Hunting Suspension Proclamation

June 3, 2021

Title: Hunting Suspension Proclamation Date: October 23, 1920 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: With Massachusetts Governor Calvin Coolidge out of state at a speaking engagement in Frederick, Maryland, Lieutenant Governor Channing H. Cox, in his role as Acting Governor, suspended hunting in Massachusetts in response to drought conditions and forest fires. (Original document available here) For the purpose of protecting […]

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Proclamation, April 26, 1926

May 24, 2021

Purpose: To authorize the creation of Game Refuges on the Ozark National Forest in the State of Arkansas Date: April 26, 1926 (Original document available here) WHEREAS, it appears that the designation and setting aside of the areas in the State of Arkansas, hereinafter indicated, for the protection of game animals, birds, and fish will promote the […]

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