National Geographic : 1937 Jun
00 Photograph byB.Anthony Stewart from Goodyear Airship Reliance IMAGINE THIS SCENE AT OFFICE CLOSING TIME! Largest government office building in the world, the Department of Agriculture (center) shelters 6,450 employees.Beyond theMall totheright oftheEllipse is the Commerce Department, with the Labor Department-Interstate Commerce Commission just across the street fromit. Intheextreme upper center appears theWhite House. In the upper left corner are the new offices of the Interior Department. The new Central Heating Plant, withlong striplike windows, rises intheforeground. Smoke from its three stacks is electrically dry-cleaned. At the lower left is the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, with itsnew annex under construction.