THE NATION'S PARKS. The. Robert Sterling Yard National Parks Association.

THE NATION'S PARKS. Washington, D. C. The National Parks Association, Summer 1920 (number 1). 25.5x17.5 cm, single issue (pp. [1] 2-16), illustrations, self wrappers, stapled. Includes an uncredited article "The Relations of Roosevelt and Yosemite" (text, page 14, full-page illustration from a photograph by Herbert Gleason, page 15), on the proposed Roosevelt National Park, a wilderness region in the Sierra Nevada south of Yosemite National Park, now part of Kings Canyon Sequoia National Parks. "Founded in 1919 as the National Parks Association, the organization was designed to be a citizen's watchdog for the National Park Service (NPS) created in 1916. Among the founders of NPA was Stephen Mather, the first director of the National Park Service. Robert Sterling Yard was NPA's first employee" (Wikipedia). A nearly fine copy. (#167214).

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