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50th anniversary of the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916

On July 11, 1966, leaders of the Bureau of Public Roads celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916, which established the Federal-aid highway program.  Left to right:  James C. Allen (former Director of Administration), Charles D. "Cap" Curtis (former BPR Commissioner), E. H. "Ted" Holmes (Director of Planning), Lawrence Jones (Deputy Administrator), Rex Whitton (Administrator), George M. Williams (Director of Engineering and Operations), and Frank Turner (Chief Engineer).
On July 11, 1966, leaders of the Bureau of Public Roads celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916, which established the Federal-aid highway program. Left to right: James C. Allen (former Director of Administration), Charles D. "Cap" Curtis (former BPR Commissioner), E. H. "Ted" Holmes (Director of Planning), Lawrence Jones (Deputy Administrator), Rex Whitton (Administrator), George M. Williams (Director of Engineering and Operations), and Frank Turner (Chief Engineer).

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