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REPORTS

OF THE

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND LABOR

1911

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE AND LABOR

AND

REPORTS OF BUREAUS

COMMERCE

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03L1NN. DEPARTMENT O

AND LABOR

STATES OF AMERICA

WASHINGTON GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

1912

Bureau of the Census-Continued.

General progress of census work.

Office force...

Tabulating machines..

Census frauds...

Appropriations.

Proposed work for the fiscal year 1913..

Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization..

Immigration in general..

Ages, literacy, and financial condition of immigrants.

Ages and periods of residence of departing aliens.

Occupations of immigrants and emigrants...

Sources of immigration....

Rejections of arriving aliens..

Alien contract laborers.

Arrests and deportations...

Japanese and Korean laborers..

Chinese immigration...

Immigration stations..

Division of Information..

Division of Naturalization..

Bureau of Corporations...

Reports published...

Pending investigations..

Corporate regulation.

Bureau of Labor....

Reports published

Bimonthly bulletins..

Reports transmitted and in course of preparation.

Government workingmen's compensation act..

Bureau of Manufactures....

Increased publicity secured.

Commercial agents.....

Extension of work of commercial agents.

Publications....

Foreign tariffs...

Bureau of Statistics.

Values of imports and exports..

Characteristics of foreign-trade movements.

Needed extension in range of statistics..

Quarterly statement of imports for consumption.

Bureau of Standards....

Custody of the standards.

Comparison of the standards.

Construction of standards.....

Testing and calibration of standards and instruments..

Problems in connection with standards......

Determination of physical constants....

Determination of the properties of materials.

Trade weights and measures investigation..

Bureau of Fisheries......

Fish culture....

Biological investigations..

Commercial fisheries...

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