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October 25, 2021
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October 25, 2021
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October 19, 2021
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October 18, 2021
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October 18, 2021
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On October 22, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Highway Beautification Act, which attempted to limit billboards and other forms of outdoor advertising, as well as junkyards and other unsightly roadside messes, along America’s interstate highways. The act also encouraged “scenic enhancement” by funding local efforts to clean up and landscape the green spaces on either side of the roadways. Check out these resources from the CGP:


On October 27, 1858, future President Theodore Roosevelt is born in New York City. He served in the New York state legislature from 1881 to 1884, as U.S. Civil Service commissioner from 1885 to 1889 in Washington, D.C., and then as New York City’s police commissioner from 1895 to 1897. President William McKinley chose Roosevelt as assistant secretary of the Navy later that year. The Republican Party nominated him to be William McKinley’s vice-presidential running mate in 1900. Roosevelt began the first of his two terms in the White House after President McKinley was shot by an assassin in 1901. Check out these resources from the CGP:


Introducing the U.S. Congressional Serial Set collection on govinfo! The initial release includes select volumes from the 69th Congress, the 82nd Congress, and several 19th century Congresses.


Jane Sanchez previously served GPO as its Director of Library Services and Content Management. Prior to her passing in early 2021, she worked as the Law Librarian of Congress and spearheaded the effort to digitize the Congressional Serial Set. The staff at GPO is grateful to Jane for her many contributions to the FDLP.

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GPO names the Government Publications Library at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities as the 2021 Federal Depository Library of the Year. Learn more.


Suzanne Sears served on the DLC from 2008-2011 while working as a Government documents librarian and then administrator at the University of North Texas. She has been the Dean of Libraries at Texas Woman’s University since July 2016. She married her longtime boyfriend in June 2020 and is now Suzanne Sellers. They enjoy attending Kansas City Chiefs home games and playing with their six grandchildren.

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