CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
DEPARTMENTAL SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 18

Box 19: Reconstruction Finance Corporation (1953) - Health, Education and Welfare (1954).

F 1: Reconstruction Finance Corporation (1953).

Correspondence re individual request for information on rental of building owned by Corporation, function of the Corporation, possible discontinuation, and support for the Corporation.

F 2: Selective Service System (1953).  General.

Individual requests for help in clarification and exemption from the draft for various constituents.  Also includes various government printed material.

F 3: Selective Service System (1953).  Requests/Deferment.

Individual requests for deferment by constituents.

F 4: Small Business Administration (1953).  General.

Press Release; Public Law 83-163; H. R. 5141.

F 5: Small Business Administration (1953).  Individual Requests.

Constituent requests re business expansion and water "crisis" in Wapanucka.

F 6: Small Business Administration (1953).  Personnel.

Correspondence re abolishment of office held by friend of CA.

F 7: Smithsonian Institution (1953).

Request for copies of the Institution's report for 1946-1951.

F 8: Tennessee Valley Authority (1953).  General.

Letter from Frank Clement (Governor of Tennessee) requesting CA vote not to slash funds for the TVA.

F 9: Treasury, Department of the (1953).  General.

Letter from (Secretary of the Treasury) explaining the present organization of the department.

F 10: Treasury, Department of the (1953).  Individual Requests.

a. Correspondence re gold held by the Treasury and export excise tax.

b. Pamphlet: "Gold Regulations."

F 11: Treasury, Department of the (1953).  Engraving and Printing, Bureau of.

Correspondence re dismissal of employee.

F 12: Treasury, Department of the (1953).  Internal Revenue Service.

a. Correspondence re overhaul of the Service.

b. Booklet:

F 13: Treasury, Department of the (1953).  Internal Revenue Service.  Individual Requests.

Correspondence re collecting of withheld taxes, income tax refunds, tax law questions, and letter of praise for current IRS Administrator.

F 14: United Nations (1953).

Correspondence re opposition to the UN, need for independent Morocco, and transmitting material; Reports..

F 15: Veterans Administration (1953).  General.

Correspondence re assistance.  Correspondents include Oklahoma State Senator Raymond Gary; Press Release:

F 16: Veterans Administration (1953).  Individual Requests.

Correspondence re loans and health care.

F 17: War Claims Commission (1953).  General.

Correspondence re notice of deadline for filing of prisoner-of-war claims; Report:

F 18: War Claims Commission (1953).  Individual claims.

Correspondence re assistance in expediting claims.

F 19: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Extension Service.

Correspondence thanking CA for support in transferring all agricultural agencies on the campus of Oklahoma A & M.

F 20: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.

Correspondence re request for list of committeemen in the Third District.

F 21: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.  Agriculture Conservation Program.

Correspondence re breakdown of 1953 ACP funds in Pushmataha County; meetings to explain the ACP program, request for support of appropriations, brush clearing program, and detailed explanation of the ASCS program in Oklahoma.

F 22: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.

Correspondence re reports; Booklet.

F 23: Agriculture, Department of (1954-1955).  Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.

Crop allotments and regulations.

F 24: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.  Commodities.

Correspondence re crop allotments and price supports on various crops grown in Oklahoma.

F 25: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.  Individual Requests.

Correspondence re allotments, refunds, lake-building, etc.

F 26: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.  Personnel.

Notice re new appointee in Oklahoma; List of Community committee members for various Oklahoma counties.

F 27: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.  Personnel.

Correspondence re retention of Lyle Hague as Oklahoma State Chairman.

F 28: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Agricultural Trade Program.

Release detailing Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954.

F 29: Agriculture, Department of (1953-1954).  Animal Husbandry, Bureau of.  Personnel.

Correspondence re assistance in transferring from North Carolina to any western state.

F 30: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Cattle.

Correspondence re price supports and emergency feed program.

F 31: Agriculture, Department of (1954-1955).  Cotton.

Correspondence re cotton farmers' troubles concerning exports/imports, classification of cotton, and price supports.

F 32: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Cotton.

Individual questions re allotments.

F 33: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Cotton.

Correspondence re policy on allotments, state and county acreage allotment program, and opinions/resolutions from various local organizations.

F 34: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Dairy Industry.

Correspondence re warehouse storage in McAlester and re-packaging of powdered milk, and pasteurization; Release re government's plan to distribute non-fat dry milk.

F 35: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Drought.  Oklahoma materials.

a. Correspondence re Oklahoma drought conditions and cattle prices resulting therefrom.

b. Resolution: Pittsburg County Cattlemen's Association, calling for federal action regarding drought in southeastern Oklahoma (July 28, 1954).

F 36: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Drought.  Oklahoma materials.

a. Correspondence re Oklahoma drought conditions, requests for federal actions to alleviate drought, and transmitting resolutions.

b. Resolution: Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association, calling for federal purchases of meat to distribute at no cost to public (July 19, 1954).

c. Resolution: Haskell County Farmers and Cattlemen, calling for actions outlined in "b" above (July 26, 1954).

F 37: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Drought.  Washington materials.  Colleague correspondence and committee material.

a. Correspondence re drought relief program and drought in general.  Correspondents include U. S. Representative Frank Chelf (Kentucky).

b. Press Release: Office of the President, declaring twenty-six Oklahoma counties as disaster areas (August 2, 1954).

c. Press Release: House Committee on Agriculture: "Drought Program" (August 5, 1954).

F 38: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Drought.  Washington materials.  CA Releases and Miscellaneous.

a. Correspondence re Oklahoma drought conditions.

b. Press Releases

F 39: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Drought: Washington materials.  Departmental correspondence and releases.

a. Correspondence re Oklahoma counties not named as disaster areas and designation of additional counties.  Corespondents include Ezra Taft Benson (Secretary of Agriculture).

b. Release: U. S. Department of Agriculture: "1954 U. S. Department of Agriculture Drought Program" (August, 1954).

F 40: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Employment.

Correspondence re constituents' desiring assistance in obtaining a job.

F 41: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Farm Credit Administration. 

a. Correspondence re report.

b. Report: Farm Credit Administration: "Report to the National Farm Loan Associations for the Year Ended June 30, 1953."

F 41b: Agriculture, Department of (1954). Farmer Home Administration.

Disaster Areas

F 42: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  House Committee on Agriculture.

a. Press Release: House Committee on Agriculture: "Farm Prices and the Cost of Food" (August 2, 1954).

b. Booklet: House Committee on Agriculture: "Farm Prices and the Cost of Food."

F 43: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Farm Programs and Policies.

a. Correspondence re dust storms, acreage allotments, alleged communists working for the U. S. government, and U. S. delegation sent to Europe, Asia, and South America.

b. Statement: Communication Workers of America: "Policy Statement" (February 9, 1953).

c. Speech: Joseph B. Hall: "Selling Out Way Out of the Farm Problem."  Before the Women's Advertising Club (January 22, 1954).

d. Report: Agricultural Trade Commission: "Foreign Trade of the United States in Agricultural Products" (June, 1954).

F 44: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Farmers Home Administration.  Disaster Loan Program.

a. Correspondence re emergency (primarily drought) loans and drought-afflicted areas in Oklahoma.

b. Release: "Disaster Loans" (undated).

F 45: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Farmers Home Administration.  Loans.

Correspondence re loan applications, farm appraisals, and loan restrictions.

F 46: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Farmers Home Administration.  Loans.

Correspondence re contract disputes, applications for employment, and charges of Republican patronage schemes involving various county Administration supervisors.

F 47: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Farmers Home Administration.  Offices and Location.

Correspondence re organization of the Administration's county offices and their location.

F 48: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Fort Reno Reservation lands.

Correspondence re transfer of public lands out of public ownership.

F 49: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Oklahoma Programs and Offices.

a. Correspondence re consolidation of federal farm agency offices in Stillwater.

b. Newsletter: Oklahoma State Office of Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation: "The Oklahoma Committeeman" (September 23, 1954).

c. Release: U. S. Department of Agriculture: "Costs of Government Programs for Agriculture, 1933 to Date" (January 28, 1954).

F 50: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Peanuts.

Correspondence re allotments, price supports, and meeting with Secretary of Agriculture.

F 51: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Price Supports: General.

a. Correspondence re meetings on price supports, compulsory diversion of acreage program.

b. Booklet: Louisiana Delta Council: "The Truth about the Cost of the Farm Price-Support Programs and Government Aid to Other Groups" (undated).

c. Release: International, Pacific and McCabe Brothers Company: "A Plea for a Square Deal for the Farmers of the Great Plains."

F 52: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Requests: General.

a. Correspondence re requests for literature, etc.

b. Bulletin: U. S. Department of Agriculture: "You Can Store Grain Safely on the Farm" (May, 1954).

F 53: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Rural Electrification Administration.  General.

a. Correspondence re engineering work for the Rural Electrification Administration, telephone loans, support for a Senate amendment, and installation of telephone service to a rural Oklahoma area.

b. Resolution: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association: "Federal Accelerated Tax Amortization Program" (January 14, 1954).

c. Report: Executive Manager, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association: "Partnership -- Key to Management in Rural Electrification" (January 11, 1954).

d. List of telephone borrowers.

F 54: Agriculture, Department of (1953-1954).  Rural Electrification Administration: Cooperatives: Choctaw Electric Cooperative.

a. Correspondence re loans for electric service, extension of service, and population requirements for certain locations in Oklahoma.

b. Petition: Citizens of Hochatown, Oklahoma: request for completion of power line (October 21, 1953).

F 55: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Rural Electrification Administration: Cooperatives: Kiamichi Electric Cooperative.

Correspondence re electric service established in Oklahoma counties.

F 56: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Rural Electrification Administration: Proposed plant at Spiro.

Correspondence re proposed building of steam generating plant.

F 57: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Rural Electrification Administration: Cooperatives: Table Rock Dam.

Correspondence re construction of dam on the Oklahoma- Missouri border and present status.

F 58: Agriculture, Department of (1954).  Wheat.

Correspondence re allotments.

F 59: Air Force, Department of the (1954).  General.

a. Correspondence re invitation to lunch with Secretary of the Air Force, location of new Air Force Academy, and information re Air Force Wing.

b. Publication: Department of the Air Force: "What Is an Air Force Wing?" (undated).

c. Article: Francis Drake: "On Guard."  Reader's Digest (August, 1953).

F 60: Air Force, Department of the (1954).  Air Force Academy.

a. Correspondence re conferences, location of proposed site for academy in Oklahoma.

b. Brochure: City of Enid: "Enid, Oklahoma, Welcomes the U. S. Air Force Academy."

c. Brochure: Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce: "Oklahoma -- Ideal Location for the Air Force Academy" (undated).

F 61: Air Force, Department of the (1954).  Air Force Association.

Correspondence re appointment in the Air Force Association and U. S. soldiers held prisoner in China.

F 62: Air Force, Department of the (1954).  Ardmore Air Force Base.

Correspondence re making Ardmore and Altus air force bases permanent, replacement of a bridge, and optometry care at the Ardmore base.

F 63: Air Force, Department of the (1954).  Ardmore Air Force Base.  Employment.

a. Correspondence re openings in various jobs at the base and transfer information.

b. Announcement: U. S. Civil Service Commission: "Job Opportunities for Radio-Telephone Operations" (December 7, 1954).

F 64: Air Force, Department of the (1954).  Tinker Air Force Base.  Wage Contract Question.

Correspondence re wage reduction.

F 65: Army, Department of the (1954).  General.

a. Correspondence re procedural change for hardship discharge, appointment of new Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, the Stars and Stripes and its function as the official newspaper for the military, closure of Veterans of Foreign Wars hut at Fort Sill, and map request.

b. Civilian employees.

F 66: Army, Department of the (1954).  Corps of Engineers: Bull Shoals Reservoir.

Correspondence re title questions re land in Arkansas owned by the government and mineral rights to such land.

F 67: Army, Department of the (1954).  Corps of Engineers: Lake Texoma.

Correspondence re fencing in of government-owned land.

F 68: Army, Department of the (1954).  Corps of Engineers: Tulsa District.

Correspondence re previous progress and future plans for the District.

F 69: Army, Department of the (1954).  Employment.

Correspondence re requests for information on teaching positions overseas.

F 70: Army, Department of the (1954).  Fort Chaffee.

Correspondence re alleged mistreatment of soldiers stationed at the fort.

F 71: Army, Department of the (1954).  Grave Markers.

Correspondence re obtaining free grave markers for placement on graves of U. S. veterans.

F 72: Army, Department of the (1954).  Surplus Equipment.

Correspondence re obtaining such equipment.

F 73: Atomic Energy Commission (1954).

a. Release: Joint Committee on Atomic Energy: Invitation to view film of atomic bomb blast (January 28, 1954).

b. Release: Joint Committee on Atomic Energy: Weekly Summary of press articles (February 8, 1954).

F 73b: Commerce, Department of (1954). General:

a. Grant for airport construction

b. List of employees in 3rd district.

c. Bulletin: "1954 Census of Manufacturers."

F 74: Commerce, Department of (1954).  General: Office of Business Economics and Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Correspondence re elimination of unnecessary correspondence and request for report.

F 75: Commerce, Department of (1954).  Census, Bureau of the.  Agriculture Census.

a. Correspondence re requests for getting on the farm census and location of new census offices.

b. Release: Bureau of the Census: List of crew leaders for the Third District of Oklahoma (undated).

F 76: Commerce, Department of (1954).  Census, Bureau of the. 

Correspondence re requests for records to establish age or for various local populations.

F 77: Commerce, Department of (1954).  Census, Bureau of the. 

Correspondence re requests for 1950 agricultural data and for statistical abstract of the United States.

F 78: Commerce, Department of (1954).  Civil Aeronautics Administration.  Communications Station at McAlester Airport.

a. Correspondence re new appropriations for McAlester airport communications facility and claim for property loss sustained during typhoon on Wake Island.

b. Statement: McAlester Airport Commission and McAlester Chamber of Commerce: Request for continued operation of the McAlester Airport communications Station (undated).

F 79: Commerce, Department of (1954).  Coast Guard.

Correspondence re request for information and assistance re employment with the Coast Guard.

F 80: Commerce, Department of (1954).  Make-Work Program.  Involves Area Redevelopment Division.

a. Correspondence re "make-work" programs and funds for Oklahoma airports.

b. Press Release: CA: "Severe Economic Conditions in Oklahoma" (August 24, 1954).

c. Resolution: Board of County Commissioners, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, re adverse economic conditions (August 18, 1954).

d. Resolution: Board of County Commissioners, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma: "Requesting a Work Program for Okfuskee County" (September 8, 1954).

e. Resolution: Board of County Commissioners of Southeast Oklahoma, re adverse economic conditions (August 23, 1954).

f. Newspaper clippings.

F 81: Commerce, Department of (1954).  Patent Office.

Correspondence re requests for information and Patent Office "red-tape."

F 82: Commerce, Department of (1954).  Weather Bureau.

Correspondence re thanks for help in keeping Weather Bureau office in Texarkana, Texas, open.

F 83: Civil Aeronautics Board (1954).  Appropriations.

Correspondence re appropriations.

F 84: Civil Defense Administration (1954).  General.

Resolution of the National Association of State Civil Defense Directors re radioactive materials (September, 1954).

F 85: Civil Defense Administration (1954).  Requests.

Correspondence re visual aid equipment and information re storage of materials for defense purposes.

F 86: Civil Service Commission (1954).  General.

a. Citation: National Association of Retired Civil Employees, re CA's service in helping their organization.

b. Employment Notice: Civil Service Commission re job openings at Perrin Air Force Base, Texas (November 29, 1954).

c. Group life insurance for federal civilian employees (August 17, 1954).

F 87: Civil Service Commission (1953-1954).  Individual Requests.

Correspondence re assistance in finding job, locating proper forms, retirement benefits, etc.

F 88: Defense, Department of (1954). 

Requests for names of prisoners of war and MIAs from the Third District.

F 89: Defense, Department of (1954).  Public Works Bill.

Press Release: Office of Public Information, Department of Defense, re 1955 Appropriations for new construction project (April 6, 1954).

F 90: Federal Works Agency (1954).  Public Roads, Bureau of.  Interstate Highway Program and re-routing question.

Correspondence re increasing the federal highway mileage limit and routing highway through Marietta, Oklahoma.

F 91: Federal Communications Commission (1954).

Constituent problem with radio interference with television signal.

F91b: Foreign Operations Administration (1954). General correspondence.

F 92: Federal Power Commission (1954). 

Correspondence re oil imports and natural gas production.

F 93: Federal Trade Commission (1954).  Requests.

Request for copy of flammable fabrics act.

F 94: General Accounting Office (1954).  Individual requests.

Correspondence re debt owed constituent by the government, debt owed government by friend, and request for assistance in filing claim against the Navy.  Correspondence includes copy of letter from Warren E. Burger (Assistant Attorney-General).

F 95: General Services Administration (1954).  Surplus Property and Other General Requests.

Correspondence re request for birth record, army surplus materials, fire truck, new office space, information on market for non-glare flourescent light bulbs, and information on rental space for government storage.

F 96: General Services Administration (1954).  National Archives and Records Service.  Request.

Correspondence re information on post office in Oregon, Alabama; pension record, World War I registration form, information on Revolutionary War soldier, and "Dancing Rabbit" Treaty of 1830.

F 97: General Printing Office (1954).  Requests.

Correspondence re government bulletins, pamphlets, copies of "agricultural statistics," books, and other publications.

F 98: Housing and Home Finance Agency (1954).

Correspondence re requests for designation as "critical housing area."

F 99: Housing and Home Finance Agency (1954).  Federal Housing Administration.

Correspondence re alleged irregularities in Durant Housing Corporation, accusation of forgery, and response from officials in Washington.  Correspondents include U. S.  Senator Jesse Wolcott.

F 100: Housing and Home Finance Agency (1954).  Federal Housing Administration.

Correspondence re employment request; list of employees in 3rd district

F 101: Housing and Home Finance Agency (1954).  Federal Housing Administration.  Federal Housing Programs.

Correspondence re alleged irregularities in Federal Housing Program and request for support of the Program.

F 102: Housing and Home Finance Agency (1954).  Federal Housing Administration: Personnel Policy Protest.

Letter re anger over government "gestapo" like personal information requirements.

F 103: Housing and Home Finance Agency (1954).  Federal Housing Administration: Requests.

Correspondence re alleged discrimination and request for assistance in financing a farm.

F 104: Housing and Home Finance Agency (1953-1954).  Home Loan Bank Board: Individual Requests.

Correspondence re requests for information on status of the Home Owners Loan Corporation and address of its replacement organization.

F 105: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Education, Office of: General.

a. Correspondence re recent National Educational Association meeting, public school appropriations, and federal assistance for public schools.

b. Article: Paul Flicker: "How Good Are Our Schools?"  Collier's (June 11, 1954).  Reprint.

c. Booklet: National Educational Association, re descriptions of the Association, its membership, policies, organization, and services (undated).

d. Booklet: National Education Association: "Educational Differences among the States" (March, 1954).

F 106: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Education, Office of.  Applications for Impacted Area Aid for Public Schools.

Correspondence re Public Law 815 and other federal support programs to public school districts.

F 107: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Education, Office of: Oklahoma Board of Vocational Education.  General.

a. Correspondence re federal funding for trade and industrial education; request for meeting with CA; and notice of change in address.

b. Booklet: Oklahoma State Board of Vocational Education: "Training Oklahomans for Oklahoma Industry" (1954).

F 108: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Education, Office of: Oklahoma Board of Vocational Education.  Constituent Case.

Correspondence re requests for increase in educational allowance, on-the-job training, and application for a position as a trade/industry teacher.

F 109: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Education, Office of: Vocational Rehabilitation.

a. Correspondence re installation and operation of vending machines in U. S. post offices.

b. Public Law 74-732 (H. R. 4688):

F 110: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Food and Drug Administration.  General.

Correspondence re request for copy of Pure Food and Drug Act, and notification of enclosed statement relating to statements made before congressional committee re juvenile delinquency.

F 110b: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954). Hospitals.

a. Request for funding for Memorial Hospital

F 111: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Public Health Service.

Correspondence re requests for information re shell fish sanitation, 1953 milk ordinance code, and Oklahoma venereal disease control program.

F 112: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Social Security Administration: Program Data.

a. Correspondence re original Social Security Bill of 1935 and Republican reaction to it.

b. Public Law 83-761 (H. R. 9366): "Amendments to Title II of the Social Security Act" (September 1, 1954).

c. Pamphlet: Social Security Administration:

d. Pamphlet: Social Security Administration:

e. Pamphlet: Social Security Administration:

f. Pamphlet: Social Security Administration:

g. Pamphlet: Social Security Administration:

F 113: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Social Security Administration: Report from the Secretary.

Report from the Bureau of Old Age and Survivors Insurance.

F 114: Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of (1954).  Social Security Administration: Requests and General.

Correspondence re Social Security reception and eligibility requirements, and welfare program and assistance checks.

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