Biography of an Ideal: A History of the Federal Civil Service
U.S. Office of Personnel Management, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 2003 - Civil service - 224 pages
Description Presents a concise history of the United States civil service and the remarkable employees who have helped make our country great. While this official history traces the development of the Federal civil service from the founding of the United States of America to the present day, the watershed date is 1883, the year the Civil Service Act became law and the United States Civil Service Commission was established. This informative study traces the steady growth and development of the Federal Government's personnel system.
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