Saturday, May 18, 2013

Mountaineers and Rangers

The library has received a book about forest management in the Southern Appalachian region.

Mastran, Shelley Smith and Lowerre, Nan. Mountaineers and Rangers : A History of Federal Forest Management in the Southern Appalachians, 1900-81. Washington, D.C.: United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1983.

Call no.: T 333.75 M395m

Chapters include:

  • Conservation movement comes to the Southern mountains
  • National forests organized in Southern Appalachians
  • The Depression and the New Deal
  • The Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • World War II through the fifties: from FDR to JFK
  • Federal development of the Southern Appalachians, 1960-81
  • Recreational development of the Southern Appalachians, 1960-81