Department of Transportation Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions


.75 cu.ft.
Arrangement: chronologically by year

Series documents speeches and radio addresses by the state highway engineer and other senior officials of the Highway Department. The speeches were presented at professional conferences, civic organization meetings, radio programs, and other venues. Subjects include modern highway construction and history, roadside beautification, road lighting, funding, the integration of highways with business and residential districts, trucking and safety issues, cooperation with local and federal governments, and the advent of the freeway system. Most of the speeches were by R.H. Baldock who served as state highway engineer from 1932 to 1956. The records are arranged chronologically by year.

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