The Regional Review

Volume IV - No. 2

February, 1940


HARVEY P. BENSON, a native of Iowa, entered the Service in 1933 at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, and was transferred soon afterward to Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has been Resident Landscape Architect in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, for the last five years. He is an alumnus of Iowa State ('27). He served for six years in professional offices in Illinois and Colorado

EDWARD L. BIKE, born in Meriden, Connecticut, has been in the Service for six years. He has had more than 15 years of experience in the field of school and camp physical education and allied recreational activities, and has degrees from Massachusetts State College and New York University. He has been a State Supervisor of the Park, Parkway and Recreational-Area Study since January, 1937. New England is his territory.

HANS HUTH, a distinguished German authority on art and architecture of the 17th and 18th centuries, joined the Service a few months ago as a Collaborator employed through grants provided through his sponsor, the Oberlander Trust of Philadelphia. Before leaving Germany two years ago, Dr. Huth had charge of former Kaiser Wilhelm's private library in Berlin. He also was keeper in charge of the former royal palaces at Potsdam, Kassel and Homburg. He received his doctorate under Adolph Goldschmidt in Berlin. He has taken out his first citizenship papers.

HERMAN KAHN, who left the Service in 1936 to become Associate Archivist with The National Archives, was a Junior Park Historian in 1934 at Morristown National Historical Park. He soon was transferred to Washington where he acted as Chief of the Eastern Division of the Branch of Historic Sites. A University Fellow in History at Harvard in 1933-34, Mr. Kahn holds degrees from the University of Minnesota. He was for two years a member of the faculty of Nebraska State Teachers College.

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