Letter from William "Don" D. McAllister to V. D. Patten (June 15, 1966)

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Title

Letter from William "Don" D. McAllister to V. D. Patten (June 15, 1966)

Alternative Title

Letter from McAllister to Patten (June 15, 1966)

Subject

Lake Apopka (Fla.)
Lakes--Florida
Water quality--Florida
Pollution--Florida
Pesticides--United States
Fishing--Florida
Fish

Description

A letter from William "Don" D. McAllister to V. D. Patten at the Florida State Board of Health, with attached statement. McAllister hosted the Central Florida TV-show Hunting and Fishing with Don, which ran 1954 to 1972 on WDBO-Channel 6. The letter and attached statement detail observations made by McAllister while fishing on Lake Apopka in Florida. McAllister observed a large cloud of pesticide spray drifting over Lake Apopka, dispersed by spray planes operating Zellwood. McAllister also observed a moderate fish kill in the area.

Creator

McAllister, William "Don" D.

Source

Photocopy of original typewritten letter from William "Don" D. McAllister to V. D. Patten and typewritten statement, June 15, 1966: binder 1966, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

1966-06-15

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of photocopied typewritten letter from William "Don" D. McAllister to V. D. Patten and typewritten statement, June 15, 1966.

Is Part Of

Binder 1966, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

293 KB

Medium

1-page typewritten letter
1-page typewritten statement

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Lake Apopka, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Zellwood, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher
Science Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by William "Don" D. McAllister.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Friends of Lake Apopka and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Learn About Your Watershed: Ocklawaha River Watershed." Florida's Water: Ours to Protect, Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Accessed June 12, 2015. http://www.protectingourwater.org/watersheds/map/ocklawaha/.

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Original Format

1-page typewritten letter
1-page typewritten statement

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