Land settlement in California : miscellaneous meetings, reports, clippings, forms, etc. 1916-1929.
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Elwood Mead (1858-1936) was territorial engineer and later, the first state engineer of Wyoming, 1888-1899, and author of its first water code. From 1899-1907, he was in charge of irrigation investigations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was chairman of the Rivers and Water Supply Commission in Victoria, Australia, 1907-1915, professor of Rural Institutions at the University of California, 1915-1924, and Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1924 until his death in 1936....
Private nonprofit organization for the study of public issues, based in San Francisco, California. From the description of Commonwealth Club of California records, 1903-2009. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872782 Historical Note The Commonwealth Club of California is a private, nonprofit organization for the nonpartisan study of public issues based in San Francisco, California. It was founded on February 3, 1903, by Sa...
Administrative History During the mid-twentieth century, the American Labor Movement reached a pinnacle of power and influence within society. The Second World War required that labor be managed as a strategic resource; the high productivity of workers during the war carried over in the peace time economy, which experienced a sustained economic "boom." Unlike European labor relations, where unions play an "official" role in government, the Am...