Answer: The Government Printing Office (GPO).

This month we thought we’d explore the documents from the 150 year anniversary of GPO as our display. (Apology – this post didn’t appear on the first of September as intended.)

All of the documents on display are mentioned in “Keeping America Informed: The U.S. Government Printing Office 150 years of service to the nation.”

  • Trial of Andrew Johnson
  • The Jefferson Bible
  • Style Manual: An official guide to the form and style of Federal Government Printing
  • War of the Rebellion: Official records of the Union and Confederate Armies
  • Indexes to the Public Papers of the Presidents: Nixon
  • Indexes to the Public Papers of the Presidents: Kennedy
  • Indexes to the Public Papers of the Presidents: Obama
  • Infant Care
  • The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65)
  • Report of the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
  • 100 GPO Years, 1861-1961: A history of United States public printing
  • The Federal Register: What it is and how to use it
  • GPO/2001: Vision for a new millennium
  • Informing the Nation: Federal information dissemination in an electronic age
  • Budget of the U.S. Government
  • The Starr Report: The findings of independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr on President Clinton and the Lewinsky affair
  • From Red Tape to Results: Creating a government that works better & costs less
  • Study to Identify Measures Necessary for a Succesful Transition to a More Electronic Federal Depository Library Program
  • United States Code Title 44- Public Printing and Documents chapter 3 section 305 Public Printer: employees; pay
  • Public Law 103-40 Government Printing Office Electronic Information Access Enchancement Act of 1993

Enjoy a video of the 150th anniversary exhibit at GPO: