WILLIAM G. STIGLER COLLECTION
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F 1: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Agricultural Conservation Program (January - March).

a. Correspondence re: Agricultural Conservation Program handbooks and requests for copies of public laws.

b. Booklet: Production and Marketing Administration, Department of Agriculture: "The 5th Plate" (December, 1951).

c. Booklet: Production and Marketing Administration, Department of Agriculture: "Agricultural Conservation Program.  Oklahoma.  Handbook for 1952" (November, 1951).

F 2: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Agricultural Conservation Program (April - July).

Correspondence re support for soil conservation program, descriptions of work in different counties, appropriations for soil conservation work. Includes brief reports on ACP work in Comanche, McIntosh, Mayes, Muskogee, Rogers, Sequoyah, and Washington counties. Correspondence includes carbon of letter to Victor Wickersham.

F 3: Appropriations, Committee on (1948-1949, 1952).  Agriculture: Agricultural Conservation Program. Data.

a. Booklet: Production and Marketing Administration, Department of Agriculture: "1952 PMA Handbook for Haskell County."

b. Public Law 80-897 (H. R. 6248): "To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to stabilize prices of agricultural commodities; to amend section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, reenacted by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937; and for other purposes."  Eightieth Congress (1948).  ["Agricultural Act of 1948."] Original bill by Clifford R. Hope - Kansas.

c. Public Law 81-439 (H. R. 5345): "To stabilize prices of agricultural commodities."  Eighty-first Congress (1949).  ["Agricultural Act of 1949."] Original bill by Stephen Pace - Georgia.

F 4: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture:  Committee materials.

Schedule of witnesses (February 25 - March 5).  Typescript with handwritten emendations.

F 5: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture:  Commodity Credit Corporation.

a. Correspondence re investigation.

b. Report: General Accounting Office: "Preliminary Report of Investigation, Alleged Irregularities in Connection with Warehousing Facilities, Grain Branch, Production and Marketing Administration, Department of Agriculture, Dallas, Texas" (January 11, 1952).

c. Statement: "... of Latham White Concerning GAO Report 1-17048, Dated January 11, 1952, in Connection with Alleged Irregularities of Dallas PMA Commodity Office." Typescript.

d. Newspaper Clipping: "C.C.C. Investigation Voted by Senators." Dallas Morning News (January 19, 1952).

F 6: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Cooperatives.

Correspondence re adverse publicity about tax breaks for farmer cooperatives. Correspondence includes carbon of letter to Hal Holmes.

F 7: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture:  Crop Insurance.

Correspondence and resolution re insurance representatives opposition to extension of insurance benefits for farmers. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Jamie L. Whitten.

F 8: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Draft Deferment for Farm Workers.

a. Letter from Charles F. Brannan, Secretary of Agriculture, to WGS, re Truman Administration policy on such deferments.  Attachments.

b. Statement: Office of Defense Mobilization: Defense Manpower Policy No. 6: "Policy on Agricultural Manpower" (June 27, 1952).

c. Clipping.

F 9: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Experiment Stations.

a. Correspondence re transmittal.

b. Booklet: Office of Experiment Stations, Agricultural Research Administration, Department of Agriculture: "Report on the Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1951" (January, 1952).

F 10: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Extension Service.

Correspondence re support for bills concerned with research and education. Correspondence includes copy of letter to A. S. Mike Monroney.

F 11: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture:  Farm Credit Administration.

a. Correspondence re support for increased funding for Cooperative Research and Service Division of the Farm Credit Administration. Includes form letter from Jerry Voorhis.

b. Table: "Comparative Distribution of Funds under Bankhead-Jones Act, Title I, Sections 5 and 9(b) 1 and 9(b) 2. Fiscal Years 1951, 1952, and 1953."

F 12: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture:  Farm Loans.

Correspondence re farm loan program of Farmers Home Administration.

F 13: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture:  Farm Organizations -- Farm Bureau.

a. Correspondence with American Farm Bureau Federation re limitations on government spending. 

b. Booklet: American Farm Bureau Federation: "Resolutions of the ... for 1952." (December 13, 1951).

c. Resolution: Muskogee County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, re opposition to national group statements (March 21, 1952).

F 14: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture:  Farm Organizations -- Farmers Union.

a. Correspondence re support for agricultural appropriations. Correspondence includes copy of letter from James G. Patton to Jamie L. Whitten.

b. Court Decision: Kansas Supreme Court, re questionable expenditures of time and money made by government-paid county extension directors on business of a private Farm Bureau organization.  Attached clipping.  Forwarded to WGS by James G. Patton of Farmers Union.

F 15: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Fertilizer Use.

Correspondence re support for and opposition to appropriations for fertilizer use aid. Correspondence includes copy of letter from J. G. Puterbaugh to Carl Albert.

F 16: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Foot-and-Mouth Disease.

a. Correspondence re supporting establishment of research facilities for the study of the disease. Correspondents includes Charles F. Brannan.

b. Press Release: Agricultural Research Administration, Department of Agriculture: "USDA Announces Proposed Changes in Mexican Import Regulations" (August 12, 1952).

c. Press Release: Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture: letter from Charles F. Brannan to Robert Montgomery, NBC Radio, re Mexican program to eradicate the disease (March 31, 1952).

F 17: Appropriations, Committee on (1951-1952).  Agriculture: Miscellaneous Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re wage differential in Alaska and government pay for Meat Packer inspection, regulations on transportation of farm produce, resolutions for cattle research, farm service agencies, appropriations, dairy industry, and bollworm research. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Sam Rayburn.

b. Statement: WGS (?): "Questions on Prices and Marketing," re farmer/ grocery price disparity (December, 1951).

F 18: Appropriations, Committee on (1949-1951).  Agriculture: Miscellaneous Data.

a. Booklet: "Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1951" (1952).

b. Report: "Chiefs of Bureaus, Administration, and Offices, Department of Agriculture: Annual Salary Rates as of December 31, 1949."

c. P. L. 81-459 (H. R. 2023): "To regulate oleomargarine, to repeal certain taxes relating to oleomargarine, and for other purposes." Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950). Original bill by ...

d. Graphs, re farm and non-farm income.  Three discrete graphs.

e. Charts, re Agricultural Conservation Program.

f. Clippings and notes.

F 19: Appropriations, Committee on (1952). Agriculture: Pecans.

Correspondence and accompanying data re increased appropriations for pecan research.

F 20: Appropriations, Committee on (1951).  Agriculture: Perishable Commodities.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 39. Correspondence includes copy of letter to August H. Andresen.

b. H. R. 39: "To encourage the improvement and development of marketing facilities for handling perishable agricultural commodities."  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951) (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).  Committee on Agriculture.  Reported print.

F 21: Appropriations, Committee on (1948-1952).  Agriculture: Price Supports.

a. Correspondence re support for price support legislation. Correspondents include Charles F. Brannan and form letter from James G. Patton.

b. Report: no author indicated: "Price Support Costs" (undated). 

c. Report: no author indicated: "Effects of Price Supports for Wheat, Corn and Cotton on Farm Income during 1948-49 and 1949-50."

d. Report: Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture: "Farm Prices in the Price Control Picture" (February 8, 1951). 

e. Statement: Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture, re allegation of electioneering by Agriculture Department by driving down farm commodities prices in 1948 (January 26, 1952). 

f. Report (monthly): Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Department of Agriculture: "Agricultural Prices: Prices Received and Paid by Farmers, and Parity Prices" (June 30, 1952).

F 22: Appropriations, Committee on (1950-1952).  Agriculture: Rural Telephones.

a. Correspondence.

b. Pamphlet: Rural Electrification Administration, Department of Agriculture: "A Telephone for Your Farm. Answers to Questions about the Rural Telephone Loan Program" (May, 1950).

F 23: Appropriations, Committee on (1951).  Agriculture: Strategic Agricultural Materials.

a. Correspondence re transmittal and acknowledgment.

b. Report: Agricultural Research Administration, Department of Agriculture: "Progress Report No. 9. Research on Strategic and Critical Agricultural Materials -- Rubber" (1951).

c. Report: Agricultural Research Administration, Department of Agriculture: "Progress Report No. 10.  Research on Strategic and Critical Agricultural Materials -- Rubber" (1952).

F 24: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Subcommittee Materials: Meat Inspection.

Correspondence re controversy over question of funding for Meat Packing inspection. Includes newspaper clipping. Correspondents include Floyd Maytubby and Lyle H. Boren. Correspondences includes copy of letter to Walt Horan (U. S. Representative - Washington).

F 25: Appropriations, Committee on (1951).  Agriculture: Subcommittee Materials: Trip to Texas-Louisiana-Mississippi.

a. Correspondence.  Topics include cotton research at the Southern Regional Research Laboratory, heart attack of Mr. Gerrard (a forest supervisor), and thank-you's to people visited.

b. Report: Bureau of Agricultural and Industrial Chemistry, Agricultural Research Administration, U. S. Department of Agriculture: "Information on Some of the Research Developments of the Southern Regional Research Laboratory."

c. Suggested itinerary.

F 26: Appropriations, Committee on (1947).  Agriculture: Subcommittee Materials: Mexico Trip.

a. Correspondence.  Topics include WGS cancellation of his participation in this trip. 

b. Report: U. S. Department of Agriculture: "Inventory of Major Department of Agriculture Activities, Oklahoma."

c. Itinerary. Several versions.

F 27: Appropriations, Committee on (1946-1949).  Agriculture: Subcommittee Materials: Mexico Trip. 

a. Letter transmitting reports.

b. Report: Bureau of Animal Industry, Agricultural Research Administration: "The Foot-and-Mouth Disease Control and Eradication Program.  Marked "Confidential" "For information of Committee Members only." 

c. "Summary of Mexican Meat Inspection Program."  

d. Excerpt from Congressional Record, Eightieth Congress (Thursday, July 17, 1947): "Foot and Mouth Disease in Mexico: A Report with Recommendations." 

e. "Report of House Subcommittee on Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Committee on Agriculture, Eightieth Congress, First Session - December 10, 1947.  Report and Recommendations on Future Foot-and-Mouth Disease Program." 

f. "Addendum No. 1 to the Minutes of the Meetings of the Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Held in Mexico City, on April 1 and 2, 1948." 

g. "Exchange of Notes March 17, 1947, between the Government of Mexico and the Government of the United States regarding the establishment of Mexican-American Commission for Eradication of Foot and Mouth Disease."  Marked "Confidential." 

h. "Exchange of Notes March 18, 1947, between the Government of Mexico and the Government of the United States regarding the establishment of Mexican-American Commission for Eradication of Foot and Mouth Disease."  Marked "Confidential." 

i. Untitled exchange of messages between the Embassy of the United States and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, September 4, 10, and 25, 1947.  The last message is marked "Confidential." 

j. "Exchange of Notes between the Government of Mexico and the Government of the United States regarding change in method of financing Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and- Mouth Disease" (September 26, 1947). Marked "Confidential."

k. "Exchange of notes [English translation] between the Government of Mexico and the government of the United States regarding change in method of financing Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease" (October 3, 1947).  Marked "Confidential." 

l. Message from Jaime Torres Bodet, Secretary for Foreign Relations, to "Mr. Ambassador," re eradication of foot-and-mouth disease (October 23, 1947).  English translation.  Marked "Confidential." 

m. Message from Walter Thurston, U. S. Ambassador, to Jaime Torres Bodet, Secretary for Foreign Relations, re foot-and-mouth eradication program (November 26, 1947).  Marked "Confidential."

n. Message from Walter Thurston to Jaime Torres Bodet, Secretary for Foreign Relations, re foot-and-mouth eradication program (December 15, 1947).  Attached text of agreement signed in Washington December 10, 1947.  Marked "Confidential." 

o. Message from Jaime Torres Bodet to Walter Thurston, re foot-and- mouth eradication program (January 3, 1948).  Attached text of agreement.  Both English translations.  Marked "Confidential." 

p. Message from Walter Thurston to Manuel Tello, Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs, re foot-and-mouth eradication program (February 3, 1949).  Marked "Confidential." 

q. "Exchange of Notes between the Government of Mexico and the Government of the United States" (February, 1949).  Marked "Confidential." 

r. "Exchange of Notes [English Translation] between the Government of Mexico and the Government of the United States" (March, 1949).  Marked "Confidential."

s. "Minutes of Meeting of Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Mexico City, March 31 - April 2, 1947."  Marked "Confidential." 

F 28: Appropriations, Committee on (1947-1949).  Agriculture: Subcommittee Materials: Mexico Trip. 

a. Minutes of the meetings of the Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (May 6 and 7, 1947).  Marked "Confidential."

b. Minutes of the meetings of the Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (July 26, 29-30, 1947).  Marked "Confidential."

c. Changes in procedure agreed upon by the Mexican and United States members of the Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, meeting in Washington, D. C., December 8 and 9, 1947.  Marked "Confidential." 

d. "Minutes of the Meeting of the Mexico-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Held in Washington, D. C., U. S. Department of Agriculture, Room 201, on February 20- 22, 1948."  Marked "Confidential." 

e. "Minutes of the Meetings of the Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and- Mouth Disease, Held in Mexico City, on April 1 and 2, 1948."  Marked "Confidential." 

f. "Minutes of the Meeting of the Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Held in Mexico City, on October 19, 1949."  Marked "Confidential." 

g. Directive No. 1, Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (1948).  Marked "Confidential." 

h. Directive No. 2, Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (1948).  Marked "Confidential." 

i. Directive No. 3, Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (1948).  Marked "Confidential." 

j. Directive No. 4, Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (1948).  Marked "Confidential." 

k. Directive No. 5, Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (1948).  Marked "Confidential." 

l. Directive No. 6, Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (1948).  Marked "Confidential." 

m. Directive No. 7, Mexican-United States Commission for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (1948).  Marked "Confidential." 

n. Public Law 80-8 (S. 568): "To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with the Government of Mexico in the control and eradication of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest."  Eightieth Congress (1947). 

o. Public Law 80-496 (S. 2038): "To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct research on foot-and-mouth disease and other diseases of animals and to amend the Act of May 29, 1884 (23 Stat. 31), as amended, by adding another section."  Eightieth Congress (1948). 

p. Booklet: Bureau of Animal Industry, Agricultural Research Administration, Department of Agriculture: "Increasing the Security of the United States from Foot-and-Mouth Disease through Research" (January, 1949).

F 29: Appropriations, Committee on (1949).  Agriculture: Subcommittee Materials: Mexico Trip. Rubber Research Program.

a. Report: Bureau of Agricultural and Industrial Chemistry, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Research Administration: "November 1949 Report on Rubber Research Program.  Agricultural Appropriation for Research on Strategic and Critical Agricultural Materials." 

b. Report: Forest Service: "Legislative History of Emergency Rubber Project."

c. Report: "Objectives of the Emergency Rubber Project." 

d. Report: "Organization of the Guayule Project."  

e. Report: "Appropriation History." 

f. Report: "Employment Statistics: Emergency Rubber Project - Forest Service." 

F 30: Appropriations, Committee on (1949).  Agriculture: Subcommittee Materials: Mexico Trip. 

Report: Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, Department of Agriculture: "Citrus Blackfly.  Statement of the Special Program Conducted by the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine Relating to the Infestation of Citrus Blackfly in Mexico," with accompanying exhibits (November, 1949).

F 31: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Vesicular Exanthema (Swine).

a. Correspondence. Correspondence includes form letter from Hugh Butler.

b. Press Release: Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture: "Brannan Proclaims State of Emergency Because of Swine Disease in 16 States" (August 1, 1952).

c. Report: no author indicated: "Vesicular Exanthema of Swine."

F 32: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Agriculture: Yearbooks.

Carbon of letter from Charles E. Bennett to Jamie L. Whitten re proposed amendment to cut appropriations for the yearbooks.

F 33: Appropriations, Committee on (1950-1952).  Civil Aeronautics Administration.

Correspondence re Camp Gruber, Davis Field, and potential weather station, and CAA communications center in Muskogee. Includes correspondence with the Weather Bureau and the U. S. Department of the Air Force.

F 34: Appropriations, Committee on (1951).  Civil Defense.

Correspondence re appropriations for civil defense.

F 35: Appropriations, Committee on (1949). Civil Functions for 1950.

a. Correspondence ("My Dear Colleague") re civil functions appropriations.

b. H. R. 3734: "Making appropriations for civil functions administered by the Department of the Army for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes."  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949) (John H. Kerr - North Carolina).  Committee on Appropriations.  Senate Introduced print. Senate Reported print (Calendar 350). House print with Senate amendments.

c. House Report 307 (H. R. 3734): "Civil Functions, Department of the Army, Appropriation Bill, Fiscal Year 1950."  Eighty-first Congress (1949).

d. House Report 1377 (H. R. 3734): "Civil Functions Appropriation Bill, 1950."  Eighty-first Congress (1949).  Conference Report.

e. Senate Report 361 (H. R. 3734): "Civil Functions, Department of the Army, Appropriation Bill, Fiscal Year 1950."  Eighty-first Congress (1949).

f. Public Law 81-355 (H. R. 3734): "Making appropriations for civil functions administered by the Department of the Army for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes."  Eighty-first Congress (1949).

g. Senate Document 137: "Proposed Supplemental Appropriations -- Department of Defense for Civil Functions, Department of the Army.  Communication from the President of the United States."  Eighty-second Congress (1952).

h. Extract: Hearings (?): re Fort Gibson Reservoir.  Unidentified congressional document.

F 36: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Civil Service Commission.

Correspondence re transfer of certain security investigations responsibility from the FBI to the Civil Service Commission and appropriations to support this transfer.

F 37: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Coast Guard.

Correspondence re Coast Guard cuts opposed by WGS, need for balanced budget, and Dirksen Resolution requiring Presidential-recommended balanced budgets.

F 38: Appropriations, Committee on (1952). Committee materials.

Roster: membership of the House Committee on Appropriations and its subcommittees.  Eighty-second Congress (January 21, 1952).

F 39: Appropriations, Committee on (1945).  Executive and Independent Agencies.

Public Law 79-49 (H. R. 1984): "Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes."  Seventy-ninth Congress (1945).

F 40: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Housing.

Telegram re opposition to limits on public housing program.

F 41: Appropriations, Committee on (1946).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of.

Correspondence and table re Indian road appropriations.

F 42: Appropriations, Committee on (1947).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of.

a. Draft Legislation: "To amend the provisions of the Deficiency Appropriation Act of June 19, 1934 (48 Stat. 1021-1033)."  Re: Creek Indians.

b. Resolution: Creek Indian Council, re repeal of part of the Deficiency Appropriation Act of June, 1934 (March 28, 1947).

c. Memorandum: "... for Quapaw Tribal Council, re Indian Agency and Quapaw relations" (undated).

F 43: Appropriations, Committee on (1948).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of.

a. Correspondence and reports re Sequoyah Indian Weavers and other Indian craft projects.

b. Statement: WGS: "Statement by ..., Oklahoma Second Congressional District, before the House Appropriations Committee for the Interior Appropriations Bill for the Fiscal Year 1949 on April 27, 1948." Concerns Indian-related appropriations.

c. Resolution: Junior Creek Indian Council, re protest against closing of Eufaula Indian School (August 16, 1948).

F 44: Appropriations, Committee on (1945, January - May, 1949).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of.

a. Correspondence (January-May, 1949) and attached data re Indian Credit Association funding, Probate Division for the Five Civilized Tribes, Indian schools, agency budgets, and proposed transfer of Indian Affairs to different department. Includes copy of WGS letter to Henry M. Jackson.

b. Report: Department of the Interior: "Statistical Supplement to the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1945."

c. Resolution: Creek Indian Council, re support for salary increase for Roly Canard (1949).

F 45: Appropriations, Committee on (1948, June - December,  1949).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of.

a. Correspondence (June-December, 1949) re support for abolition of Indian Bureau, Indian schools appropriations, Indian Credit Associations, and general.

b. Report: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, re reorganization of the Bureau (September, 1949).

c. Data, re Indian Credit Associations in Second Oklahoma District.

d. Report: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior: "Annual Credit Report, Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1948."

F 46: Appropriations, Committee on (January - February, 1950).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of.

a. Correspondence and data re Indian schools, home extension work, Winding Stair Mountain road, scholarships, and general.

b. Resolution: Creek Tribal Council: "Authorizing Purchase of Certain Property for the Eufaula Boarding School, Appointing Committee ... ."  (December 29, 1949).

c. Data, re Indian schools.

d. Statement: WGS: "Statement of Honorable ..., a Representative in the Congress from the State of Oklahoma, Before the House Subcommittee on Interior Appropriations, February 2, 1950."  Discusses Indian needs. 

F 47: Appropriations, Committee on (February - December, 1950).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of.

a. Correspondence and notes re Indian education, possible elimination of Area Directors, appropriations, and Indian Claims Commission. Correspondents include Roly Canard, Harry J. W. Belvin, and Earl Welch. Correspondence includes copy of Welch letter to Toby Morris.

b. Report: no author indicated: "The Cause of Higher Education among the Choctaws." 

c. Statement: William Franklin "Dixie" Gilmer: Before Subcommittee on the Department of Interior Appropriations, House Committee on Appropriations, re Pawnee Indian Boarding School (undated).

d. Statement: George Howard Wilson: Before the House Appropriations Committee, re Pawnee Indian School (undated). 

e. Statement: WGS: re appropriations.

f. Judgement: Indian Claims Commission: "The Chickasaw Nation vs.  the United States" (November 15, 1950).  Re funds from the Leased District. 

g. Resolution: Creek Indian Council, re authorizing expenditure for tribal claim to be pursued with the Indian Claims Commission" (October 26, 1950).

F 48: Appropriations, Committee on (1951).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of.

Correspondence re proposed abolishment of Indian Probate offices, Eufaula Indian School, and appropriations for archaeology, per capita funds, and Indian Exposition.

F 49: Appropriations, Committee on (January, 1952).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of -- Correspondence and Materials.

a. Correspondence re higher education for Indians, appropriations for education, etc.

b. Minutes: Meeting of the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes (January 9, 1952).

c. Booklet: "Bulletin. The Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College School of Technical Training, Okmulgee Branch Announcements for 1951-1952."

F 50: Appropriations, Committee on (February - December, 1952).  Indian Affairs, Bureau of -- Correspondence and Materials.

a. Correspondence re reservations, committee appearances, appropriations, Navajo, Seminole attorney fees, education, income taxes on Kiowa-Comanche-Apache land income, etc. Correspondents include E. L. Mechem. Correspondence includes delegation letter to Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

b. Resolution: Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma, re attorney contract (April 15, 1952).

F 51: Appropriations, Committee on (1948).  Interior for 1949.

a. H. R. 6705: "Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes."  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948) (Benton F. Jensen - Iowa).  Committee on Appropriations.  Reported print (Union Calendar 998).

b. House Report 2038 (H. R. 6705): "Interior Department Appropriation Bill, 1949."  Eightieth Congress (1948).

c. Senate Report 1609 (H. R. 6705): "Interior Department Appropriation Bill, 1949."  Eightieth Congress (1948).

F 52: Appropriations, Committee on (1949).  Interior for 1950.

a. House Report 324 (H. R. 3838): "Interior Department Appropriation Bill, 1950."  Committee on Appropriations.  Eighty-first Congress (1949).

b. Public Law 81-350 (H. R. 3838): "Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes."  Eighty-first Congress (1949).

F 53: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Interior for 1953.

a. Correspondence re support for rural electrification appropriations, Southwestern and Southeastern Power Administrations, and Indian Credit personnel.

b. Clipping re Muskogee Area Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs.

c. Statement: Ernest C. Wood (Chairman, Advisory Committee on Power for the Southwest) before the Interior Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations (1952).

F 54: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Interior for 1953: Reclamation.

a. Correspondence re transmittal.

b. Report: Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior: "Summary Statements of Work Proposed for Fiscal Year and Statement of Authorized Projects and Features for Which Construction Funds Are Not Recommended in Budget for Fiscal Year 1953" (January, 1952).

F 55: Appropriations, Committee on (1951-1952).  Interstate Commerce Commission.

Correspondence and resolution supporting appropriations for Bureau of Motor Carriers.

F 56: Appropriations, Committee on (1945-1946).  Labor/Federal Security Agency.

a. Speech: WGS, re appropriations for War Manpower Commission.  On the Floor of the House (May 17, 1945). 

b. Biographical Sketch: Perry Faulkner, Chief, Veterans' Employment Service.

c. H. R. 3199: "Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes."  Seventy- ninth Congress; First Session (1945) (Butler B. Hare - South Carolina).  Committee on Appropriations.  Reported print (Union Calendar 148).

d. Hearings: "Department of Labor -- Federal Security Agency Appropriation Bill for 1946."  "Part 3:  War Manpower Commission." Committee on Appropriations.  Seventy-ninth Congress (1945).

e. House Report ____ (H. R. 0000): "Department of Labor, Federal Security Agency, and Related Independent Offices Appropriation Bill, Fiscal Year, 1946."  Seventy-ninth Congress (1945).  Committee Print.

F 57: Appropriations, Committee on (1951).  Labor/Federal Security Agency.

a. Correspondence and note re federal surplus, vocational rehabilitation, and distributive education.

b. Statement: Oklahoma Congressional Delegation: "Statement of Members of the ... Before the Labor-FSA Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations of the United States House of Representatives," re appropriation for vocational rehabilitation (undated).

F 58: Appropriations, Committee on (1951). Miscellaneous.

a. Correspondence re need for economy in government spending. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Clarence Cannon and copy of letter to M. G. Burnside.

b. Booklet: Bureau of the Budget, Executive Office of the President: "The Federal Budget in Brief. Fiscal Year 1952" (January, 1951).

F 59: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  State Maritime Academies.

Correspondence re cadet-midshipmen pay at state academies.

F 60: Appropriations, Committee on (1952). Supplemental Appropriation for 1952.

a. Telegram re H. R. 6947.

b. H. R. 6947: "Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, and for other purposes" (Clarence Cannon - Missouri).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952). Committee on Appropriations.  House print with Senate amendments included.

c. Senate Report 1454 (H. R. 6947): "Third Supplemental Appropriation Bill, 1952."  Eighty-second Congress (1952).

F 61: Appropriations, Committee on (1945-1947).  Veterans Employment Service.

a. Correspondence and notes re WGS dispute with Veterans Administration on interpretation of subsistence allowance provisions, Veterans Employment Service appropriations, and general. Correspondents include Elmer Thomas and the War Manpower Commission. Correspondence includes copy of WGS letter to Glen D. Johnson.

b. Report: no author indicated: "Amendments to H. R.  2700," re Veterans Employment Service. 

F 62: Appropriations, Committee on (1952).  Vocational Rehabilitation.

Correspondence re appropriations for vocational rehabilitation.

F 63: Armed Services, Committee on (1949). Pay and Benefits.

Correspondence re H. R. 2553 ["To provide pay, allowances, retirement, and survivor benefits for members of the Army, Navy, Air force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, Public Health Service, the Reserve components thereof, the National Guard, and the Air National Guard, and for other purposes" (Paul J. Kilday - Texas). Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1950)].

F 64: Armed Services, Committee on (1952).  Pay and benefits.

a. Correspondence re survivors reservists, disability pay, H. R. 5594 ["To provide benefits for survivors of members of the uniformed services, and for other purposes" (Paul J. Kilday - Texas)]; H. R. 5603 ["To clarify the status of certain officers heretofore retired and granted retirement pay, and for other purposes" (Paul J. Kilday - Texas)]; H. R. 5715; and H. R. 5996["To amend section 302 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1949, as amended" (Paul J. Kilday - Texas).].

b. H. R. 5715: "To amend sections 201 (a), 301 (e), 302 (f), 302 (g), 508, 527, and 528 of Public Law 351, Eighty-first Congress, as amended" (Paul J. Kilday - Texas). Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1952).  Committee on Armed Services.  Senate introduced print.

F 65: Armed Services, Committee on (1952).  Forty-fifth Division [Oklahoma].

Correspondence and resolution from the Forty-fifth Division and Governor Johnston Murray of Oklahoma protesting H. R. 5472 ["To amend the Universal Military Training and Service Act, as amended, and for other purposes" (Overton Brooks - Louisiana).  The purpose of the bill was "to authorize the retention of unit designations/battle flags of National Guard Divisions, now in Federal Service, for a period of five years."].

F 66: Armed Services, Committee on (1949). Leave.

H. R. 4940: "To amend the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946 with respect to re-enlistment of enlisted men" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana). Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

F 67: Armed Services, Committee on (1952).  Service time.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3956.

b. H. R. 3956: "To provide that the period of active service required of any person inducted into the Armed Forces shall be reduced by any period of active service which such person may have performed before such induction" (H. R. Gross - Iowa). Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Committee on Armed Service. 

F 68: Claims, Committee on (1946). Lippert Brothers.

Statement (?) re H. R. 6012: "For the relief of Lippert Brothers" (Mike Monroney - Oklahoma). Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).

F 69: Coinage, Weights, and Measures, Committee on (1945).  Will Rogers Commemorative Coin.

a. Correspondence re proposed commemorative fifty-cent coin.

b. House Resolution No. 17: Oklahoma State Legislature: "Memorializing Congress to Issue a Memorial Fifty-Cent (50 cent) Piece in Honor of Will Rogers, Great Oklahoma Humorist, Philosopher and World Citizen" (February 7, 1945).

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

F 70: Education and Labor, Committee on (1947, 1951). Taft-Hartley Act.

Correspondence re request for copies of act and WGS reaction.

F 71: Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committee on (1949).  Appropriations.

a. Correspondence re biennial appropriations. Correspondents include Toby Morris.

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). 

F 72: Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committee on (1951).  Agriculture Department.

S. 1149: "To provide for the reorganization of the Department of Agriculture in accordance with the recommendations of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government" (George D. Aiken - Vermont; Herbert R.  O'Conor - Maryland; Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin; Robert A. Taft - Ohio; Homer Ferguson - Michigan; H. Alexander Smith - New Jersey; Henry Cabot Lodge - Massachusetts; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; William Benton - Connecticut; James H. Duff - Pennsylvania; Leverett Saltonstall - Massachusetts; Irving M. Ives - New York; Everett M. Dirksen - Illinois). Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1952).

F 73: Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committee on (1951-1952).  Appropriations.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7655, H. R. 7888, and S. 913: ["To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to provide for more effective evaluation of the fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of the government of the United States" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas).] Correspondents include William M. Colmer. Correspondence includes copy of WGS letter to John L. McClellan.

b. 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).  Draft. Introduced print.

c. H. R. 7888: "To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1945 to provide fore more effective evaluation of the fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of the Government of the United States" (William Colmer - Mississippi).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952). Committee on Rules.

d. Speech: WGS: Extension of Remarks: "Two Year Appropriations" (May 1, 1952) re H. R. 7655.  Typescript; rough draft with handwritten emendations and carbon of later draft.

e. Data re "Annual and Biennial Appropriations in the States." 

F 74: Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committee on (1947- 1948).  Grand River Dam Authority: Correspondence.

Correspondence re disposition of the Chouteau steam plant.  Includes information on Oklahoma's then-current political climate and resolutions. Correspondents include Ben Dwight and France Paris. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Ross Rizley.

F 75: Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committee on (1947- 1948).  Grand River Dam Authority: Data.

a. Hearings: "Investigation, Disposition of Surplus Property. Part 4. Hearings on Disposal of Steam Generating Plant at Oklahoma Ordnance Works, Chouteau, Oklahoma."  Surplus Property Subcommittee of the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments.  Eightieth Congress (December 2, 3, and 4, 1947).

b. House Report 1250: "Investigation of the Disposition of a Steam- Power-Generating Plant at Oklahoma Ordnance Works Near Chouteau, Oklahoma."  Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments.  Eightieth Congress (1948).

c. Miscellaneous data: Public Service Company of Oklahoma, re proposed sale.  All are mimeographed copies of the originals. Includes: Letter of transmittal; "Statement of R. K. Lane, President of ... ."; "Questions on Sales Involved in Oklahoma Ordnance Works Plant Bids" (November 11, 1947); Letter of E. H. Moore, U. S. Senator, Oklahoma, to Robert M.  Littlejohn, Administrator, War Assets Administration, re sale (October 29, 1947); "Statement of George B. Schwabe, Representative from the First Congressional District of Oklahoma, Before the Board of Review of the War Assets Administration"; "Statement of Glen D. Johnson, Representative, Fourth Congressional District of Oklahoma." 

F 76: Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committee on (1949-1950). Health Functions.

a. Correspondence (1950) re S. 2008.

b. S. 2008: "To consolidate certain hospital, medical, and public health functions of the Government in a United Medical Administration" (Elbert D. Thomas - Utah). Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

F 77: Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committee on (1949-1950). Veterans' Administration Reorganization.

Correspondence re possible reorganization of the Veterans' Administration and modification of veterans' benefits. Includes Veterans of Foreign War and American Legion resolutions. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Harry S. Truman.

F 78: Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committee on (1952). Veterans' Administration Reorganization.

Correspondence re possible reorganization of the Veterans' Administration and modification of veterans' benefits along the lines of the Hoover Commission. Includes American Legion resolutions. Some correspondence mentions H. R. 2420 ["To provide a recruitment procedure for the competitive civil service in order to insure selection of personnel on the basis of open competition and merit, and for other purposes" (Tom Murray - Tennessee). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.], H. R. 2748 ["To provide a recruitment procedure for the competitive civil service in order to insure selection of personnel on the basis of open competition and merit, and for other purposes" (Katharine St. George - New York). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.], H. R. 3305 ["To establish and to consolidate certain hospital, medical, and public health functions of the Government in a Department of Health" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan.], H. R. 3309 ["To effectuate recommendations relating to the Department of the Interior of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan). Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.], H. R. 3311 ["To provide a recruitment procedure for the competitive civil service in order to insure selection of personnel on the basis of open competition and merit, and for other purposes" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.], H. R. 3316 ["To provide for the reorganization of the Veterans' Administration in accordance with the recommendations of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan). Committee on Veterans' Affairs.], H. R. 3317 ["Creating a Veterans' Insurance Corp. in the Veterans' Administration to exercise all of the functions with respect to Government life insurance and national service life insurance" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan). Committee on Veterans' Affairs.], H. R. 3677 ["Creating a Veterans' Insurance Corp. in the Veterans' Administration to exercise all of the functions with respect to Government life insurance and national service life insurance" (William L. Dawson - Illinois). Committee on Veterans' Affairs.], H. R. 3680 ["To effectuate recommendations relating to the Department of the Interior of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government" (William L. Dawson - Illinois). Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.], H. R. 3686 ["To provide for the reorganization of the Veterans' Administration in accordance with the recommendations of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government" (William L. Dawson - Illinois). Committee on Veterans' Affairs.], H. R. 3687 ["To provide a recruitment procedure for the competitive civil service in order to insure selection of personnel on the basis of open competition and merit, and for other purposes" (William L. Dawson - Illinois). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.], H. R. 3688 ["To establish and to consolidate certain hospital, medical, and public health functions of the Government in a Department of Health" (William L. Dawson -Illinois.], S. 1135 ["To provide a recruitment procedure for the competitive civil service in order to insure selection of personnel on the basis of open competition and merit, and for other purposes" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas; Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin; George D. Aiken - Vermont; Robert A. Taft - Ohio; Homer Ferguson - Michigan; Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. -Massachusetts; Irving M. Ives - New York; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; William Benton - Connecticut; James H. Duff - Pennsylvania; Leverett Saltonstall - Massachusetts; Everett M. Dirksen - Illinois). Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.], and S. 1140 ["To establish and to consolidate certain hospital, medical, and public health functions of the Government in a Department of Health" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas; Homer Ferguson - Michigan; Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. - Massachusetts; William Benton - Connecticut.].

F 79: Flood Control (1949).  General.

a. Correspondence and clippings re various flood control projects in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Newt R. Graham.

b. Schedule: House Committee on Public Works: " ... of Public Hearings on River and Harbor Projects Beginning Tuesday, April 26, 1949, at 10:00 A.M."

F 80: Flood Control (January - April, 1950).  General.

a. Correspondence re Oklahoma reservoir projects, Convention of the National Rivers and Harbors Congress, etc. Correspondents include Mississippi Valley Association and John L. McClellan (form letter).

b. Statement: N. R. Graham (Vice-Chairman, Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board) before the Appropriations Committee on Civil Functions (January 25, 1950).  Re Oklahoma Projects.

c. Table: Tulsa District, Corps of Engineers: "Data on Dam and Reservoir Projects in State of Oklahoma" (1950).

d. Report: Mississippi Valley Association to Water Resources Policy Commission, re "existing federal legislation and policies in the water resources field" (March 27, 1950). 

e. Memorandum: Don McBride to Oklahoma Congressional Delegation: "Effect of Action of House Appropriations Committee on the Flood Control Program in Oklahoma" (April 10, 1950).

F 81: Flood Control (August - October, 1950).  General.

a. Correspondence re Republican and Democratic Party platforms re flood control, etc.

b. Memorandum: Don McBride to WGS, re flood control projects in Oklahoma and appropriations therefor (August 8, 1950).

c. Pamphlet: National Rivers and Harbors Congress: " ... .  What It Is, What It Does" (1950).

d. Press Release: Corps of Engineers: "Army Engineers Announce Civil Works Allocations" (October 11, 1950). 

e. Speech: Guy Cordon: "Basin Development -- Committee Report."  In the Senate (December 5, 1950).  Consists of resolution and "Basin Development Committee Report to National Reclamation Association ..., November 15, 16, 17, 1950."

F 82: Flood Control (1951-1952).  General.

a. Correspondence re impact of inundation of arable lands (from Izaak Walton League of America) and hearing testimony.

b. Press Release: Department of Defense: "Army Engineers Announce 1952 Planning Projects" (January 14, 1952).

F 83: Flood Control (1949-1950).  Arizona Project.

Correspondence re Central Arizona Project.

F 84: Flood Control (1947-1948).  Arkansas River: general.

a. Correspondence and rough data notes re Arkansas River and its tributaries. Correspondents include Newt R. Graham (form letter) and James W. Trimble.

b. Article: "Waterways Get a Boost."  Business Week (August 21, 1948).  Reprint.

c. H. R. 5754: "Authorizing a completion of the improvement of the Arkansas River and tributaries, Arkansas and Oklahoma."  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948) (J. W. Trimble - Arkansas).  Committee on Public Works.

F 85: Flood Control (1948-1949).  Arkansas River: general.

a. Correspondence re transmittal, hearings schedule, etc. Correspondents include Roy J. Turner and Newt R. Graham.

b. H. R. 1725: "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."  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949) (William F. Norrell - Arkansas).  Committee on Public Works.

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."  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949) (WGS).  Committee on Public Works.

d. Draft Legislation: State of Oklahoma: "Authorizing the Secretary of the Army to Deliver All of the Electric Power and Energy Generated at the Fort Gibson Dam and Reservoir Project on Grand River in Oklahoma to the Grand River Dam Authority" (December 27, 1948).

e. Draft Legislation: State of Oklahoma: "Consenting for the Grand River Dam Authority to Construct, Operate, and Maintain the Markham Ferry Dam and Reservoir Project on Grand River in Oklahoma; Authorizing the United States to Contribute to the Grand River Dam Authority an Amount Equal to 30% of the Total Cost of the Project; and Authorizing the Transfer of Certain Lands, Easements, Flowage Rights and Properties to the Grand River Dam Authority" (December 27, 1948).

f. Statement: Forest Service, re "acquisition and grazing policies in the event that a National Forest unit should be established as a part of the Lower Arkansas Flood Control Program" (April, 1949).

g. Statement: WGS: "Statement of ..., Congressman, Second District of Oklahoma Before the Flood Control Subcommittee of the Public Works Committee on Thursday, May 19, 1949." 

h. Statement: Arkansas-Oklahoma Interstate Committee on the Arkansas River: Before Committee on Public Works (?), re Arkansas Basin development (1949). 

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