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, 1939, and for other purposes

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The sum of $227,000 is appropriated for the National Zoological Park for: roads, walks, bridges, water supply, sewerage, and drainage; improving the grounds, erecting and repairing buildings, care and purchase of animals; necessary employees; procurement of live specimens; for one motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicle; for the purchase of bicycles and nonpassenger-carrying motor vehicles; revolvers and ammunition; for purchasing uniforms for park police and keepers; and for the purchase of books and periodicals. No part of this sum shall be available for architect's fees or compensation.


National Zoological Park (U.S.)


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 52 Stat. 156
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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52 Stat. 156 (1938); ch. 62 (Book)

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


  • 1938
  • 04/04/1938


  • Books and reading
  • Roads
  • Motor vehicles
  • Ammunition
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Salaries
  • Watchmen
  • Sewerage
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Firearms
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Bridges
  • Drainage
  • Uniforms
  • Museum finance
  • Zoo keepers
  • Animal shelters
  • Bicycles
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Specimens
  • Periodicals
  • Sidewalks
  • Books
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Officials and employees--Salaries


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 156, 184

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