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Description of traveling down Bright Angel Trail by foot.
Bill to establish the Grand Canyon as a National Park.
Proposed Adjustments in Boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park.
Speech by Representative Cramton in favor of the purchase of lands that contain Bright Angel Trail from Coconino County, and to eliminate private ownership of the trail.
Bill introduced in the U.S. Senate to establish the Grand Canyon National Monument and Coconino National Forest as a national park. Bill did not pass.
Description of different tourist trips. Destinations include Yavapai Point, Hermit's Rest, Hopi House, and the Bright Angel Trailhead.
Document outlining Senator Hayden's proposal for national park status. Addresses the issue of miner's and land owner's rights while touting the benefits of tourism. Circa 1915.
Article against the establishment of the Grand Canyon as a National Park citing the inability of the public to utilize the lands and the inefficiency of the government to properly care for the Canyon. Circa 1921-1924.
Letter from Carl Hayden to Tom L. Rees detailing Rees opposition to the establishment of the Grand Canyon as a National Park. Hayden states that he is waiting on a response from Mr. Woolfolk regarding the matter.
Letter from Carl Hayden to the Flagstaff Board of Trade concerning a resolution passed to change the Grand Canyon from a monument to a National Park. Hayden expresses interest in the idea while taking care to protect the water power and mineral resources that are derived from the canyon.