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Governor Cecil Underwood and Commissioner of Agriculture Gus Douglass
at drought meeting
Governor Cecil Underwood and Commissioner of Agriculture Gus Douglass at drought meeting


On August 2, 1999, President Bill Clinton declared all 55 West Virginia counties part of a federal drought disaster area.

Learn more:
"'We're Beyond Loans; This Is Survival Now'"
"Clinton Declares Drought Disaster"
Governor Cecil Underwood to Dan Glickman (AR1912 Box 20)
Dan Glickman to Governor Cecil Underwood (AR1912 Box 20)
Governor's Proclamation of Drought Disaster (AR1912 Box 20)


On This Day in West Virginia History: August