WILLIAM G. STIGLER COLLECTION
Box and Folder Inventory
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F 1: Veterans' Affairs (1947).  Hospitals/Health: Eightieth Congress: Oklahoma: Taft: Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re request for copies of H. R. 150 from Chicago Council against Racial and Religious Discrimination. Also letter from member of Muskogee Negro Chamber of Commerce opposing H. R. 150 segregation. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Omar Bradley.

b. Correspondence re support for H. R. 150.

c. Correspondence re information about Negro veterans and the city of Taft.

d. Press Release: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, re NAACP Veterans Bureau (January 3, 1947).

e. Report: Selective Service System, re Accumulative Number of Registrants Inducted by Branch of Service and State (October 1, 1946). Also broken down by race.

f. Report: Selective Service System, re Accumulative Number of Registrants Inducted by Marital-Dependency Status, Branch of Service, and State, January 1, 1946. Also broke down by race.

g. Report: Selective Service System, re Accumulative Number of Registrants Inducted by Marital-Dependency Status, Branch of Service, and State, September 1, 1945. Also broken down by race.

F 2: Veterans' Affairs (1949). Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: General.

Public Law 81-349: "To increase the rates of compensation of certain employees of the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes." Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Original bill by ...

F 3: Veterans' Affairs (1950).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: Oklahoma: Muskogee: Bills/Data.

Report: Hospital Committee, Muskogee Chamber of Commerce: "Expansion of United States Veterans' Administration Hospital at Muskogee, Oklahoma" (January, 1950). Bound.

F 4: Veterans' Affairs (1949-1950).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: Oklahoma: Muskogee: Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re brochures and Oklahoma delegation/Veterans' Administration meeting. Includes letters from constituents, congressmen, and government officials. Correspondents include Carl Albert, Robert S. Kerr, A. S. Mike Monroney, Toby Morris, Elmer Thomas, and Victor Wickersham,

b. Resolution: Executive Committee, Department of Oklahoma, American Legion, re proposed expansion of VA Hospital at Muskogee.

c. H. R. 3611: "To provide for the preparation, printing, and distribution of a list of all persons who died at any time after May 26, 1941, and before September 3, 1945, while serving on active duty with the armed forces of the United States" (Prince H. Preston, Jr. - Georgia). Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Armed Services.

d. H. R. 4617: "To liberalize the requirement for payment of pension in certain cases to veterans and their widows and children, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi). Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Finance. Senate introduced print.

e. Newspaper clipping: "Drive to Enlarge Hospital Revived. Approval of Congress and VA to Be Sought."

F 5: Veterans' Affairs (1949).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: Oklahoma: Norman/Oklahoma City.

a. Correspondence and notes protesting cancellation of proposed veterans' hospital at Oklahoma City.

b. Correspondence and resolution re Norman hospital. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Tom Steed.

c. Statement: WGS: protesting cancellation of veterans' hospitals.

d. Report: Oklahoma Veterans Department: "Veterans Hospital Situation in Oklahoma" (January 15, 1949).

e. Resolution: Pledger-Allen Post 88, American Legion, Norman, objecting to abandoning of Norman hospital (January 20, 1949).

f. Resolution: Department of Oklahoma, American Legion, protesting abandonment of Norman hospital project (January 22, 1949).

F 6: Veterans' Affairs (1949-1950).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: Oklahoma.

a. Correspondence re pensions for dependent parents of non-service-connected death cases, curtailment of hospital program in Oklahoma, and constituent visits.

b. Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 2: Oklahoma State Legislature: "Memorializing the President of the United States and the Director of the Veterans Administration to Revive and Restore a Program of Hospitals for the Treatment and Hospitalization of Veterans in Oklahoma as Heretofore Announced and Approved by Said Veterans Administration" (January 19, 1949).

F 7: Veterans' Affairs (1949).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: Tennessee.

Correspondence re support for construction of veterans' hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. The advantages to Negro Meharry Medical College are proposed as a rationale for supporting this project.

F 8: Veterans' Affairs (1952).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: H. R. 5598.

a. Correspondence. 

b. Public Law 81-339 (H. R. 5598): "To increase compensation for World War I presumptive service-connected cases, provide minimum ratings for service-connected arrested tuberculosis, increase certain disability and death compensation rates, liberalize requirement for dependency allowances, and redefine the terms 'line of duty' and 'willful misconduct.'"  Eighty-first Congress (1952).  Original bill by John E. Rankin - Mississippi.

F 9: Veterans' Affairs (1949-1950).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: H. R. 4074/H. R. 6217.

a. Correspondence. 

b. H. R. 4074: "To provide greater security for veterans of the Spanish- American War, including the boxer Rebellion and Philippine Insurrection, in the granting of hospitalization by the Veterans' Administration" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

c. 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 hospitalization by the Veterans' Administration" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

d. Public Law 81-791 (H. R. 6217).

F 10: Veterans' Affairs (1950).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-first Congress: H. R. 5965.

Correspondence re H. R. 5965 ["To provide for the construction of certain Veterans' Administration hospitals, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).].

F 11: Veterans' Affairs (1951).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-second Congress: General.

a. Correspondence re Congressional policy on non-service-connected medical care for veterans. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Tom Connally.

b. Resolution: State of Oklahoma Legislative Council Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, re veterans' mental hospital in Norman.

F 12: Veterans' Affairs (1951).  Hospitals/Health: Eighty-second Congress: Oklahoma: Muskogee.

Correspondence re Muskogee veterans' hospital expansion compared with other veterans' hospital construction in Oklahoma.

F 13: Veterans' Affairs (1952). Hospitals/Health: Eighty-second Congress: Oklahoma: Oklahoma City.

Correspondence with dean of the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and University Hospitals re possible delays in Oklahoma City veterans' hospital construction. 

F 14: Veterans' Affairs (1945).  Life Insurance.

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).

F 15: Veterans' Affairs (1946).  Pensions: Seventy-ninth Congress: World War I Pensions.

Constituent plea for provision of pensions for World War I veterans. 

F 16: Veterans' Affairs (1944-1946).  Pensions: Seventy-ninth Congress: H. R. 4170.

a. Correspondence and clippings re prompting introduction of and support for H. R. 4170. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Paul J. Kilday.

b. 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). Typed draft.  Introduced print.

c. Public Law 78-483 (H. R. 1744): "To provide government protection to widows and children of deceased World War I veterans, and for other purposes." Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944). Original bill by John E. Rankin - Mississippi.

F 17: Veterans' Affairs (1946).  Pensions: Seventy-ninth Congress: H. R.  5785/H. R. 5786.

a. Correspondence requesting introduction of bills recommended by National Convention of the American Legion.  Copies of proposed legislation attached. 

b. Correspondence requesting constituent reaction to H. R. 5785 and H. R. 5786.

c. Correspondence in support of H. R. 5785 and H. R. 5786.

d. 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).

e. H. R. 5786: "To provide increases in pensions or compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities who have dependents" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).

F 18: Veterans' Affairs (1946-1947).  Pensions: Seventy-ninth Congress: H. R. 6900.

a. Constituent letter re Public Law 79-611.

b. Public Law 79-611 (H. R. 6900): "To grant increased service pensions in certain Spanish-American War cases not included in recent legislation providing increases to other Spanish-American War veterans and their dependents, and for other purposes."  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).  Original bill by Charles A. Buckley - New York.

F 19: Veterans' Affairs (1947).  Pensions: Eightieth Congress: H. R. 969.

a. Correspondence supporting H. R. 969, including one letter describing the ranks of Spanish-American War veterans as declining at the rate of 500 per month. 

b. H. R. 969: "To provide increases in the rates of pensions payable to Spanish-American War veterans and their dependents" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

F 20: Veterans' Affairs (1947).  Pensions: Eightieth Congress: H. R. 1453/ H. R. 4242.

a. Colleague (Edith Nourse Rogers) correspondence re procedures on bills. 

b. Constituent correspondence re H. R. 1453. 

c. Statistics re war dead and widows.

d. 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).

e. H. R. 4292: "To amend the income limitation governing the granting of pension to veterans and death-pension benefits to widows and children of veterans, and for other purposes" (Frank A. Mathews, Jr. - New Jersey).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

f. Committee Print 60, Committee on Veterans Affairs: Veterans Administration Report on H. R. 1453, et al. (June 13, 1947).

F 21: Veterans' Affairs (1947).  Pensions: Eightieth Congress: H. R. 1887.

a. Colleague (Edith Nourse Rogers) correspondence re procedure on bill. 

b. Constituent correspondence re H. R. 1887. 

c. 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).

d. Hearings (H. R. 1887, et al.): "Providing Increased Payments of Compensation to Widows and Orphans of War Veterans and Extending the Time for Filing Claims."  Eightieth Congress; First Session (July 2 and 10, 1947).

e. Committee Print 121, Committee on Veterans Affairs: Veterans Administration Report on H. R. 1887 et al. (July 25, 1947).

F 22: Veterans' Affairs (1947).  Pensions: Eightieth Congress: H. R. 1944.

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).

F 23: Veterans' Affairs (1949).  Pensions: Eightieth Congress: H. R. 3961.

a. Constituent correspondence re H. R. 3961. 

b. H. R. 3961: "To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to Spanish-American War and Civil War veterans and their dependents" (Alvin E. O'Konski - Wisconsin).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Senate reported print (Calendar 497).

c. Public Law 80-270 (H. R. 3961).

F 24: Veterans' Affairs (1948).  Pensions: Eightieth Congress: H. R. 4962.

a. H. R. 4962: "To provide pensions for certain widows of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection" (Alvin E. O'Konski - Wisconsin).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).  Reported print (Union Calendar 1145).

b. House Report 2316 (H. R. 4962): "Providing Pensions for Certain Widows of Spanish-American War Veterans." Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).

F 25: Veterans' Affairs (1951).  Pensions: Eighty-first Congress: General.

Constituent correspondence re veterans legislation.

F 26: Veterans' Affairs (1949).  Pensions: Eighty-first Congress: H. R. 106.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 106.

b. H. R. 106: "To provide retirement pay and other benefits to certain disabled veterans of the Spanish- American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the Boxer Rebellion" (Joseph P. O'Hara - Minnesota).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

F 27: Veterans' Affairs (1949).  Pensions: Eighty-first Congress: H. R. 1441.

H. R. 1441: "To extend pension benefits to persons who served on certain vessels operated by the Army during the War with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, and the China Relief Expedition" (Richard T. Welch - California).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

F 28: Veterans' Affairs (1947, 1949).  Pensions: Eighty-first Congress: H. R. 2218.

a. Constituent correspondence re H. R. 2218.

b. 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).

c. 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).

F 29: Veterans' Affairs (1950).  Pensions: Eighty-first Congress: H. R. 6374.

a. Constituent correspondence. 

b. H. R. 6374: "To liberalize the service pension laws relating to veterans of the War with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, or the Boxer Rebellion, and their dependents" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950). Senate introduced print.

F 30: Veterans' Affairs (1951-1952).  Pensions: Eighty-second Congress: General.

Correspondence from constituent veterans supporting veterans' legislation. 

F 31: Veterans' Affairs (1951-1952).  Pensions: Eighty-second Congress: H. R. 315/H. R. 2418/H. R. 2419.

a. Correspondence re Public Law 82-108 (H. R. 315), H. R. 2418, and H. R. 2419.

b. H. R. 315: "To liberalize the service pension laws relating to veterans of the war with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, or the Boxer Rebellion, and their dependents" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty- second Congress; First Session (1951).

c. H. R. 2418: "To provide greater security for veterans of the Spanish- American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection, in the granting of emergency hospital care by the Veterans' Administration" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).

d. H. R. 2419: "To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to certain widows of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).

F 32: Veterans' Affairs (1952).  Pensions: Eighty-second Congress: H. R.  1075.

Constituent correspondence supporting three bills, H. R.  1075 ["To increase the rates of service-connected death compensation payable to children, where there is no widow, and to dependent parents, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).], H. R. 6167 ["To prohibit reduction of any rating of total disability or permanent total disability for compensation, pension, or insurance purposes which has been in effect for twenty-five or more years" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi.  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).] and H. R. 6803 ["To amend the World War Veterans' Act, 1924, as amended, to assure continuance of insurance benefits to certain veterans who are permanently and totally disabled" (W. J. Bryan Dorn - South Carolina).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).].

F 33: Veterans' Affairs (1951-1952).  Pensions: Eighty-second Congress: H. R. 4394.

a. Constituent correspondence supporting H. R. 4394.

b. H. R. 4394: "To provide certain increases in the monthly rates of compensation and pension payable to veterans and their dependents, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951). Senate introduced print.

F 34: Veterans' Affairs (1949).  Veterans' Preference.

Public Law 78-359 (H. R. 4115): "To give honorably discharged veterans, their widows, and the wives of disabled veterans, who themselves not qualified, preference in employment where Federal funds are disbursed" (Joe Starnes - Alabama).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Civil Service.

F 35: Veterans' Affairs (1946).  Vocational Rehabilitation.

a. Correspondence to constituents re H. R. 6971. 

b. Constituent correspondence re H. R. 6971. 

c. Statement in support of H. R. 6971.

d. 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.  Draft.  Introduced print.

F 36: Ways and Means, Committee on (1945).  Seventy-ninth Congress: Armed Forces: H. R. 2444.

a. Request to legislative counsel to draw up bills.

b. Constituent correspondence and newspaper clipping supporting H. R. 2444. 

c. 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). Draft. Introduced print.

F 37: Ways and Means, Committee on (1945).  Seventy-ninth Congress: Armed Forces: H. R. 2942.

a. Colleague (Daniel J. Flood) correspondence. 

b. H. R. 2942: "Granting certain tax benefits to members and former members of the armed forces" (Daniel T. Flood - Pennsylvania).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session.

F 38: Ways and Means, Committee on (1945).  Seventy-ninth Congress: Oil and Gas: H. R. 2765.

a. Correspondence and copy of Circuit Court of Appeals decision on No. 11167 F.H.E. Oil Company versus Commissioner of Internal Revenue, re income taxes and write-offs for oil companies. 

b. Correspondence re H. R. 2765. 

c. H. R. 2765: "To amend the Internal Revenue Code" (WGS).  Seventy- ninth Congress; First Session (1945).

d. Independent Petroleum Association of America Report No. 401, re policy statement by I.R.S. and House Hearings on F.H.E. Oil Company case.

F 39: Ways and Means, Committee on (1947-1948).  Eightieth Congress: Alimony.

a. Correspondence and notes re H. R. 4025 and the specific constituent case which prompted its introduction. 

b. H. R. 4025: "To amend section 22(k) of the Internal Revenue Code, relating to alimony payments" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Three drafts.  Introduced print.

F 40: Ways and Means, Committee on (1947). Eightieth Congress: Old-Age Assistance Grants.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 726.

b. H. R. 726: "To amend the Social Security Act, as amended, with respect to grants to States for old-age assistance" (William Colmer - Mississippi). Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

F 41: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Eighty-second Congress: Alimony.

H. R. 837: "To amend the Internal Revenue Code with respect to alimony and separate maintenance payments" (Robert Hale - Maine).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

F 42: Ways and Means, Committee on (1952).  Eighty-second Congress: Social Security.

Constituent correspondence re H. R. 5988[ "To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide disability insurance benefits and to reduce the age requirement for old age and survivors insurance benefits from 65 to 62" (Joseph R. Bryson - South Carolina).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).].

Series 2: Subject, 1944-1952

F 43: American Legion (1950-1952).  General.

Correspondence and form re Oklahoma Poppy Board decoration, Post Department Commander emblem request, and conveying best wishes on WGS retirement. 

F 44: American Legion (1950-1952).  Congratulations.

a. Correspondence congratulating new office holders and new district commander.

b. Correspondence and newspaper clipping re new President of the American Legion Auxiliary in Oklahoma. 

c. Grand Chef de Gare of Muskogee meeting announcement. 

F 45: American Legion (1950-1952).  Conventions and Meetings.

a. Programs for 1950 Muskogee Annual Summer Wreck and Second District Convention Program. 

b. Program: Second District Meeting (December, 1951).

c. Congratulations and thanks for Legion activities. 

d. Regrets for absence at Legion functions.

e. Reservation correspondence and confirmations of attendance at functions.

F 46: American Legion (1950).  Department Commander election.

WGS efforts to get Robert Mountcastle to run. 

F 47: American Legion (1951).  Hospital.

Report of the American Legion Department of Texas Hospital Committee. 

F 48: American Legion (1950-1951).  Reed, (Mrs.) Willis C.

a. Correspondence re Legion convention and Mrs. Reed's presidency. 

b. General correspondence. 

c. Newspaper clipping: "National President is Oklahoma's Own."

d. "Oklahoma Presents" brochure re Mrs. Reed's candidacy for National President of the American Legion Auxiliary. 

F 49: American Legion (1950-1952).  Resolutions.

a. Correspondence transmitting items and response.

b. Resolutions passed at the American Legion Oklahoma State Convention in 1951. 

c. Resolutions 6, 7, and 15 adopted by the American Legion, Department of Oklahoma, in 1951.

d. Resolutions from National Convention of the American Legion, Miami, Florida, October, 1951.  Re foreign relations. 

e. Resolution: American Legion National Convention, re Veterans' Employment Service. 

F 50: American Legion (1950-1952).  Un-American Activities.

a. Correspondence and newspaper clipping, "Jarman Warns You Need Ideas to Whip Reds."  Includes information about anti-communist films. 

b. Article: American Legion Magazine (October, 1950): "The Men the Commies Hate Most."  Re House Un-American Activities Committee.

c. Correspondence re Flag etiquette information and anti-communist correspondence. 

d. Public Law 77-829 (H. J. Res. 359): "To amend Public Law Numbered 623, approved June 22, 1942, entitled 'Joint Resolution to codify and emphasize existing rules and customs pertaining to the display and use of the flag of the United States of America." Seventy-seventh Congress; Second Session (1942).

F 51: Camp Gruber (1946). Forty-fifth Infantry Division Park.

Correspondence re suggestion that several acres around the clubhouse at Greenleaf Lake be made the Forty-Fifth Infantry Division Park. 

F 52: Camp Gruber (1946). Leasing.

Correspondence re leasing of land at Camp Gruber for grazing or for school or camp purposes.

F 53: Camp Gruber (1946). Camp Gruber (1946). Maintenance.

Correspondence re possible maintenance contract and refurnishing of cottage contents.

F 54: Camp Gruber (1946). Soil Conservation.

Correspondence re constituent complaints re burning of grass cover on camp grounds.

F 55: Camp Gruber (1946). Surplus Property.

Correspondence re sale of prison barracks and sale/donation of surplus boats to Izaak Walton League.

F 56: Camp Gruber (1947). Forty-fifth Infantry Division Park.

a. Correspondence re suggestion that several acres around the clubhouse at Greenleaf Lake be made the Forty-Fifth Infantry Division Park. Correspondence includes copy of WGS letter to Clinton P. Anderson.

b. Letter suggesting same park but for all Camp Gruber-related veterans. 

F 57: Camp Gruber (1947). Graveyard.

Correspondence re inquiry re condition of a cemetery relocated from the area of the Camp Gruber Military Reservation. 

F 58: Camp Gruber (1947).  Indian Land.

Correspondence and petition concerning former Indian lands in Camp Gruber and their possible reacquisition. Correspondents include J. B. Milam. Correspondence includes copy of Milam letter to George B. Schwabe.

F 59: Camp Gruber (1947). Leasing.

a. Correspondence and petition re grazing leases for greatest possible number.

b. Correspondence and resolution re leasing of entire grounds to Izaak Walton League.

F 60: Camp Gruber (1947). Maintenance.

Correspondence re awarding of maintenance contract.

F 61: Camp Gruber (1947). Soil Conservation.

Correspondence and petition re complaints about indiscriminate burning of grasses, possibility of Soil Conservation Service intervention, and general lack of good maintenance. Correspondents include Charles F. Brannan and Hugh H. Bennett.

F 62: Camp Gruber (1947). Surplus Property.

a. Correspondence re disposal of surplus property, particularly buildings, to school, community, and other groups. Correspondence includes copy of WGS letters to Robert S. Kerr and Elmer Thomas and copy of letter from Thomas to War Assets Administration.

b. S. Con. Res. 31: "Relating to surplus buildings and lands for community purposes" (John Chandler Gurney - South Dakota).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Armed Services. [The bills delays reporting government property as surplus.]

F 63: Camp Gruber (1948). Leasing.

a. Correspondence re leasing of land to Camp Gruber Grazing Association.

b. Press Release: WGS: "Local Stockmen Lease Gruber" (October 19, 1948).

F 64: Camp Gruber (1948). Maintenance/Use.

Correspondence re possible return of grounds to Soil Conservation Service, disposal/donation of shrubbery, complaints about prohibition of night fishing on Greenleaf Lake, and maintenance contract.

F 65: Camp Gruber (1948). Sale.

a. Correspondence re non-reactivation of the camp, taking the camp off the market for military reasons, and possible reconsideration of disposition of Camp Gruber. Correspondents include Elmer Thomas. Correspondence includes copy of WGS letters to Omar Bradley, Robert S. Kerr, and Kenneth Royall.

b. Clipping: "Gruber Released by U. S. Aair [sic] Force. Returned to WAA." Watts Journal (September 2, 1948).

F 66: Camp Gruber (1948). Surplus Property.

a. Correspondence re disposal of surplus property, particularly buildings, to school, community, and other groups; hope that property will be kept intact. The sales were halted when the sale of the entire camp was postponed.

b. Press Release: WGS, re disposal of Camp Gruber buildings to twenty school districts (June 23, 1948).

F 67: Camp Gruber (1948-1949).  Boudinot Land.

Correspondence re controversy over land purchased by the United States from Mary C. Boudinot for Camp Gruber. 

F 68: Camp Gruber (1949). Maintenance/Use.

Correspondence re possible reversion of camp to Soil Conservation Service or Oklahoma A & M College and job seeking.

F 69: Camp Gruber (1949). Meeting for Disposition of.

Correspondence.

F 70: Camp Gruber (1949). Spillway Restoration.

a. Correspondence re $50,000 needed to repair the spillway and disposition meeting.

b. Memorandum re restoration of the spillway at Greenleaf Lake. 

F 71: Camp Gruber (1949). Surplus Property.

Correspondence re disposal of surplus property, particularly buildings, to school, community, and other groups.

F 72: Camp Gruber (1950). Reactivation.

a. Correspondence re possible reactivation of the Camp in light of the Korean War as well as economic troubles of eastern Oklahoma. Correspondents include George C. Marshall.

b. Typescript: "Data on Camp Gruber" (December 13, 1950).

c. Press Release: Muskogee Chamber of Commerce, re meeting "to acquaint Oklahoma industrialists, manufacturers, and processors with the government's industrial mobilization program" (n.d.).

F 73: Camp Gruber (1950). Sequoyah School Land Use.

Correspondence re Sequoyah Indian School request to use Camp Gruber land. 

F 74: Camp Gruber (1951). Maintenance/Job Requests.

Correspondence re contracts and work requested by constituents.

F 75: Camp Gruber (1951). Reactivation.

a. Correspondence re appropriation for and reactivation of the Camp.

b. Newsletter: Retail Merchants Association Bulletin, Muskogee, Oklahoma (June 20, 1951). "Camp Gruber Appropriation Goes to Congress Today."

c. Notes: "Camp Gruber Appropriation -- Fiscal Year 1952." Two copies with handwritten notes.

d. Press Release, re $9,900,000 request for Camp Gruber in the President's military budget. Five different drafts.

e. Press Release: Office of Public Information, Department of Defense: "Army to Acquire Land at Former Camps for Use in the Event of Emergency" (November 30, 1951).

f. Press Release: WGS, re reactivation of the camp (November 30, 1951).

g. Newspaper clippings. "Gruber Expansion Asked by Congress." McIntosh County Democrat (June 21, 1951); 2. "Gruber Expansion Called for in Bill for Appropriations." Muskogee Phoenix (June 21, 1951); "Gruber Bill Approval Slated." Muskogee Phoenix (August 7, 1951); "Money for Camp Gruber Reopening Okayed by House." Muskogee Phoenix (August 15, 1951); "Repairs on Gruber." Haskell Tribune (August 16, 1951); "Bruner Predicts 'Bigger and Better' Gruber in Report to Civic Clubs." Muskogee Phoenix (n.d.); "Bruner Gives Detailed Report on Trip to Washington at Civic Club Meeting." Muskogee Phoenix (n.d.); "Revisions Asked for Camp Gruber Plans." Muskogee Phoenix (March 18, 1952).

F 76: Camp Gruber (1951). Spillway.

Correspondence re appropriation to repair spillway at Greenleaf Lake.

F 77: Camp Gruber (1952). Leasing.

Correspondence re grazing leases.

F 78: Camp Gruber (1952). Maintenance/Job Requests.

Correspondence re possible job.

F 79: Camp Gruber (1952). Reactivation.

a. Correspondence re limited re-opening of the Camp. Correspondence includes copy of letter from Robert S. Kerr.

b. Press Release: Office of Public Information, Department of Defense: "Army to Establish Railhead Facility at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma."

c. Newspaper clippings: 1. "Camp Gruber's Work Ordered." Muskogee Phoenix (July 20, 1952); "CC Ask 'Shake Lose' of Camp Gruber Plans." Muskogee Phoenix (January 6, 1952); "Army 'Timetable' for Gruber Told; Work to Begin August 18." (February 3, 1952); "Delay in Work for Camp Gruber." Muskogee Phoenix (April 15, 1952); "Gruber Work Starts Late This Summer." Muskogee County News (June 26, 1952).

F 80: Campaign (1944).

a. "Radio Broadcast by W. G. Stigler, Monday Evening, March 6, 1944."

b. "Radio Broadcast by W. G. Stigler, Tuesday Evening, February 29, 1944."

F 81: Campaign (1948).

Form Letter: Washington Committee for Robert S. Kerr: "Dear Oklahoman" (July 15, 1948).

F 82: Campaign (1951).

a. Letters to constituents in new-to-district counties.  Six copies of a form letter with lists of citizens to receive same.

b. Requests for lists and those received, some with descriptions of significant Democrats in new-to-district counties. 

c. List of postmasters in eight new-to-district counties.

d. List of newspapers in eight new-to-district counties.

e. Lists of people by county and town in new-to-district counties. 

f. WGS Speech: "America's First Line of Defense: 'The American Home.'"  Delivered before the Business and Professional Women's Club (October 28, 1951). Typescript; draft and corrected copy.

F 83: Condolences -- Military (1945).  Casualty lists.

a. War Department Office of Information correspondence outlining new casualty list procedure. 

b. Release: Navy Department: "Twenty-ninth Merchant Marine Casualty List Released by Navy" (June 5, 1949).  Includes list of safe, dead, and missing personnel, by state.

c. Release: "Thirtieth Navy Department Merchant Marine Casualty List Released by Navy" (July 5, 1945). Includes list of safe, dead, and missing personnel, by state.

F 84: Condolences -- Military (1951-1952).  Casualty lists.

Release: Office of Public Information, Department of Defense: "... Armed Forces Dead Being Returned to U. S. from Far East Command."  Mimeographed. Sometimes contains listing for nation by state; sometimes only those in Oklahoma; total number of dead given is for nation.

a. "97 ..." (April 11, 1951).

b. "120 ..." (April 21, 1951).

c. "119 ..." (May 3, 1951).

d. "Two ..." (May 6, 1951).

e. "352 ..." (May 12, 1951).

f. "Four ..." (May 19, 1951).

g. "420 ..." (May 21, 1951).

h. "374 ..." (June 4, 1951).

i. "288 ..." (June 11, 1951).

j. "349 ..." (June 23, 1951).

k. "394 ..." (July 4, 1951).

l. "451 ..." (July 16, 1951).

m. "489 ..." (July 23, 1951).

n. "485 ..." (August 11, 1951).

o. "505 ..." (August 12, 1951).

p. "502 ..." (August 24, 1951).

q. "520 ..." (September 5, 1951).

r. "604 ..." (September 12, 1951).

s. "579 ..." (September 29, 1951).

t. "612 ..." (October 5, 1951).

u. "600 ..." (October 14, 1951).

v. "441 ..." (October 23, 1951).

w. "615 ..." (November 25, 1951).

x. "533 ..." (December 5, 1951).

y. "377 ..." (January 30, 1952).

z. "122 ..." (May 26, 1952).

F 85: Condolences -- Military (1951-1953). Casualty Lists.

Releases: Office of Public Information, Department of Defense: "U. S.  Casualties in the Korean Area." 

a. No. 289 (April 29, 1951).

b. No. 291 (May 1, 1951).

c. No. 297 (May 8, 1951).

d. No. 298 (May 9, 1951).

e. No. 300 (May 12, 1951).

f. No. 301 (May 13, 1951).

g. No. 302 (May 14, 1951).

h. No. 303 (May 15, 1951).

i. No. 306 (May 19, 1951).

j. No. 307 (May 20, 1951).

k. No. 310 (May 23, 1951).

l. No. 315 (May 29, 1951).

m. No. 318 (June 2, 1951).

n. No. 342 (July 1, 1951).

o. No. 440 (November 13, 1951).

p. No. 442 (November 18, 1951).

q. No. 445 (November 21, 1951).

r. No. 679 (October 27, 1952).

s. No. 725 (January 10, 1953).

F 86: Condolences -- Military (1949-1951).  Casualty lists -- Oklahoma counties.

Two discrete lists prepared by WGS office of those killed in action in Korea.  Lists for Adair, Cherokee, Haskell, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Sequoyah, and Wagoner counties.  Next-of-kin and addresses are also listed. 

F 87: Condolences -- Military (1944-1946).  Condolence Letters.

a. Correspondence between WGS and next-of-kin of deceased soldiers. Mainly WGS form letters; some responses.

b. Clipping re deceased soldier.

F 88: Condolences -- Military (1950-1952).  Condolence letters.

a. Correspondence and notes re condolences from WGS to next-of-kin of deceased soldiers.  Mainly WGS form letters; some responses.

b. Release: Office of Public Information, Department of Defense: "U. S. Casualties in Korean Area." Mimeographed. Attached to letters.

1. No. 314 (May 28, 1951).

2. No. 329 (June 16, 1951).

3. No. 331 (June 18, 1951).

4. No. 334 (June 21, 1951).

5. No. 344 (July 3, 1951).

6. No. 348 (July 8, 1951).

7. No. 399 (September 17, 1951).

8. No. 417 (October 13, 1951).

9. No. 430 (October 30, 1951).

10. No. 433 (November 4, 1951).

11. No. 448 (November 26, 1951).

12. No. 487 (January 28, 1952).

13. No. 497 (February 9, 1952).

14. No. 551 (April 26, 1952).

15. No. 570 (May 23, 1952).

16. No. 623 (August 8, 1952).

c. Clippings, re deaths.

F 89: Congress and You (1945-1949).  Correspondence and Artwork.

a. Artwork and plate for "Congress and You" weekly news column.

b. Mailing List: "Newspapers receiving copy of 'Congress and You' -- weekly news letter."  Asterisks beside "colored agencies."  List of twenty-five newspapers and radio stations.

c. Correspondence (1945, 1949) with news agencies re "Congress and You." 

d. Correspondence (1949) with WGS constituent, re "Congress and You." 

e. Letter from "Washington News Reports" re discussion of Congressional News Service being made available to Members. 

f. Press Releases re WGS itinerary during November, 1949.  ["Congress and You" ceased in October, 1949.].

F 90: Congress and You (March, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. First column (undated).  "Informed Constituency," "Indian Hearings," H. R. 2444 (income tax for armed services), "War Veterans," "Indian Commissioner," "President's Message."

b. (March 10, 1945).  "House Votes $50,000 for Probe of Un- Americanism," "Senate Version of Work or Fight Bill," "House Passes Nurse Draft," "War Contract 'kickbacks' Prohibited by House Bill," "National Debt Limit Raised."

c. (March 17, 1945).  "Bills Passed by the House This Week," Protests," "Prisoner of War Farm Help," "Red Tape for Veterans," "How Old Is Congress?," "Power of the President," "Congressional Mail," "Interesting Information, "'Armed Freedom' Stands Sentry over the Capitol," "Proposed Legislation."

d. (March 24, 1945).  "Food Supplies," Rural Electrification Administration Administrator [Aubrey] Williams," "Senator from North Dakota," "Farm Draft," "Farm Loans for Veterans," "Armed Forces Discharge Pay," "Criticism of Our Action," "Appropriation for the Department of Agriculture," "Congressional Recess," "Visitors."

F 91: Congress and You (April, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (April 5, 1945).  "Rural Electrification Administration Administrator [Aubrey] Williams," "Selective Service Extension," "Food Shortage," "Indian Affairs," "Social Security Investigation," "Manpower Legislation," "Congressman [Jed Johnson] Named U. S. Customs Judge," "Historical Precedent Shattered," "Price Ceilings on Movies, Barber and Beauty Shops Spurned."

b. (April 12, 1945).  "Latest on Manpower Situation," "Veterans' Hospitals," Legislative Activity," "School Lunch Program," "VE Day," "Visit Home."

c. (April 21, 1945).  "Return to Washington," "Flood Disaster," Unusual Event [WGS presiding over the House]," "United Nations Conference."

F 92: Congress and You (May, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (May 5, 1945).  "Headlines," "Presidential Veto," "Federal Education Aid," "Soldier Dead," "Meat Shortage in Washington, [D. C.]," "Governor and Mrs. Kerr Are Here," "State Highway Commission."

b. (May 12, 1945).  "V-E Day Stirs World," "Cost of War with Germans and Japs," "Casualties," "Axis Prisoners of the United States," "Victory Speeches," "Veterans -- Franking Privileges," "Treaties," "School Lunch Program," "Flood Control," "Legislative Appropriations," "Veterans' Hospitals."

c. (May 19, 1945).  "Decrease in Government Employees," "Veterans' Hospitals," "Nationwide Broadcast," "Agricultural Extension Work," "Flood Control," "Speech on the Floor [of the House]," "Rural Electrification."

d. (May 26, 1945).  "Congressman Visits Second District," "Indian Affairs," "Impressive Ceremony Stirs Congress," "Bills Passed by House," "Flood Control," "Lend-lease Report," "New Cabinet Appointments," "Government Reorganization," "Manpower Controls to Be Eased."

F 93: Congress and You (June, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (June 2, 1945).  "President's Report to Congress," "Meeting of Big Three," "Confirmation of Two Cabinet Appointments," "Hearings on Secretary Wickard," "$12,000,000 Approved to Aid Flooded Areas," "Reciprocal Trade Agreements," "Naval Ships," "Memorial Day," "First Lady's First Official Appearance," "Okinawa Death Total," "Lend-lease Meat May Be Suspended," "Forty-four Hour Week Seen for U. S.  Workers."

b. (June 9, 1945).  "Return to Washington," "Veterans' Administration," "Appointment of General Bradley," "Veterans' Benefits," "Universal Military Training," "Congressional Expense Allowance," "Bretton Woods Agreement," "Carbon Black."

c. (June 16, 1945).  "Veterans' Hospitals," "Un-American Activities," "Federal Pay Raise Bill," "Anti-Poll Tax," "Attorney-General Nomination," "House Veterans' Committee," "Indian Claims Commission," "General Eisenhower."

d. (June 23, 1945).  "Good News," "General Eisenhower," "House Veterans' Committee," "Reciprocal Trade Agreements," "More U. S. Burial Grounds," Office of Price Administration."

e. (June 30, 1945).  "Conferees Agree on Office of Price Administration Extension," "United Nations Charter," "Senate Increases Employment Service Appropriation," "Veterans' Taxes," "Presidential Succession," "Federal Pay Raise Bill."

F 94: Congress and You (July, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (July 7, 1945).  "The President Signs Bill," "Appointment on New Committee," "Momentous Occasion" [U.N. charter], "Secretary of State," "Supreme Court Resignation," "Postal Pay Raise Bill Signed by President," "Important Legislation" [control of government corporations], "Indian Claims Commission."

b. (July 14, 1945).  "Secretary of Agriculture," "Recess," "United Nations Charter," "Veterans' Legislation," "Veterans," "West Point Nominations," "Annapolis Nominations."

c. (July 21, 1945).  "World War II Veterans," "House Recesses," "Short Speech," "Umbrellas and Raincoats," "Navy."

F 95: Congress and You (August, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (August 2, 1945).  "Surprise" [Churchill defeat], "Japanese Peace Feelers," "Unconditional Surrender," "United Nations Charter," "Dramatic Tableau" [R. L. Owen and T. P. Gore on floor of Senate], "Secretary of Agriculture."

b. (undated).  "Henryetta" [coal gasification plant], "Stillwater," "Subsidy Definition," "Rationing," "Public Health."

c. (undated).  "Historical Events," "Russia Declares War on Japan," "Japan Offers to Surrender," "Visitations," "House and Senate Activity," "Congressional Debate," "Senator Vandenburg."

d. (August 23, 1945).  "Victory Is Ours!," "Our Navy," "Draft," "Regulations," "Federal Aid for Farmers," "General Omar N. Bradley," "Expansion of Veterans' Administration in Oklahoma."

e. (August 30, 1945).  "President Truman," "Congressional Problems," "Daylight Saving Time," "Admiral Halsey's Saddle," "Bomb-Leveled Tokyo," "Army and Navy Releases," "Return to Washington."

F 96: Congress and You (September, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (September 6, 1945).  "End of the Long Trail," "Voluntary Enlistments," "Modern Industry Poll," "Loss of Farms in Oklahoma," "Builder or Wrecker."

b. (September 8, 1945).  "Return to Washington," "President's Message," "General Jonathan M. Wainwright," "Jap Atrocities," "Occupation of Tokyo," "German-Mexican Bund Leader."

c. (September 15, 1945).  "General Wainwright's Return," "Amputees," "Atomic Bombing," "General Pershing's Birthday," "Pearl Harbor Disaster," "Reorganization of Veterans Administration," "Discharges."

d. (September 22, 1945).  "Nominations," "Voluntary Enlistments," "Farms for Veterans," "Daylight Saving Time," "Discharge of Veterans," "Introduction of Legislation."

e. (September 29, 1945).  "Postwar Highway Bill," "White House Visit," "Unemployment Compensation," Cheerful News," "Reduction of Army," "Full Employment," "Reduction of Appropriations."

F 97: Congress and You (October, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (October 6, 1945).  "President Truman," "Sweet News," "Highway Construction," "Presiding over the House," "Admiral Nimitz Day," "Army Discharges," "Congressman Jed Johnson," "Trip to Hawaii."

b. (October 13, 1945).  "Congressman's Office," "War Production Board Abolished," "Atomic Bomb," "Veterans," "Military Discharges," "Oklahoma Girls Protest Fraternization."

c. (October 20, 1945).  "Reconversion Progress," "Atomic Bomb Controversy," "Public Works," "War Appropriations to Be Cancelled," "Unified Armed Forces," "Universal Military Training," "Soil Conservation," "Minimum Wage Boost," "Tax Relief."

d. (October 27, 1945).  "President's Message," "Postwar Naval Aviation," "Atomic Bomb Formula," "Prominent Oklahoma Visitors," "WGS Return."

F 98: Congress and You (November, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (November 3, 1945).  "Trip to Hawaii," "Departure," "Leaving San Francisco," "Sunday," "Trip Over," "Honolulu," "Continuation."

b. (November 10, 1945).  "Honolulu," "Hilo," "Volcanoes," "Return to Hilo," "Farewell to Hawaii Island," "Continuation."

c. (November 24, 1945).  "Visit Home," "The American Legion Convention," "Legislative Action," "Army and Navy Chiefs," "Pearl Harbor," "Universal Military Training," "Food," "Elimination of Meat Rationing."

F 99: Congress and You (December, 1945).  Typescripts.

a. (December 1, 1945).  "Good News," "Discharge of Service People," "United Nations Organization," "Oklahoma Delegation," "Shirley Temple."

b. (December 8, 1945).  "G.I. Bill," "UNNRA," "March of Dimes," "Christmas Tree," "President Truman," "Questionnaires," "Recision of Wartime Appropriations," "Veterans Administration Medical Corps."

c. (December 15, 1945).  "Federal Aid to Hospitals," "Housing," "War Labor Disputes," "Hobbs Bill," "Federal Aid for Schools," "General Patton," "New Record," "Snow," "Sizes of Divisions," "Full Employment," "Home."

d. (December 22, 1945).  "Veterans," "Amendments to G.I. Bill," "Deficiency Appropriations," "Persons Buried Abroad," "Servicemen's Families," "War Powers Bill," Army-Navy Merger," "Medal of Honor," "United Nations Organization."

F 100: Congress and You (January, 1946).  Typescripts.

a. (January 3, 1946).  "Big Three Meeting," "General MacArthur," "Complaints," "History-Making Year," "1946, "Conventions," "Congress."

b. (January 10, 1946).  "President's Message," "Airports on Surplus List," "Demobilization."

c. (Undated [January 17, 1945?]).  "Oklahoma First Again," "Peace-Time WAC Army," "Veterans Denied Job Benefits," "Consolidation of Agencies," "Strikes," "State Highway Program," "Return to Washington."

d. (January 26, 1946).  "Departure and Return," "Pension Bar," "Budget for Veterans' Agency," "Schooling under G.I. Bill," "Curbing Petrillo's Power," "United States Employment Service Bill," "Surplus Hospitals."

F 101: Congress and You (February, 1946).  Typescripts.

a. (February 2, 1946).  "Hospital Care for Veterans," "United States Employment Service," "Recision Bill," "British Loan," "Army Sets Off Bomb Shell," "Strike Legislation," "Polio Drive in Washington," "House Pays Tribute," "Late President's Valet Dies."

b. (February 9, 1946).  "Veterans," "Full Employment," "Federal Hospital Aid," "Labor," "Universal Military Training," "Atomic Bomb," "Indian Claims Commission," "Civil Functions Appropriations."

c. (February 16, 1946).  "Special Food Committee," "Secretary Ickes," "Another Woman Representative," "Churchill," "Fair Employment Practices," "Appropriations," "Deficiency Appropriation," "Alexandria, Virginia," "'Local News Release.'"

d. (February 23, 1946).  "Office of Price Administration," "Jobless Veterans," "Food Committee," "Democratic Victory," "School Lunch Program," "So-Called Petrillo Bill," "Victory Gardens," "Taxicab Caravan," "George Washington's Birthday."

F 102: Congress and You (March, 1946).  Typescripts.

a. (March 2, 1946).  "Special Food Committee," "House Veterans Committee," "Draft," "Navy Demobilization," "Death of House Member," "Secretary of the Interior," "Important Pronouncements," "Housing Situation."

b. (March 9, 1946).  "Visit Home," "Food Survey in Europe," "Loan to Great Britain," "Veterans Administration," "Child Welfare Conference," "Civilian Production Administration," "Annual Junior Livestock Show," "President Truman and Former Prime Minister Churchill."

c. (March 16, 1946).  "Volunteer Enlistments," "Special Food Committee," "Retirement Benefits for Congress," "Social Security," "Veteran[s] Legislation," "Unemployed Veterans," "House World War Veterans Legislation Committee," "Agricultural Appropriations for 1947," "Recision of Wartime Appropriation," "Lost Kin in War."

d. (March 23, 1946).  "Flood Control Committee," "Break for the G.I.'s," "Land Rights to Veterans," "Employed Veterans," "Rapido River Crossing," "Report of Investigation," "Federal Pay Raise," "Post Office Salary Increase," "Moving of Office," "Cherry Blossom Time."

e. (March 30, 1946).  "Do You Have the Average?," "Veterans' Housing," "Contempt Charges," "United Nations Security Council," "Sale of Coal and Asphalt Lands," "Indian Claims Commission Bill," "Lake Greenleaf," "Selective Service Extension," "Federal Pay Raise."

F 103: Congress and You (April, 1946).  Typescripts.

a. (April 6, 1946).  "Unknown Soldier," "National Service Insurance," "Servicemen's Pay Raise," "Post Office Salary Increase," "Visit to the White House," "Sale of Coal Lands," "Federal-Aid Airports," "Pay Raise for Federal Employees," "Farm Speech," "Peacetime Navy.

b. (April 13, 1946).  "Home," "Army and Navy Pay Raise," "Vote to Eighteen-year-old's," "Army Day," "Flood Control," "Speech on the [House] Floor," "Social Security," "Veterans Insurance," "Special Food Committee."

c. (April 20, 1946).  "Hectic Week," "Extending Price Control Act," "War Losses," "Baseball Season," "Pension for Our Senior Citizens," "Committees," "Civil Functions Appropriations," "Gene Autry," "European Starvation."

d. (April 29, 1946).  "Easter Recess," "Re-election," "Return to Washington," "More Legislation," "Office of Price Administration."

F 104: Congress and You (May, 1946).  Typescripts.

a. (May 4, 1946).  "Return to Washington," "Department of Interior," "Veterans," "Surplus Houses."

b. (May 11, 1946).  "Interior Appropriation Bill," "Enlisted Terminal Leave Pay," "Veterans in School or Training," "Extension of Draft," "British Loan," "Anniversary of V-E Day," "President's Birthday," "National Press Club," "Surplus Property."

c. (May 20, 1946).  "Lake Greenleaf," "Insurance Changes for Veterans," "Federal Communications System," "Airport Bill," "Emergency Home Building," "Department of the Interior Bill."

d. (May 25, 1946).  "Indian Claims Commission," "Navy Appropriation Bill," "Grand River Dam Bill," "United States Attorneys' Conference," "Construction of Homes," "Muskogee Stockyards," "Joint Session of Congress," "Federal Roads," "Bridges in Sequoyah County."

F 105: Congress and You (June, 1946).  Typescripts.

a. (June 1, 1946).  "Strikes," "Labor Joint Committee," "Grand River Dam of Oklahoma," "Indian Claims Commission," "In Memoriam," "Death of Senator [Carter] Glass," "Memorial Day in Washington," "Big Top Arrives Soon."

b. (June 8, 1946).  "Graduation by Disabled National Service Officers," "Speeches," "Rivers and Harbors Bill," "National Service Life Insurance," "Signs of Economy," "Late President Roosevelt," "House Veterans Committee," "New Chief Justice of the Supreme Court," "Enlisted Personnel Terminal Leave Pay," "Selective Service."

c. (June 17, 1946).  "Back in District," "Okmulgee Glennan General Hospital."

F 106: Congress and You (July, 1946).  Typescripts.

a. (July 13, 1946).  "Resuming Column," "Return to Washington," "Office of Price Administration," "British Credit," "Flood Control," "War Profits."

b. (July 20, 1946).  "Grand River Dam," "Indian Claims Commission Bill," "Office of Price Administration," "Veterans," "Atomic Energy," "Food Prices."

c. (July 27, 1946).  "Office of Price Administration," "G.I. Terminal Leave Pay," "White House," "Boy Scouts of Oklahoma," "Reorganization Bill," "Adjournment."

F 107: Congress and You (January, 1947).  Typescripts.

a. (January 4, 1947).  "New Year Greetings," "Eightieth Congress," "Television," "Battle over Senator Bilbo," "New Tax Bill," "President's Message," "Bills Introduced," "Committee Assignments."

b. (January 11, 1947).  "President's Message," "Bills Proposed in Congress," "Committee Assignments," "New Secretary of State," "Broadcasting Sessions of Congress," "Patronage Move," "President's Budget."

c. (January 18, 1947).  "Committee Assignments," "March of Dimes," "More Meat, Butter and Sugar," "Republican and Democratic Leaders Meet with President," "World War Veterans Drawing Compensation," "Cut in Income Taxes."

d. (January 25, 1947).  "Questionnaire," "House 'Bank' Reopens," "Dismissal of Employees."

F 108: Congress and You (February, 1947).  Typescripts.

a. (February 1, 1947).  "Widows and Orphans Legislation," "Excise Taxes," "Veterans Insurance," "Questionnaire," "Portal-to-Portal Legislation," "Un-American Activities," "Ex-Speaker Sam Rayburn," "Veterans Subsistence Allowances."

b. (February 8, 1947).  "Presidential Tenure," "Rent Control," "Oklahoma Delegation Luncheon," "Visit to the White House," "Weather," "National Income," "Veterans Insurance," "Sweet News."

c. (February 15, 1947).  "Congress," "League of Young Democrats Convention," "Legislation," "Federal Aid for Education," "Veterans in School," "Tax Payments," "Portal-to-Portal Pay," "Proposed Slash in Military Funds," "House Labor Legislation Postponed," "American Savings."

d. (February 22, 1947).  "Congressman Stigler in Oklahoma," "Legislation," "Veterans On-the-Job Training," "Budget," "Recent Legislative Questionnaire."

F 109: Congress and You (March, 1947).  Typescripts.

a. (March 1, 1947).  "Oklahoma and Return," "Portal-to-Portal Legislation," "Veterans Insurance," "On-the-Job Pay Increase."

b. (March 8, 1947).  "End of Draft," "Farm Labor," "Ambassador to England," "Legislative Budget," "Senator [Wayne] Morse," "Oklahoma Military Leader Urges Universal Military Training."

c. (March 15, 1947).  "Coast Guard Examination," "Treasury-Post Office Appropriation Bill," "Deficiency Appropriation Bill," "Taxes," "President's Message," "Veterans Hospital at Taft, Oklahoma."

d. (March 22, 1947).  "Statistics on the Eightieth Congress," "War Veterans in the Eightieth Congress," "New Legislation," "Another Sugar Stamp," "Communists," "Cherry Blossom Festival," "Statehood for Hawaii, "Egg- rolling Festival," "Taxes."

e. (March 29, 1947).  "Communists," "Labor Department," "Cattle Disease," "Army Posts," "Taxes," "Roads," "Indian Claims Commission," "Draft," "Inflation," "U. S. Revenues," "Visitors."

F 110: Congress and You (April, 1947).  Typescripts.

a. (April 5, 1947).  "Appropriations," "Recess," "Public Works Committee," "Rent Control," "Indian Claims Commission," "Repeal of Claims Commission Bill," "Expiration of Controls," "Phone Tie-up," "Communist Party," "Good Friday," "Aid to Turkey."

b. (April 12, 1947).  "Third Year in Congress," "Henry Ford," "Lilienthal Confirmed," "Cherry Blossom Fete," "Oklahoma Tornado," "Labor Bill," "Aid to Greece and Turkey," "Indian Claims Commission," "Telephone Strike."

c. (April 19, 1947).  "Cherry Blossom Festival," "Silver Loss of Restaurant," "Seniority Rights of G.I.'s," "White House," "Record Broken," "Antarctic Expedition Ended," "Baseball Season," "Labor Bill."

d. (April 26, 1947).  "President's Speech," "Farm Plan," "Wallace Popularity," "Millions to Fight Bills," "Federal Aid to Schools," "Republican Convention," "Communists," "Department of Interior Appropriations."

F 111: Congress and You (May, 1947).  Typescripts.

a. (May 3, 1947).  "Public Hearing," "Rent Control," "Sale of Coal Lands," "President Aleman," "Baseball Game," "Daylight Savings Time," "World Peace," "Secretary [George] Marshall."

b. (May 10, 1947).  "President's Birthday," "Daylight Saving Time," "Communist Convention," "Universal [Military] Training," "World War Veterans," "Greece-Turkey Aid Bill," "Mother's Day," "Killing Frost."

c. (May 17, 1947).  "Cadets and Midshipmen," "President to Visit Alaska," "Sugar Stamp," "World Armies," "Communist," "Portal-to-Portal Pay Legislation," "Lobbyists," "Kin to Visit Cemeteries," "Dean Acheson," "School Aid," "Greek-Turkish Aid Bill," "Labor Legislation."

d. (May 24, 1947).  "Navy Appropriation," "American Day," "Civil Air Patrol," "Radio Licenses," "Daughters of [the] American Revolution," "Army 'Blue' Discharge," "Jury Service."

e. (May 31, 1947).  "Memorial Day."

F 112: Congress and You (June, 1947).  Typescripts.

a. (June 7, 1947).  "Tax Bill," "Postmasters," "President to Canada," "Sugar Rationing," "Universal [Military] Training," "Labor-Management," "Army Appropriations Bill," "President's New Plane."

b. (June 14, 1947).  "Sugar Rationing," "President in Canada," "Guilty of Contempt," "Henry Wallace," "Immigration," "Army-Navy Unification Bill," "Universal [Military] Training," "Flood Control," "Adjournment."

c. (June 21, 1947).  "Tax Veto Upheld," "Adjournment Date," "Rent Control," "Universal [Military] Training," "G.I. Student Aid," "[Jed] Johnson Approved," "Labor-Management Bill."

d. (June 28, 1947).  "Veterans' Administration," "Wool Bill," "Taft-Hartley Labor-Management Law," "The Trial of Christ," "Jed Johnson," "Boost for Navy."

F 113: Congress and You (July, 1947).  Typescripts.

a. (July 5, 1947).  "Statehood for Hawaii," "Terminal Leave Bonus," "Independence Celebrations."

b. (July 12, 1947).  "Unification Bill," "Veterans Insurance," "Union Chiefs," "Army Horses," "Tax Reduction," "Terminal Leave Bonds," "Presidential Succession," "White House," "Oklahoma House Delegation."

c. (July 19, 1947).  "Tax Bill, Adjournment," "Baseball Game," "Flood Control," "Farm Funds," "Indian Legislation," "Army-Navy Unification," "Secretary of War," "Presidential Succession."

d. (July 26, 1947).  "[Death of] Former Senator [Robert L.] Owen," "Poll Tax Bill," "Terminal Leave Bonds," "Pensions," "Veterans," "Schools," "Social Security," "Unification Army-Navy Bill," "Oklahoma Show," "Adjournment."

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