Franklin D. Roosevelt & Conservation, 1911-1945, Volume 1

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General Services Administration, National Archives and Records Service, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, 1957
 

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Page 152 - Act to improve the navigability and to provide for the flood control of the Tennessee River: to provide for reforestation and the proper use of marginal lands in the Tennessee Valley...
Page 151 - Congress legislation to create a Tennessee Valley Authority whioh ie a corporation clothed with the power of government but possessed of the flexibility and initiative of a private enterprise.
Page 523 - States is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to declare by public proclamation historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated upon the lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States to be national monuments, and may reserve as a part thereof parcels of land, the limits of which in all cases shall be confined to the smallest area compatible with the proper care and management of the objects to be...
Page 148 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes...
Page 523 - That the President of the United States is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to declare by public proclamation historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest...
Page 251 - Lands withdrawn for powersite reserves under the act of June 25, 1910 (36 Stat. 847) as amended by the act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 497...
Page 151 - It is clear that the Muscle Shoals development is but a small part of the potential public usefulness of the entire Tennessee River. Such use, if envisioned in its entirety, transcends mere power development ; it enters the wide fields of flood control, soil erosion, afforestation, elimination from agricultural use of marginal lands, and distribution and diversification of industry. In short, this power development of war days leads logically to national planning for a complete river watershed involving...
Page 146 - An act for the relief of unemployment through the performance of useful public work, and for other purposes...
Page 306 - stop injury to the public grazing lands by preventing overgrazing and soil deterioration, to provide for their orderly use, improvement and development and to stabilize the livestock industry dependent upon the public range, and for other purposes...
Page 144 - More important, however, than the material gains will be the moral and spiritual value of such work.

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