ROBERT S. KERR COLLECTION
DEPARTMENTAL SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory
Box 22

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Box 22: Federal Works Agency (1949) -- Interstate Commerce Commission (1955).

F 1: Federal Works Agency (1949).

Approval of funds for maintenance and operation of Midwest City schools; disaster relief for Canton after tornado; issues of Public Construction (FWA publication); pamphlet on Canton Reservoir; maintenance contract for Oklahoma Ordnance Works at Pryor. Correspondents include: Oscar Rose.

F 2: Federal Works Agency: Public Buildings Administration (1949).

Need for additional federal building space or federal building improvements in Oklahoma City, Waynoka, Wewoka, Buffalo, Bethany, and Newkirk.

F 3: Foreign Claims Settlement Commission (1956, 1961).

Amendment to War Claims Act of 1948; reparations to religious groups that aided American military and civilian personnel in World War II; claims for compensation; legislation providing for compensation for war damage claims against Germany and Japan.

F 4: General Services Administration (1949).

Request for grant of land from federal government for war veterans memorial in Alva; disposition of land formerly in Camp Crowder in Missouri; surplus buildings; transfer of land at Camp Gruber to Oklahoma A&M College; reduction in GSA personnel.

F 5: General Services Administration (January-March 1950).

Surplus property; surplus musical instruments; removal of buildings from Camp Gruber and Tonkawa prisoner of war camp; federal funding for educational facilities; selection of architects for federal buildings; attempt to secure land in Alva for construction of veterans memorial building; leasing of office space by federal government.

F 6: General Services Administration (April-December 1950).

Surplus property; federal funding for educational facilities and other projects; leasing of office space by federal government; need for new federal building in Newkirk.

F 7: General Services Administration: National Archives (1950-1951, 1953-1957).

Request for information on Revolutionary War veterans; list of National Archives accessions; requests for assistance with historical and genealogical research; attempts to locate photograph of Cherokee leader Walter S. Adair; request to move Confederate documents from National Archives to other locations.

F 8: General Services Administration (1951-1953).

Surplus property; conditions at Oklahoma City post office; loan application concerning Smokey Hill lead and zinc mine; paving of alley near Durant post office; proposed federal building in Tishomingo; parking lot for Ardmore post office.

F 9: General Services Administration (1954-1955).

Surplus property, surplus buildings; construction of federal buildings.

F 10: General Services Administration (1956).

Surplus property; use of surplus equipment by youth camps; construction of federal buildings; selection of architects for federal buildings.

F 11: General Services Administration (1957).

Surplus property; surplus buildings; "How to Buy Surplus Personal Property from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps" (pamphlet); protest of construction of Markham Ferry Reservoir.

F 12: General Services Administration (1958).

Surplus property; selection of architects for federal buildings; surplus equipment; surplus buildings; sale of surplus land adjacent to Grand Lake; purchase of automotive parts by federal government; mineral rights at Perry air field; improvements to federal buildings; leasing of site for Oklahoma City federal building.

F 13: General Services Administration (1959).

Mineral rights at Perry air field; surplus property; Optima project; surplus jeeps; proposed new Bureau of Mines facilities in Bartlesville; new federal buildings in Durant and Oklahoma City.

F 14: General Services Administration (1960).

New federal building in Tulsa; surplus equipment; surplus property; Oklahoma Ordnance Works at Pryor; sale of land near Grand Lake; possible transfer of certain functions from Post Office Department to GSA; interest in acquisition of property of former Naval Air Technical Training Center in Norman.

F 15: General Services Administration (1961-1962).

Surplus property; availability of surplus property to municipalities and civil defense organizations; purchase of surplus buildings at Tonkawa prisoner of war camp from War Assets Administration in 1948; "Donation of Federal Surplus Personal Property" (pamphlet). Correspondents include: Oklahoma Municipal League.

F 16: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Federal Housing Administration (1949).

Government housing projects; rehabilitation projects; military housing projects; home loans. Correspondents include: Julian Rothbaum; Oklahoma Negro Democratic Central Committee.

F 17: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1949-1951).

Housing projects; water distribution addition in Shawnee; housing project at Fort Sill; defense housing in Wichita; plans to stop federal aid for housing projects that discriminate against certain groups of people; Federal National Mortgage Association regulations; critical defense housing areas in Oklahoma; approval for funds for University of Oklahoma; proposed establishment of regional office in Oklahoma City. Correspondents include: Julian Rothbaum.

F 18: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Public Housing Administration (January-June 1949).

Housing for minorities in Frederick; ad valorem taxes; Arlington Farms and Langston Stadium; use of buildings of former Tonkawa prisoner of war camp by Northern Oklahoma Junior College.

F 19: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Public Housing Administration (July-December 1949).

Chouteau Courts Addition in Pryor; use of building from former Tonkawa prisoner of war camp for youth recreation center; lease of property to government.

F 20: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Federal Housing Administration (1950).

Government housing projects; military housing; insurance premiums; regional office at Oklahoma City; apartments in Stillwater; home loans; home loans for veterans; home loans for residents of small towns; Regulation X of Federal Reserve System (residential real estate credit). Correspondents include: Robert Hert.

F 21: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Home Loan Bank Board (1950).

Establishment of branch office of Phoenix Savings and Loan Association in Okmulgee.

F 22: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Public Housing Administration (1950).

Sale of land to Oklahoma City Public Schools.

F 23: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Federal Housing Administration (1951).

Home loans; housing projects; Negro housing project; apartments in Stillwater; Title IX of Housing Act; veterans housing in Alva and Blackwell; housing for Kelly-Lackland Air Force Base personnel; note concerning Julian Rothbaum and housing at Fort Sill. Correspondents include: Raymond Gary.

F 24: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Public Housing Administration (1951).

Reopening of housing project in McAlester; increase in rent payments.

F 25: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Federal Housing Administration (1952).

Home loans; "The Oklahoma Cooperative Housing Story" by Howard Leland Smith; case of College Homes of Stillwater; appointment of new director of Tulsa office of FHA.

F 26: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1952-1953).

Defense housing in Altus and Ardmore; Federal National Mortgage Association; home loans; critical defense housing areas in Oklahoma; final report of the Home Loan Bank Board on the Home Owners' Loan Corporation.

F 27: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Federal Housing Administration (1953).

Home loans; nomination of Guy Hollyday as commissioner of FHA; "Slum Rehabilitation Through the Baltimore Plan" (pamphlet); "Baltimore Fights Blight" (pamphlet).

F 28: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Public Housing Administration (1953).

Veterans housing in Tonkawa.

F 29: Housing and Home Finance Agency: Federal Housing Administration (1954).

Housing project in McCurtain.

F 30: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1954).

Resignation of FHA commissioner Guy Hollyday; reorganization of agency; home loans; housing projects; Federal National Mortgage Association; housing legislation; veterans housing; FHA appraisals.

F 31: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1955).

Wherry housing projects; new military housing programs; fire insurance; housing project in McCurtain; public works projects; home loans; Voluntary Home Mortgage Credit Program; Community Facilities Administration.

F 32: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1956-1957).

Low-income housing in Tulsa; request for assistance in securing water supply for Mill Creek; federal grants for urban planning in Anadarko, Cleveland, Midwest City, Shawnee, and Stillwater; Fort Carson project; housing project in Hawaii; low-rent public housing program; approval of loans for projects in Lenapah and at Oklahoma Baptist University.

F 33: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1958).

Standards for termite protection; approval of loans to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and Phillips University; federal grants for urban planning in Healdton, McAlester, Bristow, Chickasha, Stillwater, Ada, and Tahlequah; Voluntary Home Mortgage Credit Program; Emergency Housing Act of 1958.

F 34: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1959).

Application of Okay for loan to assist in building waterworks facilities; relocation of Mannford residents due to Keystone Reservoir; "The Man Russia Says Isn't Here" (article about American home ownership); federal grants for urban planning in Clinton and Blackwell; approval of loan for construction of natural gas system in Minco; college housing program.

F 35: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1960).

Applications for funding for water supplies for Colbert, Tupelo, and Marble City; approval of loans for projects in Inola and Cordell; urban planning in Mannford and Eufaula; federal grants for urban planning in Chandler, Cushing, Midwest City, Yukon, Norman, and Tulsa; housing program at Southeastern State College. Correspondents include: A. E. Shearer, president of Southeastern State College.

F 36: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1961).

Construction of fallout shelters; approval of loans for projects in Boswell and Ochelata; construction of dormitories and other college facilities; area redevelopment projects; Statewide Community Development Clinic; housing projects; problems of municipalities concerning public works projects; residential building sewers; expansion of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College; urban renewal project in Wink, Texas; urban renewal program.

F 37: Housing and Home Finance Agency: General (1962-1963).

Possible government financing for Tulsa State Fairgrounds projects; federal grant for urban planning in Lawton; urban planning in Miami, Sapulpa, and Tahlequah; application for funding for water supply for Heavener; application for funding for library in Chickasha; list of Oklahoma cities and communities participating in urban renewal programs; grant for water facilities for Okemah; grant for water and sewer improvements for Krebs; college housing at Langston University; college housing at Truett-McConnell College in Georgia; college housing at University of Oklahoma; application for loan for new water facilities for Okay; application by Love County Industrial Foundation for extension of water mains. Correspondents include: George Lynn Cross; William H. Hale, president of Langston University.

F 38: Housing Expediter, Office of the (n.d., 1949).

Operations of local offices of the Office of the Housing Expediter; landlord-tenant disputes; rent control; changes in rent; resolutions of Property Owners Association of America.

F 39: Housing Expediter, Office of the (1950-1951).

Rent control; changes in rent; Housing and Rent Act of 1947.

F 40: Interstate Commerce Commission (1949).

Application for abandonment of railroad near Wilburton by Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad Company; shortage of boxcars in the Southwest; removal of ICC hearing examiners by Civil Service Commission; proposed reorganization of Missouri-Pacific Railroad Company; collection and delivery service of Railway Express Agency in Tulsa; freight rates. Correspondents include: Association of Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners; City of Tulsa.

F 41: Interstate Commerce Commission (1950).

Application for permission to transport automobiles interstate; overloading of trucks; brief of the Department of Justice regarding application of Western Traffic Association; pipeline valuations; address by Fairman Dick on the need for modern railroad freight equipment; application of Western Refrigerator Truck Line; abandonment of railroad near Wilburton by Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad Company.

F 42: Interstate Commerce Commission (1951).

Minimum carload requirement for railroad cars; motor carrier leasing regulations; pipeline valuations; increase in freight rates; support for reappointment of John L. Rogers to ICC; safety regulations for trucks; tariff rates on interstate shipments.

F 43: Interstate Commerce Commission (1952-1953).

Possible retirement of the director of the Bureau of Locomotive Inspection; ICC case affecting railroad lines in and around Oklahoma City; disparities in freight rates.

F 44: Interstate Commerce Commission (1954).

Disparities in freight rates; transportation of granite and marble.

F 45: Interstate Commerce Commission (1955).

Abandonment of railroads in Coal and Atoka Counties.

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