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Man with anti-Bureau of Reclamation billboard
Man with anti-Bureau of Reclamation billboard
TitleMan with anti-Bureau of Reclamation billboard
Date of Original197-
DescriptionA man stands next to a billboard that reads "My farm ruined by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation" and is signed by local resident Ben Schatz.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Billboards
Personal NameSchatz, Ben
Organization NameUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation
LocationMcClusky Canal (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item Number21081-05
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Committee to Save North Dakota, Inc. was an organization of activists and landowners along the McClusky Canal route who opposed the Garrison Dam project. In 1972, the group filed a suit to require environmental impact statements for the project.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionCommittee to Save North Dakota, Inc. Records Mss 21081
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (21081-05)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2108105
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