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Book Cover to Mission 66 Visitor Centers. With image of Dinosaur NM Visitor Center, view from beneath ramp


Table of Contentss




Wright Brothers


Pertified Forest

Rocky Mountain

Cecil Doty



Appendix I

Appendix II

Appendix III

Appendix IV

Mission 66 Visitor Centers
Table of Contents
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Cover Image
Quarry Visitor Center, view from beneath ramp, ca. 1958.
(Photo by Art Hupy, courtesy of Richard Hein.)


The Origins of Mission 66

Chapter 1:
Quarry Visitor Center, Dinosaur National Monument, Jensen, Utah

Chapter 2:
Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Chapter 3:
Visitor Center and Cyclorama Building, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Chapter 4:
Painted Desert Community, Petrified Forest National Park, Apache County, Arizona

Chapter 5:
Administration Building (Headquarters; Beaver Meadows Visitor Center), Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado

Chapter 6:
Cecil Doty and the Mission 66 Visitor Center

Mission 66 in Retrospect

Appendix I:
Mission 66 Visitor Centers

Appendix II:
Preliminary Visitor Center Design Drawings by Cecil Doty (in the NPS Technical Information Center, Denver Service Center)

Appendix III:
Registering Mission 66 Visitor Centers in the National Register of Historic Places

Appendix IV:
Associated Listings in the National Register of Historic Places


Index (omitted from on-line edition)

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Allaback, Sarah, 1965-
Mission 66 visitor centers : the history of a building type / Sarah Allaback.
    p.    cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p.    ) and index.
1. Visitors' centers—United States—History. 2. Modern movement (Architecture)—United States. 3. Architecture, Modern—20th century—United States. I. Title: Mission sixty-six visitor centers. II. Title.
NA4510.V5 A44    2000

Hardcopy design and production by Candace Clifford.

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