ROBERT S. KERR COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory

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Box 10: Highways (1956) -- Housing (1962).

F 1: Highways (Jan. - May 15, 1956)

Correspondence concerning H.R. 10660 re: Bacon-Davis Bill tax provision; correspondence concerning H.R. 8836 re: relocation of utilities; Fallon Bill; federal aid to highways; correspondence concerning Boggs Bill (H.R. 9075) re: taxes on truck tires and gasoline; copy of S. 2861: To authorize an increase of emergency relief highway funds from $10,000,000 to $30,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956. Correspondents include: American Society of Civil Engineers; Albert Gore; National U.S. 66 Highway Association; National Grange; Associated Motor Carriers of Oklahoma; Association of Oklahoma General Contractors; American Association of State Highway Officials.

F 2: Highways (May 16 - Dec. 1956).

Federal aid to highways; forest highways; relocation of utilities; correspondence concerning H.R. 10660 re: Bacon-Davis Bill tax provision. Correspondents include: Associated Motor Carriers of Oklahoma; Brady Gentry; Warren G. Magnuson; American Association of State Highway Officials; Wayne Morse; Frank A. Barrett; E. L. Bartlett; Oklahoma State Building and Construction Trades Council; Russell B. Long; Oklahoma Telephone Association; Frank W. Boykin.

F 3: Highways (1957-1958).

Federal aid to highways; advertising along interstate highways; toll roads; proposed interstate highway south of Tinker Air Force Base; copy of S. 3088: To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; copy of amendment to S. 3088; copy of S. 3414: To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Highway Act approved June 29, 1956, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; copies of amendments to S. 3414; Senate Report on S. 3414; copy of H.R. 9821: To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, and the act approved June 29, 1956, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; House and Conference Reports on H.R. 9821; Public Law 85-381; copy of H.R. 10422: To amend the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 to increase the mileage of the national system of interstate and defense highways; copy of H.R. 12489: To extend the time for making certain reports under the Highway Revenue Act of 1956 and the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956; Public Law 85-823; rough draft of a bill to amend the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1958; copies of letters from the secretary of commerce to the president of the Senate and the Speaker of the House; section-by-section comparison with sources in prior laws of a proposed bill to revise the Federal-Aid Highway laws; House Document: "A report of factors for use in apportioning funds for the national system of interstate and defense highways." Correspondents include: Albert Gore; Charles A. Buckley.

F 4: Highways (1959-1962).

Federal aid to highways; copy of H.R. 6303 (Interstate Highway Repayment Act of 1959); resolutions from various Oklahoma agencies asking for relief repayment for roads around reservoirs in eastern Oklahoma; copy of H.R. 10495: To authorize appropriations for the fiscal year 1962 and 1963 for the construction of certain highways in accordance with Title 23 of the United States Code; House Report on H.R. 10495; copy of H.R. 6713: To amend certain laws relating to federal-aid highways, to make certain adjustments in the federal-aid highway program; House Report on H.R. 6713; House Document: "A revised estimate of the cost of completing the national system of interstate and defense highways in each state and the District of Columbia, pursuant to Section 104(b) 5, Title 23, United States Code"; copy of H.R. 12135: To authorize appropriations for the fiscal years 1964 and 1965 for the construction of certain highways in accordance with Title 23 of the United States Code; Senate Report on H.R. 12135; forest roads. Correspondents include: Charles A. Buckley; James E. Murray; Mike Mansfield; Bureau of Public Roads.

F 5: Hoover Commission (n.d., Jan. - June 20, 1949).

Reductions in expenditures; reorganization of the executive branch; series of press releases from Harry S. Truman on reorganization plans 1 through 7. Correspondents include Clyde R. Hoey.

F 6: Hoover Commission (June 21-28, 1949).

Reductions in expenditures; reorganization of the executive branch; press release from Harry S. Truman re: reorganization of Post Office; statement from the Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report; national security.

F 7: Hoover Commission (July - Dec. 1949).

Reorganization of the executive branch; government expenditures; preservation of the equities of civil service employees; creation of the Department of Public Welfare; copy of Half a Loaf, a report by the Public Affairs Institute on the Hoover Report. Correspondents include: Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report; J. G. Puterbaugh.

F 8: Hoover Commission (Jan. 1-10, 1950).

Correspondence concerning adoption of Commission Report. Correspondents include: Victor E. Harlow.

F 9: Hoover Commission (Jan. 11-20, 1950).

Correspondence concerning adoption of Commission Report.

F 10: Hoover Commission (Jan. 21-31, 1950).

Correspondence concerning adoption of Commission Report.

F 11: Hoover Commission (Feb. 1-12, 1950).

Correspondence concerning adoption of Commission Report.

F 12: Hoover Commission (Feb. 13-28, 1950).

Correspondence concerning adoption of Commission Report.

F 13: Hoover Commission (Mar. 1950).

Correspondence concerning adoption of Commission Report.

F 14: Hoover Commission (Apr. - June 1950).

Correspondence concerning adoption of Commission Report; circular letter from Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report; statements of the Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report on Post Office reforms and establishment of a united medical administration. Correspondents include: National Cotton Council; Kiwanis International; Oklahoma Public Expenditures Council.

F 15: Hoover Commission (1951).

Copies of various legislation based on recommendations of Hoover Commission.

F 16: Hoover Commission (1952).

Report of the Committee on Government Operations on organization of federal executive departments and agencies; report on reorganization of federal government re: status of Hoover Commission reports; press release and chart from Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report; various correspondence concerning reorganization of the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Veterans Administration; copies of reports on reorganization plans 2 through 5. Correspondents include: Governors' Conference.

F 17: Hoover Commission (1953, 1955-1956).

Copy of H.R. 1710 and compilation related to the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946; proposed Joint Committee on the Budget; speech by James A. Farley. Correspondents include: John L. McClellan; Wirt Franklin.

F 18: House Committee on Un-American Activities (1949-1951, 1957).

Hearings on communist infiltration into labor unions (part 3); hearings on communist infiltration of radiation laboratory and atomic bomb project at the University of California (vol. 3); testimony of Hazel Scott Powell and Edward G. Robinson; hearings regarding communism in the District of Columbia (part 2); hearings regarding communism in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area (part 1); hearings regarding communist espionage; report on the National Lawyers Guild; American aspects of the assassination of Leon Trotsky; report on the Honolulu Record Publishing Company; report on the National Committee to Defeat the Mundt Bill; statement on the Communist "Peace Petition" Campaign; annual report of the Committee on Un-American Activities for 1950; information on the case of Wilfred Lumer.

F 19: Housing (1947, 1949-1950).

Copy of S. 1070: To establish a national housing objective and the policy to be followed in the attainment thereof, to provide federal aid to assist slum-clearance projects and low-rent public housing projects initiated by local agencies, to provide for financial assistance by the secretary of agriculture for farm housing; copy of S. 2246 re: amending the National Housing Act. Correspondents include National Association of Home Builders; John Sparkman.

F 20: Housing (1951).

Report on housing in Tulsa by the International Association of Machinists; report on effects of Regulation X on home building in Oklahoma City and Oklahoma County by Oklahoma Home Builders Association; regulations of the Defense Production Act and the impact on construction; weekly staff report of the Select Committee on Small Business; housing for veterans; newsletter of the National Association of Home Builders of the United States; report by American Enterprise Association on analysis of certain legislation and effect of Defense Production Act; press releases and correspondence from Defense Production Administration. Correspondents include: Associated Industries of Oklahoma; Burnet R. Maybank; Housing and Home Finance Agency; Oklahoma State Home Builders Association.

F 21: Housing, Critical Defense Area Committee (1951).

Correspondence and data concerning efforts to have Critical Area Defense Committee declare certain Oklahoma communities (Fort Sill/Lawton, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, McAlester) critical defense areas, thus allowing them to obtain adequate housing; copy of government report on Defense Production Act. Correspondents include: Defense Production Administration; Robert A. Lovett (secretary of defense).

F 22: Housing (1952-1953).

Dirksen Amendment; military housing rent increase; defense housing shortages; rent controls for the District of Columbia. Correspondents include: Oklahoma State Grange; Lyndon B. Johnson; Julian J. Rothbaum.

F 23: Housing (1954).

Water supply for GI's in Oklahoma City; conveyance of certain housing projects to the University of California at Riverside (H.R. 6773); correspondence concerning S. 2938/H.R. 7839: To aid in the provision and improvement of housing; correspondence concerning S. 975: To amend the Home Owners Loan Act of 1933; Federal Construction Act of 1953; Public Housing Authority; new federal building in Oklahoma City. Correspondents include: John Sparkman; American Legion; Edgar S. Vaught; K. S. Adams.

F 24: Housing (1955).

Remodeling and repair loans; low rent public housing; housing for African Americans in Ada, Oklahoma; copy of S. 789: To continue authority to make funds available for loans and grants under Title V of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended.

F 25: Housing (1956, 1958-1959).

National Housing Act (S. 3702); FHA and VA loans; draft of bill to create National Mortgage Corporation; war housing project disposal at McCurtain; improvement of housing and the renewal of urban communities (H.R. 2357); public housing; copy of S. 3258: To amend section 305(f) of the National Housing Act; copy of S. 3418: To stimulate residential construction; Senate Report on S. 3418; Public Law 85-364. Correspondents include: Herbert H. Lehman; Oklahoma State Home Builders Association.

F 26: Housing (1961-1962).

Housing for low or moderate income families; FHA loans to small communities; amendment of laws dealing with urban renewal and redevelopment; Capehart Anti-Slum Amendment (requiring minimum standard housing codes); Consolidated List of Redevelopment Areas issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce Area Redevelopment Administration; program to encourage home improvement (H.R. 4254); forty-year loan mortgage program; loans for nursing homes; degree in city planning; Capehart program at Fort Sill; proposed creation of Department of Housing and Urban Affairs. Correspondents include: Preston J. Moore; Oklahoma Library Association.

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