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Title Ickes Wants State Aid On Road Project
Date October 27, 1933
Description Secretary of Interior Ickes expresses his opposition to plans for the Parkway to be constructed using federal funds. Ickes disagrees with the terms proposed by Senator Byrd, that the road be constructed with no state funds. Article alludes to a possible meeting to discuss the parkway's possible use of tolls for funding.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Doughton, Robert Lee
Ickes, Harold L.
Ratcliffe, George L.
Toll roads
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill