The Battle over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

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INDEX
Note: Italicized page numbers refer to illustrations
Abbey, Edward, 219
Abbott, Lyman, 199
Acorns (black oak), 14–17, 21–22
Adams, Frank, 93
Agassiz, Louis, 13
Agriculture Department (U.S.), 194–95
Ahwahneechee Indians, 16, 21
Ahwahnee Hotel (Yosemite Valley), 209
Alameda County (CA), 50, 60, 112, 155, 158, 160, 236
Alaska, 64, 90, 100, 133, 221
Albright, Horace, xi, 118, 126, 194, 196–98, 202–4
Alcoa Company, 185
Alcohol, 150–51, 202–3, 268n. 27
Aldwell, Thomas, 233
Alexander, B. S., 36–37
Alhambra Valley, 58
Alioto, Joseph, 187
Alps, 106, 107, 209
Aluminum smelting plant, 184–85
Alvord, Burdick & Howson (engineering firm), 158
Ambs, Todd, 232
American Civic Association, 97, 118
McFarland's involvement with, 62, 72, 74, 76, 83, 96
The American Commonwealth (Bryce), 63
American River, 43, 55, 56, 220, 221
American Rivers (organization), 223, 232
American Scenic and Historical Preservation Society, 83
American Society of Civil Engineers, 49
Animal rights, 211
Annecy (France), 162
Anti-Debris Society, 33
Appalachian Mountain Club, 24, 26, 62, 74, 75, 83, 88, 97, 99
Aqueducts, 8, 9, 35, 38, 78, 101
delay in constructing, 155–57
Freeman's proposal for, in Hetch Hetchy, 105
for Mokelumne River, 159
pipes for, 151, 221
rights-of-way for, 135
Arizona, 46–47
See also Grand Canyon National Park
Army Corps of Engineers, 36–37, 59, 159, 187, 215
dams proposed by, 196, 218
See also Board of Army Engineers; Dams; United States Army
Aron, Cindy, 25
Ashurst, Henry, 126
Aspen Institute, 241
Aston, Taggert, 121
Atherton, Gertrude, 13, 46
Auburn Dam, 220, 221
Australians, 36
Ayers, Thomas, 22
Babbitt, Bruce, 234
"Back to the land" movement, 24–25, 123
Badè, William Frederic, xi, 82, 98, 113, 209, 243
as Hetch Hetchy Valley dam opponent, 64, 74, 75–76
Badger Pass (Yosemite National Park), 259n.36
Bailey, Liberty Hyde, 24, 123

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • The Hetch Hetchy Harriet Monroe vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Contents xiii
  • Hetch Hetchy Chronology xv
  • Cast of Characters xvii
  • List of Illustrations xxi
  • Introduction 3
  • Chapter 1 - The Uses of the Valley 11
  • Chapter 2 - The Imperial City and Water 29
  • Chapter 3 - Water, Earthquake, and Fire 45
  • Chapter 4 - Two Views of One Valley 66
  • Chapter 5 - San Francisco to [Show Cause] 96
  • Chapter 6 - Congress Decides 117
  • Chapter 7 - To Build a Dam 134
  • Chapter 8 - The Power Controversy 167
  • Chapter 9 - The Legacies of Hetch Hetchy 191
  • Chapter 10 - Restoration 216
  • Afterword 242
  • Notes 245
  • Index 279
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