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Department of Forestry Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot State Forester's Speech Transcripts

1942-1959
Box 65
.25 cubic feet
Arrangement: chronological by date of speech

Series documents speeches given by the State Forester. Speeches include date of speech, speaker's/author's name, audience, and text of speech. Subjects include radio communications; timber cruising and mapping; forest disease and pest control; federal and state legislation; forest closures; forest genetics; forestry research facilities and practices; Civilian Conservation Corp; National Reconstruction Agency; Work Projects Administration; Bureau of Land Management; Clarke-McNary Act; Oregon and California Railroad revested lands; timber supply management; equipment development and selection; land classification; pesticide use; aircraft use; convict labor; forest products revenue; wartime forest defense; Native American reservations; conflicts with the United States Forest Service over the control of forests; marketing; forest fire protection; Forest Conservation Act (1942); land exchanges; reforestation and seeding; public relations; department organization; major fires (including the Tillamook Burns [1933, 1939, 1945, 1953] and the Bandon Fire [1936]); and the Elliott State Forest.

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