Proclamation, July 24, 1926

April 23, 2021

Purpose: Designation of a Parcel of Land in Hawaii for a Lighthouse Date: July 24, 1926 (Original document available here) WHEREAS, by joint resolution “to provide for annexing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States,” approved July 7, 1898, cession by the government of the Republic of Hawaii to the United States of America, of all rights […]

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Proclamation, March 24, 1926

April 22, 2021

Purpose: Modifying the Boundaries of the Payette, Idaho, and Salmon National Forests. Date: March 24, 1926 (Original document available here) Whereas, in the interest of economy of administration, it appears that certain lands in the State of Idaho heretofore embraced in the Idaho National Forest as fixed and defined by Executive Order of June 26, 1908 (No. […]

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Proclamation, March 3, 1926

April 20, 2021

Purpose: To proclaim and celebrate American Forest Week Date: March 3, 1926 (Original document available here) In again proclaiming American Forest Week it is fitting that, while giving full weight to the evils resulting from impoverished forests and idle land, I should lay stress upon the outward spread of forestry in industrial practice and land usage. Too […]

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Proclamation, September 30, 1925

April 13, 2021

Purpose: Change in the boundaries of several National Forests and the transfer of a portion of the Angeles National Forest to the Morongo Indians. Date: September 30, 1925 (Original document available here) Whereas, it appears that the public good will be promoted by excluding from the Angeles National Forest, in California, certain areas and temporarily withdrawing the […]

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