THE BECOMING OF THE SEASHORE
1Legislative support data accompanying memorandum, Regional Director Chester L. Brooks, MidAtlantic Region, NPS, to Assistant Director, Legislation, Apr. 25, 1975, in NPS Office of Legislation, Washington, D.C. (hereinafter cited as WASO170).
21934 seashore study transmitted by memorandum, NPS Director Arno B. Cammerer to Secretary of the Interior, Jan. 2, 1935, NPS Energy Conservation and Technology Division, Washington, D.C. (hereinafter cited as WASO493); memorandum, Wendell Little to Director, Oct. 1, 1938, WASO-493; letter, Desmond to Wirth, Oct. 25, 1939, WASO-493; "Supplemental Report on the Proposed RehobothAssateague National Seashore," NPS Region One Office, July 1947, copy in MidAtlantic Regional Office, Philadelphia, Pa. (Wirth statement, appended, dated Oct. 1, 1940).
8Congress, Senate, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs,Assateague Island National Seashore, Hearings on S. 20 and S. 1121, 89th Congress, 1st Session, Mar. 17, 18, 19, and 22, 1965, Part 2, p. 309 (hereinafter cited as Senate Hearings, 1965).
11Legislative support data accompanying memorandum, Regional Director Chester L. Brooks to Assistant Director, Legislation, Apr. 25, 1975, WASO 170; Wendell P. Bradley, "Assateague Island," 41 p. typescript, 1966, copy at Assateague Island National Seashore headquarters. (hereinafter cited as ASIS).
15Interview with Udall, June 2, 1982; U.S., Congress, House, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Assateague Island National Seashore, Hearings on H.R. 2701 et al., July 22, 23, and Aug. 16, 1965, p. 55 (hereinafter cited as House Hearings, 1965).
18Letter, Udall to Tawes, May 2, 1963, William E. Green Papers, ASIS; Governor's Committee on Assateague Island, "Assateague Island: A Report," May 1973, Green Papers, ASIS; "Landowners Argue Over Assateague's Future," Washington Post, June 25, 1963, ASIS clipping file.
19William Chapman, "Assateague Promoter Now Favors Park," Washington Post, July 28, 1963, in 109 Congressional Record 13532; Ackerman obituary, Evening Sun, Baltimore, Apr. 16, 1964, clipping in Green Papers, ASIS.
20Memorandum, Chairman Harry A. Boswell, Jr., Economic Development Commission, and Director George W. Hubley, Jr., Department of Economic Development, to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, July 22, 1963, in U.S., Congress, Senate, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Assateague Island National Seashore, Hearing on S. 2128, 88th Congress, 2d Session, Aug. 11, 1964, p. 19 (hereinafter cited as Senate Hearing, 1964); State of Maryland Board of Public Works Statement, Assateague Island, Sept. 9, 1963, WASO-170.
28"Holding the Line," Evening Sun, Baltimore, Dec. 1, 1964, in 111Congressional Record 453; memorandum, C. A. Harpine, Assistant Chief, Division of Land Acquisition, to Chief, Division of Land Acquisition, Feb. 5, 1971, in NPS Washington Office file L1425, Washington National Records Center, Suitland, Md.
29See statement by Assistant Director John F. Shanklin, BOR, Dec. 28, 1964, "Relationship of the Proposed Assateague Island National Seashore to the Recreation Advisory Council Policy Circular No. 1, 'Federal Executive Branch Policy Governing the Selection, Establishment, and Administration of National Recreation Areas,' of March 26, 1963," WASO-170. The council's criteria required that a national recreation area be "a spacious area, developed for high carrying capacity, offering significant recreation opportunities in answer to high priority needs, and conveniently located in urban areas in an area requiring Federal involvement."
48111 Congressional Record 22997, 23893; letter, Udall to Director Charles L. Schultze, Bureau of the Budget, Sept. 20, 1965, WASO-170; Alan R. Dessoff, "President Signs Assateague Seashore Bill," Washington Post, Sept. 22, 1965, ASIS clipping file.
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