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    Orren Beaty Oral History Interview - JFK #7, 12/5/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection5 December 1969

    Beaty discusses the National Parks Service and individual parks and seashores, and intermittent efforts by the Interior Department to hire minorities, among other issues.

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    John A. Carver, Jr Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 9/20/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection20 September 1968

    In this interview Carver discusses the transition from Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Administration to John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Administration in late 1960 through 1961; the process of and issues with staffing the various bureaus in the Department of the Interior; tensions between the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture; and worki...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    John A. Carver, Jr Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 9/11/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection11 September 1969

    In this interview Carver discusses federal regulation of the Alaska Railroad, including rates and personnel; the debate over congressional oversight versus executive prerogatives in acquiring areas for the National Park Service; the interaction between the Department of the Interior and then First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis to preserve...

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    John A. Carver, Jr Oral History Interview - JFK #4, 9/23/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 September 1969

    In this interview Carver discusses dealing with a backlog at the National Park Service from the previous Administration; working with and around both preservation lobbies and commercial interests; the Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission’s report (1962); the creation of the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation in the Department of the Interior; a...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    John A. Carver, Jr Oral History Interview - JFK #6, 10/21/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection21 October 1969

    In this interview Carver discusses the Bureau of Land Management under Karl S. Landstrom and problematic land management policies; working with the various bureau chiefs under his responsibility as Assistant Secretary; and a number of various staff members of the Department of the Interior, among other issues.

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    Edward C. Crafts Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 12/16/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection16 December 1969

    Crafts discusses Julius Duscha’s 1962 article on Forest Service and Park Service’s problematic relationship, Secretary of the Interior Stewart L. Udall, and the establishment of various national recreation areas, among other issues.

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    Stewart L. Udall Oral History Interview - JFK #5, 5/20/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection20 May 1970

    This interview focuses on the Hickory Hill seminars, Department of Interior’s transition between secretaries, homesteading, the Public Land Review Commission, and National Parks and National Seashores, among other issues.

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    Stewart L. Udall Oral History Interview - JFK #6, 6/2/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection2 June 1970

    This interview focuses on President Kennedy’s tours of national parks, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Conrad Wirth’s resignation as National Park Service Director, the integration of the Department of Interior, and territorial and Indian affairs.

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    AR6280-1P. Inaugural Parade for President John F. Kennedy
    White House Photographs20 January 1961

    Inaugural Parade for President John F. Kennedy along Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. Members of United States Park Police of the National Park Service pass by the reviewing stand on motorcycles.

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    AR6280-K. Inaugural Parade for President John F. Kennedy
    White House Photographs20 January 1961

    Inaugural Parade for President John F. Kennedy along Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. Platoon of United States Park Motorcycle Police of the National Park Service with Capitol Building in distance.

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