Civil Service Examinations in Panama Canal Zone hearings before the United States House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, Subcommittee on H.R. 6292, Eightieth Congress, second session, on May 29, 1948.

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Considers (80) H.R. 6292.

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Paginationiii, 34 p.
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Civil service examinations in Panama Canal Zone: Hearing before the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, second session, on H.R.a bill to provide that civil service examinations to test fitness for employment by the Panama Canal and the Panama Railroad Company in the Canal Zone shall be open only to persons who are citizens of or.

FallVol. 39, No. 3 | Genealogy Notes En Español By Robert Ellis Enlarge A map of the Panama Canal, ca. — The canal was 10 miles wide and about 50 miles long.

(RC) In 10 years, between andthe United States mounted and completed one of the most massive construction projects in history—the building of the Panama Canal. Making Certain Positions in First and Second Class Post Offices Subject to Civil Service Examination Septem Abolishing the Position of Tax Collector, Creating the Position of Deputy Collector of Revenues, and Amending the Laws Governing Taxes, etc., in the Canal Zone October 4, Panama.

Law of civil proceure in force in Panama and the Canal Zone. Washington, D.C.: Isthmian Canal Commission, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frank L Joannini; Panama (Republic); Canal Zone.; Colombia (Republic of Colombia); Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.).

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In the Canal Zone interior, Task Force ATLANTIC (3d Battalion, th Infantry) secured Madden Dam, a vital piece of infrastructure that regulated much of the water draining into the canal, and ensured the safety of American Panama Canal Company employees in the nearby town of Gamboa from the local PDF garrison.

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Most of the ships present are identified in Photo # G (extended caption). Canal Zone and vicinity,"" Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes Contributor: United States.

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