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Identifier: randmcnallywashi00newyo

Title: Rand, McNally Washington guide to the city and environs

Year: 1917 (1910s)

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Publisher: New York, Chicago, Rand, McNally & company

Contributing Library: The Library of Congress

Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

  

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ner stone laid. Robert Mills, the archi-tect, before a committee of Congress in 1838, stated that theprecise position of the building has been determined by thepositive directions of the late President. The Treasury is a place every stranger visits. The buildingis open from g till 2; and between 11 and 12 and i and 2 oclock,persons who assemble at the ofhce of the Treasurer are formedinto parties, and conducted to the doors of certain rooms, wherethe guides volubly explain the work in progress there. Thus may be seen the girls counting and recounting thesheets of specially made paper upon which all of the UnitedStates bonds, notes, and revenue stamps are printed. This isthe beginning of the long routine of money making, andnot one must be unaccounted for. This paper is made ofcomponents and by a composition which is a secret betweenthe Government and the manufacturers at Dalton, near Pitts-field, Mass. It is especially distinguished by the silk fibers 188 RAND McNALLY WASHINGTON GUIDE

 

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U. S. Government Printing Office N. Capitol and G Streets Page 199 interwoven with itstexture, and thepossession of anysuch paper by priv-ate persons isprohibited undc^severe penalties, asprima facie evid-ence of intent todefraud. Thepackages of i,ooosheets, each of theproper size forprinting four notes,are deftly countedand carefully ex-amined by yotmgwomen, whom longpractice has made wonderfully expert. When every imperfectsheet has been picked out and replaced by a good one, thepackages are sent to the printer (see Bureau of Engravingand Printing). Next you may be shown the large room to which piles ofsimilar sheets, printed with the faces and backs of notes ofvarious denominations from $i to $ 1,000, have been returned,to receive here, upon small steam presses, the red seal whichcompletes the value of the paper as a promise to pay. These notes, to the amount of about $1,000,000 in value,on the average, are brought over from the Bureau of Engravingand Printing each morning, being c

  

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Cliente: Asprima

Lugar: Madrid

Feria: SIMA

 

Cliente: Asprima

Lugar: Madrid

Feria: SIMA

Cliente: Asprima

Lugar: Madrid

Feria: SIMA

Cliente: Asprima

Lugar: Madrid

Feria: SIMA

Cliente: Asprima

Lugar: Madrid

Feria: SIMA

rehabilitación e integración de un ámbito ferroviario en el tejido urbano de la zona límite del Puente de Vallecas y Méndez Álvaro [Madrid]

rehabilitación e integración de un ámbito ferroviario en el tejido urbano de la zona límite del Puente de Vallecas y Méndez Álvaro [Madrid]

rehabilitación e integración de un ámbito ferroviario en el tejido urbano de la zona límite del Puente de Vallecas y Méndez Álvaro [Madrid]

mención de honor en el premio especial asprima'06 de arquitectura para estudiantes y jóvenes arquitectos

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