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Government Documents as Primary Sources: 1910-1919

A guide to government documents and publications useful for primary source research. Arranged by decade.

1910-1919

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Babies carry signs reading “Down with patent medicines” and “Give us visiting nurses”

Babies carry signs reading “Down with patent medicines” and “Give us visiting nurses,” a cartoon published in newspapers as part of the U.S. Department of Labor Children’s Bureau Baby Week campaign in 1917

The Cicada just after emerging from the pupal skin (twice  natural size)

The Cicada just after emerging from the pupal skin (twice natural size).

National Forest Manual: Grazing

National Forest Manual: Grazing, Regulations of the Secretary of the Agriculture and Instructions to Forest Officers Relating to and Governing the Grazing of Live Stock upon National Forest Lands.

Laws of Various States Relating to Intoxicating Liquors

Interstate Traffic in Intoxicating Liquors.

Piece of dried bark from rubber vine, showing the immense number of rubber fibers in the inner bark.

Piece of dried bark from rubber vine, showing the immense number of rubber fibers in the inner bark. Phiippine Islands.

The Queenstown patrol, 1917 : the diary of commander Joseph Knefler Taussig, U.S. Navy

The Queenstown patrol, 1917 : the diary of commander Joseph Knefler Taussig.

Weighing Cotton at the Mount Hope School

Weighing Cotton at the Mount Hope School.