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

Boxes 21-25 Folder List



Go to Lyle H. Boren Collection Boxes 16-20

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

Box/Folder Number: 21/1
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Corrections and Criminals, 1937, 1943, 1945.

Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright.

Box/Folder Number: 21/2-4
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Education, Business Research, Engineering Experiment Station, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include higher education, federal aid to business research, federal aid to education, industrial research, and Sheppard-Robinson bill. Correspondents include Arthur Barto Adams, William Bennett Bizzell, A. B. Cox, George Lynn Cross, United States Dept. of Commerce, and University of Oklahoma.

Box/Folder Number: 21/5-10
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Education, Federal Aid to Public Schools (Including Libraries), 1937 - 1946.

Topics include federal aid to education, federal aid to libraries, teacher certification, teacher training, Educational Finance Act of 1943, and Harrison-Black-Fletcher School bill. Correspondents include National Education Association of the United States, and Shawnee Classroom Teachers Association.

Box/Folder Number: 21/11-13
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Education, National Education Association's (NEA) Federal Aid Bill, Nursery and Pre-Schools, Vocational Education, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include National Education Association of the United States, federal aid to day care centers, federal aid to education, federal aid to vocational education, and George-Deen bill.

Box/Folder Number: 21/14-15
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC), Full Employment Bill, 1945 - 1946.

Topics include United States Committee on Fair Employment Practices, business, discrimination in employment, labor law and legislation, manpower policy, Fair Employment Practices Act, and Full Employment Act of 1945.

Box/Folder Number: 21/16-18
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Government Printing Office, Gun Control, Handicapped, n.d., 1938 - 1946.

Topics include John Sparkman, United States Government Printing Office, blind, firearms, physically handicapped, and public printing. Correspondents include Bertrand Wesley Gearhart, American Federation of the Physically Handicapped, and Izaak Walton League of America.

Box/Folder Number: 21/19-21
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Health, Dentists and Dental Issues, Hospitals, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include chiropractors, dental public health, dentistry research, hospital patient care, hospital design and construction, and medical care.

Box/Folder Number: 21/22-23
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Health, Optometry, Optometry Corps, 1939, 1945 - 1946.

Topics include Leon Chase Phillips, Harry S. Truman, United States Army Optometry Corps (proposed), United States Army Medical Dept, United States Congress House Committee on Military Affairs, United States Congress Senate Committee on Military Affairs, and optometrists. Correspondents include Victor E. Wickersham and Oklahoma Association of Optometrists.

Box/Folder Number: 21/24-26
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Health, Osteopaths, Podiatry, Public Health, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include health planning, medical policy, osteopathic medicine, osteopathic physicians, podiatrists, public health laws, United States Army Chiropody Corps (proposed), and Drew bill. Correspondents include Oklahoma Osteopathic Association, and Oklahoma Podiatry Association.

Box/Folder Number: 21/27-28
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Health, Socialized Medicine, Venereal Diseases, n.d., 1935 - 1946.

In folder 28 are many letters from members of Congress supporting Boren's bill to control venereal diseases. Topics include A. S. Mike Monroney, Ross Rizley, Victor E. Wickersham, gonorrhea, public opinion and state medicine, sexually transmitted disease prevention, syphillis, and Wagner-Murray-Dingell bill. Correspondents include Frances Payne Bingham Bolton, John Robert Murdock, Caroline O'Day, American Social Hygiene Association, Mayo Clinic, Oklahoma State Dept. of Health, and Thomas Perran - Surgeon General.

Box/Folder Number: 21/29
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Housing, 1933, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include emergency housing, federal aid to housing, mortgage loans, public housing, and Wagner-Ellender-Taft General Housing bill. Correspondents include United States Federal Housing Authority.

Box/Folder Number: 21/30-33
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Indian Affairs, Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw, Creek, n.d., 1896 - 1904, 1933 - 1946.

Topics include Wilburn Cartwright, William Rogers, United States Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, Cherokee Indian claims, Chickasaw Indian government relations, Choctaw Indian government relations, Creek Indian claims, Creek Indian government relations, Five Civilized Tribes tribal citizenship in Oklahoma, Indians of North America claims, Indians of North America government relations, James M. Barber, and Jack Gibson. Correspondents include Wesley Ernest Disney, Samuel Chapman Massingale, Bertie E. Gibson, and Calvin C. Perry, Jr.

Box/Folder Number: 21/34-37
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Indian Affairs, Five Civilized Tribes, Indian Claims Commission, Investigations, Oklahoma, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include United States Indian Claims Commission, United States Office of Indian Affairs Muskogee Area Office, federal-indian trust relationship, Five Civilized Tribes claims, Five Civilized Tribes land tenure, governmental investigations, Indians of North America economic conditions, tribal trust funds, Oklahoma Indian Bureau, and Wheeler-Howard Act. Topics include William Meyers Colmer, Edward Eugene Cox, Harold LeClair Ickes, Adolph Joachim Sabath, Elmer Thomas, United States Office of Indian Affairs, F. E. Perkins, American Indian Federation, and Oklahoma Legislative League of Indians.

Box/Folder Number: 21/38-41
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Indian Affairs, Land, Claims, Violations by Oil Companies, Fannie E. Williams vs. the United States, n.d., 1923, 1935 - 1945.

Topics include Harold LeClair Ickes, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, United States Dept. of the Interior, courts of special jurisdiction, Indians of North America claims, crimes against Indians of North America in Oklahoma, Indians of North America land tenure, oil and gas leases, Fannie E. William, and W. B. Pine Oil Company (Okla.). Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright, Wesley Ernest Disney, John Conover Nichols, Elmer Thomas, Oil Workers International Union, United States Office of Indian Affairs, and Myron Cunningham.

Box/Folder Number: 21/42-44
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Indian Affairs, Sac and Fox Tribes, Seminole, Shawnee Indian Sanitorium, n.d., 1935 - 1946.

Topics include United States Office of Indian Affairs Shawnee Agency, Fox Indian claims, Fox Indian finance, Indian allotments, Indians of North America and hospitals, Sauk Indian claims, Sauk Indian finance, Seminole Indian claims, Seminole Indians in Oklahoma, and George Jones - chief of Seminole. Correspondents include Percy L. Gassaway, Harold LeClair Ickes, William Rogers, Elmer Thomas, United States Office of Indian Affairs, Chili Fish, Charles E. Grounds, Frank O. Jones, Levi W. Jones, and Don Whistler - chief of Sac and Fox.

Box/Folder Number: 21/45-46
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Insurance, Interstate Commerce, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include direct selling, state supervision of insurance, insurance companies, interstate commerce, and retail trade. Correspondents include Francis Eugene Walter.

Box/Folder Number: 21/47-50
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, Members and Meetings, Subcommittee Assignments, Trip to Europe, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Alfred Lee Bulwinkle, United States Congress House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, and United States Congress House Subcommittee on Brand Names and Newsprint. Correspondents include Clarence Frederick Lea and Elton J. Layton.

Box/Folder Number: 21/51
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Labor, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Elmer Thomas, hours of labor, strikes and lockouts, and wages. Correspondents include Robert Crosser, Oil Workers International Union, and C. A. Hagan.

Box/Folder Number: 22/1-5
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Labor, National Labor Relations Board (Wagner Act), Boren-Disney Amendment to Act, National Labor Relations Board, n.d., 1935 - 1946.

Topics include United States National Labor Relations Board, United States National Labor Relations Board officials and employees, labor union officials and employees, labor union rules and practice, and Donald Wakefield Smith. Correspondents include Ezekiel C. Gathings, Mary Teresa Hopkins Norton, Frances Perkins, Oil Workers International Union, Railroad Yardmasters of North America, Glade R. Kirkpatrick, and Bartlett-Collins Company.

Box/Folder Number: 22/6-8
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Labor, Unions, Anti-Labor Legislation, Case Bill, Closed Shops and Union Dues, n.d., 1941 - 1946.

Topics include antitrust law, collective labor agreements, labor union members, labor union corrupt practices, open and closed shop, strikes and lockouts, union dues, Case bill, and Wagner Act of 1935. Correspondents include General Electric Company.

Box/Folder Number: 22/9-11
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Labor, Unions, Racketeering, Strikes, Connally-Smith Anti-Strike Bill, n.d., 1941 - 1946.

Topics include labor union corrupt practices, strikes and lockouts in defense industries, welder's labor unions, and World War II. Correspondents include American Federation of Labor, Island Creek Coal Company, and United Brotherhood of Welders, Cutters and Helpers of America.

Box/Folder Number: 22/12-19
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Labor, Wage and Hour Laws, Black-Connery Wage and Hour Bill, Fair Labor Standards Act, Federal Wage and Hour Bill, Hours per Work Week, Statute of Limitations, Wages and Salaries, Wartime Legislation, n.d., 1934 - 1946.

Topics include agricultural wages, hours of labor, labor productivity, manpower policy, minimum wage, overtime, strikes and lockouts, unemployment, union dues, wages in defense industries, workweek, World War II, and forty hour work week. Correspondents include Frances Perkins, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Folder 15), Oil Workers International Union, United States Dept. of Labor, United States Navy Dept, United States War Dept., and Bartlett-Collins Company.

Box/Folder Number: 22/20
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Merchant Marines, n.d., 1939 - 1946.

Topics include World War II and Seamen's Bill of Rights. Correspondents include American Merchant Marine Institute, New York.

Box/Folder Number: 22/21-26
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Military, Bandmasters, Dependents, Draft, Enlisted Men's Terminal Leave Pay, , n.d., 1935, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include courts-martial and courts of inquiry, draft, military education, military readiness, national security, technocracy, World War II, United States Armed Forces Bandmasters, United States Armed Forces officers, United States Armed Forces pay allowances, and Wadsworth Conscription bill. Correspondents include Francis Clement Kelley, John Llewellyn Lewis, John Wesley Raley, Byron Nicholson Scott, Rudy Vallee (Folder 22), Paul Whiteman (Folder 22), American Legion, Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, University of Oklahoma, Veterans of Industry of America, and Hugh DeLacy (Folder 21).

Box/Folder Number: 22/27-29
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Military, National Cemeteries, Reserve, War Training Service (WTS), 1939 - 1946.

Topics include Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.), United States War Dept, aeronautics - military Study and teaching, World War II, United States Armed Forces Reserves pay allowances, and United States Armed Forces Reserves promotions. Correspondents include Leon Chase Phillips and American Legion.

Box/Folder Number: 22/30-32
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Mines and Mining, Miscellaneous, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include mine inspection, mine safety, mineral industries safety measures, Pan American Games, vivisection, and Casey bill. Correspondents include Jed J. Johnson, John Llewellyn Lewis, Alfred P. Murrah, Samuel Barrett Pettengill, Leon Chase Phillips, American Legion, United Mine Workers of America, Veterans of Industry of America, American Post Office Employees, and Ozark Chemical Company.

Box/Folder Number: 22/33-37
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Motion Picture Industry, Block Booking and Blind Selling, n.d., 1937 - 1944.

Topics include United States Interstate Commerce Commission, motion picture censorship, motion picture distribution, motion picture prices, motion picture production and direction, and Neeley-Pettengill Bill. Correspondents include Don Ameche (Folder 37), Wallace Beery (Folder 37), Walt Disney, William Goetz (Folder 37), Myrna Loy (Folder 37), Mickey Rooney (Folder 37), Ann Sothern (Folder 34), Robert Taylor (Folder 37), Spencer Tracy (Folder 37), Motion Picture Research Council, Oklahoma Congress of Parents and Teachers, RKO Radio Pictures Inc. (Folder 37), Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Folder 37), A. B. Momand, Peggy Moran (Folder 37), and Allied Theatre Owners of Oklahoma.

Box/Folder Number: 22/38-39
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, National Parks and National Monuments, National Youth Administration (NYA), 1937 - 1946.

Topics include United States National Youth Administration appropriations and expenditures and Jackson Hole National Monument. Correspondents include Frank A. Barrett and Oil Workers International Union.

Box/Folder Number: 23/1-4
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Office of Price Administration (OPA), Price Controls, Agriculture, Price Control Act, 1941 - 1946.

Topics include United States Office of Price Administration, agricultural industries prices, clothing trade prices, manufacturing industries prices, price regulation, quality control, and Emergency Price Control Act of 1942. Correspondents include Underwear Institute, New York.

Box/Folder Number: 23/5-7
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Oklahoma, Constituent Opinion, Advice and Concerns About the United States and the Government, Bill Ballots, Federal District Courts, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include courts in Shawnee (Okla.), United States Congress constituent communication, and United States Congress records and correspondence. Correspondents include Hatton William Sumner.

Box/Folder Number: 23/8-9
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Panama Canal, Pensions, Congressional, 1939 - 1943.

Topics include Wilburn Cartwright, Joshua Bryan Lee, canal construction workers, Panama Canal (Panama), and United States Congress pension.

Box/Folder Number: 23/10-14
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Petroleum, Cole Oil Bill (Federal Control of the Oil Industry), Connally Hot Oil Bill, Conservation of Oil and Gas (Interstate Oil Compact), Crude Oil Pricing, n.d..

Topics include United States Office of Price Administration, petroleum taxation, petroleum (as fuel) taxation, petroleum conservation, petroleum industry and trade defense measures, petroleum industry and trade production control, petroleum products prices, petroleum refineries taxation, and price regulation. Correspondents include William Purington Cole (Folder 11), Wesley Ernest Disney, William J. Holloway (Folder 11), Robert Samuel Kerr, Walter Neustadt (Folder 11), and Independent Petroleum Association of America.

Box/Folder Number: 23/15-16
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Poll-tax, Pollution, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include pollution prevention, suffrage, and water pollution. Correspondents include Independent Petroleum Association of America and Izaak Walton League of America, Inc.

Box/Folder Number: 23/17-27
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Private Bills, Bivins, Flossie, Bourland, William F. (Franklin), Carter, Joe, Cooke, W. (William), Fidler, Mrs. J. E., Hennigan, Mrs. B. E., Jones, Levi W., Martin, John C., McHam, Beryl M., Miscellaneous Individuals, Sumter, Mrs. Lena, 1935 - 1946.

Topics include United States Dept. of the Interior, United States Congress private bills, Mrs. B. E. Bennigan, Flossie Bivins, Mrs. J. E. Fidler, James C. Harris (Folder 17), I. F. Hoyt, Beryl M. McHam, Lena Sumter, R. O. Sumter, and Zoe Hoyt Wagner. Correspondents include Ambrose Jerome Kennedy, William Rogers, United States Congress Committee on Claims, United States Dept. of Agriculture, William Franklin Bourland, Joe Carter, William Cooke, Levi W. Jones, and John C. Martin.

Box/Folder Number: 23/28-30
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Public Utilities, Electricity and Gas, Federal Power Act, n.d., 1943 - 1946.

Topics include natural gas, public utilities corrupt practices, and Federal Power Act. Correspondents include United States Federal Power Commission and Oscar Irvin.

Box/Folder Number: 23/31-33
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Public Utilities, Holding Companies, Correspondence with Elisha M. Friedman, Consulting Economist, Rural Electrification Administration (REA), n.d., 1935 - 1946.

Topics include Tennessee Valley Authority, United States Rural Electrification Administration appropriations and expenditures, United States Securities and Exchange Commission, United States Supreme Court decision making, electric utilities rates, electric utilities taxation, governmental investigations, public utilities taxation, public utility holding companies, Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative, and Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. Correspondents include Elisha Michael Friedman, Robert Hale, Oren Harris, John Elliott Rankin, Sam Rayburn, and United States Federal Power Commission.

Box/Folder Number: 23/34
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Public Works, 1933 - 1946.

Topics include United States Public Works Administration appropriations and expenditures, public works finance, unemployment, and Arkansas Valley Authority (proposed). Correspondents include William Bennett Bizzell, George Lynn Cross, and Clyde Taylor Ellis.

Box/Folder Number: 23/35-36
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Racial and Ethnic Issues, Anti-Lynching, 1935 - 1946.

Topics include Afro-American civil rights, Afro-American social conditions, antisemitism, lynching prevention, and United States race relations. Correspondents include Roscoe Dunjee, Percy L. Gassaway, Joseph Andrew Gavagan, Raymond S. McKeough, Walter Francis White, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Box/Folder Number: 23/37
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Radio Broadcasting, 1938 - 1946.

Topics include James Caesar Petrillo, radio broadcasting political aspects, and radio broadcasting policy.

Box/Folder Number: 23/38-40
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Railroads, Freight Rates, Refrigerated Cars, n.d., 1935 - 1946.

Topics include United States Interstate Commerce Commission, food preservation, railroad employees hours of service, railroad freight rates, railroad taxation, railroads and state, refrigerator cars, and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. Correspondents include William Olin Burgin, W. L. Blessing, Oklahoma Egg and Poultry Association, and Sand Springs Railway Company (Folder 38).

Box/Folder Number: 23/41-49
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Railroads, Repeal of Land Grant Rates, 1942 - 1946.

Topics include United States Congress Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Interstate Commerce Commission, legislative bodies reform, railroad land grants, railroad freight rates, railroad traffic, railroads and state, and Land Grant Act. Correspondents include John Joseph Cochran, William Meyers Colmer, and R. V. Fletcher.

Box/Folder Number: 23/50-53
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Retirement of Employees, Railroad Retirement Act, n.d., 1935 - 1946.

Topics include United States Railroad Retirement Board, unemployment insurance, post-employment benefits, railroad employees pensions, retirement age, and Railroad Retirement Act. Correspondents include Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and Omer Dotson Coppage.

Box/Folder Number: 23/54-58
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Railroads, Train Limit Bill, Transportation Bills, n.d., 1937 - 1940.

Topics include railroad employees, railroad freight cars, railroad safety measures, railroads and state, and Seventy Car Train Bill. Correspondents include Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen.

Box/Folder Number: 23/59-61
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Religious Freedom, Roads and Streets, Improvements, Highway 270, n.d., 1935 - 1945.

Topics include freedom of religion, highway planning, Reconstruction (1939-1951), road design and construction, and road design and construction in Shawnee (Okla.). Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright, Wesley Ernest Disney, Phillip C. Ferguson, Percy L. Gassaway, Jed J. Johnson, Joshua Bryan Lee, Samuel Chapman Massingale, John Wesley Raley, William Rogers, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Elmer Thomas, W. R. Wallace, Oklahoma Baptist University, and Joe S. Ellis.

Box/Folder Number: 24/1-2
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, School Hot Lunch Programs, Scientific Research, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Vannevar Bush, National Science Foundation (U.S.), national school lunch program, and National Research Foundation Act of 1945. Correspondents include Henry Garland Bennett and George Lynn Cross.

Box/Folder Number: 24/3-10
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Boren Amendment to Limit the Jurisdiction of the SEC, n.d., 1938 - 1946.

Topics include United States Securities and Exchange Commission corrupt practices, United States Securities and Exchange Commission rules and practice, municipal bonds, mutual funds, securities, small business investment companies, and Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Correspondents include Ezekiel C. Gathings, Ganson Purcell, American Bar Association, Commerce and Industry Association of New York, Investment Bankers Association of America, National Association of Securities Dealers, National Security Traders Association, Thomas Graham, C. Edgar Honnold, Harold L. Rowland, and Sanders Shanks, Jr.

Box/Folder Number: 24/11-13
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Social Security and Old-Age Pension Plans, Boren Pension Plan, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Leon Chase Phillips, William Rogers, United States Social Security Administration, old age pensions, retirement age, and retirement income. Correspondents include Ross Alexander Collins, Ira Monroe Finley, Walter Marcus Pierce, Harry Richard Sheppard, Henry George Teigan, United States Dept. of the Treasury, United States Social Security Board, Labors Voice, and J. P. Thornton.

Box/Folder Number: 24/14-16
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Social Security and Old-Age Pension Plans, Economic Security Act and Other Pension Laws, General Welfare Act of 1937, Stewart Pension Plan, 1935 - 1946.

Topics include federal aid to public welfare, old age pensions, and Welfare Act of 1936. Correspondents include General Welfare Federation of America Inc. and United States Social Security Board.

Box/Folder Number: 24/17-19
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Social Security and Old-Age Pension Plans, Tax Freeze, Townsend Plan, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Townsend National Weekly, old age pensions, retirement age, retirement income, social security tax rates and tables, and United States economic conditions 1918-1945. Correspondents include Homer D. Angell, Pat Cannon, Francis Everett Townsend, American Federation of Labor, Townsend National Recovery Plan Inc., O. R. Christophe, and W. L. Hammond.

Box/Folder Number: 24/20
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Southern Policy Committee, 1943, 1945 - 1946.

Correspondents include Brooks Hays.

Box/Folder Number: 24/21-23
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Supreme Court, Reorganization, n.d, 1937.

Topics include Franklin Delano Roosevelt, United States Supreme Court reorganization, United States Supreme Court rules and practice, executive power in the United States, and judge selection and appointment.

Box/Folder Number: 24/24-27
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Taxation, Double Taxation, Endowments to State Institutions, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include United States Internal Revenue Service, University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, business enterprise taxation, gift taxation deductions, joint income tax returns, and tax returns. Correspondents include Leon Chase Phillips, United States Dept. of the Treasury, University of Oklahoma, and Luper Transportation Company.

Box/Folder Number: 24/28-30
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Taxation, Excise, Exemptions, Joint Income Tax Returns, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include taxation of cooperative societies, excise tax, joint income tax returns, tax evasion, and tax exemption. Correspondents include Aime Joseph Forand and University of Oklahoma.

Box/Folder Number: 24/31-33
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Taxation, On Profits, Pay-as-you-Go Plan, Pension Trust Funds, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

In these folders there are documents on a proposed tax plan to "forgive" taxes for the year 1942. This plan is related to the American effort in World War II. Topics include excess profits tax, old age pension taxation, tax collection, tax remission, undistributed profits tax, and Ruml Plan. Correspondents include Aime Joseph Forand and Walter L. Berry.

Box/Folder Number: 24/34-37
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Taxation, Revenue Act of 1943, Presidential Veto and Congressional Vote, Sales, State Tax Issues, War-Related Tax Issues, n.d., 1938 - 1946.

Topics include United States Internal Revenue Service, administrative agencies appropriations and expenditures, legislative veto in the United States, sales tax, and taxation in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Leon Chase Phillips, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and Oklahoma Tax Commission (Folder 36).

Box/Folder Number: 24/38
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Telephone and Telegraph, n.d., 1938, 1942 - 1943.

Topics include United States Federal Communications Commission, telegraph and defense measures, and telegraph employees. Correspondents include American Communications Association.

Box/Folder Number: 24/39-41
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Trade, Reciprocal Trade Agreements Program, Argentina, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include commercial treaties, excise tax, glassware industry, tariff on petroleum products, zinc industry and trade, Argentina commerce with the United States, and Miller-Tydings Fair Trade Enabling Act. Correspondents include United States Federal Trade Commission, American Glassware Association, Bartlett-Collins Company, and United Acid and Smelter Workers.

Box/Folder Number: 24/42-46
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Transportation, Freight Forwarding, Freight Rates, Shipping, Transportation Act of 1940 and Amendments to the Act, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include United States Interstate Commerce Commission, freight and freightage rates, freight and freightage taxation, freight forwarders rules and practice, railroad freight rates, shipping rates, traffic regulations, transportation planning, and transportation rates, automotive transportation, and trucking. Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright and American Trucking Associations.

Box/Folder Number: 24/47-48
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Typewriters for War Effort, Unemployment, n.d., 1933, 1937 - 1942, 1944 - 1945.

Topics include federal aid to public welfare, unemployment insurance, manpower policy, typewriters and defense measures, typewriter prices, services for unemployed, and World War II. Correspondents include Carter Manasco, Smaller War Plants Corporation, United States War Production Board, Oklahoma State Federation of Labor, J. W. Densford, and National Office Machine Dealers Association.

Box/Folder Number: 25/1
Folder Titles and Dates: United States Employment Service, 1937, 1939, 1945 - 1946.

Topics include United States Employment Service. Correspondents include Veterans of Industry of America, Oklahoma Dept. of Labor, Associated Industries of Oklahoma.

Box/Folder Number: 25/2
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, United States Government, Agencies, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include administrative agencies rules and practice, government corporations, judicial review, and Logan Administrative Law Bill. Correspondents include Styles Bridges, Wesley Ernest Disney, Hatton William Sumners, United States Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, and United States Dept. of Commerce.

Box/Folder Number: 25/3-5
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, United States Government, Reorganization Bill, n.d., 1938.

Topics include Franklin Delano Roosevelt, executive department reorganization, and executive power in the United States. Correspondents include W. E. Harber and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Creek Co., Okla.).

Box/Folder Number: 25/6-7
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, United States Postal Service, Air Mail, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include Kenneth Douglas McKellar, Sequoyah on postage stamps, United States Post Office Dept. appropriations and expenditures, air mail service rates, air mail service in Oklahoma, and postal rates. Correspondents include George Lynn Cross, John Conover Nichols, William Rogers, United States Post Office Dept., and United States Veterans Administration.

Box/Folder Number: 25/8-11
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, United States Postal Service, Employees, Longevity Pay Bills, Mechanics and Custodial Employees, Salaries and Overtime Pay, n.d., 1936 - 1946.

Topics include United States Post Office Dept., civil service classification, letter carriers, and postal service employee salaries. Correspondents include John David Dingell, James Michael Mead, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, B. Frank Whelchel, National Federation of Post Office Clerks, Oklahoma City Trades and Labor Council, National Association of Post Office Mechanics, Oklahoma Federation of Post Office Clerks, and United National Association of Post Office Clerks (U.S.).

Box/Folder Number: 25/12
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Universal Service Bill, 1937 - 1938.

Topics include draft and veterans. Correspondents include American Legion and American Legion Women's Auxiliary.

Box/Folder Number: 25/13-15
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Veterans, Adjusted Service and Mustering Out Pay for WWII Veterans, Disabled, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include insurance and war risks, military discharge, military pension cost-of-living adjustments, disabled veterans civil rights, disabled veterans economic conditions, and disabled veterans rehabilitation. Correspondents include American Federation of the Physically Handicapped, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Ladies Auxiliary, United States Veterans Administration, United States Veterans Employment Service, and United States Works Progress Administration.

Box/Folder Number: 25/16-18
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Veterans, Education, G. I. Bill and Amendments to it, Hospitals and Hospitalization, n.d., 1935, 1943 - 1946.

Topics include Afro-American veterans hospitals, veterans education, veterans loans, veterans medical care, veterans hospital planning, disabled veterans vocational rehabilitation, and Afro-American Veteran Hospital (Boley, Okla., proposed). Correspondents include George Lynn Cross, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, and United States Veterans Administration.

Box/Folder Number: 25/19-21
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Veterans, Housing, Insurance, Pensions, 1933 - 1946.

Topics include emergency housing, government insurance, military pensions, scarcity, American surplus military property, World War II veterans, and Wagner-Ellender-Taft General Housing Bill. Correspondents include United States Federal Public Housing Authority, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, and American War Dads.

Box/Folder Number: 25/22-25
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, Veterans, Spanish War, Veterans Organizations and Auxiliaries, Widows and Orphans, World War I, n.d., 1925, 1937 - 1946.

Topics include military dependents, military pensions, orphan pensions, Spanish-American War veterans, survivors' benefits, World War I veterans, and American Legion Omnibus Bill. Correspondents include John Elliot Rankin, American Legion, American Legion Women's Auxiliary, United Spanish War Veterans, United States Veterans Administration, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, and Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Ladies Auxiliary.

Box/Folder Number: 25/26-28
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, War, Demobilization, Foreign Aid, n.d., 1939 - 1946.

Topics include Lend-lease operations (1941-1945), military discharge, Reconstruction (1939-1951), World War II, Great Britain foreign relations with the United States, and United States Armed Forces demobilization. Correspondents include Frank L. Chelf, John H. Folger, Robert Alexis (Folder 26), Douglas MacArthur (Folder 26), and Veterans of Industry of America.

Box/Folder Number: 25/29-31
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, War, Ludlow Referendum, Manpower, n.d., 1937 - 1945.

Topics include military readiness, United States neutrality, peace movements, declaration of War, World War II manpower, and Ludlow Amendment. Correspondents include American Legion and National Committee for the War Referendum.

Box/Folder Number: 25/32-35
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, War, National Defense, Defense Contracts, Protection of Securities, Goods and Materials, Directory of Facilities, Allocated and Reserved, n.d, 1936 - 1944.

Topics include alien property, foreign corporations and the United States, defense contracts, military readiness, savings bonds, and World War II. Correspondents include Frank William Boykin, Bryce Nathaniel Harlow, Henry Lewis Stimson, United States Dept. of State, United States Dept. of the Treasury, United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and United States War Dept.

Box/Folder Number: 25/36-39
Folder Titles and Dates: Legislative, War, Neutrality, Post-war Planning, Prisoners of War and War Refugees, n.d., 1937 - 1946.

Topics include United States neutrality, peace movements, prisoners of war, Reconstruction (1939-1951), refugees and government policy, World War II, World War II prisoners and prisons, and World War II refugees. Correspondents include Dale Boren (Folder 37), Samuel Dickstein, Francis Clement Kelley (Folder 36), John Sparkman, Communist Party of the United States of America (Okla.), and League of Women Voters of Oklahoma (Folder 36).

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