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Folder 9: Tocks Correspondence , 1963-01-21 - 1965-02-23

 File — Box: 0238.06, Folder: 09

Scope and Contents

- Official document - “Western Heritage Properties Ltd.” - information presented about the company

- Correspondence - 5/18/1964 - From: Margaret K., To: Nancy Shukaitis - discusses upcoming Congressional hearings on recreation lands for Tocks Island Dam

- Handwritten notes - discusses geographical areas

- Newsletter clipping - January 1964 - “Time for a change” - National Parks Magazine

- Newspaper clipping - January 28 - “Approval Sought for Tocks Recreation Area” - The Morning Call - handwritten notes - 3 copies attached

- Correspondence - 5/13/1964 - From: Kenneth J. Bousquet, To: Nancy Shukaitis - discusses article from The Morning Call - copy of article attached with handwritten notes in margins

- Correspondence - 4/27/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: House of Representatives - discusses issues and topics regarding Tocks Island Dam - handwritten notes

- Newsletter clipping - October 1963 - “The ‘Lake Of Perfidy’” - Social Education

- Official document - 1/21/1963 - “H. R. 2441 - A Bill - House of Representatives” - establishes the Tocks Island National Recreation Area

- Official document - 1/24/1963 - “H. R. 2632 - A Bill - House of Representatives” - establishes the Tocks Island National Recreation Area

- Official document - 10/2/1963 - “H. R. 8696 - A Bill - House of Representatives” - establishes Tocks Island National Recreation Area

- Official document - 12/9/1963 - “Is More Federal Recreation Land Needed?” - Paper presented by C. A. Gillett to the Natural Resources Conference

- Correspondence - 4/9/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Wayne B. Aspinall, US Congressman - discusses bills to establish Tocks Island National Recreation Area - handwritten notes

- Correspondence - From: Olena, To: Nancy Shukaitis - forwards newspaper clippings regarding Beltzville Dam which are attached tro handwritten letter

- Advertisement- 5/15/1964 - “Hemlock Farms - 4 Season Lakeside Vacation Homes and Homesites” - The New York Times

- Newspaper clipping - 11/15/1963 - “Bi-Partisan Tocks Action Mapped By Rooney, Clark” - The Daily Record

- Newspaper clipping - 10/6/1963 - “Survey Shows Poconos Gaining In Popularity”

- Official document - speech addressed to committee in Washington regarding Tocks Island Dam - handwritten notes in margins

- Correspondence - 5/11/1964 - From: Randal C. Teague, To: Henry R. Schnitzer - discusses issues with conflict of interest between differing parties on the Tocks Island Dam proposal

- Correspondence - 11/27/1963 - From: Robert G. Struble, To: Nancy Shukaitis - discusses speech Struble gave at the Pocono Manor and the Tocks Island Dam - handwritten notes

- Correspondence - 12/17/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: Nancy Shukaitis - discusses information regarding Tocks Island Dam and Congressional hearings - handwritten notes and Tocks Island Dam information attached

- Correspondence - 11/21/1963 - To: Henry R. Schnitzer - discusses Tocks Island Dam - from Congress of the United States - very faded copy

- Handwritten letter - 2/20/1965 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: National Park Service - discusses NPS publication

- Handwritten letter - 2/20/1965 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Department of Interior Bureau of Outdoor Recreation - requests copies of DOI documents

- Correspondence - 2/12/1965 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - requests meeting dates and times for hearings on Tocks National Recreation Area

- Correspondence - 2/12/1965 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Congressman Wayne N. Aspinall - requests meeting dates and times for hearings on Tocks National Recreation Area

- Correspondence - 2/23/1965 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Congressman Wayne N. Aspinall - thanks Congressman Aspinall for his reply and requests dates and times for Congressional hearings that hear testimony

- Correspondence - 6/2/1964 - From: Thomas G. Morris, To: Nancy Shukaitis - provides a date and time for Shukaitis to testify before the Subcommittee on National Parks - attached newspaper and newsletter clippings regarding Congressional hearings

- Correspondence - 1/29/1964 - From: Anthony Wayne Smith, To: Nancy Shukaitis - discusses information Shukaitis sent regarding the Tocks Island Dam - attaches Nancy’s original letter

- Correspondence - 2/5/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Editor at The Washington Post - discusses Delaware River Basin Compact

- Correspondence - 11/12/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: Robert Taylor - forwards anti-dam information regarding Tocks Island project

- Correspondence - 4/18/1964 - To: Arthur H. Carhart - discusses Congressional hearings for Tocks Island Dam

- Document - speech written to officials of the Delaware River Basin Commission - handwritten notes - 2 copies

- Correspondence - 3/3/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Mr. Bozzuffi - discusses hearings and the Delaware River Basin Commission Compact

- Correspondence - 4/15/1964 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: National Trust for Historic Preservation - makes a small contribution to the organization and discusses the threat of the Tocks Island Dam on the historical land

- Correspondence - 11/11/1963 - From: Roy Hayman, To: Henry R. Schnitzer - discusses interest in dams

- Correspondence - 2/7/1964 - From: John Chamberlain, To: Nancy Shukaitis - discusses writing a column about government takeover of land

- Correspondence - 1/20/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Roy Hayman - discusses fight in Congress about the construction of the Tocks Island Dam - prior correspondence attached - handwritten notes

- Correspondence - 10/15/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: Donald Bruce - expresses disapproval of Tocks dam and asks Congressmen to also reject the dam - handwritten notes

- Correspondence - 10/15/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: John J. Williams - discusses tax policy and asks Senator to review proposal regardings Tocks Island Dam and provide a comment

- Correspondence - 11/15/1963 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: George P. Hunt - asks Hunt to publish articles about the Tocks Island Dam proposal to raise public awareness

- Correspondence - 2/1/1964 - asks to review open letter to Basin Commission

- Correspondence - 1/20/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Alan Bible - requests dates for Congressional hearings about Tocks Island Dam appropriations as well as the right to testify at said hearings - attaches newspaper clipping about hearings and a similar letter addressed to a different Congressman

- Correspondence - 2/4/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Clarence Cannon - requests schedule of Congressional hearings relating to the appropriation of funds for the construction of the Tocks Island Dam as well as the right to testify against the dam

- Correspondence - 2/3/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: The Morning Call - makes clear objections to the construction of the Tocks Island Dam

- Correspondence - 4/27/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: United States Senate Committee on Appropriations - discusses Tocks Island Dam and the request for appropriations to fund it - Part 1 handwritten atop the front page

- Correspondence - 4/27/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: United States Senate Committee on Appropriations - discusses Tocks Island Dam and the request for appropriations to fund it - Part 1 and date handwritten atop the front page

- Correspondence - 1/2/1964 - From: G. L. Fisher, To: Delaware River Basin Commission - submits written testimony against construction of Tocks Island Dam in lieu of presenting it at the Commission meeting - handwritten notes

- Correspondence - 1/29/1964 - From: Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin, To: Mr. and Mrs. Shukaitis - discusses Shukaitis’s talk to the Academy of Natural Science

- Correspondence - 1/27/1964 - To: Easton Express editors - discusses Tocks Island Dam

- Newspaper clipping - 1/23/1963 - “Big Dam - Little Dam Concepts Are Joined” - The Easton Express - attached letter to the editor with handwritten notes in margins

- Correspondence - 1/24/1964 - From: Arthur Baldwin, To: supporters against Project 70 - provides updates regardings efforts against Project 70

- Correspondence - 9/12/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: William Scranton - discusses support against Tocks Island Dam - attaches letter to conservation association regarding dam as well

- Correspondence - 1/23/1964 - From: D. A. Taylor, To: Nancy Shukaitis - confirms that order and check were received for the Survey of Industrials and the survey was subsequently sent out

- Correspondence - 12/10/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: Floyd P. Wolfarth - expresses gratitude for Wolfarth’s letter in opposition of the Tocks Island Dam and further discusses the topic - original letter attached

- Correspondence - 12/17/1963 - From: Allen J. Ellender, To: Nancy Shukaitis - acknowledges receipt of letters regarding development of the Delaware River Basin

- Newspaper clipping - “Here’s A Secret - What The Big City Papers Don’t Tell - Project 70 Will Displace 1 Million People: By Arthur Baldwin” - The Evening News

- Correspondence - 12/3/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: Nancy Shukaitis - discusses strategies for opposing Tocks Island Dam and sending information to supporters - attaches letter regarding Congressional hearings - handwritten notes

- Advertisement - Anti-dam ad with information about Tocks Island Dam opposition - By: Anti-Dam Committee, Henry R. Schnitzer

- Correspondence - 1/20/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Elmer T. Peterson - discusses Shukaitis’s efforts to fight the dam and asks for evaluations about her enclosed speech at the Academy of Natural Science

- Correspondence - 1/20/1964 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: John Chamberlain - discusses current state of opposition to Tocks Island Dam and asks for Chamberlain’s thoughts - attaches Chamberlain’s original letter

- Correspondence - 1/22/1963 - From: Arthur Baldwin, To: Henry R. Schnitzer - discusses circulating leaflets to gather more support for opposition to the Tocks Island Dam

- Correspondence - 11/8/1963 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Howard W. Ott - discusses current status of Tocks Island Dam legislation and encourages Ott to send letter to his Senator in opposition against the legislation - attaches previous correspondence, documents, and press releases related to Tocks Island Dam

- Correspondence - 10/23/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: William H. Harsha - addresses Tocks Island Dam issue and asks Congressman for his support in Congress - attaches newspaper clipping on subject - handwritten notes

- Correspondence - 11/15/1963 - To: George P. Hunt - discusses Tocks Island Dam and asks Hunt to spread news about the dam through the newspapers

- Correspondence - 11/15/1963 - To: Hollis A. Hatfield - discusses Project 70 and related projects

- Official document - 11/11/1963 - Letter prepared for Robert S. Van Fleet, Ottaway News Service - By: Nancy Shukaitis - handwritten notes

- Correspondence - 11/11/1963 - From: Henry R. Schnitzer, To: George A. Goodling - addresses Tocks Island Dam issue and asks Congressman for his support in Congress - attaches newspaper clipping and previous correspondence on subject

- Correspondence - 11/9/1963 - To: Joseph Phipps - provides more information following a phone conversation about Project 70 - attaches newspaper clipping on subject

- Official document - 12/18/1963 - “Press Release” - discusses Congressional rejection of Montana dam - attaches newspaper clipping on the subject

- Correspondence - 12/5/1963 - From: Hollis A. Hatfield, To: Nancy Shukaitis - discusses Shukaitis’s interest in joining the Pennsylvania Farmers’ Association - previous correspondence attached

- Correspondence - 7/12/1963 - From: Hugh Scott, To: Nancy Shukaitis - acknowledges receipt of letter about Tocks Island Dam and assures Shukaitis that her views on the subject will be taken seriously

- Correspondence - 11/18/1963 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Robert Strubel - asks Strubel to speak in Monroe County and briefly discuss the Tocks Island Dam during this time - 2 copies - handwritten notes

- Correspondence - 11/26/1963 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Evelyn Wieghorst - acknowledges receipt of Wieghorst’s letter and encouragement and proceeds to discuss Shukaitis’s fight against the Tocks Island Dam - original handwritten letter attached

- Correspondence - 12/2/1963 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Mary Baldwin - explains that Zelia Jensen forwarded Baldwin’s letter to Shukaitis and then Shukaitis goes on to answer Baldwin’s questions regarding the land condemnation of a farm as well as providing more information about the loss of land in Pennsylvania, including the Tocks Island Dam project - Baldwin’s original letter and Jensen’s forward attached with handwritten notes

- Newsletter - 11/7/1963 - “Battle Line” - Republican National Committee

- Correspondence - 11/27/1963 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: Robert Lebo - explains that Mrs. Close of Shawnee forwarded Lebo’s letter to Shukaitis and then Shukaitis goes on to explain and provide material regarding why the Tocks Island Dam should not be built - Lebo’s original handwritten letter to Mrs. Close of Shawnee attached

- Correspondence - 11/22/1963 - From: Jacqueline Lapidus, To: Nancy Shukaitis - thanks Shukaitis for her letter and explains that her project is not currently feasible for the Time & Life magazine

- Newsletter - 1962, No. 637 - “Schnitzer’s Illustrated Tattler” - Schnitzer Alloy Products Co.

- Newsletter - 1963, No. 650 - “Schnitzer’s Illustrated Tattler” - Schnitzer Alloy Products Co.

- Newsletter - 1963, No. 651 - “Schnitzer’s Illustrated Tattler” - Schnitzer Alloy Products Co.

Dates

  • Other: Majority of material found within 1963-01-21 - 1965-02-23

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English

Access Restrictions

Access Restrictions: Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Extent

From the Collection: 66 Linear Feet (33 cartons)

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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