Box 43: Agriculture (1963) - GSA (1963).
F 1 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Farmers Home Administration.
a. Correspondence: re: Watershed loan for Wilburton; Emergency loans; Housing program; Information on publications of the Farmers Home.
b. Telegram: re: Emergency drought loans.
c. Newspaper clipping: re: presentation of checks for a new Wilburton water system.
F 2 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Food Stamps
a. Correspondence: re: Federal food stamp program in Choctaw.
b. Newspaper clipping: re: Program rejected by State due to too high minimum standards.
c. Memorandum: re: food stamp pilot programs.
F 3 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Forest Service.
a. Correspondence: re: Accelerated Public Works Program for forestry preservation; Management of National Forests; Pulpwood industry facts.
b. Handbook: re: Pulpwood industry facts.
c. Telegram: re: Allocation of $5.5 million for National Forest Service accelerated public works project.
d. Report: re: opportunities for forestry.
F 4 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Forest Service. Ouachita National Forest (Open Range).
a. Correspondence: re: Officers of the Kiamichi Cattlemen`s Association; Closing of the open range; Opposition to the grazing policies; Hog removal program; Keep range open; Legal authority under which the Forest Service acted when closing the open range.
b. Newspaper clipping: re: ranchers driven out of the country.
c. Map: re: Ouachita National Forest.
d. Telegram: re: Hog grazing.
e. Business card: re: John T. Koen.
f. Memorandum: re: Deadline for hogs passed.
F 5 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Forest Service. Ouachita National Forest (Open Range).
a. Correspondence: re: opposition to proposed closing of the open range.
b. Petition: re: signatures of legal residents opposed to the proposed closing of the open range.
F 6 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Forest Service. Ouachita National Forest (Skyline Drive)
a. Correspondence: re: land acquisition in the Ouachita National Forest for purpose of permitting acquisition of right-of-way for Skyline Drive from Mena.
b. Newspaper clipping: re: scenic drive. Funds set up for land on Skyline Drive.
c. Memorandum: re: meeting with group regarding Skyline Dr. in Arkansas-Oklahoma.
F 7 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Grain.
a. Correspondence: re: Cereal leaf beetle problem; buying surplus corn and milo-maze from government storage.
b. Pamphlet: re: watching for the cereal leaf beetle.
F 8 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Grain Storage.
a. Correspondence: re: Distribution of available surplus grain storage facilities located in Oklahoma; Storage of Government owned cotton.
b. Statistics: re: CCC stocks all grains.
c. Release: re: pricing policy for CCC wheat to meet expanded export needs announced.
d. Storage of CCC, Government owned grain and support prices.
e. Telegram: re: price supports in Kansas compared to supports in Oklahoma.
F 9 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Livestock.
Correspondence: re: Presidents l963 tax message with respect to the gain from the sale of livestock.
F10 Agriculture. Peanuts (1962-l963).
a. Correspondence: re: Resolution passed by farmers; department of Agriculture lunch and direct distribution program; Peanut research laboratory at Dawson, Georgia; Peanut price support differentials; Distribution of research funds; Luncheon on the 4th of October; Agriculture Appropriations Bill;
b. Newspaper clipping: re: City of Dawson, Georgia launched all-out effort for lab.
c. Statement: re: opposition to $1.6 million for construction of a peanut marketing research facility at Dawson, Georgia.
F11 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Rural Development
Report: re: Rural areas development tour - South Indiana.
F12 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Rural Electrification Administration.
Correspondence: re: Rural electrification Administration secretive method that the office uses in making loans.
F13 Agriculture, Department of (1962-1963). Rural Electrification Administration. NRECA.
a. Correspondence: re: views of the rural electric consumer-owners.
b. Report: re: resolution.
c. Newsletter: re: Industry net income rebounds; Pork barrel.
d. Memorandum: re: Bob Partridge of NRECA.
F14 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Rural Electrification Administration Oklahoma Co-ops.
a. Correspondence: re: Capital credit payments; Funds to construct the Mooreland Power Plant; Criticizing an editorial, "Turn On The Light."; Interconnections linking systems in Northwest Oklahoma with Western Farmers Electric Cooperative; Community antenna system in Broken Bow with funds from Rural Electrification Administration loan; Telephone call from Pine Telephone Company of Broken Bow; Families in Lake West Area to receive telephone service; Efforts to bring Rural Electrification Administration under jurisdiction of the Federal Power Commission; Carl Albert believes in Lyndon Johnson ability to handle the problems of the rural American; Approval by Area Development Administration of $2,000 technical assistance; Rural Electrification Administration approved loan to Rural Electric Co-op, Inc.
b. Pamphlet: re: Electric Co-ops.
c. Resolutions: re: Free enterprise electric co-ops.
F15 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Rural Electrification Administration.
a. Reader's Digest article.
F16 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Soil Conservation Service.
a. Correspondence: re: Watershed planning funds; Requests for funds; Valliant Soil Conservation Board; Increase in appropriations; Upstream flood prevention projects in Oklahoma; Duck pond project; Survey report on Shilder Reservoir, Salt Creek, Oklahoma; Sans Bois Creek Watershed application; Coalgate Water Reservoir Project; Rock Creek watershed in Latimer and LeFlore counties.
b. Report: re: Authorization for planning assistance on watershed applications; Washita River Sub-Watersheds; Watershed work in Oklahoma; Developing plan for Poteau River Basin.
c. Newspaper clippings: re: Upstream flood control in Oklahoma.
d. Information: re: congress considered a 36-new start limitation.
F17 Agriculture, Department of (1962-1963). Soil Conservation Service.
a. Newsletters: re: Watershed protection and flood prevention l962; State meeting of Oklahoma Association of Soil and Water; Liberalizing watershed financing; increase in USDI financing; pecan tree; Public hearing on water board.
b. Newspaper clippings: re: Bermuda grass hit by disease in Oklahoma
c. Magazine article: re: upstream flood control.
d. Report: re: resource conservation and development project in Oklahoma.
F18 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Soil Conservation Service (Small Watershed Act) (1962).
a. Correspondence: re: Progress report on the Watershed Program in Oklahoma; Budget recommendations for the Upstream Watershed Program.
b. Report: re: Status of program in Oklahoma; Timber Creek Watershed Project annual progress summary.
c. Act: re: HR-8750. Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act.
d. Pamphlet: re: outdoor recreation in small watershed projects.
F19 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Sugar (1962).
a. Correspondence: re: U.S. administration's global sugar quota plan.
b. Fact sheet: re: high sugar prices.
c. Newspaper clipping: re: critics of global sugar quotas.
d. Memorandum: re: the Holly Sugar Company.
F20 Agriculture, Department of (1963). Wheat.
a. Correspondence: re: Shipment of wheat to Austria; Kansas farmers allowed to plant wheat acreage in grain sorghums; Newly designed wheat sample display folder; Resignation of Executive Officer to return to Department of Agriculture.
b. Newsletter: re: Common market becoming a reality; U.S. Wheat Industry approaching critical period.
c. Telegram: re: U.S. wheat deal with U.S.S.R.
d. News release: re: announcement l964 Wheat Program.
e. Regulation: re: official grain standards of the U.S.A.
f. Statement of Policy: re: the U.S. wheat situation in l962.
F21 Air Force, Department of the (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: Col. Sims completed tour of duty; Appendix M of Air Force Manual 35-11L; Promotion of Airman First Class James L. William; Abuses of the veterans preference law at Tinker Air Force Base; Chartered planes for the transporting military dependents; Support for Senator John McClellan and his committee on the TFX plan; Reinstatement of the mandatory Class Q allotment; Special Assistant for Manpower, Personnel and Reserve Forces; Air Force officer inquiry concerning duty hours and hardships; B-58 supersonic training flights; OCAMA activities during l962; Status of civilian employees who are Ready Reservists.
b. Department of Defense Instruction: re: Special screening program for employees who are Ready Reservists.
F22 Army, Department of the (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: Protesting the closing of Ft. Chaffee; Free workman's compensation for military personnel employed on a part-time basis; Korean armistice; White Sands Missile Range Contract; New policy of the Armed Services concerning payment of allotments to dependents; Nomination to the rank of Major General.
b. Information sheet: re: Base allowance for quarters and class Q allotments; Discharge of enlisted personnel on account of dependency or hardship; Retention in an active status.
F23 Army, Department of the (1963). Judge Advocate General.
a. Pamphlet: re: Judge Advocate legal service.
b. Bulletin: re: amending the manual for courts-martial.
c. Army Regulations. military justice non-judicial punishment.
F24 Army, Department of the (1963). Corps of Engineers.
a. Correspondence: re: Request for map of proposed Sherwood Reservoir; Mountain Creek Project; Plans for land-based recreational facilities; Grants for moving homes to Valliant; Department of Wildlife conservation lease land owned by the Army; Construction of embankment and dike at the Broken Bow Dam; Information about Boggy Dam; Pine Creek Reservoir; Poteau's water supply problem.
b. Map: re: Hugo Reservoir, Oklahoma.
c. Question and Answer Data: re: Marine Engineering.
d. General specifications: re: Deck loads, root loads, and wind loads.
e. Engineering specifications: re: wave action.
f. Brochure: re: MEECO marinas.
g. Telegram: re: Contract awarded; Bids on FT. Sill BOQ; Broken Bow Dam construction-low bidder; Preliminary investigation on Mountain Creek, LeFlore County, at Wister.
h. Memorandum: re: cost of reservoir. Corps of Engineers.
i. Announcement: re: 3 new personnel assignments.
F25 Army Engineer. Arkansas Basin (Non-Eufaula).
a. Correspondence: re: Property owners in the Tenkiller Lake area; Project constructed by the Grand River Dam Authority; Banquet of the Arkansas Basin Development Association.
b. Map: re: Arkansas River and tributaries.
c. Agenda sheet: re: ABDA meeting.
d. U.S. News and World Report reprint: re: "Seaports" for Oklahoma.
F26 Army, Department of the (1963). Corps of Engineers. Central Oklahoma Project.
a. Correspondence: re: hearing which pertained to navigation.
b. Announcement: re: Central Oklahoma navigation plan.
c. Map: re: Southeastern Oklahoma counties.
d. Telegram: re: Public hearing on Central Oklahoma Project.
F27 Army, Department of the (1963). Engineers. Eufaula Reservoir.
a. Correspondence: re: Gaines Creek area of the Eufaula Reservoir project; Clear timber and brush along the shoreline of Lake Eufaula; Improvement of Road P28 and P30; Land available for public hunting; Agricultural purposes in the Fame bottoms area.
b. Map: re: Lake Eufaula.
c. Petition: re: Clear land along shoreline so people may develop land for personal use.
d. Telegram: re: Farmers in Fame Bottoms; Low Bidder for construction of roads, parking areas, and boat ramps.
e. Memo: re: Contract award.
F28 Army, Department of the (1963). Corps of Engineers. Grazing Questions.
a. Correspondence: re: protesting the action of Corps of Engineers in licensing to the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Department 20,000 acres of government owned land in Wagoner County.
b. Memorandum: re: inquiry from Senator Clem Hamilton about Wister Lake leases.
F29 Army, Department of the (1963). Corps of Engineers. Lake Texoma
a. Correspondence: re: Extension of the Briar Creek road; Construction of a park adjoining the swimming area of the Methodist Camp; possible pollution of Tishomingo water supply by operation of Denison Reservoir.
b. Memorandum: re: cash settlement of Tishomingo.
F30 Budget, Bureau of the (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: 99 billion dollar budget; Budget. $300,000 for Red River levees; $1,500,000 for construction of Short Mountain Dam; Operation and maintenance of Eufaula Reservoir.
c. Bulletin: re: Budget reference material.
d. Memorandum: re: Oklahoma projects in budget for fiscal year l963.
F31 Atomic Energy Commission (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: coal organizations protest civilian nuclear power program.
b. Pamphlet: re: text of remarks presented to the annual Conference of Atomic Industrial Forum.
F32 Civil Aeronautics Board (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: Passenger carriers limited to carrying only the cargo which can carried in their jet belly compartments; C.A.B. standards.
b. Newsletter. re: C.A.B. action on airfreight.
F33 Civil Aeronautics Board (1963). Airlines Subsidies
a. Correspondence: re: Chamber of Commerce's resolution relating to local airline subsidies; Reduction of subsidies to the local service airlines.
b. Pamphlet: re: Central Airlines.
F34 Civil Aeronautics Board. Ardmore Service
a. Correspondence: re: Termination of air service to Ardmore; Two-week extension for submitting petitions.
b. Opinion sheet: re: Southwestern area local service case.
c. Petition: re: petition for reconsideration in the Southwestern area local service case.
d. Newspaper article: re: Air service fight.
e. Telegram: re: termination of air service to Ardmore.
f. Memorandum: re: phone call from Andy Riddle.
F35 Civil Defense (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: Social science position; Oklahoma civil Defense Stockholders Report, l961-63; Civil Defense material; Procurement of Communications equipment to be used by Sheriff's department; Federal Funds available to McAlester; Receipt of the Federal Disaster Assistance Handbook; Surplus fire truck; Approval of application for procurement of communications equipment; Procurement of mobile radio equipment, light duty rescue vehicle; Fire truck problem.
b. Pamphlet: re: Oklahoma emergency operating center; Federal Disaster assistance handbook.
c. Newsletter: re: Sign Of The Times. Special edition for Carl Albert; Test ban treaty.
F36 Civil Defense (1963). Fallout Shelters
a. Correspondence: re: Survey of existing shelter space in the U.S.A.; Summary data for Oklahoma on the Civil Defense Fallout Shelter Survey; Fallout shelter in post office and federal building in Wilburton, Oklahoma; Bill to set up a fallout shelter program; Converting mines into bomb proof housing and shelters.
b. Report: re: National Shelter Survey.
c. Newspaper clippings: re: Poteau football linemen.
d. Bulletin: re: Statement by R.S. McNamara on Civil Defense; Underground building in Poteau, Oklahoma.
F37 Civil Service Commission (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: Discrimination and unfair employment practices; Appointment of Gracie Pfost to Civil Service Commission; Written exam for men for appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy, and U.S. Merchant Marine; Garnishing the Salary of a civil service employee; Wage board pay rates protested at TAFB.
b. Fact sheet: re: Army and Air Force wage reports.
c. Petition: re: TAFB pay rates.
d. Notice: re: places where civil Service examinations are held.
e. Announcement: re: Stenographer job available.
f. Memorandum: re: Contact the Army/Air Force Wage Board.
F38 Commerce, Department of (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: Trade Mission Program; Admission and training of cadets at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy; U.S. private investment in Latin America; Economic illiteracy of the average American citizen; Election of mayor of Lone Grove, Oklahoma; Export on expansion booklet; Increase in the price of Coca-cola fountain syrup; Overall Economic Development Program; Attorney engaged in the practice of patent law.
b. Release: re: appointment of John S. Stillman as Deputy to the Secretary for Congressional Relations.
c. Pamphlet: re: Profits: the key to progress.
F39 Commerce, Department of (1963). Census, Bureau of.
Correspondence: re: phenomenal growth in northern Kentucky.
F40 Commerce, Department of (1963). Public Roads, Bureau of
a. Correspondence: re: Road passing through Big Cedar; Survey made for I-35 from Purcell, Oklahoma South to near Marietta, Oklahoma; Access road problem submitted by Durant Chamber of Commerce; New Mexico's anti-bypass act; Design of sections of U.S. Highway 70 in Durant area.
b. Article: re: Bridge claims 2nd life in 9 days.
c. Brochure: re: Information about Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.
F41 Defense, Department of (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: North American Saturn Intercommunication Set Proposal; Saturn Missile program; Contract award by Seiscor; Advanced Development Program. (ADP); Cost of uniforms and instructors for high school R.O.T.C.; Medical care at Tinker Air Force Base; Study of sniper rifle proposals; Sea trials of the USS BARB; Report Fort Chaffee may be closed; Changes in Ling-Temco - Vought organizational structure.
b. Pamphlet: re: Facts about American Red Cross Services for military personnel.
c. Petition: re: Cancellation of the "Skybolt" program.
d. Statement: re: Construction of fallout shelters.
e. Telegram: re: Fort Chaffee on list to be inactivated.
F42 Farm Credit Board (1963).
Memorandum: re: K. Anderson appointed to Federal Farm Credit Board.
F43 Federal Aviation Administration (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: Addendum No. 1; Change private licenses of pilots; International Institute of Space Law meeting.
b. Report: re: Burnelli Avionics Corporation.
c. Brochure: re: Career opportunities for aircraft mechanic.
d. Statement: re: Formulation of space law.
e. Regulations: re: Federal procurement.
f. Announcement: re: New air navigation facilities and equipment program.
F44 Federal Aviation Administration (1963). Ardmore.
a. Correspondence: re: Number of instrument approaches at Ardmore Airpark; Lake Murray Airstrip project; F.A.A. approved application for increase in grant for Ardmore airport project to permit extension of runway to 3,000 feet.
b. Newspaper article: re: Airstrip bid.
c. Memorandum: re: permit extension of Ardmore airport runway.
F45 Federal Aviation Administration (1963). Other Oklahoma Project (1962).
a. Correspondence: re: Federal aid Airport Program - include Idabel Municipal; Improving the local airport for Valliant, Oklahoma; F.A.A. had not approved El Reno's application for $70,000; Oklahoma Aeronautic Commission.
b. Report: re: Federal aid Airport Program.
c. Pamphlet: re: El Reno's library.
F46 Federal Communications Commission (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: Better broadcast and TV reception for Wilburton, Oklahoma; Limiting daytime radio stations for 500 watts of power before sunrise; CBS survey of what public likes in television; Programming of TV stations; Public Safety applications pending for McCurtain County, Oklahoma; Two-way radio for Union Cab Co. in Durant; Jack Pear show; Lifting 50kw ceiling; Fairness Doctrine; Regulations of CATV.
b. Articles: re: CCBS ask to go above 50 kw ceiling; New ambulance for Durant; Poteau gets new TV channels; McAlester T.V. Jam.
c. Report: re: FCC reply to two broadcast station inquiries; Comments of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters; Fees for Commission's licensing and regulatory activities' Additional VHF channel to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Biography of Walter B. Emry.
d. Pamphlet: re: American Television.
e. Pamphlet: re: American television.
f. Memorandum: re: applications for citizens radio licenses.
F47 Federal Communications Commission (1963). Commercial Practice: Dockets 15803.
a. Correspondence: re: Restrict commercial practices of radio; Adoption of N.A.B. commercial standards as part of FCC rules; Limiting commercial time.
b. Order: re: Advertising on standard, FM, and Television Broadcast Stations.
c. Memorandum: re: Senator Monroney not going to appear before FCC for oral argument.
F48 Federal Power Commission (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: FPC and Arkansas Louisiana Gas Companies gas purchases in Western Oklahoma.
b. Memorandum: re: regulatory treatment given investment tax credit.
c. Report: re: applicability of parts I and II of the Federal Power Act to rural electric cooperatives.
F49 Federal Reserve (1963).
Correspondence: re: Silver standard.
F50 Federal Trade Commission (1963).
Memorandum: re: Milk price war in Atoka; Mr. Fletcher Cohn in FTC wants transfer.
F51 General Accounting Office (1963).
Correspondence: re: Federal Reimbursement for the operation of the Veterans Ward at Norman, Oklahoma.
F52 General Services Administration (1963).
a. Correspondence: re: location of a new post office and its present building converted to a Federal building to house all Federal Agencies.
b. Agenda: re: Federal Motor Equipment Management Conference.
c. Memorandum: re: 10 acres of unimproved land for sale by GSA.
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