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Description:

Stephen Mather was the first director of the National Park Service, serving in that capacity from 1916-1929. Mather was one of the small group of like-minded conservationists and trail club members who founded the Appalachian Trail Conference in 1925.

Collection:

Builders


Date:

1916

Creator:

Marian Albright Schenk

Subject

Builders

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/media_detail/96/

Rights

No known restrictions

Citation

Marian Albright Schenk, “Stephen Mather, First Director of the National Park Service,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed July 18, 2019, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/638.

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