The Weeks Act of 1911

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Here’s a comic to mark NH’s Weeks Act Centennial project, looking at the intersection of environmental science, government policy, activism, and private industry…

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ALSO SEE: “John Weeks, 1911” Music Video! >>

REFERENCE IMAGES:

To draw this comic, I took inspiration from the photographs in Plymouth State University’s online collection, “Protecting the Forests: The Weeks Act of 1911.”  These archival photographs tell a stark story of environmental collapse and conservation:

  • (The official descriptive title & text of the so-called “Weeks Act of 1911!”, courtesy of LOC.gov…)

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