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The first hundred years of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Author: Joseph P Goldberg; William T Moye
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Labor : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [1985]
Series: Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2235.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics' early work included studies of depressions, tariffs, immigrants, and alcoholism and many assignments to investigate and mediate disputes between labor and management. The Bureau of Labor in the Department of the Interior was created on June 26, 1884 as the culmination of almost two dec ades of advocacy by labor organizations that wanted government help in publicizing and improving the  Read more...
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Goldberg, Joseph P., 1918-2002.
First hundred years of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Labor : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., [1985]
(OCoLC)609581104
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph P Goldberg; William T Moye
ISBN: 0935043012 9780935043013 0935043004 9780935043006
OCLC Number: 12107046
Notes: "September 1985."
Description: v, 321 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Origins --
Carroll Wright: Setting the Course --
Charles Neill: Studies for Economic and Social Reform --
Royal Meeker: Statistics in Recession and Wartime --
Ethelbert Stewart: Holding the Fort --
Isador Lubin: Meeting Emergency Demands --
Ewan Clague: An Expanding Role for Economic Indicators --
Four Commissioners: An Economy Going by the Numbers --
History as Prologue: The Continuing Mission.
Series Title: Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2235.
Other Titles: First 100 years of the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Responsibility: Joseph P. Goldberg and William T. Moye.

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics' early work included studies of depressions, tariffs, immigrants, and alcoholism and many assignments to investigate and mediate disputes between labor and management. The Bureau of Labor in the Department of the Interior was created on June 26, 1884 as the culmination of almost two dec ades of advocacy by labor organizations that wanted government help in publicizing and improving the status of the growing industrial labor force.

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