An Act Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and for other purposes

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The following sums are appropriated for the National Zoological Park: $175,000 for roads, walks, bridges, water supply, sewerage, and drainage, grading, planting, and otherwise improving the grounds, erecting and repairing buildings, care and transportation of animals, necessary employees, travel expenses, maintenance and operation of one motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicle required for official purposes, uniforms for park police and keepers, books and periodicals, and architect's fees; $53,000 for completing the construction of public exhibition building for birds; and $25,000 for the construction and equipment of exhibition cages for birds.


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Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 44 Stat. 1297
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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44 Stat. 1297 (1927); ch. 271 (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1927
  • 03/02/1927


  • Description and travel
  • Sewerage
  • Books and reading
  • Architects
  • Architecture
  • Roads
  • Finance
  • Birds
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Bridges
  • Uniforms
  • Museum finance
  • Animals
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Birdcages
  • Periodicals
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Sidewalks
  • Books
  • Buildings--Conservation and restoration
  • Travel


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1297, 1330

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