Issue / Interstate Highway System

Jeff Davis Presentation on Eisenhower and Transportation

This is a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation that Eno's Jeff Davis gave at the Capitol Historical Society Heritage Lecture on September...

April 1960 BPR Memo on Interstates in Urban Areas

This is a memo from the Bureau of Public Roads entitled "Memorandum on the Interstate System in Urban Areas." It was evidently brought...

Initiating the Bragdon Highway Study

This PDF file is a collection of documents from the Bureau of the Budget's files in the National Archives about the commencement of a...

April 1960 Eisenhower Guidelines on Interstate Highway Construction

This PDF file is a copy of a one-page memorandum dated April 11, 1960 from President Eisenhower to the Secretary of Commerce listing...

November 1959 Eisenhower Meeting on Highways

This PDF file is a "memo for the record" of a meeting held on November 30, 1959 between President Eisenhower and his Special Assistant...

December 1960 Final Report to Eisenhower on the Interstate Highway Program

This is the final report given to President Eisenhower on the status of the Interstate Highway Program, dated December 28, 1960....

March 1960 Interim Report on Highways from John S. Bragdon

This is a large PDF file of a 100+ page report on the status and future of the Interstate Highway Program, prepared in March 1960 for...

1955 White House Internal Debates on Clay Commission Report

This PDF file contains a series of memos by John S. Bragdon, President Eisenhower's Special Assistant for Public Works Planning, during...

Record of Briefing State Governors on Revised Eisenhower Highway Plan – November 3, 1955

This PDF file is a one-page memo to Treasury Secretary George Humphrey from Dan Throop Smith, head of tax analysis at Treasury, dated...

October 28, 1955 Cabinet Meeting on Highways

This PDF file contains documents relating to the October 28, 1955 Cabinet meeting. This was another meeting conducted in the absence of...

September 30, 1955 Cabinet Meeting

This PDF file contains records from the Eisenhower Library on the Cabinet meeting of September 30, 1955, which was historic in several...

December 1955 Revised Eisenhower Highway Plan

This PDF file contains three documents, in order: A December 8, 1955 memo to Treasury Secretary George Humphrey from Dan Throop...

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