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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being shown the points of interest by Mr. F. A. Banks, Construction Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, on the occasion of the President's second visit to Grand Coulee Dam, on Oct. 2, 1937. At that time the President took the opportunity to give the following appraisal of the Columbia Basin Project: "Coming back to Grand Coulee after 3 years I am made very happy by the wonderful progress I have seen. We look forward not only to the great good this will...
Frank A. Banks and President Roosevelt Survey the Grand Coulee Dam Construction Site
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Clifford R. Koester
Banks, Frank Arthur (Construction Engineer), 1883-1957; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (President of the United States, 1933-1945), 1882-1945
Presidential Visits--President Franklin D. Roosevelt (U.S.A.)
United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
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