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Historic Photographs, compiled ca. 1880 - ca. 1970

ARC Identifier 1812856 / Local Identifier 95-GP

Series from Record Group 95: Records of the Forest Service, 1870 - 2008

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Creator(s):Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Region 9 (Eastern Region). (1965 - ) (Most Recent)
Department of Agriculture. Division of Forestry. (1881 - 07/01/1901) (Predecessor)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Photographs and other Graphic Materials

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Inclusive Dates:ca. 1880 - ca. 1970
Part Of:Record Group 95: Records of the Forest Service, 1870 - 2008
Includes: 5497 items described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Arranged in numerical order by agency control number.
Function and Use:The Eastern Region of the Forest Service maintained these photographs as a historical record of the agency's activities in the management and protection of national forests and grasslands for multiple purposes, including recreation, conservation and protection of wildlife, forest-based economic development, and the protection of cultural and heritage resources. The images were used in publications, presentations, and studies to demonstrate the value of resource management.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Specific Records Type(s):Photographs
Finding Aid Type:Database
Finding Aid Note:The database created by agency includes the agency assigned photograph number; agency assigned three level hierarchical descriptive categories; National Forest name; photograph title; number of negatives; number of prints; and date photograph taken.
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Custodial History Note:The Forest Service transferred these photographs to the National Archives and Records Administration-Great Lakes Region (Chicago) in September 2006.



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