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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
http://www.blm.gov/
January 19, 2012
 
In Reply Refer To:
8100 (240) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 01/25/2012
Information Bulletin No. 2012-028
 
To:                   All WO Officials and Field Office Officials
                        Attn:  Homestead Act and General Land Office Commemoration Coordinators
 
From:               Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning
 
Subject:            Availability of Homestead Act Commemorative Posters
 
We are pleased to announce the availability of two posters commemorating the sesquicentennial of the passage of the Homestead Act in 1862.  Each poster features a period photograph depicting the commemoration theme, “Shaping America’s History.”  The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offices are encouraged to display these posters prominently throughout the year and especially during events honoring the commemoration.
 
Printed copies are available free of charge from the BLM’s Printed Materials Distribution Services (PMDS).  Should you wish to obtain printed copies, please ask your office Forms Manager to place an order on your behalf.  The PMDS item numbers assigned to the posters are as follows:
 
     EE2036 “Covered Wagon” image
     EE2037 “African-Americans in Nebraska” image
  
We extend our thanks to the BLM employees who contributed to the production and design of these attractive posters.  Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Richard Hanes (WO-240) at (202) 912-7240. 
 
 
 
Signed by:                                                                   Authenticated by:
Edwin L. Roberson                                                      Robert M. Williams
Assistant Director                                                        Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
Renewable Resources and Planning
 

 
Last updated: 01-30-2012