PRESTON PEDEN COLLECTION
Box and Folder Inventory
Boxes 1-8 and Oversize

Box 1

F 1 - 16: General Correspondence, Beckham County, 1946-1948.

Topics include Marshall Plan, Communism, draft, American economic assistance in Europe, electioneering and Oklahoma, freight and freightage rates, margarine law and legislation, military pensions, rural electrification, social security, American surplus government property, veterans, oleo, Clinton Naval Air Station (Okla.), and Bulwinkle-Reed Bill. Correspondents include United States War Assets Administration.

F 17 - 26: General Correspondence, Custer County, 1947-1948.

Topics include United States Veterans Administration in Clinton (Okla.) (Folders 20, 25), agricultural price supports, draft, American economic assistance in Europe, electioneering in Oklahoma, federal aid to education, freight and freightage rates, Indians of North America services for Oklahoma, military pensions, rent control, rural electrification, veterans, Clinton Naval Air Station (Okla.), Clinton Indian Hospital (Okla.), Aiken Farm Bill, and Bulwinkle-Reed Bill. Correspondents include Ross Rizley, United States Bureau of Indian Affairs (Folder 21), United States Office of Price Administration (Folder 24), and United States War Assets Administration (Folder 25). Topics in these folders continue in Box 2, Folders 1-5.

Box 2

F 1 - 5: General Correspondence, Custer County, 1947-1948.

Topics in these folders are also found in Box 1, Folders 17-26. Correspondents include Southwestern Institute of Technology (Okla.).

F 6 - 12: General Correspondence, Dewey County, 1947-1948.

Topics include draft, American economic assistance in Europe, electioneering in Oklahoma, and rural electrification.

F 13 - 15: General Correspondence, Ellis County, 1947-1948.

Topics include federal aid to education and rural electrification.

F 16 - 21: General Correspondence, Greer County, 1947-1948.

Topics include electioneering in Oklahoma, federal aid to education, margarine law and legislation, and oleo.

F 22: General Correspondence, Harmon County, 1947-1948.

Topics include electioneering in Oklahoma and rural electrification. Topics in this foldera continue in Box 3, Folders 1-3.

Box 3

F 1 - 3: General Correspondence, Harmon County, 1947-1948.

Topics in these folders are also found in Box 2, Folders 22.

F 4 - 17: General Correspondence, Jackson County, 1947-1948.

Topics include draft, electioneering in Oklahoma, federal aid to education, military pensions, American surplus government property, veterans, Altus Army Air Field (Okla.), and Lugert-Altus Irrigation District. Correspondents include J. (John) Edgar Hoover (Folder 4) and United States War Assets Administration (Folder 10).

F 18 - 24: General Correspondence, Kiowa County, 1947-1948.

Topics include Fort Sill Indian School, United States Bureau of Indian Affairs in Anadarko (Okla.), agriculture, agriculture and cooperative taxation, draft, American economic assistance in Europe, electioneering in Oklahoma, Indians of North America land tenure, Kiowa Indians, margarine law and legislation, military pensions, motion picture theater in Snyder (Okla.), American surplus government property, veterans, Altus Lake (Okla.), oleo, Fort Sill Indian School Reserve (Okla.), and Lugert-Altus Reservoir (Okla.). Correspondents include Oklahoma Farm Bureau Resolutions (Folder 21), United States Bureau of Reclamation(Folder 22), United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, United States War Assets Administration, A. T. Glover (Folder 20), Fred R. Nichols (Folder 20), and Oklahoma Cotton Cooperative Association (Box 3, Folder 21). Topics in these folders continue in Box 4, Folders 1-4.

Box 4

F 1 - 4: General Correspondence, Kiowa County, 1947-1948.

Topics in this folder are also found in Box 3, Folders 18 - 24. Correspondents include United States Office of the Housing Expediter (Folder 4) and American Indian Exposition (Folder 1).

F 5 - 7: General Correspondence, Roger Mills County, 1946-1948.

Topics include draft, electioneering in Oklahoma, physicians supply and demand in Roger Mills County (Okla.), and rural electrification. Correspondents include United States Soil Conservation Service and Guy Clark Davis (Folder 5).

F 8 - 14: General Correspondence, Tillman County, 1947-1948.

Topics include draft, military pensions, physicians supply and demand in Tillman County (Okla.), American surplus government property, water-supply in Frederick (Okla.), Veterans, Davidson Auxiliary Field (Davidson, Okla.), and Newel C. Gaddis (Folder 11). Correspondents include United States War Assets Administration, United States War Dept. (Folder 10), and Federal Land Bank of Wichita (Folder 8).

F 15 - 21: General Correspondence, Washita County, 1947-1948.

Topics include Marshall Plan, draft, American economic assistance in Europe, federal aid to education, American surplus government property, and Soviet Union foreign relations with the United States. Correspondents include United States War Assets Administration.

Box 5

F 1: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, A, 1947-1948.

Topics include federal aid to education and Indians of North America government relations. Correspondents include American Farm Bureau Federation, American Veterans of World War II, Amvets, and Oklahoma Automobile Dealers Association.

F 2: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, Bailey, H. E., 1947.

Topics include roads design and construction finance in Oklahoma. Correspondents include H. E. Bailey, Oklahoma State Highway Commission, and United States Public Roads Administration.

F 3: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, Barnett, Frances F. 1947-1948.

Topics include political refugees and World War II refugees. Correspondents include League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, League of Women Voters (U.S.), and Frances F. Barnett.

F 4: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, Belvin, J. H. 1947-1948.

Topics include Goodland Indian Orphanage (Okla.), Chickasaw Indians government relations, Chickasaw Indians politics and government, Choctaw Indians government relations, Choctaw Indians politics and government, asphalt and Oklahoma, and coal and Oklahoma. Correspondents include J. H. Belvin.

F 5: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, Bennett, Henry G. 1947-1948.

Topics include flight training. Correspondents include Henry Garland Bennett, Oklahoma A & M College, and United States Veterans Administration.

F 6: General Correspondence Nonconstituent, Burch, Clarence, 1948.

Topics include Red River (Tex.-La.) and river bottom. Correspondents include Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board, Oklahoma Attorney General, Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office, and Clarence Burch.

F 7 - 10: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, B, 1947-1948.

This correspondence was arranged alphabetically by the name of the author and not by the organization he/she represented. Topics include Booker T. Washington, draft, American economic assistance, Indians of North America education in Oklahoma, labor laws and legislation, margarine law and legislation, old age pensions, rent control, timber and Alaska, tobacco taxation law and legislation, veterans education, United States Armed Forces Reserves, Jackson Hole National Monument (Wyo.), and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include American Forestry Association, Boy Scouts of America, Harry Flood Byrd, Farmers Cooperative Grain Dealers Association (Okla.), General Welfare Federation of America, Inc., National Audubon Society, National Cotton Council of America, National Grange, Oklahoma State Federation of Labor, Reserve Officers of the United States (Okla.), United States Veterans Administration, Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial, Council of Red Men of America, Oklahoma Agricultural Cooperative Council, Oklahoma Apartment Owners Association, and Oklahoma Association of Tobacco Distributors.

F 11 - 13: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, C, 1947-1948.

This correspondence was arranged alphabetically by the name of the author and not by the organization he/she represented. Topics include United States Air Force, Agricultural Conservation Program in Oklahoma, cancer treatment, draft, foot-and-mouth disease, housing, Indians of North America land tenure, Indians of North America taxation in Oklahoma, old age pensions in Oklahoma, rural electrification in Ellis County (Okla.), and veterans. Correspondents include George Lynn Cross, Fulton Lewis, Oklahoma State Medical Association, Oklahoma Legislature Senate Resolutions, United States Production and Marketing Administration (Okla.), J. William Cordell, and Rio Grande Valley Farm Bureau Federation.

F 14 - 17: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, E, 1947-1948.

This correspondence was arranged alphabetically by the name of the author and not by the organization he/she represented. Topics include United States Air National Guard in Norman (Okla.), United States Bureau of Indian Affairs in Anadarko (Okla.), United States Home Owners Loan Corporation, Draft, Eufaula Lake (Okla.), federal aid to education, housing finance, Indians of North America and Alaska, labor laws and legislation, margarine law and legislation, Navajo Indians, tobacco taxation law and legislation, toll roads and Oklahoma, veterans education, veterans' hospitals in Muskogee (Okla.), Turner Turnpike, regional educational institutions in the Southern States, Jackson Hole National Monument (Wyo.), Alaskan Salmon Trap Bill, and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include Stanley Carlyle Draper, American Legion (Okla.), James Curran Davis, Joseph L. Evins, Ralph E. Flanders, Missouri Kansas and Texas Railway Company, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Oklahoma Library Commission, Oklahoma State Agency for Surplus Property, Oklahoma Association of School Administrators, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Oklahoma Farmers Unions, Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, Oklahoma Tax Commission, Elmer Thomas, United States Federal Home Loan Bank Administration, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy Dept., Sam Dicke, Ben Dwight, American Bead Company, Association of American Indian Affairs, Committee for Economic Development, 45th Infantry Division Association, and New Mexico Association on Indian Affairs.

F 18 - 20: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, G-H, 1947-1948.

This correspondence was arranged alphabetically by the name of the author and not by the organization he/she represented. Topics include James V. McClintic, Goodland Indian Orphanage (Okla.), United States Bureau of Employment Security, United States Bureau of Indian Affairs in Anadarko (Okla.), United States Civil Aeronautics Administration in Oklahoma, United States Employment Service, airport control towers in Oklahoma City (Okla.), Aguas Calientes Indians, Apache Indians, brewing industry law and legislation, Comanche Indians, Communism, draft, Kiowa Indians, labor laws and legislation, margarine law and legislation, mobile home taxation, Eufaula Lake (Okla.), oleo, Reorganization Act of 1945, and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include Ernest Gruening - Governor of Alaska, Averell Harriman, Harry S. Truman - Speech, General Motors Corporation, Oklahoma Bankers Association, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs, United States Dept. of Labor, American Indian Exposition (16th: 1947: Anadarko, Okla.), Enid Board of Trade, Intertribal Council of Kiowa Comanche and Apache, Oklahoma Malt Beverage Association, and Oklahoma State Federation of Federal Employees Union.

F 21 - 23: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, I-L, 1947-1948.

This correspondence was arranged alphabetically by the name of the author and not by the organization he/she represented. Topics include Marshall Plan, airport control towers in Oklahoma City (Okla.), cotton, federal aid to education, foot-and-mouth disease, Indians of North America Alcohol use, mineral rights in Oklahoma, Osage Indians politics and government, peanuts, Alaska, veterans, and Altus-Lugert Reservoir (Okla.). Correspondents include Robert Samuel Kerr, American Farm Bureau Federation, Commodity Credit Corporation, Izaak Walton League of America, King Ranch, Inc., National Association of Retail Grocers of the United States, National Cotton Council of America, Oklahoma State Game and Fish Commission, Oklahoma Bar Association Resolutions, Oklahoma Farmers Union, Fred Lookout - Principal Chief of the Osage, National Fellowship of Indian Workers, and Oklahoma Retail Grocers Association.

F 24 - 25: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, M, 1946-1948.

This correspondence was arranged alphabetically by the name of the author and not by the name of the organization he/she represented. Topics include Preston Peden family newspaper photo, United States Bureau of Indian Affairs in Anadarko (Okla.), Catholic schools in Oklahoma, draft, and veterans. Correspondents include Gerald W. Landis, Toby Morris, Mississippi Valley Association, Oklahoma State Dept. of Health, Phillips Petroleum Company, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, United States Veterans Administration, Mary McClintic Leibert, Olive McClintic Mulherin, Catholic Schools of Oklahoma, Farm Credit Administration of Wichita, Kansas, National Association of County Officials, and Tribal Council of the Apache Tribe.

F 26: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, McBride, Don, 1947-1948.

Topics include water conservation and Reclamation Project Act of 1939. Correspondents include Don McBride, Arkansas Basin Development Association, and National Reclamation Association.

F 27: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, Mc, 1947-1948.

Topics include United States Southwestern Power Administration, electric power in Oklahoma, and veterans loans. Correspondents include James V. McClintic, Oklahoma Mortgage Association, and RFC Mortgage Company.

F 28 - 29: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, N-O, 1947-1948.

Topics include electric power, labor laws and legislation, margarine law and legislation, tax courts in the United States, Little River (Okla.), United States Armed Forces Reserves, United States Armed Forces Reserves law and legislation, United States National Guard, and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include Gregory McMahon, American Farm Bureau Federation, American Public Power Association, Associated Industries of Oklahoma, Daughters of the American Revolution, National Cotton Council of America, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, National Wildlife Federation Report, Oklahoma National Guard, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Reserve Officers Association of the United States, National Association of County Officials, National Cotton Compress and Cotton Warehouse Association.

Box 6

F 1 - 3: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, P-R, 1947-1948.

Topics include Harry S. Truman, United States Internal Revenue Service, United States Southwestern Power Administration, Agricultural Conservation Program, federal aid to education, freight and freightage rates, labor laws and legislation, old age pensions, rent control, rural electrification and Oklahoma, veterans, vivisection, Alaska, Bulwinkle-Reed Bill, and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include Julian J. Rothbaum, American Society for the Prevention of Curelty to Animals (Tulsa, Okla.), Democratic National Committee (U.S.), R. W. Robberson, and Oscar V. Rose.

F 4 - 6: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, S, 1947-1948.

Topics include Marshall Plan, agriculture and Oklahoma, American economic assistance in Europe, federal aid to education, homestead law and the United States, industrial hygiene, old age pensions, Osage Indians government relations, Osage Indians politics and government, public lands in Arizona, public lands in California, public lands and Tule Lake (Calif.), political refugees, veterans, World War II refugees, Eufaula Lake (Okla.), Jackson Hole National Monument, National Housing Commission, Klamath Project, National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, National Housing Commission Bill, Taft-Hartley Act, Yuma Project, and McAlester Naval Ammunition Depot (Okla.). Correspondents include George Blaine Schwabe, American Veterans of World War II, Catholic War Veterans of the United States, New York Stock Exchange, Oklahoma State Board of Agriculture, Oklahoma State Board of Vocational Education, Oklahoma State Dept. of Health, Oklahoma Press Association, United States Bureau of Reclamation, Fred Lookout - Principal Chief of the Osage, American Pension Committee, Amvets Resolution, and National Association of County Officials.

F 7 - 9: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, T-V, 1947-1948.

Topics include Southern Governors' Conference, agricultural laws and legislation, flour industry in Oklahoma, national school lunch program, Paleo-Indians in Oklahoma, toll roads in Oklahoma, veterans, Alaska, southern states politics and government Congresses, Turner Turnpike, United States race relations, and Fort Gibson Dam (Okla.).Correspondents include Francis Everett Townsend, Strom Thurmond, Roy Joseph Turner, and Oklahoma Farm Bureau.

F 10 - 12: General Correspondence, Nonconstituent, W-Z, 1947-1948.

Topics include flour industry, lead industry and trade, mineral industries, veterans, Alaska, Eufaula Lake (Okla.), Washita Battlefield National Historic Site (Okla.), Jackson Hole National Monument (Wyo.), and Natural Gas Act. Correspondents include National Cotton Council of America, Oklahoma Attorney General, Oklahoma Tax Commission, and Intertribal Indian Council of Oklahoma.

F 13 - 14: Post Office Correspondence, 1947-1948.

Topics include post office buildings in Oklahoma and postal service in Oklahoma.

F 15 - 19: Subject, Agriculture Department, 1947-1948.

Topics include United States Dept. of Agriculture appropriations and expenditures, Agricultural Conservation Program, agricultural price supports, agriculture in Oklahoma, agriculture and state, alfalfa seeds, foot-and-mouth disease, forests and forestry, and rural electrification. Correspondents include Clinton Presba Anderson, Charles Franklin Brannan, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States Forest Service, United States Production and Marketing Administration, and United States Rural Electrification Administration.

F 20: Subject, Annapolis Appointments, Stafford, Thomas, 1947-1948.

Correspondents include Thomas P. Stafford and United States Navy Dept.

F 21: Subject, Army-Navy Merger Bill, 1947.

Topics include United States Army, United States Navy Dept., disposition of Solders' bodies, World War II casualties, and United States Armed Forces management. Correspondents include United States Dept. of the Army.

F 22: Subject, Boxcars for Wheat, 1947-1948.

Topics include Association of American Railroads and railroad freight-cars. Correspondents include Cecil R. King, Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company, Federation for Railway Progress (U.S.), and Western Congressional Caucus - press releases.

F 23: Subject, Canadian River Watershed, 1947-1948.

Topics include flood control in Oklahoma, Deep Fork River (Okla.), and South Canadian River (Okla.). Correspondents include United States Army Corps of Engineers.

F 24: Subject, Chapels, 1947.

Topics include United States Dept. of the Army Office of the Chief of Chaplains and chapels in Oklahoma. Correspondents include United States War Assets Administration.

F 25: Subject, Civil Aeronautics Administration, 1946-1947.

Topics include airports in the United States. Correspondents include United States Civil Aeronautics Administration and United States Civil Aeronautics Board Report.

F 26: Subject, Civil Service Commission, 1946.

Topics include civil service. Correspondents include United States Civil Service Commission Publication.

F 27 - 28: Subject, Clinton Naval Air Station, 1947-1948.

Topics include United States Civil Aeronautics Administration, airport in Clinton (Okla.), and American Surplus government property. Correspondents include Ross Rizley, United States War Assets Administration, Federal Land Bank of Wichita, and Sherman Machine and Iron Works.

F 29: Subject, Coast Guard Academy, 1946-1948.

Correspondents include United States Coast Guard and United States Coast Guard Academy.

F 30: Subject, Commerce Department, 1947-1948.

Topics include airport finance in Oklahoma, census, lumber trade in Arkansas, lumber trade in Oklahoma, and voluntary industry agreements program. Correspondents include United States Bureau of the Census, United States Civil Aeronautics Administration, United States Dept. of Commerce, and Office of Industry Cooperation.

F 31: Subject, Congressional Correspondence, 1947-1948.

Topics include Marshall Plan, American economic assistance in Europe, Indians of North America and Alaska, labor laws and legislation, veterans, Alaska, Hawaii, Metlakatla Indians, Annette Islands Reserve (Alaska.), and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include Samuel Washington Arnold, Edward Lewis Bartlett, Schuyler Otis Bland, Ezekiel C. Gathings, Albert Gore - speech, Fred Allan Hartley, Glen D. Johnson, William Lemke, William Robert Poage, Norris Poulson, Ross Rizley, and Elmer Thomas.

Box 7

F 1: Subject, Cooperatives, Taxation, 1947 - 1948.

Topics include agriculture and cooperative taxation. Correspondents include Fulton Lewis, Oklahoma Pharmaceutical Association, Commerce and Industry Association of New York, and National Tax Equality Association.

F 2: Subject, Displaced Persons, Immigration, 1947-1948.

Topics include emigration and immigration, political refugees, and World War II refugees. Correspondents include Ed L. Gossett and United States Displaced Persons Commission.

F 3: Subject, District of Columbia, Home Rule, 1948.

Topics include Washington (D.C.) Politics and government. Correspondents include American Planning and Civic Association Committee of 100 on the Federal City.

F4: Subject, Equal Rights Amendment, 1941-1947.

Topics include equal rights amendments and the United States. Correspondents include League of Women Voters, National Woman's Party, and National Committee to Defeat the Un-Equal Rights Amendment.

F5: Subject, Everglades National Park, 1947-1948.

Topics include oil and gas leases in Everglades National Park (Fla.) as well as the park.

F 6: Subject, Farm Equipment Shortage, 1948.

Topics include agricultural machinery. Correspondents include Averell Harriman, William Simon Hill, International Harvester Company, J. I. Case Company, Minneapolis-Moline Company, Oklahoma Farm Bureau, United States Dept. of Commerce, Gleaner Harvester Corporation, and Massey-Harris Company.

F 7: Subject, Federal Aid to Education, 1948.

Correspondents include National Education Association of the United States leaflet, Friends of the Public Schools of America, and National Liberal League.

F 8: Subject, Federal Power Commission, 1946-1948.

Topics include Ross Rizley, natural gas pipeline law and legislation, and Natural Gas Act. Correspondents include Independent Petroleum Association of America, National Coal Association, and United States Federal Power Commission.

F 9: Subject, Federal Works Agency, 1946-1948.

Topics include federal aid to community development in Oklahoma, public works and Oklahoma, and Mobilization and Reconversion Act of 1944. Correspondents include United States Federal Works Agency Bureau of Community Facilities.

F 10: Subject, Flood Control, 1946-1948.

Topics include United States Army Corps of Engineers, flood control in Oklahoma, Washita River (Tex. and Okla.), and Washita River Watershed (Tex. and Okla.). Correspondents include National Rivers and Harbors Congress, United States War Dept, and Office of the Chief of Engineers.

F 11: Subject, Foreign Affairs, 1947-1948.

Topics include Marshall Plan and United States foreign relations 1945-1953.

F12: Subject, Greece-Turkey Assistance Bill, 1947.

Topics include American economic assistance to Greece and American economic assistance to Turkey.

F 13: Subject, Hawaii, 1947.

Topics include Hawaii politics and government 1900-1959. Correspondents include Antonio Fernos Isern, J. R. Farrington, and Citizens' Committee for Statehood for Hawaii.

F 14: Subject, Housing, 1946-1948.

Topics include construction industry and the United States and real estate agents malpractice in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), National Association of Real Estate Boards, United States Bureau of Labor Statistics - report, United States Dept. of Commerce - report, and United States Dept. of Justice - press release.

F 15: Subject, Indian Affairs, 1946-1948.

Topics include Arapaho Indians claims, Arapaho Indians government relations, Cheyenne Indians claims, Cheyenne Indians government relations, Choctaw Indians politics and government, Canton Lake (Okla.), and Fort Reno (Okla.).

F 16: Subject, Inflation - Monetary Factor, 1947-1948.

Topics include inflation (finance). Correspondents include Joseph Patrick O'Hara.

F 17: Subject, International Banking and Trade, 1947.

Topics include Export-Import Bank of the United States, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and International Monetary Fund.

F 18: Subject, Labor Legislation, 1947-1948.

Topics include labor laws and legislation, strikes and lockouts, coal mining, labor unions, Labor-Management Relations Act of 1947, and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include Allen Joseph Ellender, Fred Allan Hartley, Gerald W. Landis, Richard Milhous Nixon, Harry S. Truman, and Inland Steel Company - Packet.

F 19: Subject, Lugert-Altus Irrigation Project/W. C. Austin Project, 1947-1948.

Topics include water-supply in Jackson County (Okla.) and W. C. Austin. Correspondents include John Phillips, Elmer Thomas, Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board, United States Bureau of Reclamation, and United States Dept. of the Interior.

F 20: Subject, Marshall Plan, 1947-1948.

Topics include Marshall Plan and American economic assistance in Europe. Correspondents include Dean Acheson, Julius Albert Krug, George Catlett Marshall - speech, and United States Dept. of State - press release.

F 21: Subject, Merchant Marine Cadet Corps, 1948.

Topics include United States Merchant Marine Academy and merchant marine in the United States. Correspondents include H. J. Isbrandtsen.

F 22: Subject, Military Beneficiary - Insurance Policy, 1947-1948.

Topics include government life insurance, Art S. Littlefield, and Ernest O. Winingham.

F 23: Subject, Military Justice, 1946-1947.

Topics include courts-martial and courts of inquiry. Correspondents include United States War Dept. - press releases.

F 24: Subject, Miscellaneous Reference, 1945-1948.

Several items in this folder were from the Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress. Topics include United States Army equipment, draft, Bessie (Okla.), telephone directories, and Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946. Correspondents include Oklahoma Dept. of Public Welfare Report and United States Bureau of Naval Personnel.

F 25: Subject, National Federal of Small Business, 1947.

Correspondents include National Federation of Small Business.

F 26: Subject, Oil Shortage, 1948.

Topics include petroleum.

F 27: Subject, Oklahoma Highway, Federal Aid, 1948.

Topics include road design and construction in Oklahoma, road finance in Oklahoma, and federal aid urban highway program. Correspondents include H. E. Bailey, A. S. Mike Monroney, Elmer Thomas, Roy Joseph Turner, National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.) Report, Oklahoma Dept. of Highways, Oklahoma State Highway Commission, and United States Public Roads Administration.

F 28: Subject, Oklahoma Tax Commission, 1947-1948.

Topics include gasoline taxation and Oklahoma, revenue in Oklahoma, sales tax and Oklahoma, taxation, and Oklahoma appropriations and expenditures. Correspondents include Oklahoma Tax Commission.

F 29: Subject, Petitions, 1948.

Topics include Marshall Plan, draft, American economic assistance in Europe, and margarine law and legislation.

Box 8

F 1: Subject, Projects, Irrigation, Navigation and Land Management, 1948.

Topics include flood control in Oklahoma, public land sales, Elm Fork (Okla.), Heyburn Lake (Okla.), Salt Fork (Okla.), Duke Irrigation Project, and Mangum Irrigation Project. Correspondents include Julius Albert Kurg, National Grange, United States Bureau of Land Management, United States Bureau of Reclamation, United States Dept. of the Interior and United States War Dept. Office of the Chief of Engineers

F 2 - 7: Subject, Public Lands Committee, 1946-1948.

Topics include Central Valley Project (Calif.), United States Dept. of the Interior appropriations and expenditures, agriculture and Puerto Rico, Choctaw Indians, coal mines and mining safety regulations, flood control, Indian termination policy, Indians of North America and government policy, Indians of North America and Alaska, Indians of North America and California, irrigation, Klamath Indians, mineral lands and the United States, Navajo Indians, public lands and the United States, reclamation of land, water-power, water-supply and California, Alaska, Central Valley (Calif.), Colorado River (Colo. - Mexico), Guam, Hawaii, Keystone Lake (Okla.), Red River (Tex.-La.), Tenkiller Ferry Lake (Okla.), Jackson Hole National Monument (Wyo.), Alaska Veterans Homestead Act of 1947, Columbia Basin Project, Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, National Stockpiling Act, Reclamation Project Act of 1939, and Wheeler-Howard Act (Folder 7). Correspondents include Jere Cooper, Julius Albert Krug, Don McBride, Walter Christian Ploeser, Norris Poulson, Andrew Lawrence Somers, Richard Joseph Welch, Alaska Native Brotherhood (Folder 7), American Farm Bureau Federation, American Public Power Association, National Reclamation Association, United States House Committee on Public Lands, United States War Dept, J. H. Belvin, Geneva Steel Company, and Kaiser Company.

F 8: Subject, Puerto Rico, 1947.

Topics include Puerto Rico economic conditions. Correspondents include Antonio Fernos Isern and Luis Munoz Marin.

F 9: Subject, Rent Control, 1947.

Topics include rent control and Frederick (Okla.). Correspondents include United States Office of the Housing Expediter.

F 10: Subject, Rural Electrification Administration, 1948.

Topics include United States Rural Electrification Administration and rural electrification in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Glen D. Johnson and National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

F 11: Subject, Rural Medical Service, 1948.

Topics include medical policy and the United States and rural health services. Correspondents include American Medical Association.

F12: Subject, Science, [1948].

Correspondents include Arthur Powell Davies - speech.

F 13: Subject, Scrap Metals, [1948].

Correspondents include American Iron and Steel Institute

F 14: Subject, Senate and House Committee Summaries, 1947.

This folder consists of materials issued by the Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress. Topics include Marshall Plan, United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate Committee on Public Lands, United States Dept. of State - Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs, World Health Organization, American economic assistance to Greece, American economic assistance to Turkey, labor laws and legislation, petroleum industry and trade, strikes and lockouts, trade-unions, World War II treaties, Anglo-American Oil Agreement, and Inter-American Military Cooperation Act.

F 15: Subject, Socialized Medicine and National Health Program, 1946-1947.

This folder includes a stapled typescript which contained numerous speeches/statements on the issue of socialized medicine. Most of the names cited are from this document. Topics include medical policy, state medicine, National Health Act of 1945, and Charles Franklin Brannan. Correspondents include Fiorello Henry La Guardia, Wayne Lyman Morse, James E. Murray, Claude Pepper, Harry S. Truman - speech, and United States Public Health Service.

F 16: Subject, Soil and Water Conservation, 1946-1948.

Topics include soil conservation law and legislation. Correspondents include Julius Albert Krug, Oklahoma Soil Conservation Board, United States Dept. of the Interior, and United States Soil Conservation Service.

F 17: Subject, Southwestern Power Administration, 1947-1948.

Topics include United States Southwestern Power Administration, electric utilities, and rural electrification. Correspondents include Sam Rayburn, Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company, and Public Service Company of Oklahoma.

F 18: Subject, Speeches, 1948.

Topics include agricultural machinery, conservation of natural resources, equal rights amendments, and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include Carl Bert Albert - radio broadcast.

F 19: Subject, State Department, 1948.

Topics include Czechoslovakia commerce with the United States and United States commerce with Czechoslovakia. Correspondents include United States Dept. of State.

F 20: Subject, Taft-Ellender-Wagner Bill, 1947-1948.

Topics include housing law and legislation, slums, veterans, and National Housing Commission. Correspondents include Jay LeFevre - Speech, Joseph McCarthy, Robert Ferdinand Wagner, National Association of Home Builders of the United States, and National Association of Real Estate Boards.

F 21: Subject, Universal Military Training, 1947-1948.

Topics include draft. Correspondents include Ben Franklin Jensen, Thomas Ellsworth Martin, National Council Against Conscription (U.S.), United States Dept. of the Army, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Citizens Committee for a National War Service Act, and Citizens Emergency Committee for Universal Military Training

F22: Subject, Veteran Hospital Facilities, 1946-1947.

Topics include veterans' hospitals. Correspondents include Omar Nelson Bradley, American Hospital Association Booklet, and United States Veterans Administration.

F23: Subject, War Assets Administration, 1947-1948.

Topics include American surplus government property. Correspondents include United States War Assets Administration.

F 24: Subject, Wickersham, Victor, 1945-1946.

This folder consists of several copies of bills introduced by Victor Wickersham. Correspondents include Victor E. Wickersham.

F 25: Subject, Wister Dam and Reservoir, 1947.

Topics include Poteau River (Okla.). Correspondents include United States Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District.

F 26: Special Correspondence, Campaign, 1946, 1948.

Topics include agriculture in Oklahoma and electioneering in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Victor E. Wickersham and Democratic National Committee (U.S.).

F 27: Newsletters, n.d.

These newsletters were all written by Preston Peden. Topics include Library of Congress, Archives and the United States, public debts, press and politics, Blair House (Washington, D.C.), United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.), Washington (D.C.), Goddess of Freedom statue, and Indian Goddess statue.

F 28: Newsletters, 1947.

These newsletters were all written by Preston Peden. Occasionally, there is reference material included. Topics include Marshall Plan, United States Dept. of Justice Office of the Attorney General, United States House Committee on Un-American Activities, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States Dept. of Commerce, United States Dept. of Defenses, United States Dept. of Labor, United States Dept. of State, United States Dept. of the Air Force, United States Dept. of the Army, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Treasury, United States Federal Trade Commission, United States Government Printing Office, United States Interstate Commerce Commission, United States Navy Dept, United States Post Office Dept, Communism, American economic assistance in Europe, executive departments of the United States, petroleum, postal service in the United States, disposition of soldiers' bodies, veterans, Soviet Union commerce with the United States, United States commerce with the Soviet Union, Taft-Hartley Act, and Tax Reduction Bill.

F 29: Newsletters, 1948.

These newsletters were all written by Preston Peden. Occasionally, there is reference material included. Topics include Marshall Plan, United States Dept. of Agriculture appropriations and expenditures, agricultural machinery, Communism, American economic assistance in China, American economic assistance in Europe, electoral college and the United States, executive privilege (government privilege) and the United States, margarine law and legislation, military readiness, separation of powers in the United States, soil conservation, Palestine Partition 1947, Soviet Union commerce with the United States, United States commerce with the Soviet Union, United States Foreign relations with the Soviet Union, oleo, National Stockpiling Act, Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act, and Wedemeyer Report. Correspondents include Ed L. Gossett - report.

Box 1, Oversize: Peden Oversized Material, n.d., 1947-1948.

Topics include agriculture, cooperative taxation, Korean calendars, margarine law and legislation, United States foreign relations1945-1953, oleo, and Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include United States Southwestern Power Administration.

Preston E. Peden Collection Description


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