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Voyageurs National Park : the battle to create Minnesota's national park

Author: Fred T Witzig
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Voyageurs National Park chronicles the complex legal and political campaign to found Minnesotas only national park. Fred Witzigs thoroughly documented and referenced research allows him to offer a detailed view of the unanticipated disappointments and defining moments of achievement that accompanied this complicated legislative battle, and focus on the individuals and groups who were instrumental in its  Read more...
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History
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Witzig, Fred T. (Frederick Theodore), 1925-
Voyageurs National Park.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003024484
(OCoLC)53397982
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred T Witzig
ISBN: 9780816694235 0816694230
OCLC Number: 144618708
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages)
Contents: The National Park Service in northeastern Minnesota : the early years --
Developing a proposal for Voyageurs National Park --
Delay and frustration --
Progress on Voyageurs stalled --
State administration leads national park cause --
The introduction of Voyageurs National Park legislation --
The reintroduction of park legislation --
Deadlocks and bottlenecks --
Congressional hearings --
Final passage --
The final step to establishment : land donation and the state legislature --
The four years to establishment.
Responsibility: Fred T. Witzig ; foreword by Elmer L. Andersen.
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