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Breaking new ground

Author: Gifford Pinchot
Publisher: New York [N.Y.] : Harcourt, Brace, ©1947.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Named Person: Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gifford Pinchot
ISBN: 0295951818 9780295951812
OCLC Number: 777017
Notes: Autobiography.
Includes index.
Description: xvii, 522 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Choosing a lifework : Through Yale to Nancy ; At the French Forest School ; The Brandis Excursion ; When I got home ; The job ahead --
On the trail : A tenderfoot goes West ; Forestry comes to America ; In the Carolina mountains ; Pisgah Forest ; Consulting forester ; Ne-Ha-Sa-Ne ; The public lands ; Early forest legislation ; Toward a Forest Commission ; The Forest Commission is born ; A great chance lost ; Hunting forest reserves ; Commission goes west --
The President makes the issue : Cleveland's thirteen reserves ; The war is on ; Laying the foundation ; Too little to late ; Confidential forest agent --
Spade work : he old Forestry Division ; Freshman year ; A bid to the lumbermen ; Building the profession ; First Congressional appropriation ; Politics in the woods ; The Black Hills ; Not all sheep are black ; New York's problem child --
Pursuing the goal : T.R.'s first message ; One plan that failed ; The fight continues ; Uncle Sam, forester --
Mission to the east : Russia ; Siberia, Manchuria, China ; The Philippines ; On the way home : The goal at last : Full steam ahead ; Government reorganization ; The Public Lands Commission ; The race for new reserves ; At last the transfer --
Practicing our preaching : Unlocking the reserves ; Peace on the range ; Timber for use ; forest fire control ; Field organization ; What made the service click ; No red tape ; Seven years after ; Government business ; Holding the line ; A new science, forestry ; Life in Washington --
A world movement is born : The birth of conservation ; Inland waterways ; Water power control begins ; Calling all farmers ; The Conference of Governors --
The National Conservation Commission ; North American Conservation Conference ; World Conservation Conference --
End of an era : Desertion under fire ; The last days ; T.R.'s service to America ; The public good comes first --
The pay-off : And then came Taft ; Commissioner Ballinger ; Attorney Ballinger ; Secretary Ballinger ; The rift ; After Spokane ; The clean bill of health ; Salt Lake ; The Dolliver letter ; Fired! ; The morning after --
Let the people judge : The work goes on ; the Joint Committee ; The Counsel ; The hearings ; The Lawler memorandum ; Three verdicts ; Porto Maurizio ; What it all means.
Responsibility: Gifford Pinchot.

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