U.S. Government Publications

The State Library's collection of U.S. government publications covers a broad range of subject areas with a focus on Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Areas include:

  • social, economic, and population statistics
  • health and social services
  • public policy, law and government
  • environmental and natural resources

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U.S. Public Works Administration
U.S. Public Works Administration
PWA administered a comprehensive public works program to promote and stabilize employment during the 1930s.
U.S. Transportation
U.S. Transportation
The Department of Transportation ensures a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.
U.S. Veterans Affairs
U.S. Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs operates programs benefiting Veterans and members of their families: It offers education opportunities and rehabilitation services and provides compensation payments for disabilities or death related to military service, home loan guaranties, pensions, burials, and health care.
U.S. Works Progress Administration
U.S. Works Progress Administration
WPA employed millions of unemployed people to carry out public works, art, and other cultural projects during the 1930s.

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