Photos of GPO, 1900-1980

Picturing the Big Shop: Photos of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, 1900-1980

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) released a new photo history of the agency. Picturing the Big Shop is a collection of 200 photos, including many that have never before been published, comprising the historical record of everyday life at GPO from 1900 to 1980. This GPO “family album” provides, in black and white and sepia, a revealing look at the equipment, the buildings, and the working lives of the men and women of GPO over the years who helped carry out the agency’s mission of Keeping America Informed.