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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book
(1956)

Executive branch and constitutional departments,   pp. [253]-[278] PDF (7.2 MB)


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276                 WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
                  MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE,
             STATE COMMITTEE TO ADVISE WITH
Members: VERNON W. THOMpSON, Madison; GEORGE KEITH, Madison;
    GEORGE E. WATSON, Madison.
    Governor Kohler appointed this committee in 1953 at the re-
 quest of the tribal planning commission of the Menominee Indian
 Tribe. Its purpose is to advise and confer with the planning com-
 mission during the transitional period between withdrawal of
 federal supervision and self-government and eventual tribal in-
 tegration with state and local governments regarding the progress
 of the movement, the steps to be taken and other matters which
 require consideration.
      MIGRATORY LABOR COMMITTEE, INTERAGENCY
Members:    The director of local health services of the State
     Board of Health; representatives of the woman and child
     labor department and the state employment service of the In-
     dustrial Commission; the Board of Vocational and Adult
     Education; the Department of Public Instruction; the Gover-
     nor's Commission on Human Rights; the division of child
     welfare and youth services and the division of public assistance
     of the Department of Public Welfare; and the Executive
     Office.
   A committee to co-ordinate the work of a group of state agencies
interested in the problems of migratory labor was created in 1950
to consider ways to improve the lot of migratory farm workers in
Wisconsin and to prevent misunderstandings which have occurred
in other states in recent years.
   The committee encouraged the formation of the State Migrant
Committee, composed of members of the interagency committee, the
agricultural extension division of the University of Wisconsin, com-
munity representatives, professional and lay workers, and em-
ployer representatives. Administrative functions of the committee
have been assumed by the Wisconsin Welfare Council.
           NORTHERN GREAT LAKES AREA COUNCIL
Members from Wisconsin: GOVERNOR WALTER J. KOHLER; J. H. H.
    ALEXANDER, Madison; H. L. ASHWORTH, Milwaukee; PHILLIP T.
    DROTNING, Madison; WILLIAAM R. GILLETT, Eau Claire; JACK R.
    OLSON, Wisconsin Dells; ROBERT L. ROTE, Monroe.
  Following the 1945 Governors' Conference at Mackinac Island,
the then Governor of Michigan requested a meeting with the gov-
ernors of Minnesota and Wisconsin and the Province of Ontario
to consider an intergovernmental organization for co-operatively
publicizing this area in the noncompetitive aspects of recreation.
The Governors met at Duluth in September 1945, and organized
the Northern Great Lakes Area Council. The council was financed


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