State of Michigan Certificate Reappointing Edsel Ford to the Isle Royale National Park Commission, June 22, 1939

Summary

Congress authorized the creation of Isle Royale National Park in 1931. In order to establish the park, the Governor of Michigan appointed the Isle Royale National Park Commission, which included Edsel Ford, to handle land acquisition. By 1940, the Commission had acquired a majority of the island for the state who then transferred it over to the National Park Service.

Congress authorized the creation of Isle Royale National Park in 1931. In order to establish the park, the Governor of Michigan appointed the Isle Royale National Park Commission, which included Edsel Ford, to handle land acquisition. By 1940, the Commission had acquired a majority of the island for the state who then transferred it over to the National Park Service.

Artifact

Certificate

Date Made

22 June 1939

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.6.211

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Ribbon (Material)
Metal

Technique

Printing (Process)
Handwriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Blue
Gold (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 17 in

Width: 11 in

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