Inventory to the
Lyle H. Boren Collection, 1885-1949
Carl Albert Center, University of Oklahoma

Boxes 16-20 Folder List



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Series 4: Information Files, 1925-1946 (bulk: 1936-1946)

Box/Folder Number: 16/1-25
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, War Department Casualty Lists, Oklahomans, Miscellaneous, Killed Oklahomans, Missing Oklahomans, P.O.W.s from Oklahoma, Wounded Oklahomans, n.d., 1942 - 1946.

Topics include United States Army history in World War II, death notices, death notices in Oklahoma, prisoners of war, prisoners of war in Oklahoma, relief of sick and wounded in World War II, World War II casualties, World War II casualties in Oklahoma, World War II missing in action, World War II missing in action in Oklahoma, World War II prisoners and prisons, Oklahoma history, Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), and 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor (Hawaii). Correspondents include United States War Dept. Bureau of Public Relations.

Box/Folder Number: 17/1-3
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA), Agriculture Committee and LHB017003A Legislation, n. d., 1937 - 1945.

Topics include Arthur Capper, William Meyers Colmer, Martin Dies, Finis James Garrett, Marvin Jones, Joshua Bryan Lee, Wright Patman, William Robert Poage, United States Congress House Committee on Agriculture, United States Congress Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, agricultural laws and legislation, agricultural pest control in Oklahoma, agricultural prices, agriculture and state, cotton growing law and legislation, cotton manufacture, grasshoppers in Oklahoma, livestock in Oklahoma, New Deal (1933-1939), George Mohan, Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, Agricultural Conservation Program of 1936, and Farm Bill of 1937. Correspondents include John Hollis Bankhead, Wilburn Cartwright, Cordell Hull, William Lemke, Samuel Chapman Massingale, Oklahoma Farmers Union, United States Agricultural Adjustment Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, Tom W. Cheek, J. E. McDonald, and Oklahoma Farmers Emergency Association.

Box/Folder Number: 17/4-5
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Agriculture, Cotton, Cotton Statistics and Legislation, n. d., 1937 - 1944.

Topics include cotton prices in Oklahoma, cotton growing law and legislation, farm income, and Cotton Certificate-Domestic Allotment Plan. Correspondents include Samuel Francis Hobbs, William Madison Whittington, United States Dept. of Agriculture, and J. E. McDonald.

Box/Folder Number: 17/6
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Agriculture, Farm Security Administration (FSA), n. d., 1938 - 1939.

Topics include farm tenancy and farm tenancy in Oklahoma. Correspondents include United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States Farm Security Administration, and Dover P. Trent.

Box/Folder Number: 17/7
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Agriculture, Feed and Seed Loans, 1936 - 1937.

Topics include agricultural credit and Prairie States Farm Bloc. Correspondents include E. W. Rossiter.

Box/Folder Number: 17/8
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Agriculture, Soil Conservation, n.d., 1937 - 1938, 1944.

Topics include flood control and Prairie States Forestry Project. Correspondents include United States Dept. of Agriculture and United States Soil Conservation Service.

Box/Folder Number: 17/9-10
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Agriculture, State - Land - Use Planning Committee for Oklahoma, Weather Station, 1937, 1941.

Topics include State-Land-Use Planning Committee for Oklahoma.

Box/Folder Number: 17/11
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Americanism, n.d., 1939, 1941.

Topics include nationalism. Correspondents include American Action.

Box/Folder Number: 17/12
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Broadcasting, 1937, 1943.

Topics include radio broadcasting. Correspondents include Franklin Delano Roosevelt and United States Federal Communications Commission.

Box/Folder Number: 17/13-15
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Business, Legislation Reports, Small Business, Money, Petroleum, n. d., 1937 - 1938.

Topics include bank loan law and legislation, American banks and banking, gold standard, hours of labor in the United States, labor laws and legislation, small business law and legislation, wages in the United States, National Economic Conference on Preventing or Mitigating Depressions, 1937, New York (N.Y.), and Neutrality Act. Correspondents include Research Institute of America Inc., Wesley Ernest Disney, Joseph Ernest Goodbar, and Society for Stability in Money and Banking, Inc.

Box/Folder Number: 17/16
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Civil Service Commission, n. d., 1930, 1936 - 1937.

Topics include United States Civil Service Commission officials and employees selection and appointment, civil service examinations in the United States, retired United States officials and employees, Washington (D.C.), and Social Security Board of Oklahoma. Correspondents include Charles I. Faddis, Robert Ramspeck, United States War Dept. Office of the Chief of Engineers, Francis J. Kelly, and Harry B. Mitchell.

Box/Folder Number: 17/17
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Congress, n.d., 1936 - 1944.

Topics include William Edgar Borah, Harry Flood Byrd, Charles Evans Hughes, A. S. Mike Monroney, Edward Hall Moore, William L. Nelson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, United States Congress powers and duties, prayer in the United States, prayers for peace, World War II, United States foreign relations, and David Worth Clark. Correspondents include James Shera Montgomery, Charles Albert Plumley, and James Andrew Shanley.

Box/Folder Number: 17/18
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Consumer Affairs, 1938 - 1944.

Topics include William Edgar Borah, Joseph Christopher O'Mahoney, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, United States Office of Price Administration, advertising in the United States, brand name products in the United States, consumer satisfaction in the United States, customer relations in the United States, and label laws and legislation. Correspondents include National Consumer News.

Box/Folder Number: 17/19
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Crime, n. d., 1939.

Correspondents include John Edgar Hoover.

Box/Folder Number: 17/20
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Economy, n. d., 1936 - 1946.

Topics include United States Office of Price Administration, big business in the United States, cost and standard of living in the United States, Depression (1937-1938), free enterprise in the United States, label law and legislation, wages in the United States, World War I, World War II, and Southern States economic conditions. Correspondents include American Mining Congress.

Box/Folder Number: 17/21
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Education, 1938 - 1945.

Topics include Elbert Duncan Thomas, higher education law and legislation in the United States, federal aid to education in the United States, military education law and legislation in the United State, and World War II. Correspondents include Walter Lippmann.

Box/Folder Number: 17/22
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Federal Project File, n. d., 1936 - 1937.

Topics include Indians of North America education in Oklahoma, post office buildings in Shawnee (Okla.), and Euchee Indian School. Correspondents include Percy L. Gassaway.

Box/Folder Number: 17/23
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Food Stamp Plan, 1940 - 1942.

Topics include Glen D. Johnson, United States Works Progress Administration, and food stamps. Correspondents include Milo Randolph Perkins, Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation, and United States Dept. of Agriculture.

Box/Folder Number: 17/24
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Freight Rates, n. d., 1938.

Topics include railroad law in the United States, railroad wage law and legislation in the United States, and Transportation Conference. Correspondents include Association of American Railroads, J. D. Patterson, and Southern Papers Manufactures Traffic Conference.

Box/Folder Number: 17/25
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Foreign Policy, n. d., 1939.

Correspondents include Henry Lewis Stimson.

Box/Folder Number: 17/26
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Gasoline Rationing, n. d., 1942 - 1943.

Topics include Jed J. Johnson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Hatton William Sumners, United States Office of Price Administration, United States War Production Board, gasoline supply law and legislation in the United States, rationing law and legislation in the United States, rationing and public opinion in the United States, and World War II. Correspondents include Clinton Presba Anderson, Frank Carlson, Clifford R. Hope, William Purnell Lambertson, Raymond Smiley Springer, Victor E. Wickersham, and William M. Jeffers.

Box/Folder Number: 17/27
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Health, n. d., 1937 - 1939.

Topics include dentistry, diseases in Oklahoma, health promotion, preventive medicine law and legislation, optometrists in Oklahoma, Oklahoma public health, and syphilis in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Oklahoma State Dept. of Health, National Anti-Syphilitic League, and Oklahoma State Dept. of Public Health Periodicals.

Box/Folder Number: 17/28
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Immigration, n. d., 1939.

Topics include United States Works Progress Administration, aliens, and public welfare.

Box/Folder Number: 17/29-30
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Indian Affairs, Shawnee Indian Sanatorium, n. d., 1937 - 1938.

Topics include United States Congress House appropriations and expenditures, United States Dept. of the Interior appropriations and expenditures, Indians of North America government relations 1934-, Indians of North America hospitals in Shawnee (Okla.), mines and mineral resources finance, and mining law. Correspondents include United States Office of Indian Affairs, and William Zimmerman, Jr.

Box/Folder Number: 17/31
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Trade Barriers and Tariffs, n. d., 1938 - 1939.

Topics include alcohol taxation in the United States, economic policy in the United States, free trade in the United States, and United States commerce.

Box/Folder Number: 17/32
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Josh Lee, n. d., 1940 - 1946.

Topics include Joshua Bryan Lee Public opinion, Franklin D. Roosevelt, United States Congress House Special Committee on Un-American Activities, United States Works Progress Administration, and World War II.

Box/Folder Number: 17/33
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Labor, n. d., 1938.

Topics include Charles E. Coughlin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, hours of labor in the United States, wages in the United States, and Carl E. Bailey.

Box/Folder Number: 17/34
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Labor, American Federation of Labor (AF of L), n. d., 1937, 1939, 1946.

Topics include John Llewellyn Lewis, Congress of Industrial Organization (U.S.), labor contracts in the United States, labor unions law and legislation in the United States, Fair Labor Standards Act, and Wages and Hours Bill. Correspondents include William Green and American Federation of Labor.

Box/Folder Number: 17/35-37
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Labor, Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), Political Action Committee (PAC), Sidney Hillman, n. d., 1939 - 1946.

Topics include John W. Bricker, Thomas E. Dewey, Sydney Hillman, Phillip Murray, George W. Norris, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Robert A. Taft, American Federation of Labor, Democratic Party (U.S.) platforms, Republican Party (U.S.: 1854 -) platforms, United States Congress House Special Committee on Un-American Activities, Afro-Americans social conditions, agriculture and state in the United States, communism, farm law in the United States, labor market in the United States, labor union, corrupt practices in the United States, labor unions political activity law and legislation in the United States, labor unions and communism in the United States, patriotism in the United States, American propaganda, and World War II. Correspondents include Philip Murray, Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.), Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) Political Action Committee pamphlets, and National Citizens Political Action Committee reports.

Box/Folder Number: 17/38
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Labor, Legislation, n. d., 1936 - 1938.

Topics include Fair Labor Standards Act and Wages and Hours Bill. Correspondents include William Green, John Joseph O'Connor, American Federation of Labor, E. L. Oliver, and Labor's Non-Partisan League.

Box/Folder Number: 17/39
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Labor, Strikes, n. d., 1938 - 1945.

Topics include United States National Labor Relations Board, strikes and lockouts in the Petroleum industry, and strikes and lockouts in the rubber industry. Correspondents include Mid-Continent Petroleum Corporation, and Oil Workers International Union.

Box/Folder Number: 17/40-42
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Labor, Unions, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, Oil Workers Union, n. d., 1936 - 1944.

Topics include Percy L. Gassaway, Indians of North America land tenure, labor unions, railroad wages, W. B. Pine Oil Company, Connally Oil Control Bill, Train Limit Bill, and Wages and Hours Bill. Correspondents include Jerry Voorhis 1901-, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, International Union United Automobile Workers of America (CIO), National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.), and Oil Workers International Union.

Box/Folder Number: 17/43
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Metropolitan Broadcasting Corporation, 1946.

Topics include United States Congress House Special Committee on Un-American Activities, cooperative societies Law and legislation, radio broadcasting licenses, radio stations in Washington D. C., and John Wood. Correspondents include National Association of Broadcasters, United States Federal Communications Commission, Edward M. Brecher, Justin Miller, Metropolitan Broadcasting Corporation.

Box/Folder Number: 17/44
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Money and Banking, n. d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include John Maynard Keynes, United States Office of Price Administration, American banks and banking, capitalism in the United States, cost and standard of living, public debts law and legislation in the United States, depressions in the United States, Federal Reserve banks, gold standard, savings and loan associations in Oklahoma, subsidies law and legislation in the United States, Lea Bill, Mead-Allen Bill, and Patman Bill. Correspondents include Robert Latham Owen, and Oklahoma Bankers Association.

Box/Folder Number: 17/45
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, New Deal, n. d., 1939 - 1943.

Topics include Franklin D. Roosevelt, United States Works Progress Administration, and World War II.

Box/Folder Number: 17/46-49
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Office of Price Administration (OPA), Brand Names, Grade Labeling, Newsprint, Clippings and Mimeograph Articles, n.d., 1940 - 1946.

Topics include Lyle Hagler Boren, Clarence J. Brown, Prentiss Marsh Brown, Fred E. Busbey, James Francis Byrnes, Leo T. Crowley, Charles Wesley Dunn, John Kenneth Galbraith, Bernard Francis Haley, Clarence Frederick Lea, William Lester Nelson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Israel Moses Sieff, Joseph Stalin, Robert A. Taft, Rexford G. Tugwell, Charles A. Wolverton, American Federation of Labor, American Paper and Pulp Association, Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, Commodity Credit Corporation, Congress of Industrial Organization (U.S.), H. J. Heinz Company, United States Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Congress House Subcommittee on Brand Names and Newsprint, United States Office of Price Administration, United States Office of War Information, United States Securities and Exchange Commission, United States War Production Board, advertising in the United States, anti-Americanism, brand name products in the United States, business ethics in the United States, canned foods prices, censorship in the United States, clothing and dress prices government policy in the United States, economic policy, food law and legislation in the United States, free enterprise in the United States, freedom of the press in the United States, governmental investigations in the United States, hosiery prices government policy in the United States, labels law and legislation, labor unions in the United States, livestock prices government policy in the United States, newsprint prices government policy in the United States, paper in the United States, price fixing in the United States, price regulation law and legislation in the United States, pulpwood industry in Canada, pulpwood industry in the United States, quality of products in the United States, radio Censorship in the United States, rationing law and legislation in the United States, rayon industry and trade law and legislation in the United States, scarcity, small business, socialism in Great Britain, standardization law and legislation in the United States, subsidies, taxation law and legislation in the United States, textile fabrics labeling in the United States, textile industry in the United States, underwear prices, waste paper in the United States, wood quality in the United States, wood standards in the United States, wood-pulp industry in the United States, World War II, Fred C. Heinz, Thomas A. Jenkins, Joseph P. McCurdy, American Pulpwood and Paper Association, Boren-Halleck Committee, United Garment Workers of America, Lea-Bailey Bill, Tugwell Bill, and War Security Bill. Correspondents include Charles A. Halleck and Wright Patman.

Box/Folder Number: 17/50-53
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Oklahoma, Local News and Personalities, Newspaper Clippings, Politics, Public Welfare Commission, n. d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Henry Ford, Charles Nathaniel Haskell, Thomas Jefferson Steed, Oklahoma Baptist University, armed forces from foreign countries in Oklahoma, awards in Oklahoma, birth announcements in Oklahoma, services for the blind in Oklahoma, boards of trade in Oklahoma, child welfare in Oklahoma, city planning in Oklahoma City (Okla.), community organization in Oklahoma, death notices in Oklahoma, marriage in Oklahoma, military weddings in Oklahoma, missing in action, public welfare law and legislation in Oklahoma, prisoners of war in Oklahoma, World War II, Oklahoma politics and government, Social Security Board in Oklahoma, and Oklahoma Social Security Act. Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright, William H. Murray, and Oklahoma Public Welfare Commission Reports.

Box/Folder Number: 17/54
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Pensions, n. d., 1938 - 1940.

Topics include Sheridan Downey, James Francis O'Connor, Elmer Thomas, government policy for the aged, American banks and banking, old age pensions law and legislation, and Townsend Old Age Bill. Correspondents include Francis E. Townsend.

Box/Folder Number: 17/55-56
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Petroleum, Legislation, n. d., 1938 - 1943.

Topics include Edward Laurence Doheny, William Doddridge McFarlane, George Blaine Schwabe, Oil Workers International Union, Standard Oil Company, United States Congress House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Petroleum Administrator for War, United States Securities and Exchange Commission, big business in the United States, exports Mexico, gasoline law and legislation in the United States, imports United States, monopolies in the United States, oil industries taxation in the United States, petroleum in the United States, petroleum as fuel in the United States, petroleum conservation in the United States, petroleum industry and trade government policy, petroleum industry and trade in Mexico, petroleum industry and trade in the United States, petroleum pipelines law and legislation in the United States, petroleum reserves law and legislation in the United States, scarcity, and World War II. Correspondents include William Purington Cole, Francis Clement Kelley, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Independent Petroleum Association of America, John C. Schroder, Charles F. Roeser, and East Texas Independent Petroleum Association.

Box/Folder Number: 17/57
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Politics and Government, Oklahoma, Includes Newspaper Clippings, n.d., 1938 - 1946.

Topics include Victor E. Wickersham, Democratic Party (Okla.), Republican Party (Okla.), and elections in Oklahoma.

Box/Folder Number: 17/58
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Politics and Government, United States, n. d., 1938 - 1946.

Topics include Thomas E. Dewey, John Nance Garner, John Llewellyn Lewis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry Agard Wallace, Woodrow Wilson, United States Congress, dictatorship in the United States, majorities, New Deal 1933-1939, and World War II. Correspondents include Tompkins McIlvaine and Willmore Kendall.

Box/Folder Number: 17/59
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Public Utilities, 1943 - 1945.

Topics include electric utilities law and legislation in the United States, public utilities valuation in the United States, World War II,, and Holding Company Act of 1935.

Box/Folder Number: 17/60
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Racial and Ethnic Issues, n. d., 1925, 1937-1939, 1945-1946.

Topics include Marcus Garvey, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Mary Teresa Hopkins Norton, crimes against Afro-Americans in the United States, antisemitism in the United States, Back to Africa Movement, Jews in the United States, lynching in the United States, prejudices in the United States, racism in the United States, and Charles Pickney. Correspondents include Jessie Daniel Ames, Theodore Gilmore Bilbo, Earnest Sevier Cox, Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching, and The White America Society.

Box/Folder Number: 17/61
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Rubber, n. d., 1942.

Topics include Joshua Bryan Lee, Franklin D. Roosevelt, artificial rubber, rubber industry and trade in the United States, scarcity, and World War II. Correspondents include Bernard M. Baruch, Karl Taylor Compton, and James Bryant Conant.

Box/Folder Number: 17/62
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Rural Electrification, Newspaper Clippings, n. d., 1943 - 1944.

Topics include Harry Slattery, the United States Rural Electrification Administration, American agricultural assistance, farmers economic conditions in the United States, and the Rural Electrification Administration Act.

Box/Folder Number: 17/63-64
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Securities and Exchange, the Boren Bill, n. d., 1936, 1942 - 1945.

Topics include rules and practice of the New York Stock Exchange, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, bonds and prices, bonds and taxation, municipal bonds, stocks and prices, stocks and taxation, and the Boren Bill.

Box/Folder Number: 18/1
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Taxation, n.d., 1938, 1943 - 1944.

Topics include Harry Flood Byrd, Leon Henderson, John Llewellyn Lewis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Victor E. Wickersham, the American Federation of Labor, the United States Dept. of the Treasury, the United States Office of Price Administration, the United States Office of War Information, the effect of inflation on income tax, the effect of taxation on inflation, and the effect of inflation on taxation.

Box/Folder Number: 18/2
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Un-American Activities, n.d., 1938 - 1941.

Topics include William Bennett Bizzell, Arthur Capper, Charles E. Coughlin, Malcolm Cowley, Martin Dies, Sheridan Downey, Robert Edward Edmondson, James W. Ford, William Z. Foster, Adolf Hitler, Harold L. Ickes, Jed J. Johnson, John J. McNaboe, Benito Mussolini, Leon Chase Phillips, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John Louis Spivak, the Communist Party of America, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.), Oklahoma A & M College, the United States Congress, House Special Committee on Un-American Activities, the University of Oklahoma, the Workers Alliance of America, aliens, anti-Jewish propaganda, antisemitism, communism, communism and the Soviet Union, Communist Party work, the United States and communists, Fascism, public opinion and Jews, National Socialism, nationalism, American propaganda, anti-communist propaganda, anti-Soviet propaganda, 20th century Protestantism, socialism, World War II, China, Germany, Japan, Soviet Union, Thomas C. Desmond, Fritz Kuhn, the Dies Committee, and the New York Anti-Communist Bill. Correspondents include Earl Browder, Edward Eugene Cox, Robert Rice Reynolds, Joseph Stalin, the Communist Party of the United States of America, the Communist Party of the United States of America (Okla.), the League of Professional Groups for Foster and Ford, and the National Americanism Committee of Disabled American Veterans of the World War.

Box/Folder Number: 18/3-4
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Unemployment, United States Democracy, n.d., 1937 - 1939.

Topics include Robert Rice Reynolds, powers and duties of the United States Congress, American agricultural assistance, nationalism, and Wall Street (New York, N.Y.). Correspondents include Charles Gustav Binderup, David Lasser, Millard E. Tydings, and Jerry Voorhis.

Box/Folder Number: 18/5
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, United States Neutrality, n.d., 1937 - 1944.

Topics include William Edgar Borah, Harry Flood Byrd, Walter F. George, Adolf Hitler, Cordell Hull, Key Pittman, the National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.), conscientious objection, draft law and legislation, isolationism, moral re-armament, neutrality law and legislation, peace, United States peace movements, American propaganda, international propaganda, totalitarianism, cost of war, World War I, World War II propaganda, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latin America, the Soviet Union, United States defenses, the Bloom Bill, the Neutrality Act, and the Universal Service Bill. Correspondents include Homer Truett Bone, Albert Einstein, Byron N. Scott, the American Legion, the National Council for Prevention of War, Look, J. R. Binkley, and Labor's Non-Partisan league.

Box/Folder Number: 18/6-8
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Water Projects, Grand River Dam Project, Wildlife, n.d., 1937 - 1943.

Topics include Robert S. Kerr, the Grand River Dam Authority, the Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company, the Tennessee Valley Authority, law and legislation of dams, flood control, flood control in Oklahoma, waterfowl, law and legislation of wildlife conservation, the Pensacola Dam (Okla.), the Grand River Dam (Okla.), Walter C. Burham, Douglas Wright, and the Wildlife Conservation Bill. Correspondents include Scott W. Lucas, A.Willis Robertson, and the United States Congress House Select Committee on Conservation of Wildlife Resources.

Box/Folder Number: 18/9
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Women, n.d., 1937 - 1938.

Topics include Susan B. Anthony, William Gibbs McAdoo, Mary Teresa Hopkins Norton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Robert F. Wagner, the League of Women Voters (U.S.), equal pay for equal work, equal rights amendments, equality, mothers and employment, mothers' pensions, motherhood, women and social conditions, the Equal Rights Amendment, the National Woman's Party, Emma Guffey Miller, and Sarah T. Pell.

Box/Folder Number: 18/10
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Works Progress Administration (WPA), n.d., 1937 - 1940.

Topics include James Francis Byrnes, David Lasser, Charles Linza McNary, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Federal Writer's Project, aliens, community development, communism, communism in Oklahoma, communism in the United States, public health, law and legislation of public welfare, sanitation, and unemployment. Correspondents include the United States Public Health Service, the United States, Works Progress Administration (Okla.), Ron Stephens, and the Workers Alliance of America.

Box/Folder Number: 18/11-12
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Workers Alliance, David Lasser, n.d., 1937 - 1940.

Topics include Ira Monroe Finley, Adolf Hitler, the political activity of David Lasser, the American Federation of Labor, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.), the United States Congress House Special Committee on Un-American Activities, the United States Works Progress Administration, the United States Works Progress Administration (Okla.), Officials and employees of the United States Works Progress Administration, communism, communism in Oklahoma, communism in the United States, Fascism, labor unions and communism, nationalism, public welfare, unemployment, and the Dies Committee. Correspondents include F. C. Harrington, David Lasser, Vito Marcantonio, the Workers Alliance of America, and the American Vigilant Intelligence Federation.

Box/Folder Number: 18/13-23
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, War, Army, Military Buildup in Europe and Africa, Military Buildup in United States, Navy, Philippines, War in Asia and Pacific, War in Europe, Oklahomans in Army, n.d., 1936 - 1946.

Topics include Joseph H. Ball, William Edgar Borah, Winston Churchill, Wesley Ernest Disney, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Francisco Franco, Joseph Goebbels, Charles A. Halleck, Adolf Hitler, Herbert Hoover, John Llewellyn Lewis, Henry Cabot Lodge, Douglas MacArthur, Paul V. McNutt, Benito Mussolini, Manuel Louis Quezon, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, Hideki Tojo, Millard E. Tydings, the American Legion, the United States Army, United States Army aviation, the United States Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps, the United States Navy, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, the Home Front, the Army Air Corps Flying Cadets, the Naval Expansion Bill, military aeronautics, battleships, death notices in Oklahoma, democracy, the draft, economic policy, employment subsidies, Fascism, Filipino Americans, free enterprise, lend-lease operations, military mechanization, military education, military readiness, Monroe Doctrine, peace, political ethics, prisoners of war, propaganda, Reconstruction (1939-1951), recruiting and enlistment, veterans employment, war and society, war casualties, the cost of war, war crimes, economic aspects of war, moral and ethical aspects of war, women and employment, women and war, women employees, World War II, World War II atrocities, World War II casualties, World War II manpower, World War II missing in action, World War II prisoners and prisons, World War II public opinion, North Africa, China and foreign relations, France and the history of German occupation 1940-1945, politics and government of France 1940-1945, politics and government of Germany, politics and government of Italy, politics and government Japan, Latin America foreign relations, attack on Pearl Harbor (Hawaii) 1941, Philippines foreign relations, the Soviet Union, politics and government of Spain, the United States Armed Forces in Oklahoma, and the United States defenses. Correspondents include Charles Austin Beard, Homer Truett Bone, Edgar T. Conley, David Hinshaw, Frank C. Kniffin, William D. Leahy, the American Committee for Non-Participation in Japanese Aggression, and the United States War Dept.

Box/Folder Number: 18/24-36
Folder Titles and Dates: Information, Navy Department Casualty Lists, n.d., 1943 - 1946.

Topics include United States Coast Guard, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy history in World War II, death notices in Oklahoma, merchant marine, merchant marine in Oklahoma, prisoners of war, prisoners of war in Oklahoma, relief of sick and wounded in war, World War II casualties, World War II missing in action, World War II prisoners and prisons, and Oklahoma history. Correspondents include United States Navy Dept.

Series 5: Office Files, 1934-1946 (bulk: 1936-1946)

Box/Folder Number: 18/37-42
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Appointments, Meetings and Invitations, n.d., 1936 - 1939.

These folders contain invitations from various people, many of which are school related, wanting to visit Boren or to have Boren come to some event, possibly as the speaker. There is also material concerning meetings and appointments in which Boren was involved. Topics include Lyle Hagler Boren political activity. Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright (Folder 42), Clyde Taylor Ellis (Folder 42), American Legion (Folder 42), Murray State School of Agriculture (Tishomingo, Okla.) (Folder 40), Oklahoma Baptist University (Folder 40), Katrine Abernathy (Folder 42), Kenneth Abernathy (Folder 42), Ray E. Franklin (Folders 41 and 42), and Oklahoma Democrats Fraternity (Folder 39).

Box/Folder Number: 19/1-7
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Appointments, Meetings and Invitations, 1940 - 1946.

These folders contain invitations from various people on numerous topics. There is also material concerning meetings and appointments in which Boren was involved. Most are requests to have Boren visit or to visit Boren. Topics include Lyle Hagler Boren Political activity, Jose Luis Cantilo (Folder 2), Joseph Bartlett Eastman (Folder 5), Joshua Bryan Lee (Folder 4), and Gone with the Wind (Motion picture) (Folder 1). Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright (Folder 2), Sheridan Downey (Folder 2), Clyde Taylor Ellis (Folder 2), Ira Monroe Finley (Folders 1 and 5), Harry S. Truman (Folder 5), James Wolcott Wadsworth (Folder 5), American Legion (Folders 2, 3 and 4), Dallas Morning News (Folders 4 and 5), Thomas Graham (Folders 4 and 5), and Early Birds Breakfast Club (Folders 6 and 7).

Box/Folder Number: 19/8-11
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Boren Requests and Answers, Calendars, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Folders 9 thru 11 contain pages from Boren's calendars with notes and appointments marked on them. Folder 8 mostly contains requests for lists or copies of publications.

Box/Folder Number: 19/12-14
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Commencement Addresses, Form Letters, Incoming Information (Routine) for Boren and Staff, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include baccalaureate addresses and Life, A Picture. Correspondents include Samuel Chapman Massingale (Folder 13).

Box/Folder Number: 19/15-17
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Items of General Interest, Legislative Notes and Drafts, Memberships and Commendations, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Lyle Hagler Boren personal finance, United States Office of Price Administration (Folder 16), and United States Securities and Exchange Commission (Folder 16). Correspondents include Oklahoma Democrats Fraternity (Folder 17).

Box/Folder Number: 19/18-25
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Memos and Phone Messages, n.d., 1940 - 1946.

These folders contain memos and phone messages to and from Boren and his staff. The dates for some messages could not be determined or could only be determined from the label on the original folder.

Box/Folder Number: 19/26-27
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Press Releases, Receipts and Bills, n.d., 1937 - 1945.

Topics include newspaper advertising, office equipment and supplies, and radio advertising.

Box/Folder Number: 19/28-29
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Speeches, Includes Drafts and Notes, Source Materials, n.d., 1934, 1937 - 1943.

Topics include airlines, excise tax, industries in the United States, military readiness, petroleum, World War II, The Commodity Dollar, The Final Hour, The Just Powers of Government, Lux et Veritas, Modern Society, Our Christian Heritage, Our Flag, The Path to Peace - A Chainless Future, The Prophet, The Spirit of Giving, A Toast on Mother's Day, and Youth Speaks.

Box/Folder Number: 19/30-32
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Staff, Black, Betty; Black, Rudolph; Burnside, Mary Francis, n.d., 1938 - 1946.

Topics include congressional secretaries and Oklahoma politics and government. Correspondents include Dale Boren, Betty Black, W. Rudolph Black, Jr., and Mary Francis Burnside.

Box/Folder Number: 19/33-38
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Staff, Compton, Wanda; Eakin, Margaret; Instructions/Letters from Boren; Leach, William O., Jr.; Ligon, Lovella; Newsome, Durward, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Dale Boren, William H. Murray, Leon Chase Phillips, congressional secretaries, political campaigns in Oklahoma, and Oklahoma politics and government. Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright, Thomas Jefferson Steed, W. Rudolph Black, Jr., Wanda Compton, Margaret Eakin, William O. Leach, Jr., Lovella Ligon Wingate, and Durward E. Newsom.

Box/Folder Number: 19/39-40
Folder Titles and Dates: Office, Visitors, Westchester Apartments (D.C. Residence), Phone Messages, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Lyle Hagler Boren professional relationships. Correspondents include Charles V. Gilmore and W. E. Harber.

Series 6: Legislative Files, 1896-1946 (bulk: 1933-1946)

Box/Folder Number: 20/1
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, 1933 - 1945.

Topics include Wilburn Cartwright, agricultural laborers, agriculture and state, crop diversification, crops, farmers and economic conditions, and Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938. Correspondents include William Lemke, Oklahoma Farmers Union, and United States Dept. of the Interior.

Box/Folder Number: 20/2
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, 1941 - 1945.

Topics include Commodity Credit Corporation corrupt practices, agricultural prices, cottonseed, peanuts, and soybeans. Correspondents include Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) and W. A. Delaney.

Box/Folder Number: 20/3
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Consolidation of Local Offices of Federal Agricultural Agencies, 1944.

Topics include United States Agricultural Adjustment Administration, United States Dept. of Agriculture reorganization, United States Farm Security Administration, and United States Soil Conservation Service.

Box/Folder Number: 20/4-5
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Cotton, Choctaw Cotton Oil Company, n.d., 1935 - 1946.

Topics include acreage allotments, cotton grading, cotton prices, cotton sampling, cotton gins and ginning, Choctaw Cotton Oil Company (Ada, Okla.) Claims vs. United States, Farmers Cotton Oil Company (Madill, Okla.) Claims vs. United States, and Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938. Correspondents include Alfred Florian Beiter, United States War Claims Commission, United States War Dept., Lloyd Umberger, Benet Shand & McGowan, and Oklahoma Cotton Council.

Box/Folder Number: 20/6
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Dairy, 1940 - 1943.

Topics include dairying and milk. Correspondents include Clarence Frederick Lea.

Box/Folder Number: 20/7
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Drought Relief, 1936 - 1937.

Topics include United States Farm Credit Administration, agricultural credit, economic aspects of agriculture, crop losses, and drought relief.

Box/Folder Number: 20/8
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Farm Loans, 1933 - 1945.

Topics include United States Farm Security Administration, Agricultural credit, Farm Credit Act of 1940, and Federal Farm Loan Act. Correspondents include William Lemke and T. G. Hinson.

Box/Folder Number: 20/9-10
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Farm Security Administration (FSA), Fertilizer, 1940 - 1946.

Topics include Tennessee Valley Authority, United States Farm Security Administration appropriations and expenditures, and phosphatic fertilizer industry planning in Mobile (Ala.). Correspondents include United States Farm Security Administration.

Box/Folder Number: 20/11-12
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Flood Control, Denison Dam Project, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Leon Chase Phillips, John Elliot Rankin, agriculture and state, flood control in Oklahoma, flood dams and reservoirs, Denison Dam, Red River (Tex.-La.), and Flood Control Act of 1938. Correspondents include Jed J. Johnson and William O. Coe.

Box/Folder Number: 20/13-14
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock, n.d., 1937 - 1943.

Correspondents include Izaak Walton League of America, Inc.

Box/Folder Number: 20/15-16
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Nuts, Pest Control, n.d., 1936 - 1946.

Topics include Robert L. Doughton, John Conover Nichols, agricultural pest control, cashew nut industry, grasshoppers, pecan industry, tariff law and legislation in the United States, and Tariff Act of 1930. Correspondents include Colgate Whitehead Darden, Cordell Hull, Stephen Pace, Morgan Gurley Sanders.

Box/Folder Number: 20/17-18
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Processing Taxes, Research, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Agriculture Research, Cotton Taxation, Rice Taxation, and Wheat Taxation. Correspondents include Henry Garland Bennett.

Box/Folder Number: 20/19
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Soil Conservation, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include William Meyers Colmer, Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.), United States Soil Conservation Service appropriations and expenditures, soil conservation equipment and supplies, soil conservation projects in Oklahoma, surplus military property, and Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act. Correspondents include John William Flannagan, Victor E. Wickersham, United States Dept. of Agriculture, and United States Soil Conservation Service.

Box/Folder Number: 20/20-22
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Agriculture, Sugar and Flour, Tenant Farmers, Wildlife, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include agriculture and state, farm tenancy, and wildlife conservation. Correspondents include Ira Monroe Finley, Oklahoma Farmers Union, and Veterans of Industry of America.

Box/Folder Number: 20/23
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Alcohol and Liquor, n.d., 1933, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Joseph Raleigh Bryson, alcoholic beverages, alcoholic beverage taxation, liquor laws, and military bases law and legislation. Correspondents include Anti-saloon League of America, and Woman's Christian Temperance Union.

Box/Folder Number: 20/24-25
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Aliens, Atomic Energy, 1938 - 1946.

Topics include nuclear energy and government policy.

Box/Folder Number: 20/26-27
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Aviation, Airports, 1937 - 1946 .

Topics include United States Civil Aeronautics Administration, aeronautics, airport planning, military readiness, and Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938. Correspondents include Air Line Pilots Association.

Box/Folder Number: 20/28-29
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Aviation, Civilian Pilot Training, Commercial, Civil and International Regulation, n.d., 1940 - 1945.

Topics include D. Lane Powers, United States Civil Aeronautics Administration, aeronautics, aeronautics and government policy, commercial aeronautics, training of air pilots, air power, international air traffic rules, and Reconstruction (1939-1951). Correspondents include James C. Auchincloss, Alfred Lee Bulwinkle, William Green, Clarence Frederick Lea, Air Line Pilots Association, and American Federation of Labor.

Box/Folder Number: 20/30-34
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Banking and Currency, Branch Banks on Military Reservations and Naval Stations, Federal Home Loans, Federal Reserve System, Silver and Gold, n.d., 1933 - 1946.

Although this folder contains material about housing, primarily in the form of home loans, there also exists in the legislative series a folder titled housing that deals with other aspects of the issue. Topics include United States Federal Housing Administration, bank loans, government ownership of banks and banking, military banks and banking, currency question, federal home loan banks, Federal Reserve banks, money, Navy-yards and naval stations, savings and loan associations, and Steagall bill. Correspondents include W. E. Harber and George E. McKinnis.

Box/Folder Number: 20/35
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Boren's Voting Record, 1937 - 1938, 1946.

Box/Folder Number: 20/36-40
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Business, Anti-Trust Laws (Bulwinkle Bill), Chain-stores, Government Paperwork, Small Business, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Ellis Arnall, Joseph Bartlett Eastman, Wright Patman, United States Dept. of Justice, United States Interstate Commerce Commission, antitrust law, chain stores, monopolies, railroads, retail trade, transportation and state, Patman bill, and Patman Anti-Chain Store bill.

Box/Folder Number: 20/41-44
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Civil Service, Federal Appointments, Retirement of Employees, Salaries,n.d., 1936 - 1946.

In Folder 41 are letters from multiple members of Congress in regard to Petition Number 13. Topics include Leon Chase Phillips, civil service reform, United States officials and employees salaries, and United States officials and employees selection and appointment. Correspondents include Henry Garland Bennett, Francis Higbee Case, Louis Ludlow, Robert Ramspeck, American Federation of Government Employees, American Federation of Labor, League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, and United States Civil Service Commission.

Box/Folder Number: 20/45
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), n.d., 1937 - 1943.

Topics include Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) officials and employees. Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright, William Patrick Connery, John J. Dempsey, Charles Albert Plumley, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Box/Folder Number: 20/46
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Colleagues, n.d., 1934 - 1949.

Topics include James Henry Roberts Cromwell, James Aloysius Farley, Oren Harris, Carl Hinshaw, Jed J. Johnson, George Herman Mahon, Franklin Delano Roosevelt death and burial, Elmer Thomas, Democratic Caucus (U.S.), United States Congress House Speaker, United States Congress elections, United States Congress leadership, United States Congress officials and employees, Oklahoma politics and government, United States politics and government, muskrat as food, Dallas L. Boren, and Sir Edward d'Egville - member of Parliament. Correspondents include William Brockman Bankhead, Theodore Gilmore Bilbo, Joseph W. Byrns Jr., William Purington Cole, Thomas D'Alesandro, Colgate Whitehead Darden, Braswell Drue Deen, John Joseph Delaney, Rene L. DeRouen, John F. Dockweiler, James Domengeaux, Wall Doxey, Carl Thomas Durham, Clyde Taylor Ellis, Joaquin Miguel Elizalde. Joachim O. Fernandez, (Thomas) Brooks Fletcher, Aime Joseph Forand, Aaron Lane Ford, Frank William Fries, Claude Albert Fuller, George McInvale Grant, Butler B. Hare, Richard F. Harless, Joseph Edward Hendricks, Christian Archibald Herter, Samuel Francis Hobbs, Charles Bernard Hoeven, Nan Wood Honeyman, John Edgar Hoover, Evan Howell, John F. Hunter, William Sebastian Jacobsen, Peterson Bryant Jarman, Harry P. Jeffrey, Edwin Carl Johnson, Estes Kefauver, Richard Mifflin Kleberg, Joshua Bryan Lee, William Lemke, Lawrence Lewis, John W. McCormack, Ernest William McFarland, Thomas Dietz McKeown, Ernest Whitworth Marland, Wilbur Daigh Mills, Sam Rayburn, Edward Herbert Rees, Elmer James Ryan, United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, Malcolm C. Hevenor, Robert Humphrey, and Thomas Iorio.

Box/Folder Number: 20/47-48
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Congress, General, Term Limits, 1934 - 1945.

Topics include Sam Rayburn, United States Congress term of office, and United States Congress House Speaker. Correspondents include Patrick Joseph Boland, Luther Alexander Johnson, and South Trimble.

Box/Folder Number: 20/49-53
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Consumer Standards and Performance, Food, Drugs and Cosmetics, Grade-Labeling, Wool, Newsprint, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Melvin Joseph Maas, Adolph Joachim Sabath, United States Food and Drug Administration, United States National Bureau of Standards, consumer protection, drug standards, food quality, newsprint, newsprint industry, quality control, standardization, tariff on paper, wool labeling, wool industry, commerce between the United States and Canada, and Tariff Act of 1930. Correspondents include Homer Levi Dodge, United States Federal Trade Commission, United States Dept. of State, United States Dept. of the Treasury, United States War Production Board, University of Oklahoma Research Institute, Elton J. Layton, Grocery Manufacturers of America Inc., and Oklahoma Sheep Breeder Association (Folder 52).

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