Serving a Growing Economy and a Growing People

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Page 22 - States of a complete and consistent system of physical measurement; coordinates that system with measurement systems of other nations; and furnishes essential services leading to accurate and uniform physical measurements throughout the Nation's scientific community, industry, and commerce.
Page 5 - to foster, promote and develop the foreign and domestic commerce
Page 4 - Commerce (DOC) is composed of the Office of the Secretary and the operating units. Office of the Secretary Secretary The Secretary is responsible for the administration of all functions and authorities assigned to the Department of Commerce and for advising the President on Federal policy and programs affecting the industrial and commercial segments of the national economy.
Page 32 - Appalachian region, which includes parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and all of West Virginia.
Page 24 - The patent system added the fuel of interest to the fire of genius.
Page 24 - US and foreign patents for public use, and supplies copies of patents and official records to the public. Similar functions are performed relating to trademarks.
Page 5 - United States Travel Service • Maritime Administration Assuring effective use and growth of the nation's scientific and technical resources. • Environmental Science Services Administration • Patent Office • National Bureau of Standards...
Page 13 - The balance of payments accounts provide a complete and systematic view of all economic transactions between the United States and foreign countries. Major types of transactions covered include exports, imports, travel, transportation, foreign aid, private capital flows, and changes in gold and other monetary reserves.
Page 34 - The Maritime Administration operates the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, Long Island, NY, where young men are trained to become merchant marine officers.
Page 29 - ... temperatures is used to analyze local fuel requirements and indirectly to establish equitable rates. These data are also utilized to analyze condi'tions which produce critical shortages and to project total requirements when combined wi'th appropriate population and industrial projections.

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