Serving a Growing Economy and a Growing People

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Page 26 - 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 25 - The patent system added the fuel of interest to the fire of genius.
Page 31 - Commerce and assigned five major functions to this agency: 1. to develop, plan, and carry out a comprehensive program designed to stimulate and encourage travel to the United States by residents of foreign countries for the purpose of study, culture, recreation, business, and other like activities; 2.
Page 25 - ... publishes and disseminates patent information, records assignments of patents, maintains search files of US and foreign patents, and maintains a search room for public use in examining issued patents and records.
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 21 - Based upon foundations of devotion and labor the United States is enriched by other golden threads in the genius of its people. Inventive daring illumines their diligence. Adventurous ardor invigorates the work of their hands. Under Governmental guardianship their ideas and their activities are assured the liberty that is the soul of achievement.
Page 32 - 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 15 - It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair: the event is in the hands of God.

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