Philadelphia National Park Commission: Hearings Before the Committee on the Public Lands, House of Representatives, Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2851, a Bill Creating the Philadelphia National Park Commission

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945 - 92 pages

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Page 80 - I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy* of a resolution adopted by the board of trustees of the Welfare and Recreational Association of Public Buildings and Grounds, Inc., at a meeting held on Tuesday., May 26, 1942.
Page 80 - Hon. J. HARDIN PETERSON, Chairman, Committee on the Public Lands, House of Representatives.
Page 88 - National Historical Shrines" as an all inclusive one. Of special historical interest and significance is the House of Representatives Bill No. 2851, "An Act to provide for investigating the matter of the establishment of a national park in the old part of the city of Philadelphia, for the purpose of conserving the historical objects and buildings therein.
Page 53 - Most vociferous, though not the most effective, among pressure groups are the various "patriotic" organizations. These fall into three types. There are the ancestor-worshippers like the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Sons of the American Revolution, and...
Page 12 - PENNSYLVANIA Robert Morris Benjamin Rush Benjamin Franklin John Morton George Clymer James Smith George...
Page 13 - VIRGINIA George Wythe Richard Henry Lee Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Harrison Thomas Nelson, Jr. Francis Lightfoot Lee Carter Braxton NORTH CAROLINA William Hooper Joseph Hewes John Penn SOUTH CAROLINA Edward Rutledge Thomas Heyward, Jr. Thomas Lynch, Jr. Arthur Middleton GEORGIA Button Gwinnett Lyman Hall George Walton...
Page 24 - There is one other thing I should like to say. and that is that...
Page 44 - ... thus resulting in wide differences of educational opportunity, and Whereas existing educational inequalities cannot be removed even though the States adopt modern tax systems and allot a suitable proportion of resulting revenues to the financing of education; therefore be it Resolved, That the General Federation of Women's Clubs in convention assembled June 1946, goes on record as favoring Federal support of public education without Federal control of educational policies and programs.
Page 18 - Chairman and gentlemen of the committee, I do not know that I can add anything of great value to what has already been said.
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