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DUNELLEN, N. J.
THE WORLD ALMANAC
BOOK OF FACTS
E. EASTMAN IRVINE
Fifty-seventh Year of Publication
PUBLISHED ANNUALLY BY
A SCRIPPS-HOWARD NEWSPAPER
125 Barclay Street, New York City Copyrighted, 1942 by New York World-Telegram Corporation
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PUBLIC TRUSTS IN THE UNITED
45-48 FARMS, FARM LANDS, MINING.
GOLD AND SILVER, INCOME TAX Lend-Lease Act, Operation.
RETURNS U. S. MILITARY INFORMATION.
EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION: Selective Service, Quotas.
88-90 Public Libraries, U. 8. Cities Army and Navy Pay
91 Newspapers and Periodicals Military Posts and Camps
93-98 Foreign Universities The Army.
99 Languages of the World. The Navy...
. 102 Public School Attendance. LABOR REVIEW OF 1941
. 114-116 PULITZER PRIZES. RECORD OF THE YEAR, Dec. 1, 1940
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, Nov. 30, 1941.,
117-129 Fraternities and Sororities
College Endowments. DEATH ROLL, 1941.
.527 .528 .529 .530 .531
535-551 .544, 545
SCIENCE REVIEW, 1941.
552-564 Abbreviations in Common Use
565, 566 ASTRONOMICAL DATA, 1941:
Bishops, Popes, Religious Bodies. 567-577 Monthly Calendars
145-157 Standard Times for cities in the U. s. 158 POPULATION, VITAL STATISTICS. 578-624 Ready Reference Calendar, 1752-2000
Construction and Housing. Holidays, Church Fasts, etc. 160-164 Hospitals and Capacities.
579, 580 Time, Tides, Weather Records
.581-585 Earth's Dimensions: Geologic Eras 190-192 U.S. Population Tables
U. S. Cities, Over 2,500, by States. 599-612 FOREIGN COUNTRIES:
Population of States, by Counties 613-624 The British Empire.
193-213 Other Foreign countries
Memorable Dates; Marine Disasters 625-656 AVIATION
Rivers, Bridges, Canals, Dams, Tunnels, MANUFACTURING STATISTICS. 282-288 Trains
.675, 676 MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE INFORMA
Wonders of the World.
677, 678 TION 289, 290 Rulers, Noted People
679-695 Operas and Composers
696-698 EVERYDAY LAWS IN BRIEF:
Stage, Screen and Radio Stars
699-705 Weights and Measures.
706-718 Inheritance Tax Laws 291-296 Travel Distances.
719-728 Passport. Immigration, Naturalization 297-301 Accidents and First Aid.
729, 730 Interest Laws, Small Loan Interest Rates 302 Bankruptcy, Patent. Copyright.
..731-748 CONVENTION AT HAVANA, 308, 309 UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT,
749-751 The Monroe Doctrine....
308 The President's Cabinet
Supreme and Other U. S. Courts. 752, 753 DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. .310, 311
Ambassadors and Ministers..
754 The Congress...
755-758 THE CONSTITUTION.
319 Index to The Constitution.
GOVERNORS OF THE STATES AND 320
TERRITORIES Supreme Court Justices.
.759 Cabinet Members. 321-324 Insurance, Fire Losses, Credit Sales
760 Biographies of Presidents and Wives 325-335
MAYORS, CITY MANAGERS, FINANCES, THE UNITED STATES, Descriptive:
U. S. CITIES
761-764 Continental United States.
337-341 The States of the Union
The White House, Civil Service, National
765-768 The States, Financial Data, Areas :378, 379
769-814 POSTAL INFORMATION
384, 385 The Capitol at Washington 386 Crimes and Penalties
843, 844 NEW YORK STATE .387-411 INCOME TAX DATA,
845-847 The Legislature, 1942. 409 Fishing Records
848 The Government. 410 Center of Population
849 Governors of the State,
850-856 NEW YORK CITY.
.412-448 Departments, Bureaus and Courts, 413-415 RADIO, TELEVISION, MOTION New York Harbor 447, 448 PICTURES
.857-864 STATE OF ILLINOIS. 449-462 SPORTS