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Here, we've highlighted archival collections and holdings at the JFK Library—starting with the most popular—that support research on conservation and natural resource policy during the Kennedy presidency.
Includes correspondence, memorandums, appointment books, schedules and speech files relating to New Hampshire politics, the 1960 Presidential campaign, the General Services Administration and the Office of Economic Opportunity.
Documents Black's work as General Counsel, Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Commerce (1961-1963); Commissioner, Vice Chairman, Acting Chairman, Federal Power Commission (1963-1966); Administrator, Bonneville Power Administration (1966-1967); and Under Secretary, Department of the Interior (1968-1969).
Documents Carver’s positions as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Public Lands Management (1961-1964), Under-secretary of the Interior (1965-1966) and Commissioner of the Federal Power Commission (1966-1972).
Part of the Presidential Papers of John F. Kennedy, consisting of the working files of President Kennedy as maintained by his personal secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, in the Oval Office of the White House (1961-1963). Digitized in full.
Contains microfilm copies of records of Secretary of Interior Stewart Udall, the Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Reclamation, and publications. Hard copy includes publications, correspondence, reports, and materials relating to water projects, Native Americans, commercial fisheries, and outdoor recreation.
General subject file and civil rights file for Assistant Special Counsel to the President Lee C. White, containing correspondence, memorandums, reports, news clippings, drafts, and printed material.
Digitized in full.
Contains research and background materials concerning the environment and Linton's book Terracide: America's Destruction of Her Living Environment (1970). Personal files containing correspondence, subject and administrative files, speeches, recordings, and financial records.
Contains microfilm copies of subject files created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture during the Kennedy administration, including material on the Alliance for Progress, Food for Peace, food stamps, rural electrification, and the school lunch program.
Still photographs by White House and National Park Service staff photographers documenting the President's activities, trips, and other events; informal photographs of the President and his family; photographs of Administration and Congressional members; photographs of White House staff and visitors; and photographs of White House rooms and grounds. Digitized in part.