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|Bill (William) Sabin, Jr.
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The Astate Library was designated a federal depository library in 1913, and it is believed that Representative Thaddeus H. Caraway, Congressman from Jonesboro, was responsible for securing depository library status for Astate. The Dean B. Ellis Library is one of 1,270 federal depository libraries throughout America that provide free access to the information resources of the federal government, and one of 13 federal depository libraries in the state of Arkansas. The Library's collection contains more than 100,000 U.S. government publications, in print, microform, and electronic formats.
June 2, 1924: Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act
President George H.W. Bush was born in June. See documentation from his presidency in the Public Papers of the Presidents collection on govinfo.gov.
June 11, 1991: Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines erupted. Learn more about volcanoes and see current activity at the USGS Volcanoes page.
June 14, 1951: The Census Bureau dedicated UNIVAC 1, the first civilian computer
June 29, 1956: The Federal Highway Act created the interstate system