ELMER THOMAS COLLECTION
PROJECTS SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory
Box 6

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Box 6: Fort Towson (1939) - Holdenville (n.d., 1947-1948).

F 1: Fort Towson (1939).

Correspondence re: construction of Fort Towson Dam.

F 2: Fort Towson (1944-1945).

Correspondence regarding continuing construction of Fort Towson Dam and need of funding for completion.

F 3: Fort Towson (1946).

Correspondence re: continuing construction of Fort Towson Dam and need for federal funding for completion of the project.

F 4: Fort Worth (1948).

Correspondence re: improvement of airport facilities for Fort Worth, Texas.

F 4B: Foss Dam (1949).

a. Correspondence re: authorization of construction for Foss Dam near Clinton, OK.

b. Petition from citizens authorizing construction of Foss Dam.

F 5: Frederick (1944-1950).

a. Correspondence re: use of Frederick Airfield since conclusion of World War II.

b. Memorandum: Merle W. Hemphill, Office Of Airports, Civil Aeronautics Administration regarding airport property belonging to the city of Frederick.

F 6: Garber (1943).

Correspondence re: alcohol plant.

F 7: Garden City Project, Tulsa (1944).

Correspondence re: construction of a levee to protect Garden City area from flooding.

F 8: Gate Project (1935).

Correspondence re: Gate Flood Control Project construction.

F 9: Gates Creek (1946).

Correspondence re: completion of construction of Fort Towson Dam and flood control reservoir on Gates Creek.

F 10: Glennan Hospital (1945).

Surplus property lists regarding Glennan General Hospital in Okmulgee, OK.

F 11: Glennan Hospital (1946).

Correspondence re: Glennan Hospital to be used as housing for Oklahoma A&M College (approximately 2000 students).

F 12: Goodland School (1938).

Correspondence re: construction of Goodland School.

F 13: Grandfield, Oklahoma Project (1936).

Correspondence re: status of application for allocation of funds for Grandfield Project.

F 14: Grand River Dam/Authority (1935).

Correspondence re: proposed construction of Grand River Dam in Oklahoma.

F 15: Grand River Dam/Authority (1936).

Correspondence re: Grand River project near Fort Gibson.

F 16: Grand River Dam/Authority (1937).

Correspondence re: possible funding for construction of Grand River Dam.

F 17: Grand River Dam/Authority: Jobs (1937).

Correspondence re: employment opportunities with Grand River Dam Authority. Most correspondents wanted endorsements for employment by Senator Thomas.

F 18: Grand River Dam/Authority (1938).

Correspondence re: proposed payment by government to a landowner whose gravel bed would be flooded by Grand River Reservoir.

F 19: Grand River Dam/Authority: Jobs (1938).

Correspondence (A-L) re: jobs with Grand River Dam Authority. Correspondents request endorsement from Senator Thomas for employment.

F 20: Grand River Dam/Authority: Jobs (1938).

Correspondence (M-Z) re: jobs with Grand River Dam Authority. Correspondents request endorsement from Senator Thomas for employment.

F 21: Grand River Dam/Authority (1939).

Correspondence re: request for informational publications on Grand River Dam and appraisal of land tract in the Grand River Valley.

F 22: Grand River Dam/Authority (1939) Jobs.

Correspondence re: wanted jobs with Grand River Dam Authority. Correspondents request endorsement from Senator Thomas for employment.

F 23: Grand River Dam/Authority (1940).

Correspondence re: Grand River Dam Authority.

F 24: Grand River Dam/Authority: Jobs (1940).

Correspondence re: jobs with Grand River Dam Authority. Correspondents request endorsements from Senator Thomas for employment.

F 25: Grand River Dam/Authority (1941).

a. Correspondence re: problems experienced by Grove, OK due to Grand River Dam including roads and bridges covered with water.

b. Clipping: Pryor Daily Democrat, "GRDA Employs Illinois Man to Run Grand River Project" (November 4, 1941).

F 26: Grand River Dam/Authority (1941).

a. Correspondence re: funding for completion of the Pensacola Project and flooding of roads by Grand River Dam.

b. Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Grand River Dam Authority requesting early action by the Public Works Administration on loan approval for completion of Pensacola Project.

F 27: Grand River Dam/Authority: Defense Plants - Afton, OK (1941).

Correspondence re: establishment of a defense industry in the vicinity of the Grand River Dam.

F 28: Grand River Dam/Authority: Defense Plants - Claremore, OK (1941).

Correspondence re: national defense project for northeast Oklahoma.

F 29: Grand River Dam/Authority: Defense Plants - Grove, OK. (1941).

Correspondence re: proposed establishment of a defense industry in the vicinity of the Grand River Dam.

F 30: Grand River Dam/Authority: Defense Plants - Miami, OK (1941).

Correspondence re: establishment of a defense industry in the vicinity of the Grand River Dam.

F 31: Grand River Dam/Authority: Defense Plants - Pryor, OK (1941).

Correspondence re: establishment of a defense industry in the vicinity of Grand River Dam.

F 32: Grand River Dam/Authority: Defense Plants - Vinita, OK (1941)

Correspondence re: establishment of a defense industry in the vicinity of the Grand River Dam.

F 33: Grand River Dam/Authority: Defense Plants - Miscellaneous (1941).

Correspondence re: establishment of a defense plant in the vicinity of the Grand River Dam.

F 34: Grand River Dam/Authority: Jobs (1941).

Correspondence re: jobs with Grand River Dam Authority. Correspondents request endorsement from Senator Thomas for employment.

F 35: Grand River Dam/Authority (1942).

Correspondence re: proposed transportation of power from the Grand River Dam Authority.

F 36: Grand River Dam/Authority (1943).

a. Correspondence re: increase of reservoir storage capacity at Grand River Dam.

b. Clipping: Pryor Daily Democrat, "GRD Plant to Make More Power" (March 12, 1943).

F 37: Grand River Dam/Authority (1943).

Correspondence re: flooding caused by Grand River Dam Authority, compensation by government to land owners near Grand River Dam, and the possible location of another camp around the Grand River Lake.

F 38: Grand River Dam/Authority (1944).

Correspondence re: flooding due to Grand River Dam and securing lands for the Grand River Dam and Reservoir.

F 39: Grand River Dam/Authority (1944).

a. Correspondence re: insurance on Grand River Dam and accompanying facilities.

b. Proposed amendment: "Suggested Form of Amendment to H.R. 4485 Relating to Flood Control."

F 40: Grand River Dam/Authority (1945).

a. Correspondence re: return of Grand River Dam Authority to state authority from federal authority.

b. Proposed bill: "to authorize the return of the Grand River Dam Project to the Grand River Dam Authority and the adjustment and settlement of accounts between the Authority and the United States, and for other purposes."

F 41: Grand River Dam/Authority (1946).

Correspondence re: transferring of Grand River Lake back to state authority and acquisition of the Oklahoma Ordinance Works by the Grand River Dam Authority.

F 42: Grand River Dam/Authority (1946).

Correspondence re: return of Grand River Dam to state authority from federal authority.

F 43: Grand River Dam/Authority (1946).

a. Correspondence re: agreement between Grand River Dam Authority and the Department of the Interior regarding return of Grand River Dam.

b. Agreement between GRDA and Department of the Interior regarding transfer of Grand River Dam.

F 44: Grand River Dam/Authority: Miami Claim (1946).

a. Correspondence re: Grand River Dam property being returned to original owners.

b. Report of Pate Engineering Company, "Damages to Sewage Disposal System - Miami, OK."

F 45: Grand River Dam/Authority (1946).

Correspondence re: Senate Bill 1816 regarding transfer of Grand River Dam Authority back to state authority.

F 46: Grand River Dam/Authority (1947).

a. Correspondence re: attending Grand River Dam dedication.

b. Report: "Presentation of Objects to Proposal of Grand River Dam Authority to Purchase Properties of Oklahoma Ordinance Works Paying Therefore in Revenue Bonds".

F 47: Grand River Dam/Authority (1948).

Correspondence re: Grand River Dam Authority possible acquisition of Oklahoma Ordinance Works and Chouteau Power Plant.

F 48: Grand River Dam/Authority (1949).

Correspondence re: Grand River Dam Authority acquisition of the Oklahoma Ordinance Steam Power Plant.

F 49: Grand River Dam/Authority (1950).

a. Correspondence re: transcript of hearings on H.R. 7867.

b. Transcript: "H.R. 7867 - House of Representatives - Subcommittee No. 3 of the Committee on the Judiciary" (May 10, 1950).

F 50: Granite (1943).

Correspondence re: inspection of the Granite facilities.

F 51: Grasshopper Control (1938).

Correspondence re: grasshopper problems in various towns in Oklahoma.

F 52: Great Plains (1938).

Correspondence re: thank you to Senator Thomas for efforts and interest in veteran's hospital in the Great Plains area.

F 53: Great Salt Plains Reservoir (1935).

Correspondence re: proposed construction of Great Salt Plains Reservoir Project.

F 54: Great Salt Plains Reservoir (1936).

Correspondence re: possibility of installing a hydro-electric plant.

F 55: Great Salt Plains Reservoir (1945).

Correspondence re: development of the hydro-electronic plant.

F 56: Great Salt Plains Reservoir (1946).

Correspondence re: establishment of a resort near Great Salt Plains area.

F 57: Great Salt Plains Reservoir (1949).

Correspondence re: permission to enter the Great Plains Reservoir area for purposes of making surveys for irrigation facilities.

F 58: Greenleaf Lake Dam (1949-1950).

Correspondence re: funding to make necessary repairs at the Greenleaf Lake Dam.

F 59: Guthrie (1943).

Correspondence re: location of defense plants, facilities and factories.

F 60: Guthrie (1949-1950).

Correspondence re: interest in having a federal project located at Guthrie.

F 61: Guymon: Gas Distribution System (1933).

Correspondence re: possibility for the city of Guyman to build its own gas plant.

F 62: Hartshorne: Formaldehyde Plant (1941).

a. Correspondence re: proposed defense plant.

b. Proposal: "Proposed Formaldehyde Plant - Hartshorne, Pittsburg County, OK."

F 63: Healdton: Public School Building (1943).

Correspondence re: material for use in construction of building to replace school building destroyed by fire.

F 64: Henryetta (1942-1945).

a. Correspondence re: location of a synthetic oil experimental plant; securing of Army hospital.

b. Brochure from the Defense Plant Corporation, "Ore Smelting Plant Metallic Zinc - Henryetta, OK."

F 65: Heyburn Dam (1949-1950).

a. Correspondence re: changing name of Heyburn Reservoir to "Lake Heyburn."

b. S. 2730: Bill: "To provide for the designation of the body of water formed by the dam on Polecat Creek near Heyburn, OK as Lake Heyburn.

F 66: Hickory Creek Project (1950).

Correspondence re: interest in land next to Hickory Creek and construction of dam and reservoir on Hickory Stream or Creek.

F 67: Highway Program (1944-1945).

Correspondence re: cooperative plan for assisting cities, counties, and states in repairing and building roads and streets in the several states.

F 68: Highway Program (1946-1947).

Correspondence re: program for better state and federal roads in Oklahoma.

F 69: Highway Program (1948).

a. Correspondence re: location of an alternate U.S. Highway connecting Highways 64 and 66 and overall improvement of roads in Oklahoma.

b. American Highways (October 1948), magazine of the American Association of State Highway Officials.

F 70: Highway Program (1949-1950).

Correspondence re: construction contracts and overall improvement of roads in Oklahoma.

F 71: Hillcrest Memorial Hospital (1945-1946).

Correspondence re: application for a grant from Federal Works Administration for Hillcrest Memorial Hospital.

F 71B: Hinton (1936).

Correspondence re: project for fire station.

F 72: Hobart (1942).

Correspondence re: application of Kiowa County Junior College for inclusion in the CAA Flight Training Course.

F 73: Hobart (1943-1945).

Correspondence re: local airport use in Hobart and possible location for a veteran's hospital.

F 74: Holdenville (1941-1942).

Correspondence re: proposal for defense plant.

F 75: Holdenville (1943-1944).

Correspondence re: construction of a local airport.

F 76: Holdenville (1945).

Correspondence re: proposed construction of Airport and location of proposed synthetic fuel plants.

F 77: Holdenville (n.d., 1947-1948).

Correspondence re: dedication of airport.

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Elmer Thomas Collection Box List
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