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Picturing the Big Shop: Photos of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, 1900-1980: Photos of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, 1900-1980

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The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) releases a new photo history of the agency. Picturing the Big Shop is a collection of 200 photos, including many that have never before been published, comprising the historical record of everyday life at GPO from 1900 to 1980. This GPO “family album” provides, in black and white and sepia, a revealing look at the equipment, the ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published February 22nd 2017 by US Government Printing Office
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Gabby
Mar 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: government-docs
Quite a fascinating collection of photographs of the GPO.
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Dec 19, 2017
Bill Sleeman
An engaging and informative history of GPO. George Barnum and colleagues have done an excellent job mining the archives of GPO to assemble the story of printing and publishing for the government. Should be required reading for document librarians everywhere!
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