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Water resources development -- Colorado

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin C. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M062
Abstract Edwin Carl Johnson (1884-1970) served as a member of the Colorado House of Representatives and the Colorado State Senate. He also served three terms as Governor of the State of Colorado from 1933-1937 and again from 1955-1957 as well as three terms as a member of the U.S. Senate representing Colorado from 1937-1955. His legislative expertise in the area of water law and policy led to his appointment as the Colorado representative to the Upper Colorado River Commission. The main task of the...
Dates: 1945-1969

Representative Peter H. Dominick celebrates the passage of legislation authorizing the construction of the Frying Pan-Arkansas Project with fellow Colorado congressmen in 1962, 1962

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Identifier: M085.09.0186.0027.00001
Abstract Congressman Dominick (R-Colo.) stands with other members of Colorado's congressional delegation in an unidentified location. The congressmen all hold frying pans to signify passage of Public Law 87-590 (77 Stat. 393) in August, 1962, which authorized the construction of the Frying Pan-Arkansas water reclamation project. The project, which is overseen by the United States Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, created a transmountain, transbasin diversion of water from the Frying Pan...
Dates: 1962