4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Canals--Design and construction"
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Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965

Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965

Date
1965-12-04
Description
A letter from Marjorie Harris Carr, co-chairman for conservation at the Alachua Audubon Society, to W. Randolph Hodges, director of the State Board of Conservation, requesting a public hearing be called regarding the realignment of a section of the Cross Florida Barge Canal from Silver Springs to the St. Johns River. Additional documentation includes "A Summary of the Pertinent Factors in the Campaign by Conservationists to Preserve the Ocklawaha River Wilderness Area" from the Alachua Audubon Society; a news release from the Alachua Audubon Society regarding the efforts by conservation organizations to realign the route of the Cross Florida Barge Canal between Silver Springs and the St. Johns River, and the text of a letter sent to Lady Bird Johnson, first lady of the United States, about saving the Ocklawaha and Suwannee rivers in Florida; and Lady Bird Johnson's response to the Alachua Audubon Society's letter thanking the organization for their letter and saying she will not be able to visit the rivers because she is focusing on President Lyndon Johnson's health and recovery.
Collection
Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Date
1970-11
Description
A map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project.
Collection
Statement from President Richard Nixon Halting Construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal, 1971

Statement from President Richard Nixon Halting Construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal, 1971

Date
1971-01-19
Description
A statement issued by President Richard Nixon halting construction on the Cross Florida Barge Canal to prevent further damage to the environment.
Collection
The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

Date
1962
Description
This pamphlet includes a description of what the Cross Florida Barge Canal will do for the state and a list of those who authorized, sponsored and endorsed the canal.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s1237_b004_f03_x01Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965textCanals--Design and construction
Land development
Conservationists
Environmentalists
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s1237_b004_f05_x01Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970imageCanals--Design and construction
Canals--Florida--Maps
Land development
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s149_b008_f03_x01Statement from President Richard Nixon Halting Construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal, 1971textCanals--Design and construction
Land development
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sle_cross-florida-barge-canal_01The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962textCanals--Design and construction
Land development
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