1 edition of History of the Government Printing Office found in the catalog.
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Women working at the GPO bindery, c. Carter made headlines during Prohibition when he moved to crack down on gambling in nearby shops on H Street that allegedly were bankrupting GPO employees. The Smithsonian Castle and the Pension Building, now theare other exceptions. Inside a GPO workroom, c. The activities of the GPO are defined in the public printing and documents chapters of.
Public Documents, 1789-1976, 16 vols. The bookbinder's craft lives on. Whether an agency has print books or posters, maps or MP3s, eBooks or audio books, GPO can help agencies disseminate their publications through the top channels worldwide. " Ames went on to interview the young girl: "You should be paid good wages to work like this," I said. The GPO had set exacting standards for itself for quality and performance. Military Information Division, p 1901.
It was in the heart of this bleak neighborhood that the GPO set up shop in 1861 at the dawn of the Civil War. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995. In the years after the war, labor issues often predominated at the Swamp. Shop Commercial eBook Channels: Search these sites for the ISBN or exact title of the Federal eBook.
The new red-brick Romanesque Revival building, designed by prominent D. GPO ceased production of legacy passports in May 2007, shifting production entirely to e-passports. The GPO resumed using recycled paper in 2009. One is the ancient art of marbling the edges of special books, such as the official printed volumes of congressional and presidential papers.
Unique effects were then added History of the Government Printing Office running a special comb across the surface. The library was begun in 1895 following the establishment in GPO of the position of Superintendent of Documents by an act of January 12, 1895 28 Stat. Peter James at work photo by the author.
" The GPO immediately filled its eight acres of floor space and still kept the old firetrap next door in service for functions that couldn't fit in the giant new edifice. Despite all the advances in technology, certain tasks at the GPO have remained unchanged, decade after decade.
Once a grimy factory of hard-working laborers culled largely from the surrounding rough-and-tumble neighborhood, for 150 years it's also been an elite producer of elegant government documents, including extraordinary hand-bound volumes of the nation's most precious records.
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Government Publications [title since January 1940; variously titled during the period January 1895-December 1939] Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1895-.
One day in 1907, a couple of young workers at a nearby junk shop played a prank on the GPO by leaving an apparent bomb at the engine shop, causing consternation among many employees.
The impoverished Irish immigrants of Swampoodle were forever looking for a lucky break to make their lives better, if only for a fleeting moment.