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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Land and water
Author Smith, Frank Ellis
Publisher Chelsea House Publishers,
Year Published 1971
OCLC Number 00142763
Subjects Conservation of natural resources--U.S.--History--Sources
Additional Subjects Conservation of natural resources--U.S.--History--Sources
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  S930.S55 v.1-2 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/03/2019
Collation 2 v. ; 24 cm.
{1} 1492-1900.--{2} 1900-1970.
Contents Notes
{1} 1492-1900.--{2} 1900-1970. {v.1} The Colonial period.-- The Continental Congress.-- The beginnings of land disposal policy.-- Internal improvements.-- The Erie Canal.-- Consitutionality of internal improvements.-- Clay vs. Jackson.-- Appropriations.-- Preemption Acts.-- Toward free land and soil.-- Improving the Mississippi River.-- Philosophers of Conservation: Thoreau, Marsh, McGee.-- A beginning for timber conservation.-- Land grants.-- Federal Waterway development.-- Timber land troubles.-- John Wesley Powell and land reform.-- A start for forest conservation.-- Beginning scientific forestry. {v.2} Theodore Roosevelt.-- Reclamation.-- Attempts to coordinate national water policy.-- The public domain.-- Establishing federal policy for water power.-- Federal forestry.-- The Ballinger-Pinchot controversy.-- Controlling the Mississippi.-- Broader water planning.-- The waters of the Colorado.-- Franklin D. Roosevelt.-- Harold Ickes.-- Soil Conservation.-- The dust bowl.-- The Tennessee Valley Authority.-- Flood control and water development programs.-- Multiple-use forestry.-- Harry S. Truman.-- Dwight D. Eisenhower.-- John F. Kennedy.-- Lyndon B. Johnson.