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Dist. Ranger Solon Hyde - Middletown - c. 1939
Last Updated: 05/19/2018 @ 1100


DOCUMENTS & PUBLICATIONS

1885 - First Report of the Forest Commission - pages 1 to 38 - 45 MB.
1899 - Special Report of the Forest Fish and Game Commission by Col. William Fox - 1.5 MB.
1909 Reports of the Fire Superintendents - Districts 1 through 4. - 4.5 MB.
1909 - Tribute to Col. William Fox - 4.5 MB.
1912 Adirondack Ranger District Map
1912 Catskill Ranger District Map

1909 to 1928 - Minutes of Fire Superintendent and District Ranger Meetings - 189 pages (110 MB)
   1909-1912 - Minutes of Fire Superintendent Meetings Only - 45 Pages -(21 MB)

INDEX of District Ranger Meeting Minutes - Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 - from 1912 through 1928.
   1912 to 1915 - Minutes of District Ranger Meetings (Part 1 - Pages 1 to 24) - 17 MB.
   1916 to 1920 - Minutes of District Ranger Meetings (Part 2 - Pages 25 to 69) - 34 MB.
   1921 to 1924 - Minutes of District Ranger Meetings (Part 3 - Pages 70 to 100) - 22 MB.
   1925 to 1928 - Minutes of District Ranger Meetings (Part 4 - Pages 101 t0 115) - 16 MB.

1915 Manual of Instructions for the Forest Fire Protective Force - 6.25 MB.
1926 Manual of Instructions for the Forest Ranger Force
The Stump Report - 1973 Recommendations On The Future Of The Ranger Force
The Forest Ranger Strategic Plan - 1994 (advocating for a Forest Ranger Division and Police Officer Status among other drastic measures)
The Osborne Firefinder by Ray Kresek of the Forest Fire Lookout Museum - Spokane WA