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Schaffner, E. Ray
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Records an interview with E. Ray Schaffner, who came to Shenandoah National Park as Assistant Chief Naturalist in 1956. Discusses the history of the park since the 1950s, the challenges of running a national park and changes in the public's environmental consciousness.
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Schaffner, E. Ray, Interviews
Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- Description and travel; Land use -- Government policy -- United States; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- Environmental conditions.
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History.
Shenandoah National Park oral history collection
E. Ray Schaffner interviewed by Darwin Lambert, June 24, 1977, SdArch SNP-108, Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection, 1964-1999, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University