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Title Ickes Decides Against Going On Inspection
Date September 7, 1934
Description Article reporting that Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes is refraining from a visit to Western North Carolina in advance of an upcoming Parkway hearing in Washington. The article implies that Ickes decided against the visit in order to avoid accusations of bias by Tennessee. The article also mentions the meeting of a caucus of local leaders that will occur prior to the hearing in Washington.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Asheville (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Doughton, Robert Lee
Ickes, Harold L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill