WILLIAM G. STIGLER COLLECTION
Box and Folder Inventory
Box 1

Series 1: Legislative, 1944-1952

F 1: Bills Introduced -- Seventy-eighth Congress (1943-1945).

a. Typescript:  WGS bills introduced into the Seventy-eight Congress; Second Session.  Lists number, title, and action.  H. R. 5419 is the only bill listed.

b. H. R. 5419:  "Relating to the status of Keetoowah Indians of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (WGS). Seventy- eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs. 

c. H. R. 5569:  "To create an Indian Claims Commission, to provide for the powers, duties, and functions thereof, and for other purposes" (Usher L. Burdick - North Dakota). Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944). Committee on Indian Affairs. 

F 2: Bills Introduced -- Seventy-ninth Congress (1945-1947).

Miscellaneous typescripts, some with handwritten additions, listing bills introduced by WGS.  Action taken included on some.  Seven discrete lists, some with copies.

F 3: Bills Introduced -- Seventy-ninth Congress (1945-1947).

a. H. R. 341:  "Relating to the status of Keetoowah Indians of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, and for other purposes"  (WGS). Seventy- ninth Congress. Committee on Indian Affairs.  Introduced print; First Session (1945). Reported print (Calendar 988); Second Session (1946).

b. Public Law 79-715 (H. R. 341).

c. H. R. 1197: "To validate titles to certain lands conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes" (WGS). Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Indian Affairs.

d. H. R. 1198:  "To create an Indian Claims Commission, to provide for the powers, duties, and functions thereof, and for other purposes" (WGS). Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Indian Affairs.

e. H. R. 1199:  "To amend the Act entitled 'An Act relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma.' approved January 27, 1933" (WGS). Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Indian Affairs.

f. H. R. 1200:  "To validate State court judgments in Oklahoma and judgments of the United States district courts of the State of Oklahoma and conveyances in the State of Oklahoma where Indian lands of the Five Civilized Tribes are involved" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Indian Affairs.

g. Hearings (H. R. 1197, H. R. 1199, and H. R. 1200):  "Concerning Land Titles of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma."  Committee on Indian Affairs.  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (March 1-2, 1945).

h. H. R. 1281:  "To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the memory of Will Rogers" (WGS). Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures.

i. H. R. 1384:  "To establish an additional United States military academy at Muskogee, in the State of Oklahoma" (WGS). Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Military Affairs.

F 4: Bills Introduced -- Seventy-ninth Congress (1945-1947).

a. H. R. 2444:  "To exempt pay for service in the armed forces during the present war from the Federal income tax" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Ways and Means.

b. H. R. 2459:  "To amend the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940 to authorize lump-sum payments to beneficiaries of national service life insurance policies" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation.

c. H. R. 2640:  "To validate titles to certain Indian lands conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes and to amend the Act entitled 'An Act relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma,' approved January 27, 1933, and to validate State court judgments in Oklahoma and judgments of the United States District Courts of the State of Oklahoma" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Indian Affairs.

d. H. R. 2754:  "To validate titles to certain Indian lands conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes and to amend the Act entitled 'An Act relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma,' approved January 27, 1933, and to validate State court judgments in Oklahoma and judgments of the United States District Courts of the State of Oklahoma" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Indian Affairs.  Introduced print. House Reported print (Union Calendar 94).  Senate Reported print (Calendar 358).

e. Senate Report No. 362 (H. R. 2754):  "Validating Titles to Certain Lands Conveyed to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma."  Committee on Indian Affairs.  Seventy-ninth Congress. (1945).

f. Public Law 79-116 (H. R. 2754).

g. H. R. 2765:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code" (WGS).  Seventy- ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Ways and Means.

h. H. R. 2921:  "To facilitate transfer of veterans being discharged from the armed forces, and who are in need of treatment, to the Veterans' Administration facility nearest their home" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation.

i. H. R. 3219:  "To amend the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act of 1935" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Indian Affairs. [N.B. Relates to off-setting expenditures against claims by Indian tribes.]

j. H. R. 3228:  "For the relief of Sam Dishong" (WGS). Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). Committee on Claims.  Reported print (Private Calendar 849).

F 5: Bills Introduced -- Seventy-ninth Congress (1945-1947).

a. H. R. 4111: "Relating to the Board of Parole" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on the Judiciary.

b. H. R. 4151:  "To encourage the provision of useful public works, and for other related purposes" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds.

c. H. R. 4170:  "To dispense with the maximum income requirements necessary to establish eligibility for pensions for widows and children of veterans of World War I" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation.

d. H. R. 4497: "To create an Indian Claims Commission, to provide for the powers, duties, and functions thereof, and for other purposes" (Henry M. Jackson - Washington). Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Indian Affairs.  Reported print (Union Calendar 433).

e. House Report No. 1466 (H. R. 4497):  "Creating an Indian Claims Commission."  Committee on Indian Affairs.  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).

f. H. R. 5508:  "To authorize the return of the Grand River Dam project to the Grand River Dam Authority and the adjustment and settlement of accounts between the Authority and the United States, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). Committee on Flood Control.

g.  H. R. 5785:  "To provide Government protection to widows and children of deceased World War I and World War II veterans, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation.

h. H. R. 5786:  "To provide increases of pension or compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities who have dependents" (WGS). Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation.

i. H. R. 6410:  "Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to lease the interest of the United States in the minerals in or under certain real property located in Muskogee County, Oklahoma" (WGS).  Seventy- ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). Committee on Agriculture.

j. H. R. 6971:  "To extend the benefits of vocational rehabilitation to World War II veterans who incur disabilities while receiving education or training under part VIII of Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation.

k. H. J. Res. 381:  "Directing the Comptroller General to restate the account of the Eastern and Western Cherokees under the Treaty of 1846 rendered by him November 19, 1942, and give them the benefit of the law governing partial payments" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

l. Draft Legislation:  To amend the Surplus Property Act of 1944 to provide that the disposal of surplus property to veterans be given priority over all other disposals of surplus property except transfers of surplus property to other Government agencies for their own use" (WGS). Typescript.  [N.B. There is no record of this legislation having been introduced in the Seventy-ninth Congress.]

F 6: Bills Introduced -- Eightieth Congress (1947-1949).

Miscellaneous typescripts, some with handwritten additions, listing bills introduced by WGS.  Action taken included on some.

F 7: Bills Introduced -- Eightieth Congress (1947-1949).

a. H. R. 149:  "Relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Public Lands.

b. H. R. 150:  "To provide for the establishment of a veterans' hospital at Taft, Oklahoma, for Negro veterans" (WGS). Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

c. H. R. 1023:  " To authorize the appointment of Joseph A. Southworth, formerly an ensign, to the active list of the United States Navy" (WGS). Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Armed Services.

d. H. R. 1273:  "Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to lease the interest of the United States in the minerals in or under certain real property located in Muskogee County, Oklahoma" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Agriculture.

e. H. R. 1319:  "For the relief of Calvin J. Frederick" (WGS). Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary. Introduced print. Reported print (Private Calendar 208).

f. Public Law 80-136 (H.R. 1319).

g. H. R. 1453:  To dispense with the maximum income requirements necessary to establish eligibility for pensions for widows and children of veterans of World War I" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

h. H. R. 1887:  "Relating to the pension or compensation of certain widows of persons who served in the armed forces in World War II" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

i. H. R. 1933:  "For the relief of Mrs. Elizabeth F. McCombie" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on the Judiciary.  House Introduced print. House Reported print (Private Calendar 214). Senate Introduced print.

j. H. R. 1944:  " To provide that pensions shall be extended to the widows and children of deceased World War II veterans on the same conditions as they are now extended to the widows and children of deceased World War I veterans" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

k. Hearings (H. R. 1887/H. R. 1944/et al.): "Providing Increased Payments of Compensation to Widows and Orphans of War Veterans and Extending the Time for Filing Claims."  Committee on Veterans' Affairs.  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

F 8: Bills Introduced -- Eightieth Congress (1947-1949).

a. H. R. 2005:  "To amend the act of April 21, 1932 (47 Stat. 88), Entitled 'An act to provide for the leasing of the segregated coal and asphalt deposits of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indian Nations, in Oklahoma, and for an extension of time within which purchasers of such deposits may complete payments'" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Public Lands.  House Introduced print.  Senate Reported Print (Calendar 443).

b. Public Law 80-295 (H. R. 2005).

c. H. R. 2085:  "Designating the fourth Saturday in September of each year as American Indian Day" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary.

d. H. R. 2433:  "For the relief of the legal guardian of Joseph DeSouza, Junior" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary. Introduced print. Reported print (Private Calendar 342).

e. H. R. 2682:  "To provide for the transfer of title in certain temporary housing from the United States to educational institutions" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Public Works.

f. H. R. 3173:  "Relative to Restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma and for other purposes" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Public Lands.  House Introduced print.  Senate Reported Print (Calendar 561).  Attached handwritten note.

g. Public Law 80-336 (H. R. 3173).

h. H. R. 3977:  "To direct the Civil Service Commission to confer a competitive classified civil service status upon certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

i. H. R. 4025:  "To amend section 22 (k) of the Internal Revenue Code, relating to alimony payments" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Ways and Means.

j. H.R. 4117:  "For the relief of Devi Dja" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary. [N.B. Devi Dja was the wife of Acee Blue Eagle.]

F 9: Bills Introduced -- Eightieth Congress (1947-1949).

a. H. R. 4512:  "To provide for the conveyance of certain land to the Northeastern State Teachers College at Tahlequah, Oklahoma" (WGS). Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Public Lands. House Introduced print. House Reported print (Union Calendar 787). Senate Introduced print (Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs).

b. Public Law 80-588 (H. R. 4512).

c. H. R. 5070:  "To authorize an appropriation in the amount of $500,000 for the expansion of hospital facilities at the United States Veterans Hospital at Muskogee, Oklahoma" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948). Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

d. H. R. 5262:  "To authorize the sale of individual Indian lands acquired under the act of June 18, 1934, and under the act of June 26, 1936" (Francis Case - South Dakota). Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948). Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.  Senate introduced print.

e. H. R. 5826:  "To authorize the sale of Indian lands acquired under the Act of June 18, 1934, and under the Act of June 26, 1926 [sic]" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948). Committee on Public Lands.

f. H.J. Res. 151:  "Directing the Comptroller General to restate the account of the Eastern and Western Cherokees under the treaty of 1846 rendered by him November 19, 1942, and give them the benefit of the law governing partial payments" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary.

g. H. J. Res. 235:  "To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp in honor of Will Rogers" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

h. H. J. Res. 329:  "To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp in honor of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.  Reported print (Union Calendar 815).

i. S. J. Res. 189:  "To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp in honor of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. House introduced print.

j. Public Law 80-515 (S. J. Res. 189).

k. Public Law No 72-322 (H. R. 8750): "Relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma."  Seventy-second Congress (1932).  Original bill by Edgar Howard - Nebraska.

l. Draft Legislation (H. R. 149; H. R. 3173):  "Relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Typescript with handwritten additions.

F 10: Bills Introduced -- Eighty-first Congress (1949-1951).

Miscellaneous typescripts, some with handwritten additions, listing bills introduced by WGS.  Action taken included on some.

F 11: Bills Introduced -- Eighty-first Congress (1949-1951).

a. H. R. 2217:  "To dispense with the maximum income requirements necessary to establish eligibility for pensions for widows and children of veterans of World War I" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 

b. H. R. 2218:  "To provide that pensions shall be extended to the widows and children of deceased World War II veterans on the same conditions as they are now extended to the widows and children of deceased World War I veterans" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

c. H. R. 2998:  "To amend the Act of July 24, 1946, with respect to the multiple purpose plan of improvement for the Arkansas River and tributaries, Arkansas and Oklahoma" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Public Works.

d. H. R. 4357:  "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to procure by contract in the open market and in the manner common among businessmen, the services of engineers, engineering associations or organizations, needed or required in connection with the acquisition or construction of public works" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Public Lands.

e. H. R. 4378:  "For the relief of Andrew Wisniewski" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on the Judiciary.

f. H. R. 4888:  "For the relief of the lawful heirs of Robert Brown, deceased, Cherokee roll numbered 32752" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on the Judiciary.

g. H. R. 6189:  "To authorize the commutation of the annual appropriation for fulfilling various treaties with the Choctaw Nation of Indians in Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Public Lands.

h. H. R. 6209:  "To authorize the commutation of the annual appropriation for fulfilling various treaties with the Choctaw Nation of Indians in Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).  Eighty- first Congress; Second Session (1950). Committee on Public Lands. Reported print (Union Calendar 762).  Handwritten note on back.

i. House Report No. 2056 (H. R. 6209): "Authorizing the Commutation of the Annual Appropriation for Fulfilling Various Treaties with the Choctaw Nation of Indians in Oklahoma" Committee on Public Lands. Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).

F 12: Bills Introduced -- Eighty-first Congress (1949-1951).

a. Public Law 81-791 (H. R. 6217):  "To provide greater security for veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and Philippine Insurrection, in the granting of outpatient treatment by the Veterans' Administration."  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950) (John E. Rankin - Mississippi). Committee on Veterans' Affairs. [N.B. WGS initialed this copy as a law that the President objected to.]

b. H. R. 6275:  "To require that general appropriation Acts provide funds for a period of two fiscal years, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Eighty- first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments.

c. H. R. 6515:  "To provide for the rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes of eastern Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Public Lands.

d. H. R. 6530:  "For the relief of Houston B. Teehee" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on the Judiciary.

e. H. R. 9219:  "to promote the rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes and other Indians of eastern Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (WGS). Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950). Committee on Public Lands.  House Introduced print.  House Reported print (Union Calendar 984).  Senate introduced print.

f. Draft Legislation:  "To provide for pensions for dependant parents of certain deceased veterans whose death was not service-connected"  (WGS). Not introduced.

F 13: Bills Introduced -- Eighty-second Congress (1951-1953).

Miscellaneous typescripts, some with handwritten additions, listing bills introduced by WGS.  Action taken included on some.

F 14: Bills Introduced -- Eighty-second Congress (1951-1953).

a. H. R. 1161:  "For the relief of Kenneth McRight" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952). Committee on the Judiciary.  Reported print (Private Calendar 577).

b. H. R. 1162:  "For the relief of Mrs. Kaiko (Kay) Fair and her minor children" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952). Committee on the Judiciary.  Reported print (Private Calendar 811).

c. H. R. 1786:  "To promote the rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes and other Indians of eastern Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on Public Lands.

d. H. R. 1787:  "To fix the personnel strength of the United States Marine Corps, and to make the Commandant of the Marine Corps a permanent member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on Armed Services. 

e. Senate Report No. 1736 (H. R. 1788):  "Authorizing the Employment of Attorneys for the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, on a Contingent Basis, and to Repeal Certain Provisions of the Acts of April 26, 1906, and March 3, 1911."  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Eighty- second Congress; Second Session (1952). [N.B. This was a WGS bill.]

f. H. R. 2972:  "For the relief of Harold Joe Davis" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on the Judiciary.

g. H. R. 2972:  "To provide for the sale by the Secretary of the Army of land allocated for cottage site development in reservoir areas" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on Public Works. 

h. H. R. 7655:  "To require that general appropriation Acts provide funds for a period of two fiscal years, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Eighty- second Congress; Second Session (1952). Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments. 

i. H. J. Res. 210:  "To provide a one-year extension of the five-year limitation on the time for presenting Indian claims to the Indian Claims Commission" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. House Introduced print. Senate introduced print.

j. House Report No. 692 (H. J. Res. 210): "Providing a One-Year Extension of the Five-Year Limitation on the Time for Presenting Indian Claims to the Indian Claims Commission." Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).

F 15: Bills Introduced -- Seventy-eighth through Eighty-second Congresses (1944-1952).

a. Miscellaneous handwritten notes referring to WGS introduced bills.

b. Report: Legislative Reference Service, Library of Congress: List of bills introduced by WGS since 1944 (June 25, 1952).

F 16: Relief Bills -- Seventy-ninth Congress (1945-1947). Dishong, Sam.

a. Correspondence and forms (1945-1946).

b. H. R. 3228:  "For the relief of Sam Dishong" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945). Committee on Claims.

c. Private Law 79-546 (H. R. 3228).

F 17: Relief Bills -- Eightieth Congress (1947-1949). DeSouza, Joseph, Jr., guardian.

a. Correspondence and documentation (1947-1948). Correspondents include Elmer Thomas.

b. Draft legislation:  "For the relief of the legal guardian of Joseph DeSouza, Jr."  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

c. H. R. 2433:  "For the relief of the legal guardian of Joseph DeSouza, Junior" (WGS)  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on the Judiciary. Introduced print.  Reported print (Private Calendar 342).

F 18: Relief Bills -- Eightieth Congress (1947-1949). Devi Dja.

a. Correspondence and notes (1947).

b. Program Flyer: Acee Blue Eagle: "Indian Art Program Presented in Lecture and Exhibition." [Devi Dja was Blue Eagle's wife.]

c. Draft Legislation:  "For the relief of Devi Dja."  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

d. H. R. 3149:  "To amend the Act approved December 28, 1945 (Public Law 271, Seventy-ninth Congress), entitled 'An Act to expedite the admission to the United States of alien spouses and alien minor children of citizen members of the United States armed forces'" (Frank Fellows -Maine). Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary.  Reported print (House Calendar 91).

e. House Report 478 (H. R. 3149): "Amending the Act to Expedite the Admission to the United States of Alien Spouses and Alien Minor Children of Citizen Members of the United States Armed Forces." Committee on the Judiciary. Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

f. H. R. 3398:  "To extend the period of validity of the Act to facilitate the admission into the United States of the alien fiancees or fiances of members of the armed forces of the United States" (Frank Fellows - Maine).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary.  Reported print (House Calendar 92).

g. House Report 479 (H. R. 3398): "Extending the Period of Validity of the Act to Facilitate the Admission into the United States of the Alien Fiancees or Fiances of Members of the Armed Forces of the United States." Committee on the Judiciary. Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

h. H. R. 4117:  "For the relief of Devi Dja" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary.

F 19: Relief Bills -- Eightieth Congress (1947-1948). Frederick, Calvin J.

a. Correspondence and documentation (1946-1948).

b. H. R. 1319:  "For the relief or Calvin J. Frederick" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary.

c. Private Law 80-136 (H. R. 1319).

F 20: Relief Bills -- Eightieth Congress (1947-1949). Higbee, Robert A.

a. Correspondence (1948).

b. H. R. 6418:  "For the relief of Robert A. Higbee, Jr." (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948). Committee on Public Lands.  Draft. Introduced print.

F 21: Relief Bills -- Eightieth Congress (1946-1948). McCombie, Elizabeth F.

a. Correspondence (1946-1948) and newspaper clipping.

b. H. R. 1933:  "For the relief of Mrs. Elizabeth F.  McCombie" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on the Judiciary.

c. Private Law 80-139 (H. R. 1933).

F 22: Relief Bills -- Eightieth Congress (1946-1948). Southworth, Joseph A.

a. Correspondence and documentation (1946-1948).

b. H. R. 1023:  "To authorize the appointment of Joseph A. Southworth, formerly an ensign, to the active list of the United States Navy" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Armed Services.

F 23: Relief Bills -- Eighty-first Congress (1948-1950). Brown, Robert, heirs.

a. Correspondence (1948-1950).

b. H. R. 4888:  "For the relief of the lawful heirs of Robert Brown, deceased, Cherokee roll numbered 32752" (WGS). Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on the Judiciary.

F 24: Relief Bills -- Eighty-first Congress (1949-1951). DeSouza, Joseph, Jr., guardian.

a. Correspondence (1949). Includes carbon of WGS letter to Harry S. Truman.

b. H. R. 2708:  "For the relief of the legal guardian of Joseph DeSouza, Junior" (Dixie Gilmer - Oklahoma).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on the Judiciary.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 169).

c. House Report 157 (H. R. 2708): "Legal Guardian of Joseph DeSouza, Jr."

d. Senate Report 186 (H. R. 2708): "Legal Guardian of Joseph DeSouza, Jr."

F 25: Relief Bills -- Eighty-first Congress (1949-1951). Teehee, Houston B.

a. Correspondence and documentation (1949-1950).

b. H. R. 594:  "For the relief of Mamie L. Hurley" (Schuyler Otis Bland - Virginia).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on the Judiciary.  Reported print (Private Calendar 16).

c. H. R. 6530:  "For the relief of Houston B. Teehee" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session. Committee on the Judiciary.

F 26: Relief Bills -- Eighty-first Congress (1949-1951). Wisniewski, Andrew.

a. Correspondence and notes (1949-1950).

b. H. R. 4378:  "For the relief of Andrew Wisniewski" (WGS).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on the Judiciary. Draft. Introduced print.

F 27: Relief Bills -- Eighty-first Congress (1949-1951). Richardson, Keith. 

a. Correspondence and documentation (1949-1950).

b. S. 213:  "To provide benefits for the reserve components of the armed forces who suffer disability or death from injuries incurred while engaged in active duty training for periods of less than thirty days or while engaged in active duty training" (Margaret Chase Smith - Maine). Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Armed Services. House Introduced print.

c. Public Law 81-108 (S. 213).

d. Pamphlet: United Dry Association of Oklahoma City: "Beware of Wet Whitewash. Get the Facts" (1949).

F 28: Relief Bills -- Eighty-second Congress (1951-1953). Carr, Alice K.

a. Correspondence and documentation (1946-1952).

b. H. R. 5262:  "For the relief of Mrs. Alice K. Carr" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on the Judiciary.

F 29: Relief Bills -- Eighty-second Congress (1951-1953). Davis, Harold Joe.

a. Correspondence and documentation (1951-1953).

b. H. R. 2972:  "For the relief of Harold Joe Davis" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on the Judiciary.  Introduced print.  Reported print (Private Calendar 1157).

c. House Report 2209 (H. R. 2972): "Harold Joe Davis." Committee on the Judiciary. Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).

F 30: Relief Bills -- Eighty-second Congress (1951-1953). Demcheshen, Michael.

a. Correspondence and documentation (1950-1952).

b. H. R. 5128:  "For the relief of Michael Demcheshen" (George B. Schwabe - Oklahoma). Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on the Judiciary.

Speeches, Statements, and Remarks by Stigler

F 31: Radio Broadcast (February 29, 1944).

Second campaign speech, re veterans and post-war planning for benefits and work.  Typescript.  WGS election also emphasized.

F 32: Radio Broadcast (March 6, 1944).

Last campaign speech of 1944 repeating positions on issues and qualifications.  Typescript.

F 33: House Debate (June 20, 1944).  "Sale of Coal and Asphalt Deposits of Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Oklahoma."

Two passages of floor debate and remarks by WGS in support of an amendment to permit negotiations for such sale between leaders of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations and the Secretary of the Interior.  Congressional Record extract. [This was WGS' maiden speech in the House.]

F 34: Extension of Remarks (September 14, 1944). "Remember When We Chose the Two Chickens?"

WGS comments introducing Ralph Gill editorial of above title supporting the President for reelection.  Editorial not included.  Typescript.

F 35: Extension of Remarks (December 15, 1944). "National Congress of American Indians."

WGS introduction to Oklahoma State District Judge N. B. Johnson's comments of above title, describing the organization's founding, purpose and president [N. B. Johnson].  One copy with attached request for inclusion in the Congressional Record.  Statement by Johnson not included. 

F 36: Extension of Remarks (January 22, 1945).  "An American Heritage."

College student essay by Nancy Hanck inserted into the Congressional Record.  Four various copies.  Accompanying descriptions of Miss Hanck's accomplishments.  Essay contest information from L. E. Faulkner of Mississippi Central Railroad Company.

F 37: Extension of Remarks (February 1, 1945).  "Voices of the Present and Past."

WGS speech re H. R. 1752 ["To amend the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, and for other purposes" (Andrew J. May - Kentucky). Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).]  Typescript and Congressional Record extract.

F 38: Extension of Remarks (February 12, 1945).  "Letter from a Constituent."

Correspondence with Mr. George W. Selvidge about letter.  Comments by WGS introducing Mr. Selvidge's letter.  Letter discusses ending war instead of "fussing" over post war legislation.  Letter not included.

F 39: Extension of Remarks (March 12, 1945).  "Text of Fort Gibson Resolution Adopted by Arkansas Valley Authority Association of Oklahoma."

WGS comments introducing resolution.  Resolution not included. 

F 40: House Debate (April 26, 1945).

Incomplete speech by WGS re Indian Affairs.  Congressional Record extract.

F 41: Speech (May 17, 1945).  "Our GI's Must Have Jobs."

WGS advocating extension of Veterans Employment Service.  Unrevised Congressional Record text.  Revised text reprinted for distribution.

F 42: Extension of Remarks (May 22, 1945).  "List of Principal Chiefs of Choctaw Nation of Indians."

WGS request for inclusion in Congressional Record and list of chiefs.

F 43: Memorial Day Speech (May 30, 1945).  "Rest You in Peace, Our Soldier Dead."

Program for Memorial Day service at Spaulding Park, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  Typescript of speech.

F 44: Extension of Remarks (June 5, 1945).  "Jefferson Day Address."  Correspondence about and request for Congressional Record inclusion of speech by Oklahoma Governor Robert S. Kerr.  Speech not included.

F 45: House Debate (July 18, 1945).  "Foreign Claims Act Made Applicable to the Philippine Islands."

Congressional Record extract.  WGS brought H. R. 3111 off of the table.

F 46: Campaign Speech (1946).  "Republican Leaders Stalemate."

WGS campaign speech for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy J. Turner.

F 47: Campaign Speech (1946).

In support of Democratic nominees.  WGS edited draft of Governor Robert Kerr's speech.  Typescript with handwritten emendations.

F 48: House Debate (April 3, 1946).  "Farmers of Oklahoma and America."

WGS speech in support of greater parity for farmers. Congressional Record extract.

F 49: Speech (April 10, 1946). "More Bungling."

WGS speech re tractors being given away abroad instead of going to veterans.  Congressional Record extract.

F 50: House Debate (April 18, 1946).  "Keetoowah Indians."

WGS unanimous consent request to take his H. R. 341 ["Relating to the status of Keetoowah Indians of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, and for other purposes"] off the Speaker's table.  Congressional Record extract.

F 51: House Debate (May 10, 1946). "Indian Interests."

WGS speech.  Congressional Record extract.

F 52: Commencement Address (May 17, 1946).

Program from commencement at Stigler High School, Stigler, Oklahoma.  No text included. Typescript.

F 53: House Debate (May 29, 1946). "Grand River Dam Authority"

WGS debate and speech "We Want Our Dam Back" re H. R. 5508 ["To authorize the return of the Grand River Dam project to the Grand River Dam Authority and the adjustment and settlement of accounts between the Authority and the United States, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). Committee on Flood Control]. Congressional Record extract (incomplete).

F 54: House Debate (June 3, 1946). "What the New Insurance Bill Does for the Veteran."

WGS speech re H. R. 6371 ["To amend certain procedures of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi). Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation].  Congressional Record extract.

F 55: House Debate (June 4, 1946).

Re Arkansas River development.  WGS objecting to a limiting amendment proposed by Mike Monroney of Oklahoma.  Congressional Record extract.

F 56: Speech (June 6, 1946). "Expand the Veterans Employment Service Now."

WGS floor speech. Typescript and Congressional Record extract.

F 57: House Debate (June 7, 1946). "Let's Give Our Enlisted Men Terminal-Leave Pay."

Favoring H. R. 4501 re terminal leave pay for enlisted men. Congressional Record extract.

F 58: Radio Address (June 12, 1946).

WGS campaign speech for second House term. 

F 59: Extension of Remarks (July 24, 1946).

a. "Amendments to Social Security Act" WGS disapproval of lack of attention Congress gave to H. R. 7037.  Two rough drafts with handwritten emendations. Typescript and Congressional Record extract.

b. Discharge petition No. 21 for H. R. 1831 by Paul Stewart (Oklahoma). Equalizes old age assistance in all states; permits limited outside income and capital assets.  Signed by entire Oklahoma delegation.  Form copies, some signed by constituents and returned.

c. House Report 2526, Part 2 (H. R. 7037). "Social Security Amendments of 1946." Committee on Ways and Means. Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946). "Supplemental Views" re inadequacies of H. R. 7037. Original bill by Herman P. Eberharter - Pennsylvania).

F 60: Radio Address (November 1, 1946).

WGS campaign speech.  Typed draft with handwritten emendations. 

F 61: Extension of Remarks (January 23, 1947). "President Truman."

WGS introduction to the Congressional Record of the Tulsa World editorial, "Maybe It Ain't So," making reference to President Truman.  Typescript.  Editorial not included.

F 62: House Debate (February 19, 1947).

Mistakes in Veterans' on the job training programs.  Typed draft with handwritten emendations; Congressional Record extract (in-complete; includes end of speech plus debate).

F 63: House Debate (March 28, 1947).

Veterans' Hospital discussion.  Congressional Record extract.

F 64: Speech (April 7, 1947).  "Veterans Employment Service."

WGS protest of cut in funds for Veterans Employment Service.  Congressional Record extract (incomplete).

F 65: Floor Debate (July 21, 1947). "The Late Honorable Robert L. Owen."  WGS eulogy upon the death of Oklahoma's first U. S. Senator.  Typed manuscript. Newspaper clipping. 

F 66: Speech (October 30, 1947). "Federal Aid to Education, National Problem of School Finance."

WGS address to teacher's Convention at Muskogee, Oklahoma. 

F 67: Speech (November 9, 1947).

WGS "Memorial Address at the Unveiling of the Plaque in Honor of Those Who Paid the Supreme Sacrifice," Stigler, Oklahoma.  Draft and typescript.

F 68: Extension of Remarks (March 18, 1948).  "Oleomargarine Tax."

WGS introduction to the editorial "The Oleo Goat" from the Washington Evening Star (March 17, 1947).  Typescript.  Includes editorial and rejection of extension on grounds of repetition.

F 69: Extension of Remarks (April 26,1948).  "Assisting American Agriculture in Oklahoma."

WGS commending Oklahoma farmers for soil conservation efforts.  Includes list of the Oklahoma State Committee of the Production and Marketing Administration. 

F 70: Extension of Remarks (April 26, 1948).  "Ft. Gibson, Tenkiller Ferry, and Eufaula Reservoirs."

WGS statement before the House Subcommittee on the War Department (January 29, 1948) urging appropriations for these reservoirs; reports: Office of the Chief of Engineers, War Department: two-page information sheets on these three reservoir projects from P. A. Feringa (Colonel, Corps of Engineers); letter from WGS to Colonel Henry Hutchings, Jr. (Division Engineer, Army Service Forces) requesting Eufaula project information.

F 71: Extension of Remarks (April 30, 1948).  "Hon. James V. McClintic."

WGS tribute upon the death of former U. S.  Representative James V.  McClintic.  Rough draft, handwritten.

F 72: Extension of Remarks (June 1, 1948).  "Sale of Coal and Asphalt Deposits."

WGS introduction of statement given before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs.  Typescript.

F 73: Extension of Remarks (1949).  "Decent Housing, a Must in America."

WGS statement approving of passage of the National Housing Act, Public Law 171.  [There is no record of this ever having been inserted.]

F 74: Speech (1949).

WGS remarks with handwritten title "1949 Agri. Speech" re performance of Congress on specific issues.  Typescript.

F 75: Statement (1949).

WGS remarks protesting cutbacks in proposed Veteran's Hospital Funding in Oklahoma. Rough draft and typescript. Supporting documents: "Brief in Support of Reconsideration of Elimination of Oklahoma N.P. Hospital from VA Program" and 2. Report: "Estimation of the Number of Medical Students Which Should Be Admitted to and Educated in the School of Medicine of the University of Oklahoma According to Current Statistical Information."

F 76: Extension of Remarks (March 9, 1949).  "Jack Nichols."

WGS tribute upon the return of former U. S. Representative Jack Nichols' remains.  Handwritten draft and typescript.  Letters explaining absence from funeral.

F 77: Speech (August 5, 1949).  "New Challenges."

WGS speech to American Legion State Convention at Tulsa.  Typescript.

F 78: Extension of Remarks (October 6, 1949).  "Biennial Appropriations."

WGS remarks supporting his H. R. 6275 ["To require that general appropriation acts provide funds for a period of two fiscal years, and for other purposes"].  Typescript.

F 79: Extension of Remarks (October 6, 1949).  "An Epitome of Cherokee History."

WGS introduction to speech by Judge O. H. P.  Brewer.  Includes speech delivered by Brewer to convention of Cherokees in the auditorium of the Northeastern State College, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, July 30, 1948.  Typescript.  Includes list of people sent copy of speech.

F 80: Speech (1950).  "Draft of Address Before Forty-fifth Annual Convention -- Oklahoma Chapter American Federation of Labor."

WGS speech. Typescript.

F 81: Speech (1950).

WGS rural electric co-operative annual meeting speech.  Typescript.  Attached newspaper clipping re status of rural electrification in Oklahoma.

F 82: Statement (March 16, 1950).  "Rehabilitation of Needy Indians Comprising the Five Civilized Tribes."

WGS statement before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Public Lands Committee re his H. R. 6515 ["To provide for the rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes of eastern Oklahoma, and for other purposes"].  Typescript.

F 83: Statement (March 17, 1950).

WGS Statement before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Public Lands Committee re his H. R. 6189 ["To authorize the commutation of the annual appropriation for fulfilling various treaties with the Choctaw Nation of Indians in Oklahoma, and for other purposes"]. Typescript.

F 84: Speech (April 14, 1950).

WGS speech before Annual Meeting of the East Central Electric Cooperative, Okmulgee, Oklahoma.  Typescript. Specific data on East Central Electric Cooperative.

F 85: Extension of Remarks (May 1, 1950). "'Them' Good Old Horse-and-Buggy Days."

WGS introduction and poem by Jed Johnson.  Typescript.

F 86: Extension of Remarks (July 31, 1950).  "Thoughts for a Grim Day."

WGS introduction to Washington Evening Star, editorial.  Editorial not included.  Typescript.

F 87: Extension of Remarks (November 27, 1950). "Paul Stewart."

Memorial for former Representative Paul Stewart of Antlers, Oklahoma.  Typescript.

F 88: House Debate (May 9, 1951).

In support of the American Farmer.  Two separate passages re agriculture. Typescript.

F 89: Extension of Remarks (May 10, 1951).  "The Constitution in Our Everyday Life."

Correspondence and newspaper clipping re and WGS introduction in the Congressional Record to an oration by Elnora Sanders of the Manual Training High School, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  Oration not included.

F 90: Extension of Remarks (May 10, 1951).  "Sequoyah."

Introduction to "Talking Leaves," an article from the New Yorker.  Typescript. Attached carbon of WGS letter to Earl Boyd Pierce enclosing copy.

F 91: Extension of Remarks (June 6, 1951).  "Government-owned Vehicles."

Complaint against government waste.  Typescript (incomplete).

F 92: House Debate (February 14, 1952).

WGS speech introducing his H. R. 6597 ["To provide for the sale by the Secretary of the Army of land allocated for cottage site development in reservoir areas."]. Typescript.

F 93: Extension of Remarks (February 14, 1952).  "Intertribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes."

WGS introduction of Council description of its purposes.  Statement by council not included.  Typescript.

F 94: Extension of Remarks (March 13, 1952).  "What America Means to Me."

WGS introduction to text of essay by Mary Adair of Sallisaw, Oklahoma.  Typescript.

F 95: Extension of Remarks (March 20, 1952).  "The Busiest Girl in Oklahoma."

WGS introduction for segment of article "The Miracle of the 4-H," by Louis Bromfield from the American Weekly (March 16, 1952) about Caroline Lee of Beggs, Oklahoma.  Copy of entire article and correspondence regarding insertion also included.

F 96: House Debate (April 3, 1952).

WGS tribute on the death of U. S. Representative George B. Schwabe.  Handwritten draft and typescript.

F 97: Extension of Remarks (April 28, 1952).  "The 1951 P.M.A. Program in Oklahoma."

WGS introduction to and correspondence with Lyle L. Hague (Oklahoma Production and Marketing Administration) re information about soil conservation work in Oklahoma.  Information included.  Typescript.

F 98: House Debate (April 30, 1952).  "Department of Agriculture Appropriation Bill 1953."

WGS speech supporting Subcommittee on Appropriations for approving Department of Agriculture recommendations.  Typescript.

F 99: Extension of Remarks (May 1, 1952).  "Two Year Appropriations."

H. R. 7655: "To require that general appropriation acts provide funds for a period of two fiscal years, and for other purposes" (WGS). Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1952). Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments. WGS supporting arguments.  Typescript.

F 100: Statement (undated).

WGS in support of increased appropriation for the Veterans Employment Service before the Committee on Appropriations.  Two drafts; typescripts.

F 101: Speech (undated).

Sermon.  Typescript.

F 102: Speech (undated).

WGS speech re soil conservation in Oklahoma.  Typescript with handwritten emendations.

F 103: Miscellaneous materials relating to speeches, etc. (1944-1949).

Information about the possibility of compiling volume of WGS speeches.

Speeches, Statements, and Remarks by Others

F 104: Bennett, Marion T. (U. S. Representative - Missouri) (June 15, 1944).  Extension of Remarks: "Information for Servicemen, Veterans and Their Dependents."  Lists veterans benefits, qualifications for those benefits, and how to apply for them.  Congressional Record extract.

F 105: Cochran, John L. (U. S. Representative - Missouri) (June 2, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "Emergency Price Control Act."  Radio address by Chester Bowles, Price Administrator.  Favoring continued status quo on price/rent controls.  Congressional Record extract.

F 106: Gillette, Guy M. (U. S. Representative - Iowa) (June 21, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "American on the Move."  Speech by U. S. Senator Pat McCarran (Nevada) before the American Trucking Association.  Speech condemns proposed plans for integration of America's transportation system as leading to socialism and domination by one interest.  Congressional Record extract.

F 107: Green, Floyd (October 7, 1946).

Democratic campaign speech on radio. 

F 108: Hays, Brooks (U. S. Representative - Arkansas) (June 1, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: Address of ..., of Arkansas, before Arkansas Bankers' Association Convention."  Congressional Record extract.

F 109: Hill, Lister (U. S. Senator - Alabama) (June 5, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "Isolationism -- Foreign and Domestic."  Address by U. S. Senator Theodore Francis Green, Rhode Island, at the opening of the National Wartime Conference.  Congressional Record extract.

F 110: Hill, Lister (U. S. Senator - Alabama) (June 5, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "Address of Representative Albert Gore, of Pennsylvania, Before Young Democratic Club of Pennsylvania."  Concerns 1944 election and comparison of Thomas E. Dewey and Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Congressional Record extract.

F 111: Jones, Robert F. (U. S. Representative - Ohio) (June 22, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "Tragedy of Versailles."  Article by William C. Bullitt from Life recounting the Paris peace talks, with emphasis on the significance of peace settlements.  Congressional Record extract.

F 112: Keefe, Frank B. (U. S. Representative - Wisconsin) (May 5, 1947).

Extension of Remarks: "Reply to Representative William G. Stigler."  "...  there is a definite conspiracy being engineered by left-wing New Dealers to smear, and destroy if possible, any Member ... ."  Concerns Veterans' Employment Service.  Congressional Record extract.

F 113: Keller, Kent E. (U. S. Representative - Illinois) (c. 1946).

"An Address of Kent E. Keller, former Congressman of the Twenty-fifth District of Illinois."  Concerns the Democratic record regarding farm legislation.

F 114: Kerr, Robert S. (Governor - Oklahoma) (September 19-20, 1942).

"Address of Governor Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma, Democratic Rally, Indiana."  Democratic campaign speech. 

F 115: Kerr, Robert S. (Governor - Oklahoma) (October 10, 1946).

"Democratic State Central Committee Address."  In support of Democratic nominees.

F 116: Kerr, Robert S. (U. S. Senator - Oklahoma) (May 9, 1951).

Statement: "Senators John L. McClellan of Arkansas, and Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma before the Subcommittee on Army Civil Functions of the House Appropriations Committee."  Request for $1,000,000 to put reservoir dams at Eufaula, Keystone, and Oologah under effective planning. 

F 117: Morrison, James H. (U. S. Representative - Louisiana) (June 7, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "Poor Cotton Farmer -- for a Bale of Cotton the Farmer Gets $100, the Consumer Pays $22,560 -- Who Gets the Difference? -- Not the Cotton Farmer."  Article by Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tom Linder.  Congressional Record extract.

F 118: Patman, Wright (U. S. Representative - Texas) (May 29, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "Each Candidate for Congress or for State Legislative Office in 1944 Should Be Interrogated on His Stand Concerning the 'Proposed Millionaires' Amendment to the Constitution' -- There Is Real Danger -- The People Must Wake Up and Defeat This Wicked Proposal."  Article by A. F. Whitney re proposed amendment to limit taxes to twenty-five percent of income.  Congressional Record extract.

F 119: Patman, Wright (U. S. Representative - Texas) (June 7, 1944).

House Debate: "Then and Now," comparing buying power of $43.75 three years after the beginning of World War I and at the same point during World War II.  Congressional Record extract.

F 120: Rayburn, Sam (U. S. Representative - Texas) (September 28, 1944).

"Address ... District Meeting of the League of Young Democrats, ... Muskogee, Oklahoma."  Campaign speech and general message about the state of the nation.  Typescript.

F 121: Rogers, Edith Nourse (U. S. Representative - Massachusetts) (June 22, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "Benefits for Veterans of World Wars Nos. 1 and 2."  Lists of such benefits; includes tables.  Congressional Record extract.

F 122: Scanlon, Thomas E. (U. S. Representative - Pennsylvania) (June 2, 1944) .

Extension of Remarks: "I Am an American Day."  Speech given in Pittsburgh.  Congressional Record extract.

and Weiss, Samuel A. (U. S. Representative - Pennsylvania) (June 2, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "A Letter from Ernie Pyle."  Concerns hardship pay limitations.  Congressional Record extract.

F 123: Thomas, Elmer (U. S. Senator - Oklahoma) (June 6, 1944).

Extension of Remarks: "Cotton."  Editorial by Tom Linder, Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture re parity.  Congressional Record extract.

F 124: Turner, Roy J. (Governor - Oklahoma) (September 4, 1946).

"State Democratic Central Committee Speech."  Campaign speech.

F 125: Turner, Roy J. (Governor - Oklahoma) (1946).

Campaign speech.  Outlines Democratic platform; some biographical information. 

F 126: Voting Records (1944-1948).

WGS voting records with descriptions of bills.  Seventy-eighth through Eightieth Congresses. 

F 127: Voting Records (1944-1946, 1950-1951).

WGS voting records with descriptions of bills;  two booklets, one for 1950 and one for 1951, from Office of the Clerk; Report: Editorial Research Reports: "Votes of Rep.  Stigler, D., 2nd Oklahoma, on Leading Measures, 1944 to 1946 inclusive."

F 128: Miscellaneous (1946, 1949).

a. Sample page of voting record from Editorial Research Reports (Mike Monroney -- Oklahoma, 1946).

b. Report: Labor League for Political Education: "Your Congressional Scorecard," re right and wrong voting record on ten issues, listed by member, Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

c. List of Senators, their residences, and terms.  Eighty-first Congress; First Session.

F 129: Stigler Record of Activities (1945-1946).

List of bills introduced and supported by WGS with explanations of WGS position on each bill. 

F 130: Itinerary (undated).

Suggested WGS itinerary for American Legion Convention in Los Angeles, with alternative schedules.  Typescript.

F 131: Agriculture, Committee on (1947-1952).  Agricultural Conservation Program.

a. Correspondence.

b. Booklet: Production and Marketing Administration, U. S. Department of Agriculture: "Cherokee County Handbook -- 1952 Agricultural Conservation Program." Describes program and requirements for assistance.

c. Booklet: Production and Marketing Administration, U. S. Department of Agriculture: "Five Years of Good Farming under the Agricultural Conservation Program in Cherokee County, Oklahoma."  Describes soil conservation progress in the county during 1947-1951.

F 132: Agriculture, Committee on (1952).  Forest Service.

Correspondence re increased budgets for various Forest Service projects, including general requests from Iowa, California, and Missouri, and the Southern Illinois Forest Research Center.

F 133: Agriculture, Committee on (1946-1949).  Muskogee County.

a. Correspondence (1946-1947, 1949) re leasing for coal mining certain mineral rights owned by the government.

b. H. R. 1273: "Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to lease the interest of the United States in or under certain real property located in Muskogee County, Oklahoma" (WGS). Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Committee on Agriculture.

F 134: Agriculture, Committee on (1950).  Perishable Commodities.

Senate Report 2626 (S. Res. 173): "Investigating Present Status of Certain Perishable Agricultural Commodities under the Supervision, Management, and Control of the Commodity Credit Corporation."  Committee on Agriculture. Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).  [Original bill by Clinton P. Anderson - New Mexico).

F 135: Agriculture, Committee on (1952).  School Lunch Program.

a. Correspondence, much of it from Jewish groups in New York, requesting increased aid to school lunch program and WGS response citing lack of progress due to defense spending. Includes data for Oklahoma and statement. Correspondents include Oscar Rose.

b. Booklet: Production and Marketing Administration, U. S. Department of Agriculture: "The National School Lunch Program: A Progress Report" (June, 1952).

F 136: Agriculture, Committee on (1949-1951).  Soil Conservation Service.

a. Correspondence re funding for soil conservation work and agricultural conservation program, particularly in WGS's district.  Topics include possible discrimination in fund distribution by Texas office and Red Plains Conservation Experiment Station (Guthrie). Correspondents include James G. Patton. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Charles F. Brannan.

b. Report: National Agricultural Limestone Association, re survey of farmer opinion in Iowa and New York (1951).

F 137: Agriculture, Committee on (1952).  Soil Conservation Service.

a. Correspondence re funding for soil conservation work and centralization of Oklahoma Offices. Includes resolution and newspaper clipping. Correspondence includes copy of letter to A. S. Mike Monroney.

b. S. Doc. 98: "Soil and Water Problems and Research Needs of the West. Report to the National Reclamation Association by the Agricultural Research Committee." Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).

c. Remarks (?): WGS, re appropriation for Soil Conservation Service.

F 138: Appropriations, Committee on (1950).  Agriculture: Agricultural Appropriations Bill for 1951.

"Speech of William G. Stigler on the Agricultural Appropriation Bill for 1951 on the 26th of April, 1950."  Typescript.

F 139: Appropriations, Committee on (1951).  Agriculture: Agricultural Appropriations Bill for 1952.

a. "Speech of William G. Stigler on the Agricultural Appropriation Bill for 1952 on the 9th of May, 1951."  Typescript.

b. Statement: WGS (?), re support for the Agricultural Conservation Program. 

c. H. R. 3973: "Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, and for other purposes" (Jamie L. Whitten - Mississippi). Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on Appropriations.  Reported print (Union Calendar 111).  Annotated.

d. House Report 421 (H. R. 3973): "Department of Agriculture Appropriation Bill, 1952."  Committee on Appropriations. Eighty-second Congress (1949).  Committee print. Final print.

F 140: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Agricultural Appropriations Bill for 1953.

a. Correspondence re appropriations. Correspondents include James G. Patton. Correspondence includes copy of letter from Patton to Jamie L. Whitten.

b. Speech: WGS: "Department of Agriculture Appropriation Bill 1953."  Typed draft with handwritten emendations and typescript.

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