Albright; Horace M Albright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace M Albright; Robert Cahn
ISBN: 0935704329 9780935704327 0935704337 9780935704334
OCLC Number: 12557537
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Go east, young man --
Enter Stephen Mather --
The campaign for a park service --
Troubles for the leader --
Organizing the Park Service --
A creed for the parks --
A turning point --
The Yellowstone era begins --
Defending the parks --
A grotesque scheme --
Building the ranger mystique --
Of parks and politics --
Great benefactor of the parks --
The man who tried to steal Grand Canyon --
Of princes, debutantes, bears and just folks --
A visit from Silent Cal --
Reluctant successor --
A formidable agenda --
Saved by grace --
On a firm footing --
A ride with FDR --
In my heart I never left --
Epilogue : a continuing alliance.
Series Title: Institute of the American West books, v. 2.
Responsibility: Horace M. Albright as told to Robert Cahn.

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This oral history was related by attorney Horace Albright who was involved in founding the National Park Service to a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

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