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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Want Ridge Road from Washington to 'Smokies'
Date October 18, 1933
Description Newspaper article describes a proposal to the Public Works Administration seeking complete federal funding for the Blue Ridge Parkway. The first draft of this proposal also called for a connecting road from the Shenandoah National Park to Washington, D.C.
Creator Organization Raleigh News and Observer
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Byrd, Harry F.
Cammerer, Arno B.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Ickes, Harold L.
Jeffress, E.B. (Edwin Bedford)
Public Works Administration
Radcliffe Committee
Washington (D.C.)
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill