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Title Feeling is Optimistic Following Conference
Date November 11, 1933
Description This article details the optimistic response to Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes' statement that the federal government would construct the Parkway barring certain conditions to be met by the states involved. Mentions the potential benefit to the Western North Carolina Tourism industry. Also mentions that the parkway will be under the control of the Park Service and consequentially, no advertisements or "signboards" will be allowed along it.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Adams, Dan W.
Blue Ridge Parkway--Finance and funding
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Doughton, Robert Lee
Ickes, Harold L.
Reynolds, Robert R.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill