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1922 edition. Excerpt: ... Alaska, fur seal fisheries, and
protection of sponges off the coast of Florida. The coast and
geodetic survey is charged with the survey of the coasts of the
United States; the bureau of navigation has superintendence of the
commercial marine and the merchant seamen of the United States; the
bureau of lighthouses maintains the lighthouse service; and the
steamboat inspection service inspects vessels and licenses their
officers. Department of Labor. This department was organ-- ized in
1913. Its executive officer is the secretary of labor. The duties
of the office are very important. It makes investigation of the
conditions under which labor works and lives in this country and in
foreign countries and reports upon them. Labor statistics are
gathered and given to the public through the bureau of labor
statistics. The bureau of immigration is a branch of the department
which enforces the immigration and Chinese exclusion laws. The
bureau of naturalization administers the naturalization laws and
promotes the study of the laws of our country by immigrants so that
they may be qualified to become citizens. The children's bureau is
engaged in the study of the welfare of children, state legislation
for children, the birth rate, the death rate, occupations, child
labor, health, defectives and dependents, and the results of its
investigations are published to improve the condition of child life
over the country. The women's bureau does much the same work for
women that the children's bureau does for children, an important
purpose being to promote the welfare of wage-earning women. This
department also maintains the United States employment service to
promote welfare of wage earners. Other Administrative Bodies. One
of the most important of the other...
|Country of origin:
Clyde Lyman Young
||246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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