Browse Collections (24 total)

Oaths of Office (A-3)

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"The duty imposed upon him [the president] to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, follows out the strong injunctions of his oath of…

Timelines of Public Service (A-6)

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"History does not refer merely, or even principally, to the past. On the contrary, the great force of history comes from the fact that we carry it…

Serving the Public in Elected Office (A-5)

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“What made you choose this career is what made me go into politics – a chance to serve, to make a difference. It is not just a job. It is a…

Postal Service (A-4)

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“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." -Inscription on the…

Philanthropy (G-3)

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“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.”  -Winston Churchill Philanthropy is an age-old concept, which comes in many forms…

Public Service as a Profession (A-2)

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"Careers focused on lifting up our communities – whether it's helping transform troubled schools or creating after-school programs or training workers…

Civic Architecture and Public Works (A-1)

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"What vast additions to the conveniences and comforts of living might mankind have acquired, if the money spent in wars had been employed in works of…

Public Service Through the Spoken Word (G-4)

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Radio Free Asia also has a website that serves as an alternative way of reaching its potential audience. This website offers enriched content and…

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The Straus Family: A History of Public Service and Philanthropy (G-2)

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Beginning in the 19th Century and continuing into the 20th, members of the Straus Family have served in governmental positions at the federal and…

Public Education (E-2)

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"It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time — for we are bound by that — but from the intellectual and…