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Title Cherokees Renew Land Fight
Date January 1, 1939
Description Article reporting on the renewed efforts of Eastern Band of Cherokees vice-chief Fred Bauer to fight the proposal to construct the Blue Ridge Parkway on reservation lands used by the Cherokees for agricultural purposes. Bauer is reported to have sent letters to all members of Congress protesting the plan to appropriate Cherokee land for the Parkway.
Location Location Name: Cherokee
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4742656
Longitude: -83.3148742
Creator Organization Charlotte Observer
Tags Bauer, Fred
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blythe, Jarrett
Cherokee (N.C.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill