"Multitudes Hunger for a Lake in the Sun": Reclamation, Recreation, and the Conservation Movement in the 1960s
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The article discusses conservation legislation and activism in the U.S. during the 1960s. It particularly focuses upon the creation of the Glen Canyon Dam in Lake Powell in Arizona and Utah and the role of U.S. Bureau of Reclamation commissioner Floyd E. Dominy, and the government's interest in creating recreational spaces and their relationship to other environmental reclamation projects such as irrigation, navigation, and flood control.
Stacy, I. (2011). “Multitudes Hunger for a Lake in the Sun” Reclamation, Recreation, and the Conservation Movement in the 1960s. Journal of the West, 50(1), 33–41.
Journal of the West
This article was originally published in Journal of the West.
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