“A brand new Federal agency – the General Services Administration – has started operations. It brings together the property and supply, building construction and management, records management and certain public works functions of the Government.”
— July 3, 1949 Press Release Announcing GSA’s Creation
With those two sentences, our agency began operations 65 years ago, and while the people and the technology have changed, and the mission statement may be a bit different, the goal is still the same – streamline the administrative work of the federal government.
Then and Now
|In 1970, the Nixon administration created the Consumer Product Information Coordinating Center.|
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