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United States. Office of the US High Commissioner for Germany. Management and Budget Division / The America Houses, a study of the U.S. Information Center in Germany
(1953)

V. E. Organization, cost, personnel, and administrative support,   pp. 140-142 PDF (752.6 KB)


Page 141

Press Relations and Services
1. The America House directors should be continuously informed by
the regional Public Affairs officers of the work with the German
press being done in their respective areas and should assist in
this program.
2. In America House cities other than the cities where regional
Public Affairs offices are located, the America House directors
should be made increasingly responsible for contact with and
services to the local German press.
Cost of the America House Program
In order to maintain a program of effective quality, the cost of
operating the proposed 17 America Houses and of providing minimum support
to German-American libraries should be approximartely $ 1,640,000, exclu-
sive of administrative support. This figure is broken down as follows:
SALARIES:
Headquarters
America Houses
$ 175,oo0
725,000
PROGRAIM COSTS:
Books and magazines
Book translations
Book presentations
Speakers and artists
Audio-visual aids
Exhibits
Supplies and materials
Program travel and transportation
Processing and distribution of
books and materials
Printing and distribution of
programs
Rents, maintenance, and utilities
Total
150,000
100,000
3,000
80,000
2,000
50,000
40,000
20,000
40,000
30,000
225sooo
1,640,000
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