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Author Witzig, Fred T. (Frederick Theodore), 1925-2009.

Title Voyageurs National Park : the battle to create Minnesota's national park / Fred T. Witzig ; foreword by Elmer L. Andersen
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2004]
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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
Summary 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 establishment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Voyageurs National Park (Minn.) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816694230 (electronic bk.)
9780816694235 (electronic bk.)