Author

Fred S. Farr

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Description

Comprised mainly of newspaper clippings relating to highway beautification efforts across the country, particularly in regard to the removal and regulation of billboards. After losing his state senate re-election bid, Fred Farr served as Highway Beautification Coordinator under the Johnson Administration, overseeing initiatives aimed at improving scenic beauty on the nation's highways. Clippings date from May 16, 1967, to March 12, 1968.

Date

1967-1968

Geographic Coverage

United States

Subjects

Farr, Fred S., 1910-1997; United States. Highway Beautification Act of 1965; Roadside improvement; Billboards--Law and legislation; United States. Department of Transportation

Type

text

Source Medium

Scrapbooks

Digital Format

application/pdf

Language

eng

Digital Collection

Farr Legacy Collection

Repository

Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay

Rights

This content is provided for research and educational purposes only. Responsibility for securing permissions from the copyright holder(s) to distribute, publish, reproduce or use in any way rests exclusively with the user.

Comments

To view scrapbook with all clippings unfolded, please click the Download button above. Full scrapbook contains several loose items at back, including part of a Monterey Peninsula Herald issue from 1954 and telegrams congratulating Fred Farr on his state senate win in 1955. Loose items date from August 26, 1954, to August 15, 1968.

Fred Farr Scrapbook, 1967, National Billboard Highway Beautification

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