The United States Employment Service: Its History, Activities and Organization

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THE UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE

ITS HISTORY, ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER I
HISTORY

Inception. The work of the United States Employment Service may clearly be traced as far back as 1907, though the establishment of the Service under its present name did not occur until a number of years later.

The Service originated in a small way with the creation of a Division of Information in the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization, a unit in the (then) Department of Commerce and Labor. This was brought about by Section 40 of the Immigration Act of February 20, 1907 ( 34 Stat. L., 898, 909),1 which said:

It shall be the duty of said division to promote a beneficial distribution of aliens admitted into the United States among the several States and Territories desiring immigration. Correspondence shall be had with the proper officials of the States and Territories, and said division shall gather from all available sources useful information regarding the resources, products, and physical characteristics of each State and Territory, and shall publish such information in different languages and distribute the publications among all admitted aliens who may ask for such information at the immigrant stations of the United States and to such other persons as may desire the same.

The Secretary of Commerce and Labor, in interpreting this section, deemed the first purpose to be

. . . to bring about a distribution of immigrants arriving in this country, thus preventing, as far as possible, the congestion in our

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Repealed by the act of Feb. 5, 1917 ( 39 Stat. L., 874, 895), which, however, included provision for the continuation of this division.

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Table of contents

  • THE INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENT RESEARCH ii
  • Title Page iii
  • PUBLICATIONS OF THE INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENT RESEARCH v
  • PUBLICATIONS OF THE INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENT RESEARCH vi
  • Foreword vii
  • Contents xi
  • Chapter I- History 1
  • Chapter II- Activities 58
  • Chapter III- Organization 68
  • Appendix 1- OUTLINE OF ORGANIZATION 92
  • Appendix 2- CLASSIFICATION OF ACTIVITIES 112
  • Appendix 3- PUBLICATIONS 114
  • Appendix 4- LAWS 116
  • Appendix 5- FINANCIAL STATEMENT 121
  • Appendix 6- BIBLIOGRAPHY1 124
  • Index 127
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