MILTON CLINE GARBER COLLECTION
Box and Folder Inventory
Box 1

Series 1: Subject Files, 1906-1933

F 1: Adjusted Compensation for Veterans (1930-1932).

a. Correspondence (1931-1932).
b. Form Letters: MCG (December 5, 1930; March 15, 1932).
c. Form Letter: Elmer Thomas (March 5, 1932).
d. H. R. 9593: "To provide for the payment to veterans of the face value of their adjusted-service certificates." Committee on Ways and Means. (MCG). Seventy-second Congress; First Session (1932). Introduced print. Reported print.
e. H. R. 10367: "To provide for the payment to veterans of the face value of their adjusted-service certificates." Committee on Ways and Means. (MCG). Seventy-second Congress; First Session (1932). Reported print.
f. Public Law 303 (S. 4569): "Relating to loans to veterans on their adjusted-service certificates." Seventy-second Congress (1932). Original bill by George W. Norris - Nebraska).
g. Hearings: Various House bills: "Payment of Soldiers' Adjusted Compensation." Part 7. Committee on Ways and Means. Seventy-first Congress; Third Session (February 5, 1931). Committee print.

F 2: Adjusted Compensation for Veterans (n.d., 1924, 1931-1932)

a. Speech: MCG: "Adjusted Compensation for Ex-Service Men" (March 25, 1924). In the House of Representatives.
b. Speech: Wright Patman: "Payment of Adjusted-Service Certificates" (January 22, 1932). Radio broadcast from banquet in Washington, D. C. Reprinted from the Congressional Record.
c. Speech: Wright Patman: "Payment of Adjusted-Service Certificates" (December 15, 1932). Radio broadcast. Reprint from the Congressional Record.
d. Speech: Elmer Thomas: "Payment of World War Adjusted-Service Certificates" (March 1, 1932). In the Senate. Reprint from the Congressional Record. Attachment showing approximate amount due to holders of the certificates in Oklahoma; listed by county.
e. Statement: Walter Lafferty: "Payment of Adjusted-Compensation Certificates" (April 13 and May 3, 1932). Reprinted extracts from hearings before the Committee on Ways and Means, Seventy-second Congress; First Session.
f. Statement: Andrew W. Mellon: Re: Adjusted Service Certificates (January 28, 1931). Before the Senate Finance Committee.
g. Statement: James Spurlock: "The Case Plainly Stated: Gist of the Soldier Bonus Question" (n.d.).
h. Reprint: S. and S. E. Bottomley: "Veterans Bonus Payment Via the Bottomley Plan: The Master Key to World Prosperity" (November 9, 1932).
i. Notes for speech/statement (n.d.).
j. Clippings (n.d., 1931-1932).

F 3: Agriculture - Bills (1932).

a. H. R. 11156: "To provide emergency financing facilities to aid in the financing of agriculture, and for other purposes Committee on Banking and Currency. Seventy-second Congress First Session (1932). Introduced print.
b. Statement: MCG: Re: the Reconstruction Finance Act and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act (April 7, 1932).
c. Correspondence: (1932). Topics include H. R. 11156; H. R. 7320 (Spanish American War Veterans' Compensation); and H. R. 8930 (refinancing agricultural loans).

F 4: Agriculture - Bills (1932).

a. H. Res. 336: "To authorize the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives to make an investigation of the costs of material used in the manufacture of major farm implements, and for other purposes." Committee on Rules. Seventy-second Congress; Second Session (1932). (MCG). Submitted print.
b. Clipping: "Fifty Per Cent Saving Effected by Merging Farm Loan Functions" (September 21, 1932).

F 5: Agriculture - Bills (1930-1932).

a. H. R. 12987: "To restore the purchasing power of farm products, reestablish a market for the products of labor in industry, and furnish jobs to the unemployed." Committee on Agriculture. Seventy-second Congress; First Session (1932). (MCG). Introduced print.
b. Statement: MCG (?): Re: H. R. 12987. Illustrations of the effect of proposed H. R. 12987 upon agriculture. (n.d.).
c. Statement: MCG (?): Re: 12987. Typescript; one page. Objects of the bill; provisions apply solely to wheat, cotton and hog commodities; benefits to producer; "adjustment certificates." (n.d.).
d. Statement: Unidentified: Re: tax burdens of farmers.
e. Statement: Unidentified: Re: wheat, cotton, and hog production and the effects of H. R. 12987 upon such production.
f. Release: MCG (?): In reply to the Norbeck Bill and why it was not considered in the House of Representatives. Extracted from MCG's speech given in the Committee on Rules. (July 16, 1932).
g. Release: J. Robert Wiley, Tulsa: "Stabilized Agriculture." Re: control and storage of agricultural surplus.(n.d.).
h. Release: J. Robert Wiley, Tulsa: "To Stabilize American Markets for American Agricultural Products." Re: suggestions on powers of the Farm Board. (n.d.).
i. Release: S. Locke Breaux: "Helping the Farmer." Reprint (?) from "Cotton": George W. Clay and Company, New Orleans (August 1, 1931).
j. Booklet: Basil Manly and C. M. Kelley: "The Farmers Tax Burden: Equalization of Taxation as a Means of Direct Farm Relief." Published by the Rawleigh Foundation, Washington, D. C. (December 1930).
k. Address: Nicholas Murray Butler: "How Long Must the War Go On?" Delivered at the Annual Convention of the League of Nations Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (January 15, 1932).
l. Correspondence (1932). Re: H. R. 12987 (Garber Farm Bill).
m. Clippings: "Garber Bill to Aid Farm Products Sale" (August 11, 1932); and "Temporary Plan of Farm Relief Voted by Senate" (n.d.).
n. H. R. 10462: "Appropriation to enable cooperation between Secretary of Agriculture and Oklahoma State Board of Agriculture". (March 4, 1930).

F 6: Agriculture - Credit Corporation (1932).

Correspondence, re: poultry loans; Reconstruction Finance Corporation.

F 7: Agriculture - Department (1932).

Correspondence with Secretary Arthur M. Hyde concerning wheat crop forecasts performed in the Department.

F 8: Agriculture - Export Debenture Equalization Fee (n.d., 1928-1931).

a. Booklet: American Cotton Shippers Association: "The Equalization Fee Plan - The Export Debenture Plan: What High Government Officials Have Said Regarding Those Methods of Relief for Agriculture." Memphis, Tennessee (1928-1929).
b. Memo: Re: "The Export Debenture and the Equalization Fee Plan" (n.d.).

F 9: Agriculture - Laws - Compilations (1911-1929).

a. "Laws Relating to Vocational Education and Agricultural Extension Work." Compiled by Elmer A. Lewis, Superintendent, Document Room, House of Representatives.
b. "Laws Relating to Agriculture." Compiled by Elmer A. Lewis, Superintendent, Document Room, House of Representatives.

F 10 Agriculture - Laws - Individual (1930).

a. Public Resolution 47 (S. J. Res. 117): "For the relief of farmers in the storm, flood, and/or drought stricken areas of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, New Mexico, and Missouri. Seventy-first Congress (March 3, 1930).
b. Public Resolution 67 (S. J. Res. 152): "To extend the provisions of the joint resolution for the relief of farmers in certain storm, flood, and/or drought stricken areas, approved March 3, 1930." Seventy-first Congress (April 24, 1930).
c. Public Law 128 (S. 3487): :To provide for the acceptance of a donation of land and the construction thereon of suitable buildings and appurtenances for the forest products laboratory, and for other purposes." Seventy-first Congress (April 15, 1930).
d. Public Law 298 (H. R. 10877): "Authorizing appropriations to be expended under the provisions of sections 4 to 14 of the Act of March 1, 1911, entitled 'An Act to enable any state to cooperate with any other state or states, or with the United States, for the protection of the watersheds of navigable streams, and to appoint a commission for the acquisition of lands for the purpose of conserving the navigability of navigable rivers' as amended." Seventy-first Congress (June 2, 1930).
e. Public Law 304 (H. R. 2152): "To promote the agriculture of the United States by expanding in the foreign field the service now rendered by the United States Department of Agriculture in acquiring and diffusing useful information regarding agriculture, and for other purposes." Seventy-first Congress (June 5, 1930).
f. Public Law 319 (S. 3531): "Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to enlarge tree-planting operations on national forests, and for other purposes." Seventy-first Congress (June 9, 1930).
g. Public Law 325 (S. 108): "To suppress unfair and fraudulent practices in the marketing of perishable agricultural commodities in interstate and foreign commerce." Seventy-first Congress (June 10, 1930).
h. Public Law 538 (H. R. 730): "To amend section 8 of the Act entitled 'An Act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein and for other purposes.'" Seventy-first Congress (July 8, 1930).
i. Public Law 540 (H. R. 6): "To amend the definition of oleomargarine contained in the Act entitled 'An Act defining butter, also imposing a tax upon and regulating the manufacture, sale, importation, and exportation of oleomargarine,' approved August 2, 1886, as amended." Seventy-first Congress (July 10, 1930.

F 11: Agriculture - Marketing Act (Farm Board) (1930-1932). Correspondence and Resolutions.

a. Correspondence: Correspondents include various farm groups. Topics include repeal of the act and abolition of the Farm Board (1931-1932).
b. Statement: W. F. Jensen, Chicago, Illinois: No title (n.d.).
c. Memo: Walter Parker: Re: Farm Board (April 6, 1931). Attached editorial reprint: Galveston, Texas, Daily News: "Vanished Supremacy of American Cotton" (March 16, 1931).
d. Reprint: W. A. Moody, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Writes in Defense of Established Methods of Marketing Livestock" (July 25, 1931).
e. Resolution: St. Louis Livestock Exchange: Re: Farm Board and Agricultural Marketing Act (September 10, 1931).
f. Resolution: Central Co-operative Association, St. Paul, Minnesota: Re: Federal Farm Board and Overhead Cost Adjustment (February 10-11, 1932).
g. Petition: To Agricultural Committees of the House and the Senate: Demanding Consideration of the Garber Bill (H. R. 12687) and the Norbeck Bill (S. 4940).

F 12: Agriculture - Marketing Act (Farm Board) (1929-1930, 1932). Printed Materials.

a. Digest of Opinion: Economic Committee, American Cotton Shippers Association: "What many leading men - bankers, manufacturers, editors and statesmen in all parts of the country--say, after two years' trial, of the Federal Agricultural Marketing Act, the Federal Farm Board and its policies, and the cost to the taxpayers of the attempt to set aside natural laws" (March 1932).
b. W. F. Jensen, Manager, American Association of Creamery Butter Manufacturers: "The County Agent: Duties and Legal Limitation" (November 14, 1929).
c.W. F. Jensen: "The Grain Dealers in Washington;' 'That Eleven Billion Dollar Annual Waste;' 'The County Agent;' and 'The Board' A Compilation of Pamphlets" (January 6, 1930).
d. W. F. Jensen: "Observations on the Agricultural Marketing Act" (n.d., 1929?).
e. Bulletin No. 3: Federal Farm Board, Washington, D. C.: "Farmers Build Their Marketing Machinery: The Agricultural Marketing Act Helps in Developing Cooperative Program Open to All Growers" (December 1930).
f. Public Law 10 (H. R. 1): "To establish a Federal Farm Board to promote the effective merchandising of agricultural commodities in interstate and foreign commerce, and to place agriculture on a basis of economic equality with other industries." Seventy-first Congress (June 5, 1929).
g. Speech: D. D. Glover, U. S. Representative, "The Agricultural Marketing Act" (April 22, 1929). Delivered in the House.
h. Speech: James P. Buchanan: Re: Farm Relief Act (May 27, 1930). Congressional Record extract.
i. Clipping: "Effort to Change Farm Marketing Law Is Opposed" (August 26, 1930).
j. Clipping: "Serious Results Predicted If Marketing Act Fails" (August 9, 1930).
k. Clipping: "The Price Stabilization Feature of the Farm Act" (September 8, 1929).

F 13: American Creed (1926).

House Document 416: William Tyler Page: "The American's Creed: A Summary of American Civic Faith." Sixty-ninth Congress; First Session (1926).

F 14: American Legion - Correspondence (1920, 1931, 1933).

a. Correspondence. Correspondents include local, state and national Legion organizations and E. V. Rickenbacker. Topics include meetings, invitations, recommendations, veterans' status, aeronautics, and National Economy League.
b. Resolutions from various groups.

F 15: American Legion - Printed Material/Miscellaneous (1920, 1930).

a. Public Law 242 (H. R. 12775): "To amend an Act entitled 'An Act for making further and more effectual provision for the national defense, and for other purposes,' approved June 3, 1916, and to establish military justice." Sixty-sixth Congress (June 4, 1920).
b. Pamphlet: National Publicity Division, National Headquarters, American Legion, Indianapolis: "National Speakers Information Service".
c. Booklet: "Summary of Proceedings, Twelfth Annual National Convention of the American Legion" (October 6-9, 1930). At Boston.
d. Statement: American Legion Auxiliary: Re: position on a service draft (October 29, 1930).
e. Bulletin: National Legislative Committee, American Legion: "First Weekly Bulletin" (December 11, 1930). Re: Legislative program of the American Legion for the Short Session of the Seventy-first Congress.

F 16: American Legion - Printed Material/Miscellaneous (1931).

a. Magazine: "The Forty and Eighter" (June 1931). Published by American Legion, Springfield, Ohio.
b. Booklet: Summary of Proceedings, Thirteenth Annual National Convention of the American Legion, Detroit, Michigan (September 21-24, 1931).
c. Booklet: "The American Legion Presents to the War Policies Commission: A Plan to Perpetuate Peace by Equalizing the Burdens of and Eliminating the Profits from War" (July 21, 1931). Attached letter introducing the booklet.
d. Statement: Finance Division, National Headquarters, American Legion: Re: memberships paid vs. quota (August 7, 1931).
e. Resolution: Re: Veteran's Administration Hospital, Muskogee, Oklahoma (n.d.).
f. Release: American Legion News Service, Indianapolis: Biography of Ralph Thomas O'Neil, National Commander, American Legion (n.d.).
g. Release: "1931 Legislative Accomplishments of the American Legion" (n.d.).
h. Release: American Legion News Service, Indianapolis: "Abstract of Address of Ralph T. O'Neil, National Commander The American Legion, in Lewiston, Idaho, 10 a.m., August 14, 1931" (August 14, 1931).
i. Bulletin: National Legislative Committee, American Legion: "Final Bulletin on Veteran's Laws for 1931 Enacted by the Short Session, Seventy-first Congress" (March 28, 1931).

F 17: American Legion - Printed Material/Miscellaneous (1932).

a. Report: Fourteenth Annual National Convention, American Legion: "The National Employment Commission: The American Legion" (September 1932).
b. Report: Fourteenth Annual National Convention, American Legion: "The National Defense Program" (September 15, 1932).

F 18: American Legion - Printed Material/Miscellaneous (n.d.).

a. Notes (speech?): Selective Service Law; U. S. soldiers' pay compared to that in other countries; Soldiers Insurance Law; Federal Income Tax.
b. Personal note: Description of James L. Tales (?).
c. American Legion Statement (?): Re: political endorsement.
d. Speech notes: Ideals of the American Legion (?).
e. Clipping: Enid, Oklahoma, Morning News (?): "Charles R. Born is New Head of the Argonne Post No. 4" (n.d.).
f. Clipping: "National Commander Speaks in State" (August 1931).
g. Clipping: "Tonkawa Legion Names Delegates" (n.d.).
h. Clipping: Thomas M. Smith, Kaw City, Oklahoma, post commander: "What Is The American Legion?" (August 15, 1924).
i. Clipping: Enid, Oklahoma, Daily Eagle (?): "Text of O'Neil Address Given This Morning" (September 7, 1931).
j. Clipping: Enid, Oklahoma, Morning News (?): "American Legion: A Column Or So Of News About What Your Buddies All Over Oklahoma Are Doing." (n.d.).
k. Clipping: "Great Memorial Arch Is Planned To Honor Oklahoma's War Heroes" (n.d.).
l. Release: American Legion News Service: Vol. 8, No. 47: "Legion's Legislative Program Is Laid Before The President" (n.d.).

F 19: American Legion - Speech notes (n.d.).

Topics include hospitalization, increased loans on Adjusted Compensation Certificates, American Legion membership, American Legion Endowment Fund; American Legion and Post Session; Universal Draft, American Legion and Americanization, Oklahoma Legion and Child Welfare; Veterans' Administration, General Ideals of the American Legion, unemployment, The American Legion and the Next Congress.

F 20: Annapolis: Information on the U. S. Naval Academy (1925-1932).

a. Correspondence. Topics include nominations, examinations, and results.
b. Record of Nominations to Annapolis (1925-1933).
c. U. S. Civil Service Commission: Information Relative to a Congressional Designation Examination of Candidates for Appointment to the United States Military and Naval Academies (September 1929). Letter attached dealing with examination facilities (November 20, 1930).
d. List: Compilation of Annapolis Candidates from the Eighth Congressional District, Oklahoma (February 1932).

F 21: Anti-Trust Laws (n.d., 1928, 1931-1932).

a. Speech: J. Harvey Williams: "A Cure for Our Sherman Act Troubles: Population Misconceptions -- Legal, Economic, Political." Delivered before the American Hardware Manufacturers Association, Chicago, Illinois (October 20, 1931).
b. Reprint: Leslie T. Fournier: "Webb-Pomerene Law." Reprinted from the American Economic Review, Vol. XXII, No. 1 (March 1932).
c. Booklet: Benjamin A. Javits: "Proposed Amendments to the Federal Anti-Trust Laws". (n.d.). Re: actual proposed amendments.
d. Booklet: Benjamin A. Javits: "Proposed Amendments to the Federal Anti-Trust Laws." Address delivered before the Commerce Committee of the American Bar Association, New York (March 21, 1928). Re: discussion of proposed amendments.
e. Speech: Alexander Levene: "Modification of the Anti-Trust Laws and Purchasing Power." Address before the Committee on Commerce of the American Bar Association, Washington, D. C. (October 11, 1932).
f. Speech: Oscar Sutra: "The Anti-Trust Laws and the Natural Resource Industries." Given at the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the American Petroleum Institute, Chicago (November 10, 1931).

F 22: Armistice Day (1928).

Speech: Nicholas Murray Butler: "The Great Hope." Abstract of an address at the Armistice Anniversary Service, St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University (November 12, 1928).

F 23: Banking - Correspondence (1930, 1932).

a. Correspondence. Topics include taxation of state and national banks in Oklahoma and branch banking aspects of the Glass Bank Bill.
b. Release: J. R. Keaton, Chairman, Board of Commissioners of the State Bar of Oklahoma (n.d.). Re: membership fees.

F 24: Banking - Legislation (1930).

a. Hearings: H. Res. 141: "Authorizing the Banking and Currency Committee to Study and Investigate Group, Chain, and Branch Banking." Vol. I, Part 7. Committee on Banking and Currency. Seventy-first Congress; Second Session (April 1930). Revised print.
b. Hearings: H. Res. 141. Volume II, Part 11. (May 1930). Revised print.

F 25: Banking - Printed Material (n.d., 1929-1930, 1932 ).

a. Report: Chamber of Commerce of the U. S., Washington, D. C.: "Banking Legislation" (May 1932).
b. Pamphlet: George P. Auld, National Foreign Trade Council, New York: "The International Bank and the Reparations Settlement" (August 1930).
c. Speech: T. Alan Goldsborough, U. S. Representative, Maryland: "Branch Banking" (December 9, 1929). Given in the House.
d. Booklet: Henry M. Dawes: "The Branch Banking Problem: A Discussion of Centralization" (1929). Reprinted from the Saturday Evening Post.
e. Booklet: "The State Bar Act of Oklahoma" (June 22, 1929).
f. Clipping: "Business Conditions Weekly" (November 30, 1929). From Bureau of Business Conditions, Alexander Hamilton Institute.
g. Clipping: "Banking" (September 1929).
h. Pamphlet: "Rules and Regulations Governing the First Election of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Oklahoma" (n.d.).
i. Clipping: "Capper Arraigns Banking Interests: Says Congress May Resort to Currency Inflation for Protection." (n.d.).
j. Clipping: Oklahoma City Daily Oklahoman: Stock/Business page (October 6, 1929).

F 26: Bankruptcy (1932-1933).

a. Booklet: Harold Remington: "The Bankruptcy Amendatory Bill Now Pending in Congress: Its Fallacies and Dangers Discussed" (1932). Attached letter from Remington (May 20, 1932).
b. Clipping: Washington, D. C., Evening Star: "Hastings Explains Bankruptcy Bill: Senator, in Forum Talk, Tells of Effort to Protect Debtor and Creditor" (February 18, 1933).

F 27: Capital Punishment (n.d., 1926).

a. Correspondence.
b. Brief (?): "Capital Punishment" (n.d.).
c. Brief (?): "Capital Punishment Should Not be Abolished" (n.d.).
d. Clipping: "Clarence Darrow Lists a Few Suggested Remedies for Crime" (November 11, 1926).

F 28: Checks (1933).

H. R. 14343: "To repeal the tax on bank checks." Committee on Ways and Means. Seventy-second Congress; Second Session (1933). (MCG). Introduced print.

F 29: Cherokee Strip (n.d., 1907, 1932).

a. Correspondence concerning twenty-fifth anniversary of statehood and celebrations at Phillips University in Enid.
b. Brief (?). "The Cherokee Strip" (n.d.). Re: statistics.
c. Index card: words to an early pioneer song (n.d.).
d. Speech (?): MCG: Re: Cherokee Strip Celebration (n.d.).
e. Extract from article: Everybody's Magazine: Untitled (1907).
f. Notes: Re: Cherokee Strip Statistics (September 1932).

F 30: Colleges (1929-1932).

a. Correspondence. Correspondents include Elmer Thomas and John M. Evans. Topics include S. 507 and H. R. 288.
b. Report: Ray Lyman Wilbur, Secretary of the Interior: Re: H. R. 288 (March 31, 1932). Attached letter from John M. Evans (U. S. Representative - Montana), Chairman, Committee on Public Lands.
c. H. R. 287: "Authorizing an appropriation to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with the experiment station of the Panhandle Agricultural and Mechanical College, located at Goodwell, Oklahoma." Seventy-second Congress; First Session (1931). Introduced print.
d. H. R. 288: "Granting to the State of Oklahoma two hundred and ten thousand acres of unappropriated non-mineral land for the benefit of its agricultural and mechanical colleges, according to the provisions of the Acts of July 2, 1862, and authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury, upon the Secretary of the Interior certifying the number of acres available and that there are not sufficient lands in the State of Oklahoma to comply with the provisions of this Act, to pay to the State of Oklahoma in lieu thereof the sum of $1.25 per acre for the number of acres due said State." Seventy-second Congress; First Session (December 8, 1931). Introduced print.
e. Hearings: H. R. 11133: "Granting Public Lands to the State of Oklahoma." Committee on Public Lands. Seventy-first Congress; Second Session (May 21, 1930).
f. S. 507.
g. H. R. 7704: Appropriation for development and maintenance of Panhandle Agricultural and Mechanical College (December 17, 1929).
h. H. R. 8362: Appropriation for development and maintenance of Panhandle Agricultural and Mechanical College (January 9, 1930).
i. H. R. 10828: Appropriation to enable cooperation between Secretary of Agriculture and Panhandle Agricultural and Mechanical College Experiment Station.
j. H. R. 11133: Granting State of Oklahoma 210,000 acres of unappropriated non-mineral land for benefit of agricultural and mechanical colleges (March 26, 1930).

F 31: Commodity Exchange Trading (1930).

Form letter; William Butterworth, President, U. S. Chamber of Commerce: re: introduced referendum 56 dealing with commodity exchange trading. Referendum and expanded report attached.

F 32: Communism (1931).

a. Correspondence concerning Russia.
b. Souvenir Program: Anti-communist Mass Meeting, Carnegie Hall (January 9, 1931).
c. House Report 2290: "Investigation of Communist Propaganda." Pursuant to H. Res. 220. Seventy-first Congress; Third Session (January 17, 1931).

F 33: Congress - General (1930, 1933).

a. Correspondence.
b. Booklet: David Lawrence: "An Obligation of Citizenship" (n.d.).
c. Clipping: New York Times: Millard E. Tydings (U. S. Senator - Maryland): "What's Wrong with Congress? A Senator States His Views" (February 5, 1933).

F 34: Congress - Sixty-ninth (1925-1927).

a. Correspondence concerning American Farm Bureau Federation.
b. Pamphlet: Republican National Committee Bulletin No. 1: "The Congress of the United States: A Review of the Work of the Sixty-ninth Congress Together With a Word of Appreciation of the Legislative Branch of Our Government" (1927).
c. Speech: John Q. Tilson (U. S. Representative - Connecticut): "The Record of the Sixty-ninth Congress" (March 4, 1927). In the House.
d. Release: Department of the Interior: Re: failure of the Second Deficiency Appropriation Bill (March 4, 1927).
e. Clipping: Re: the record of the Sixty-ninth Congress.

F 35: Congress - Seventieth (1927-1929).

a. Correspondence concerning Lumbermen's Association of Texas.
b. Booklet: William Tyler Page, compiler: "List of Nominees for the Office of United States Senator and for the Office of Representative in the Seventieth Congress" corrected to October 23, 1926.
c. Booklet: William Tyler Page, compiler: "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 1926" showing the vote for each nominee for United States Senator and for each nominee for Representative to the Seventieth Congress.
d. Booklet: "Standing and Select Committees of the House of Representatives of the United States." Seventieth Congress; Second Session; corrected to November 26, 1929.
e. Booklet: William Tyler Page, Clerk, U. S. House of Representatives, compiler: "Unofficial List of Members of the United States House of Representatives and their Places of Residence." Seventieth Congress; corrected to December 6, 1926.
f. Congressional Record extract: Guy U. Hardy (U. S. Representative - Colorado): "The Unseen Forces That Help to Control Legislation in the United States Congress." From the Seventieth Congress; First Session.
g. Clippings (n.d., 1927).

F 36: Congress - Seventy-first (1929-1931).

a. Booklet: "Roll Call: House of Representatives." Seventy-first Congress; Second Session; corrected to March 24, 1930.
b. Booklet: "Roll Call: House of Representatives." Seventy-first Congress; Second Session; corrected to April 29, 1930.
c. Booklet: William Tyler Page, compiler: "Official List of Members of the House of Representatives of the United States and Their Places of Residence" (December 2, 1929). Seventy-first Congress.
d. Booklet: William Tyler Page, compiler: "Alphabetical List of Members and Delegates of the House of Representatives with Committee Assignments." Seventy-first Congress; Third Session; corrected to December 2, 1931.
e. Clippings: Re: review of Seventy-first Congress legislation.

F 37: Congress - Seventy-second (1931-1933).

a. Booklet: William Tyler Page, compiler: "List of Nominees for the Office of United States Senator and for the Office of Representative in the Seventy-second Congress" corrected to October 20, 1930.
b. Booklet: South Trimble, Clerk, U. S. House of Representatives, compiler: "Standing and Select Committees of the House of Representatives of the United States." Seventy-second Congress; First Session; corrected to June 14, 1932.
c. Booklet: "Members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives" (n.d.). Seventy-second Congress.
d. Booklet: "Roll Call: House of Representatives." Seventy-second Congress; First Session; corrected to July 7, 1932.
e. Booklet: William Tyler Page, compiler: "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 1930" corrected to January 8, 1931.
f. Booklet: South Trimble, compiler: "Standing and Select Committees of the House of Representatives of the United States." Seventy-second Congress; First Session; corrected to April 7, 1932.
g. Reprint: Progressive Farmer and Southern Ruralist: "For Justice and Relief Congress Must Do One of Two Things" (November 1932).
h. Clippings (n.d., 1931-1932).

F 38: Congressional Salaries (1932).

Letters to the editor: Oklahoma City Daily Oklahoman: re: Congressional salaries (August 7, 1932).

F 39: Constitution of the United States (n.d., 1921, 1925-1927, 1931).

a. Booklet: Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior: "The Constitution of the United States of America" (1921).
b. Speech: Finis J. Garrett (U. S. Representative - Tennessee): Re: proposed amendment to Article Five of the Constitution of the United States (January 20, 1925). Given in the House; Sixty-eighth Congress; Second Session.
c. Senate Document 112: "The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America." Sixty-ninth Congress; First Session (1926).
d. Booklet: National Association for Constitutional Government, Washington, D. C.: The Constitutional Review, Vol. XI, No. 2 (April 1927).
e. Speech: Henry St. George Tucker (U. S. Representative - Virginia): No title (June 2, 1927). Before the Georgia Bar Association.
f. Speech: Louis Ludlow, President, National Press Club: "Back to the Constitution" (November 8, 1927). Before the Indianapolis Rotary Club. Reprinted in the Congressional Record (December 13, 1927).
g. Booklet: U. S. Patriotic Society, Inc.: "The Constitution of the United States of America and What It Contains" (1927). A later edition (1929?) is attached.
h. Booklet: Samuel D. Fess (U. S. Senator - Ohio): "Ratification of the Constitution and Amendments by the States." Seventy-first Congress; Third Session (January 5, 1931).
i. Booklet: Woman's National Committee for Law Enforcement: "The Constitution of the United States Is The Law Of The Land and Not Merely A Charter Of Government" (n.d.).
j. Briefs (?): Re: background on constitutional development (n.d.).

F 40: Copyright (1930-1931).

a. Booklet: Louis G. Caldwell, Special Counsel, Joint Committee on Copyright, National Association of Broadcasters: "Discussion of the Vestal Copyright Bill (H. R. 12549) from the Point of View of the Broadcaster" (n.d.). Attached letter from Philip G. Loucks (January 5, 1931).
b. Memorial: Robert Underwood Johnson: Re: Memorial to the Congress. American Academy of Arts and Letters; National Institute of Arts and Letters.

F 41: Daughters of the American Revolution (n.d., 1925-1927).

a. Correspondence concerning the building of Constitution Hall in Enid, Oklahoma.
b. Pamphlet: (Mrs.) Alfred J. Brosseau, Constitution Hall Finance Committee: "What the Daughters Do" (n.d.).
c. Clippings: re: history of the D. A. R.

F 42: Decoration Day - Speeches (n.d.).

a. Extract from speech: MCG (?): re: Civil War story (n.d.).
b. Speech: MCG (?): re: citizen responsibility (n.d.).
c. Speech: MCG (?): speech to the Grand Army of the Republic, Ladies of the Women's Relief Corps, Veterans of the Spanish War, at a celebration (n.d.).
d. Speech: MCG (?): re: speech to Grand Army of the Republic, Ladies of the Women's Relief Corps, Veterans of the Spanish War and the American Legion (n.d.).

F 43: Decoration Day (n.d., 1917-1920, 1924).

a. Correspondence, re: Third Liberty Loan Drive (1918?).
b. Address: Calvin Coolidge: re: Decoration Day proceedings (May 30, 1924).
c. Speech notes: MCG (?): re: Decoration Day (n.d.). Three sets of speech notes.
d. Speech notes: MCG (?): re: veterans (?) (February 22, 1918).
e. List of Names: Registrants (?) (1917).
f. Pamphlet: "Dave L. Guyette's Personal Letter to the Oklahoma Bar" (n.d.). Re: biography of Abraham Lincoln.
g. Notice: "All Places of Business in Enid Requested to Close in Honor of the Nation's Dead" (1919?). Attached transcript of telegram informing Mayor JCG that part of the 142nd Infantry will stop over in Enid May 29, 1919. Also attached: MCG's comments.
h. Decoration Day Proclamation: MCG: (May 29, 1920).
i. List: Enid's War Dead (?) (n.d.).

F 44: Decoration Day - Clippings (n.d., 1917, 1922).

F 45: Depression (n.d., 1857, 1930, 1932).

a. Correspondence concerning the Depression (1932). One with attached article dealing with non-consumable commodities.
b. Outline: Report by Edwin Cockrell to Members of Congress and the President (June 14, 1932). Re: recommended economic measures.
c. Paper: "Paramount Problems of the Present Economic Depression" (Subjects and comparative importance of those subjects) (April 15, 1932). Attached clipping: Springfield, Massachusetts, Republican: "Experts Consider Crucial Problems" (April 4,1 932).
d. Pamphlet: Gerald M. Livinston: "Food for Thought: Letter of Lord Macaulay to Hon. H. E. Randall of New York, dated May 23, 1857" (May 6, 1932).
e. H.J. Res. 424: "To authorize the distribution of 60,000,000 bushels of surplus wheat for relief purposes." (December 8, 1930).
f. Radio address (by Garber?) on legislation concerning the Depression (1932).

F 46: Depression - Economy Act (n.d., 1932-1933).

a. Booklet: Council of Administration, National Association of Letter Carriers: "Argument of the National Association of Letter Carriers for the Repeal of the 'Economy Act' and the Correction of Its Injustices" (n.d.).
b. Paper: United National Association of Post Office Clerks of the U. S.: "Brief and Memorial to the Postmaster General and the Congress of the United States" (December 5, 1932).
c. Clippings: re: Economy Bill (August 18, 1932, and n.d.).
d. Extract from newspaper (?): Scottish Rite News Bureau. No. 434 (April 18, 1932). Attached clipping: "Hoover Announces Plan to Save $225,000,000."
e. Release: MCG (?): re: economy in government (n.d.).

F 47: Federal Power Commission (1930).

a. Correspondence concerning Federal Water Act (1930).
b. Booklet: "Federal Power Commission: Rules and Regulations Governing the Administration of the Federal Water Power Act" with a copy of the act and the amendment thereto. Third Revised edition (May 1, 1928).
c. S. 3619: "To reorganize the Federal Power Commission." Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Seventy-first Congress; Second Session (1930). Reported print.
d. Public Law 412 (S. 3619): "To reorganize the Federal Power Commission." Seventy-first Congress (June 23, 1930).
e. Federal Power Commission Laws - Compilation.1. Public Law 280 (H. R. 3184): Creating Federal Power Commission. Sixty-sixth Congress (June 10, 1920).2. Public Law 369 (S. 4554): Amendment relative to leases in national parks. Sixty-sixth Congress (March 3, 1921).3. Public Law 412 (S. 3619): "To reorganize the Federal Power Commission." Seventy-first Congress (June 23, 1930).

F 48: Flood Control (1926).

a. Correspondence concerning interstate compacts (1926).
b. Proposed Legislation: MCG: Typescript draft of what was to become H. R. 10864 (March 1926).
c. H. R. 10864: "Granting the consent of Congress to compacts or agreements among the several States or any of them in respect of flood control, and for other purposes." Sixty-ninth Congress; First Session (1926). MCG bill.

F 49: Flood Control (1925-1927, 1931).

Correspondence. Topics include proposed projects, Cimarron River Commission, H. R. 10864, Oklahoma reclamation funds, and Mississippi Valley flooding.

F 50: Flood Control (1931).

a. Correspondence: re: introduction of magazine "The Inland Empire." Copy of magazine attached.
b. Newspaper mats: Show inland waterways of the Mississippi Valley.

F 51: Foreign Loan Transactions (1932).

a. H. R. 8693: "To provide for the more effective supervision of foreign commercial transactions, and for other purposes." Seventy-second Congress; First Session (1932). MCG bill. Introduced print.
b. H. R. 8697: "Requiring publicity for certain foreign-loan transactions." Seventy-second Congress; First Session (1932). MCG bill. Introduced print.

F 52: Garner, John Nance (1932).

a. Clippings: re: Garner's legislative program and campaign for Democratic Presidential nomination.
b. Release: Democratic National Convention, Chicago: predicting Garner's failure to obtain nomination and eventual success of Franklin D. Roosevelt (n.d.).

F 53: Germany (1932).

Press Release: "Memorandum No. 3:" re: remarks of German Chancellor Dr. Bruening (May 16, 1932).

F 54: Government in Business (n.d., 1927, 1931).

a. Speech: William B. Harrison: "The Attack on Individual Enterprise: Investigation of the Electric Industry Aims at Government Ownership" (October 20, 1927). Before the Kansas Public Utilities Association Convention, Salina.
b. Booklet: Arthur S. Dewing: "Why Government Fails in Business" (n.d.). Reprinted from "The Annalist"; published by the New York Times.
c. Speech: James A. Emery: "The Menace of Federal Control" (October 12, 1927). Before the Ninth Annual Convention of the American Gas Association.
d. Speech: James E. Boyle: "The Economic Effect of Government in Business" (March 20, 1931). Before the Twentieth Annual Convention of the Texas Cotton Association.
e. Clipping: "Government Ownership vs. Government Regulation" (August 13, 1921). Re: Boulder Dam.

F 55: Grange - Publications (1925-1929).

a. Booklet: Grange Publicity Bureau: "The Grange and the Community" (October 1925). Re: Grange services to the community.
b. Booklet: "Legislative Recommendations of the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry" (1926). Extract from address by L. J. Taber.
c. Booklet: "Legislative Program of the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry" (1928). Extract from address of L. J. Taber.
d. Booklet: "Legislative Program of the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry" (1929). Extract from address by L. J. Taber.
e. Booklet: Homer H. Holden: "Oklahoma State Grange: Lecturers Handbook, 1927" (1927).
f. Booklet: L. J. Taber, National Master: "Master's Address" (1928). Delivered at Convention of the National Grange, Washington, D. C.
g. Booklet: "The National Grange: Annual Report of the Washington Representative" (1929). Reported at the Sixty-third Annual Session, Seattle.

F 56: Grange - Publications and Notes (n.d.).

a. Booklet: "What Public Men Think of the Grange" (n.d.).
b. Booklet: "Constitution and By-laws of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry and Suggestive By-laws for Subordinate Granges with Extracts from the Digest" (n.d.).
c. Pamphlet: "The Grange of Today: A Genuine Fraternity of Farmers, Its Purposes and Its Achievements" (n.d.).
d. Speech notes: MCG (?): re: the Grange. (n.d.).

F 57: Gravity Switch Lock (n.d., 1922-1924).

a. Correspondence.
b. Description of the J. B. Milton Gravity Switch Lock (1923). Schematic drawings attached.

F 58: Hughes, Charles Evans (1928).

Clipping: New York Times: "Hughes Pledges Us to Non-Aggression" (February 17, 1928). Re: Hughes speeches.

F 59: Immigration (1930-1932).

a. Correspondence: Correspondents include Immigration Study Commission, Young Women's Christian Associations' National Board, and individual groups. Topics include emergency immigration legislation and immigration statistics.
b. Speech notes: MCG (?): re: aliens and apportionment of representation in the Congress (n.d.).
c. Speech: MCG: "Our Immigration Problem" (April 5, 1924). In the House.
d. Clipping: Saturday Evening Post: "A Sound Immigration Program" (November 1, 1930).
e. Clipping: Coalitionist: "Canada Cuts Immigration: (October 1930).
f. Clipping: "Respect for Laws Held Essential to Good Citizenship" (n.d.). Re: Immigration.
g. Clipping: "Hoover Orders Restricts on Immigration" (September 9, 1930).
h. Clipping: "Selective Policy Urged to Control Entry of Aliens" (December 26, 1930).
i. Booklet: Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York: Report of Resolutions from the January 8, 1931 meeting. Re: registration of aliens.

F 60: Immigration - Legislation (1930-1931).

a. H. J. Res. 44: "To suspend for a period of ten years general immigration into the United States." Seventy-second Congress; First Session (1931). MCG bill. Introduced print.
b. Senate Report 1594 (Minority Report to Accompany S. 51): "Restriction of Immigration from Republic of Mexico". Seventy-first Congress; Second Session (1930). Part 3.
c. House Report (S. 51): "Restriction of Immigration from Republic of Mexico." Committee on Immigration and Naturalization. Seventy-first Congress; Second Session (1930).
d. House Report (H. J. Res. 500): "Temporary Restriction of Immigration." Committee on Immigration and Naturalization. Seventy-first Congress (1931).
e. H. J. Res. 427: "To suspend for a period of ten years general immigration into the U. S." (December 8, 1930).

F 61: Indian Affairs (1928-1929, 1932-1933).

a. Correspondence: Topics include Chilocco Indian School and Indian education in general.
b. Statement: MCG: The History of the Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma (December 17, 1932).

F 62: Indian Affairs - Publications (1928, 1932).

a. Booklet: The Indian School Journal (April 1928).
b. Booklet: The Indian School Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3 (October 26, 1928).
c. Booklet: The Oklahoma Indian School Magazine, Vol. 1, No. VI (November 1932).

F 63: Indian Affairs - Legislation (1929).

a. H. R. 2410: Conferring jurisdiction of Otoe and Missouri Indian Claims to Court of Claims. (1929).
b. H. R. 6600: Amending "An Act authorizing the Ponca tribe of Indians residing in Oklahoma and Nebraska to submit claims to the Court of Claims." (December 6, 1929).

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