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Series 7: Speeches, 1912-1950
Speeches by Wilburn Cartwright
F 1 Speech: "On the Wister Dam" [1938-1941].
Discusses Cartwright's support of reservoir and dam building projects. (Includes several drafts of the speech.)
F 2 Speech: "Chief Cause of Recent Recession" (January 6, 1938).
A letter from Senator Robert Owen to Cartwright; submitted to he Congressional Record by Cartwright.
F 3 Speech: "Government's Penalty to States When Diverting Gasoline Tax" (March 28, 1938).
Discusses a bill that would penalize states that diverted gasoline taxes. Under the bill, the violation would allow the federal government to withhold the state's federal aid apportionment.
F 4 Speech: "The Tenant Farmer" (April 14, 1938).
Discusses an amendment to increase funds for the Farm Tenant Act in the Agriculture Department appropriations bill.
F 5 Speech: "Why It Is Necessary to Make a New Authorization for Roads at This Session" (April 26, 1938).
F 6 Speech: "Federal Aid for Highways" (April 28, 1938).
Discusses the social benefits of road projects and the appropriations allocated to highway construction.
F 7 Speech: "Red River Dam" (May 19, 1938).
Discusses Cartwright's support for the dam project.
F 8 Speech: Remarks on an Essay "Wings Across America" (May 25, 1938).
Text of an essay on aviation by an Oklahoma high school student.
F 9 Speech: "My Attitude Toward Lynching" (June 2, 1938).
Discusses Cartwright's vote against an anti-lynching bill.
F 10 Speech: "My Record and Views on Important Legislation in Congress" (June 9, 1938).
F 11 Speech: "Federal Aid and Federal Road Legislation" (October 11, 1938).
F 12 Speech: "Future Federal Road Legislation" (December 6, 1938).
Discusses the state of road legislation with the problem of states' diversion of funds and lack of presidential support for road appropriations.
F 13 Speech: "Planning Roads for the Future" .
Discusses the need for road improvement projects.
F 14 Speech: "The Red River Dam" (January 23, 1939).
Discusses Oklahoma Governor Leon Phillips' opposition to the Red River Dam project.
F 15 Speech: "Plans for Future Highway Improvement" (May 29, 1939).
Discusses several objectives that should be met to improve existing road conditions.
F 16 Speech: "Federal Highway Legislation" (October 10, 1939).
Given at the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the American Association of State Highway Officials, Richmond, VA.
F 17 Speech: "The Relationship of Traffic Injuries to Highway Conditions" (October 11, 1939).
Given to the Washington Safety Society.
F 18 Speech: "The Public Highways" (October 12, 1939).
Discusses the accomplishments of public highway projects during the previous twenty-five years.
F 19 Speech: "The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Highway Building" (October 13, 1939).
Reprint to the Congressional Record of the speech given to the Association of State Highway Officials.
F 20 Speech: "Dedicating a NYA Building" (December 5, 1939).
Celebrates the building of a National Youth Administration building at Wilburton, Oklahoma.
F 21 Speech: "Are We Going to Let the Motorist Down?" .
Discusses the continuation of the Hayden-Cartwright road legislation objectives to continue road improvement projects.
F 22 Speech: "Federal Cooperation in Road Building" (January 29, 1940).
Given at the Annual Convention and Road Show of the American Road Builders' Association. Supports federal appropriations for road construction.
F 23 Speech: "Federal Aid in Road Construction" (February 7, 1940).
Given at a meeting of the Associated General Contractors of America.
F 24 Speech: "Federal Cooperation In Road Building" (February 10, 1940).
Cartwright's speech to the American Road Builders' situation reprinted in the Congressional Record.
F 25 Speech: "The Wister Dam" (February 28, 1940).
Discusses an amendment that would allow engineers to begin construction on he Wister Dam.
F 26 Speech: "Superhighways" (March 18, 1940).
Given at Lenten Forum, Woodside, Maryland. Discusses the concept of "superhighways" and the direction of future highway construction projects.
F 27 Speech: "The National Youth Program" (March 26, 1940).
Discusses the role of the National Youth Program in Oklahoma.
F 28 Speech: "Keep the C.C.C. Camps" (March 27, 1940).
Urges Congress to reinstate funds for the maintenance of the Civilian Conservation Corps camps.
F 29 Speech: "National Road Legislation" (April 10, 1940).
Given at the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Michigan Road Builders Association.
F 30 Speech: "Flowers for the Living" (April 3, 1940).
Discusses the current achievements of fellow congressmen.
F 31 Speech: Address to the "Association of County Commissioners of Georgia" (April 30, 1940).
Discusses federal aid for county roads and rural road projects.
F 32 Speech: Address at the Dedication of the New Federal Building at Marietta, Oklahoma (May 14, 1940).
F 33 Speech: Address to the Oklahoma State Association of Postmasters at Tulsa, Oklahoma. (May 15, 1940).
Discusses the importance of the federal mail system to America's social structure.
F 34 Speech: "The Oklahoma Delegation on National Defense" (May 28, 1940).
Discusses the need for a federal preparedness program to protect the United States from foreign attack.
F 35 Speech: "U.S. Aid to Ohio Roads" (June 16, 1940).
Given to the Ohio Good Roads Federation, Columbus, Ohio. Discusses future federal appropriations for road improvement projects.
F 36 Speech: "Pennsylvania Turnpike Project" (June 11, 1940).
Addition of a speech by Walter Jones to the Congressional Record. Discusses the building of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
F 37 Speech: "Oklahoma Federal-Aid Highway Programs" (September 10, 1940).
Discusses the political nature of Oklahoma's state highway projects.
F 38 Speech: Address at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of State Highway Officials (September 17, 1940).
Asks for the support of highway projects because of their importance to national defense.
F 39 Speech: "Federal and State Cooperation in Road Building" (October 11, 1940).
Discusses the need for state and federal highway officials to work together to form plans for future highway development.
F 40 Speech: "Address At Dedication of Gene Autry Post Office" .
F 41 Speech: "The Late Sam C. Massingale of Oklahoma" (January 21, 1941).
Remarks on the death of Representative Sam Massingale.
F 42 Speech: Address to members of the North Carolina Society of Engineers, Raleigh, North Carolina. (January 24, 1941).
Discusses the contributions of engineers in major building projects and the increasing need for trained engineers.
F 43 Speech: Address at the Annual Convention of the American Road Builders' Association, New York City, New York. (January 29, 1941).
Discusses the development of interregional roads.
F 44 Speech: "Banquet Speech before Brotherhood of Railroad Firemen and Engineers" (March 26, 1941).
Discusses the importance of railroad development to national defense.
F 45 Speech: "Bryan County Patriotic Mass Meeting" (May 2, 1941).
Discusses the need to establish a federal national defense program that stretches into American public and private organizations.
F 46 Speech: "Choctaw County Defense Meeting" (May 13, 1941).
Expresses the concern felt by the American public regarding national defense.
F 47 Speech: Address at the National Convention Of U.S. Highway 60 Association, Fairview, Oklahoma. (May 26, 1941).
Describes the history of the development of the Fairview area since the opening of the Cherokee Outlet.
F 48 Speech: "Address Before Oklahoma Postmasters" (July 7, 1941).
Discusses the importance of the postmaster's role in American society.
F 49 Speech: "Robert S. (Bob) Kerr" (July 14, 1941).
Discusses Robert Kerr's history and includes a letter of Kerr's supporting the Oklahoma delegations pro-active stance on national defense.
F 50 Speech: "Defense Highway Act of 1941" (August 7, 1941).
Discusses the need for federal allocations of money to rebuild roads in support of national defense measures.
F 51 Speech: "The War with Japan" (December 9, 1941).
Discusses the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the resulting resolution declaring a state of war between the United States and Japan.
F 52 Speech: "Strikes in War Industries" (March 16, 1942).
Discusses the importance of no strikes in war industries to maintain the level of production needed for the war effort.
F 53 Speech: "Closing of Indian Schools in Oklahoma" (March 26, 1942).
Asks for continued funding of Native American schools in southeastern Oklahoma.
F 54 Speech: "Temperance Address" (April 26, 1942).
Delivered at the Metropolitan Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. Discusses the societal evils that occur with the consumption of alcohol.
F 55 Speech: "More Rubber for Essential Civilian Use" (May 14, 1942).
Discusses the need for expansion of synthetic rubber production to deal with the shortage of rubber for civilian use.
F 56 Speech: "Selection of Military Sites and Location of War Industries" (May 20, 1942).
States the non-political nature of federal decisions on the placement of military installations.
F 57 Speech: "Til We Meet Again" (December 16, 1942).
Cartwright's farewell speech to Congress.
F57B Speech: "Obeying the Unenforceable" (Oct. 30, 1949).
Delivered to the Men's Class.
Speeches by Others
F57C Speech: Collection of Speeches. (n.d.) (n.a.)
F 58 Speech: "Address on Independence Day" (n.d.) (n.a.).
Celebrates the history of United States independence.
F 59 Speech: "Democracy Ascends the Vacant Throne" (n.d.) n.a.).
Discusses the end of World War II and celebrates the victory of democracy over autocratic philosophies.
F 60 Speech: Speeches by Famous Americans (n.d.).
Compilation of speeches by George Washington, Herbert Hoover, Thomas Jefferson, etc. relating to their public policies on foreign relations. These speeches are in the booklet, Lest We Forget.
F 61 Speech: "Appropriations for Federal Aid" (n.d.).
By Bridges. Discusses the reduction of federal aid for highway projects.
F 62 Speech: "Bryan's Last Speech: The Most Powerful Argument Against Evolution Ever Made" (n.d.).
By William Jennings Bryan. Reprint of a speech that purports to be an undelivered speech by Bryan at the Scopes trial.
F 63 Speech: "Cross of Gold" (n.d.).
By William Jennings Bryan. Speech against the gold standard.
F 64 Speech: "A Legislator's Report to the People" (n.d.).
By Robert O. "Bob" Cunningham. Report on the conditions and organization of the Oklahoma State Reformatory at Granite, Oklahoma.
F64B Speech: "An Oration" (n.d.).
By James M. Cartwright.
F 65 Speech: "Modern Money: The `Gold Plus Silver' Dollar."
By George H. Dunlop. Discusses the growth of the economy past the usefulness of the gold standard.
F65B Speech: "Why Did Abraham Lincoln Study Law?" (n.d.)
By Matt Duhr.
F 66 Speech: Untitled. (n.d.).
By Colonel Russell P. Hartle. Discusses the movement of armies in modern warfare by roads and railways.
F 67 Speech: "The Mad Man from Okemah" (n.d.).
By Ila Huff. Discusses the need of the Republican party to honor the leadership of President F. D. Roosevelt.
F 68 Speech: "The Peter and Paul Robbery by Hy-Bird Partisans" (n.d.).
By W. J. Low. Diatribe against Oklahoma Governor Leon Phillips and Daily Oklahoma writer Otis Sullivant. The title word "hy-bird" refers to Governor Phillips' hybrid political stance as a Democratic politician with Republican sympathies.
F 69 Speech: "No Absolute Defense Without Modern Highways" n.d.).
By Charles M. Upham. Road building and the importance of road projects throughout history.
F 70 Speech: "Special Session Message (August 8, 1893) and extract from Third Annual Meeting (December 2, 1895)."
By Grover Cleveland. Discusses the fear of United States financial instability because of the proposed a silver standard.
F 71 Speech: "Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States."
First published in 1896, this speech was reprinted by order of the House of Representatives in 1912.
F 72 Speech: "The Trinity of Evils" (November 26, 1913).
By William H. Murray. Accepts a prohibition amendment to the Constitution as a just restriction of the states' rights to legislate within their own states.
F 73 Speech: "Address to the State Bankers of Oklahoma" (December 8, 1914).
By J. D. Lankford. Discusses the importance of banking to maintain a sound economy and increased business growth in Oklahoma.
F 74 Speech: "Address of the President at the Joint Session of the Two Houses of Congress" (December 8, 1914).
By Woodrow Wilson. Discusses legislation in Congress that dealt with regulation of business.
F74B Speech: "Debate on the Philippine Question" (Oct. 12, 1915).
Young Men's Democratic Club.
F 75 Speech: "Statement Made by the Secretary of War to the Committee on Military Affairs" (January 6, 1916).
Discusses the need to development a program of national defense in the peace that follows World War I.
F 76 Speech: "On National Defense and the Adoption of a Proper Military Policy" (January 17, 1916).
By Lindley M. Garrison, Secretary of War.
F 77 Speech: "The Duties of Americans in the Present War" (January 30, 1916).
By Josiah Royce.
F 78 Speech: Address to the National Security League (September 14, 1917).
By Samuel Gompers. Upholds the importance of American intervention into World War I.
F 79 Speech: "Address of President Woodrow Wilson to the Joint Session of the American Congress" (May 27, 1918).
By Woodrow Wilson. Speaks of the importance of America's involvement in World War I and the pride in American contributions to the war effort.
F 80 Speech: "The Covenant of the League of Nations: What It Proposes and What It Does Not Propose" (October 10, 1919).
By Robert L. Owen. Discusses the provisions in the League of Nations agreement and the United States responsibilities in the League.
F 81 Speech: "Tribute From Senator Frye to the Late Honorable Champ Clark" (March 7, 1921).
By Senator Frye.
F 82 Speech: "Your Opportunity" (January 5, 1922).
By Robert E. Hicks. Address delivered before the Compton Honor Club Convention, Chicago, Illinois. Inspirational speech regarding the importance of sales opportunities.
F 83 Speech: "The Dog" (February 3, 1923).
By Harry B. Hawes. Outlines the methods of care and feeding for dogs. Discusses he history of the dog and its prevalence in American society.
F83B Speech: "European Impressions" (Nov. 15, 1923).
By Otto H. Kahn. Delivered at Wesleyan University.
F 84 Speech: "Relax" (January 24, 1924).
By Harry B. Hawes. Extract of a speech. Suggests that the "outdoors" will bring peace and relaxation.
F 85 Speech: "On the Occasion of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial" (February 6, 1924).
By Luther Harrison. Spoken to the Joint Assembly of the Senate and House of Representatives.
F85B Speech: "Defense of Oklahoma Courts and Oklahoma Citizens" (March 18, 1924).
By E. B. Howard.
F 86 Speech: "An Address to the Choctaw People" (March 27, 1925).
By William H. Harrison. Discusses Harrison's duties as chief of the Choctaw Nation to dissolve the tribal government and dispose of tribal lands.
F 87 Speech: "A Tree Has a Right to be Judged by Its Own Fruit"; "Address by Former Senator Gore at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier"; "Draft Money as Well as Men" (1926).
By T.P. Gore. Extracts from speeches by T.P. Gore as reprinted in the Congressional Record.
F 88 Speech: "The Italian Debt Settlement" (January 15, 1926).
By Charles D. Carter. Discusses Carter's resolve against a settlement with Italy whereby Italy would only pay twenty-five percent of its war debt to the U.S.
F 89 Speech: "Make Federal Farm Loans More Liberal and Save the Homes of Farmers" (February 17, 1926).
By Tom D. McKeown. Proposes the necessity of rural society to the structure of American society.
F 90 Speech: "Now Is the Time to Do Something for Agriculture" (May 6, 1926).
By Tom D. McKeown. Compares the amount of appropriations to industry to the appropriations asked for farm relief.
F 91 Speech: "What is a Democrat?" (May 28, 1926).
By Robert L. Owen. Defines the philosophy of the Democratic Party.
F 92 Speech: "The Truth About H.R. 9169" (June 7, 1926).
By Charles D. Carter. Discuss the bill H.R. 9169 which would educe homestead allotments of the Choctaws and Chickasaws and provide for sale of restricted land.
F 93 Speech: "Too Much Government" (November 18, 1926).
By Simeon D. Fess. Given to the Railways Business Association. Discusses the importance of balanced legislation for railroads.
F 94 Speech: "Financial Distress of the Farmers Demands the Immediate Attention of Congress" (December 11, 1926).
By Tom D. McKeown. Calls for immediate consideration on farm relief legislation.
F94B Speech: "Address of the Hon. Elihu Root" (Dec. 28, 1926).
Delivered at the Woodrow Wilson Dinner.
F 95 Speech: "Merchandising--The Major Problem of Agriculture" (February 15, 1927).
By M.C. Garber. Discusses the need for collective organization to merchandise farm products. Correspondence included.
F 96 Speech: "New Critics of Democracy" (April 13, 1927).
By Nicholas Murray Butler. Address delivered at the celebration of the 184th Birthday of Thomas Jefferson.
F96B Speech: "Thirty-five Years" (June 7, 1927).
By Robert M. Hitch. Alumni Address at Mercer University.
F 97 Speech: " A Farmer to Lawyers" (June 16, 1927).
By William E. Dodd. Address delivered to the graduating class of the John Marshall Law School.
F 98 Speech: "The Federal Estate Tax" (November 9, 1927).
By Chester H. Gray. Speech representing the American Farm Bureau Federation before the Committee on Ways and Means. Discusses the need to keep the federal estate tax.
F 99 Speech: "Farmers Need Relief Now and Congress Should Act at Once" (December 7, 1927).
By Tom D. McKeown.
F100 Speech: "Flood Control on the Mississippi River" (January 5, 1928).
By F.B. Swank. Discusses the need for construction of reservoirs and storage basins on the subsidiary rivers leading into the Mississippi.
F101 Speech: "Fair and Equitable Division of Toll Revenues on Business Transacted Between the Bell and Independent Groups of Telephone Companies in the United States" (January 16, 1928).
By Ernest J. Mendel.
F102 Speech: "Why Pension Rich Reserve Bank Officials When Others Who Are Really Deserving Are Refused Recognition?" (February 1, 1928).
By Jed Johnson. Discusses Johnson's arguments against a bill to pension reserve-bank officials.
F103 Speech: "The Agricultural Plank of the Democratic Platform" March 26, 1928).
By B. F. Yoakum. Address to the National Woman's Democratic Club. Discusses the importance of farming to the nation's structure despite the depreciating value with which it is regarded by the business world.
F104 Speech: "The Making of a Representative--The Value of Experience" (April 20, 1928).
By William W. Hastings. Voters should exercise care in the selection of worthwhile legislators.
F105 Speech: "Flood Control" (April 24, 1928).
By F. B. Swank. Discusses the allocation of monies for flood control projects in reference to the tributaries of the Mississippi River.
F106 Speech: "The McNary-Haugen Farm Bill" (April 26, 1928).
By F.B. Swank. Discusses the need to pass the McNary-Haugen Farm Bill which would allow for the organization of farmers.
F107 Speech: Untitled (May 25, 1928).
By R. Momand. To the members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives. Repudiates the passage of the Federal Reserve Act and states the flaws of the Act.
F108 Speech: "My Record in Congress, Seventieth Congress, First Session" (May 26, 1928).
By William W. Hastings. Details the major topics of interest to Hastings--farm legislation, flood control, and reduction of taxes.
F109 Speech: "An Address to the Choctaw People" (October 1, 1928).
By William H. Harrison. Outlines the present federal legislation that concerns the Choctaw tribe.
F110 Speech: "Exposure and Denunciation of the Tammany-Smith-Raskob-DuPont Coalition for the Destruction of Prohibition, Restricted Immigration and Jeffersonian Democratic Principles" (October 12, 1928).
By F.M. Simmons.
F111 Speech: "Waste in Human Energy and the Cost of Untrained Youth" (December 11, 1928).
By Edward T. Franks. Given to the International Boys Work Conference. Discusses the benefits of vocational education.
F112 Speech: "Tariff on Oil Necessary for the Rehabilitation of the Industry" (February 1, 1929).
By E. B. Howard. Discusses a bill that would impose a tariff on the importation of oil.
F113 Speech: "The Political Philosophy of George Washington" (February 22, 1929).
By James M. Beck, a U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania. This address was to commemorate Washington's birthday. The address was then published by GPO.
F114 Speech: "The Tariff Bill of 1929" (May 21, 1929).
By William W. Hastings. Gives reasons for Hastings' opposition to the tariff bill.
F115 Speech: "Let's Go On Doing It Ourselves" (June 15, 1929).
By Merle Thorpe. Commencement address to the graduating class of he National University Law School. Discusses the importance of individual effort to maintain America's leadership role in world politics.
F116 Speech: Untitled. (July 16, 1929).
By Gonzalo N. Santos. Discusses the foundation of the Mexican Revolution.
F117 Speech: "An Obligation of Citizenship" (December 29, 1929).
By David Lawrence. Stresses the need for citizens to have a respectful attitude toward their government.
F118 Speech: "An Appreciation of James Shannon Buchanan" (1930).
By William Bennett Bizzell and others. Celebrates the accomplishments of J. S. Buchanan, vice-president of OU.
F119 Speech: "Now Is the Time to Enact Old-Age-Security Legislation" (January 8, 1930).
By Tom D. McKeown.
F120 Speech: "Address at the 13th Annual Convention of the Mississippi Valley Association" (November 24, 1930).
By Bibb Graves. Discusses the need for a non-partisan solution to the problems associated with the Mississippi River.
F121 Speech: "Radio Addresses" (1931).
By Sol Bloom. The U.S. Representative from New York, Bloom delivered these addresses on Mothers' Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, and the Fort Necessity Ground-Breaking Ceremony.
F122 Speech: "Inaugural Message of Charles W. Bryan, Governor of Nebraska" (January 8, 1931).
By Charles W. Bryan.
F123 Speech: "Second Message of Governor Wm. H. Murray" (February 4, 1931).
By William H. Murray. Delivered to the Joint Session of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Oklahoma. Describes Murray's recommendations for legislation to be put before Congress.
F124 Speech: Speech at a Meeting of the Democratic National Committee. (March 5, 1931).
By James M. Cox. Encourages Democrats to follow their sense of duty rather than expediency when deciding national policy.
F125 Speech: Speech at the Young Democrats Convention, McAlester, Oklahoma. (June 20, 1931).
By R. M. McCool. Discusses the failure of the Republican government to deal with the political and social issues of the Great Depression.
F126 Speech: "The Character of Washington" (1932).
By Daniel Webster. This speech was originally given in February 1932 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Washington's birth. The speech was reprinted for the bicentennial of his birth.
F127 Speech: "Taxation" (1932).
By George T. Buckingham. Discusses the growth of government's involvement in public life with the cost of increasing taxation.
F128 Speech: Address at the Boston Convention of the American Federation of Labor (1932).
By Reverend John W. R. Maguire. Discusses the heroism and importance of American laborers.
F129 Speech: Untitled (January 8, 1932).
By Claude G. Bowers. Encourages the Democratic Party to seize the electoral opportunities caused by the Republican's mismanagement of U.S. economic policy.
F130 Speech: Untitled (January 8, 1932).
By John W. Davis. Examines the mistakes of the Republican governments and the future recovery of the United States economy under a Democratic leadership.
F131 Speech: "Relief Legislation for War Veterans and dependents" (February 17, 1932).
By Jed Johnson.
F132 Speech: "Tax on Imported Oil and the Sales Tax" (March 25, 1932).
By F.B. Swank. Supports imports on oil as a valid means of collecting revenue for the government.
F133 Speech: "The Swank Farm Bill: H.R. 7797" (April 12, 1932).
By F. B. Swank. Bill proposes that farmers receive at least cost of production on crops consumed by the United States.
F134 Speech: "Payment of Adjusted-Compensation Certificates by Controlled Currency Expansion" (May 3, 1932).
By Robert L. Owen. Presented to hearings before the Committee on Ways and Means.
F135 Speech: "Relief of the Depression" (June 10, 1932).
By Tom D. McKeown. Suggests steps to bring the United States out of the Depression.
F136 Speech: "International Debt Situation" (June 21, 1932).
By James M. Beck. Correspondence to Cartwright included. Speech discusses the need for countries to pay their war debt.
F137 Speech: Speech to the Democratic National Convention. (June 27, 1932).
By Alben W. Barkley. Discusses the need for Democratic action to solve the Depression by overthrowing the Republican majority.
F138 Speech: "Railways and Economic Recovery" (July 8, 1932).
By Samuel O. Dunn. Address delivered to the Institute of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. Discusses the place of railways in the decline of the U.S. economy.
F139 Speech: Untitled (October 26, 1932).
By Jouett Shouse. Discusses the failure of the Hoover administration and the hope for the American economy embodied in the election of F.D. Roosevelt.
F140 Speech: "First Things First" (January 11, 1933).
By William S. Bennett. Given to the Hamilton Republican Club, New York City. Suggests ideas that need to be implemented to bring the U.S. out of the Depression.
F141 Speech: "Bankers' Part in Recovery" (August 1, 1933).
By Jesse H. Jones. Suggests banks' part in economic recovery comes with their ability to extend credit for economic reconstruction.
F142 Speech: "The Conservation Crisis and the Remedy" (September 21, 1933).
By Harry B. Hawes. Explains how the sportsmen license fees help pay for the conservation effort.
F143 Speech: "Germany and Peace - A Soldier's Message" (July 8, 1934).
By Rudolf Hess. This speech was given to members of the National Socialist Party.
F144 Speech: "Report of President" (December 9, 1935).
By R. A. Cooke. The president of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association, Cooke gave this speech before the 55th annual meeting of the association.
F145 Speech: "My Record in Congress" (April 29, 1936).
By Jack Nichols. Discusses Nichols' voting history while in Congress.
F146 Speech: "Peace" (August 14, 1936).
By Franklin D. Roosevelt. This speech was given at Chautauqua, New York. It was issued by the Democratic National Campaign Committee.
F147 Speech: "Salt-Stabilized Base Courses for Bituminous Surfacing" (October 9, 1936).
By Brant Holme. Discusses the need for secure road foundation materials.
F148 Speech: "A Continuing Road Program" (February 3, 1937).
By John J. Sparkman. Includes correspondence from Cartwright to Sparkman. Discusses the need to continue the programs instituted by the Federal Highway Act of 1921.
F149 Speech: "The Highway of Tomorrow" (April 14, 1937).
By Frank T. Sheets. Address before the Greater New York Safety Council. Future road building projects need a good planning basis to be safe and efficient transportation systems.
F150 Speech: Meeting of the Highway Contractors and Highway Officials (April 30, 1937).
Several members of the Highway Contractors and the Highways Officials look at the interaction between both groups.
F151 Speech: "State Road Planning Survey" (May 11, 1937).
By Henry H. Wallace. Introduces the idea of surveying existing secondary roads to see if they should be improved or abandoned.
F152 Speech: Address to the Jefferson Club, Lansing, Michigan (September 30, 1937).
By James A. Farley. Discusses the prosperity and economic advancement brought about by the Democratic party.
F153 Speech: "Jed Talks of Christmas Cards, Army Pals" (1938).
By Jed Johnson. Christmas greeting from the Johnson family to all their friends in Oklahoma.
F154 Speech: "What About Federal Aid?" (January 1938).
By Willard Chevalier. President of the American Road Builders' Association, Chevalier gave this address at the 35th Annual Convention and Road Show of the American Road Builders' Association in Cleveland, Ohio.
F155 Speech: Untitled (January 28, 1938).
By Colonel Willard Chevalier. Discusses the need for national highway improvement.
F156 Speech: "Frank and Jesse James In Review" (February 25, 1939).
By Harry B. Hawes. Address to the Missouri Society. Discusses the historical escapades of Frank and Jesse James.
F157 Speech: "Envoys of Good Will in the East" (March 14, 1939).
By Porfirio U. Sevilla. Discusses the need for a U.S. representative to be resident in the Philippines.
F158 Speech: "N.Y.A. College Aid" (July 29, 1939).
By Jed Johnson. Relates the successful academic pursuits of students who received National Youth Administration assistance.
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