Annual Report - The Secretary of the Interior

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Page 168 - Interior, who shall transmit and dispose of such power and energy in such manner as to encourage the most widespread use thereof at the lowest possible rates to consumers consistent with sound business principles, the rate schedules to become effective upon confirmation and approval by the Federal Power Commission.
Page 80 - November 29, 1950 by the principal chief of the Choctaw Nation and the Governor of the Chickasaw Nation...
Page 134 - Regional park and recreation studies of New England and the Central Southeast, launched in the preceding year, were suspended for the duration. A long-range study of the recreational resources of the Denison Dam, Texas and Oklahoma, was initiated under a special congressional appropriation. The 1940 quinquennial survey of county and municipal parks, conducted in cooperation with the National Recreation Association and the American Institute of Park Executives, was completed. The reduction in the...
Page 193 - Walapais were concerned, nothing more than an abortive attempt to solve a perplexing problem. Their forcible removal in 1874 was not pursuant to any mandate of Congress. It was a high-handed endeavor to wrest from these Indians lands which Congress had never declared forfeited.
Page 175 - Columbia or elsewhere are transferred from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior; and...
Page 144 - A Manual on the Origin and Development of Washington, by H. Paul Caemmerer, Ph.
Page 80 - Congress, the Secretary of the Interior Is hereby authorized and directed to enter into a contract on behalf of the United States for the purchase from the Choctaw and ‘Chickasaw Nations of Indians In Oklahoma for all the present right, title, and Interest of said Indians in the land and mineral deposits reserved from allotment In accordance with the provisions of section 58 of the Act entitled “An Act to ratify and confirm an agreement with...
Page 193 - L. Chapman, who will serve as chairman, Mr. Rene d'Harnoncourt, General Manager of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Mr. D'Arcy McNickle, who is the Indian member of the Board, and Mr.
Page 92 - AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS WHEREAS it is desirable in the interest of economy, consistent programs, and effective administration to coordinate to the greatest possible extent the policies, plans, and activities of all Federal civil agencies in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands; and WHEREAS section 87 of the act of July 1, 1902, 32 Stat. 712, provides that the business assigned to the Bureau of Insular Affairs "* • * shall embrace all matters pertaining to the civil government in the island possessions...
Page 196 - ... were erected and remodeled, roads and trails constructed and maintained, and reindeer corrals were constructed for the benefit of the native inhabitants. Probably about 100 villages were benefited by this program. One of the greatest problems in Alaska is transportation. CCC personnel maintained and staked winter sled trails and maintained winter landing fields to make mail, freight, and passenger operations possible with a minimum of disruption in service. Other projects undertaken included...

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