CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
DEPARTMENTAL SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 103

Box 104: Agriculture (1973).

F1: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Feed Grains.

a. Correspondence:  re:  shortage of feed grain supplies; rising feed costs; delivery orders for government - held corn.

b. Pamphlet:  Department of Agriculture:  "Background - 1973 Feed Grain Program Revisions."  (February 6, 1973).

F 2: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Fertilizer Shortage.

a. Correspondence:  re:  fertilizer shortages; bill to deregulate fertilizer prices. Correspondents include:  W. R. Poage (TX); and Wright Patman (TX).

b. News Release:  Cost of Living Council:  "Fertilizer."  (October 25, 1973).

F 3: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Fertilizer Shortage:  Committee Work.

a. Correspondence:  re:  enclosures dealing with fertilizer shortage situation.  Correspondents include:  E. de la Garza (TX).

b. Statements:  Don Paarlberg (September 26, 1973); J. Dawson Ahalt (September 26, 1973); James F. Campbell (September 26, 1973); Edwin M. Wheeler (October 3, 1973); Keith A. Erny (October 4, 1973); Gary M. Cook (October 9, 1973); George M. Stafford (October 9, 1973).

F 4: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Food and Nutrition Service.

Correspondence:  re:  grocery item labeled for USDA - donation; administrative regulations regarding Food and Nutrition Service Program.

F 5: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Food Stamps.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Calvin post office's qualifications to sell food stamps; dispersal of food stamps in Boswell area.

b. Pamphlet: Food and Nutrition Service: "Food Stamp Counterpoints."  (May 1972).

c. Leaflet: Food and Nutrition Service: "More Food, Better Diets."  (1969).

d. Leaflet: Food and Nutrition Service: "Food for Emergencies and Disasters."  (February 1972).

e. Leaflet: Food and Nutrition Service: "You and Food Stamps."  (February 1970).

f. Leaflet: USDA:  "Food and Housing for the Elderly."  (9172).

g. Booklet: Food and Nutrition Service: "Publications."  (January 1973).

h. Booklet: Food and Nutrition Service: "Food Stamps for You."  (July 1972).  42 pages.

i. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "Coupon Allotments Increased for Food Stamp Recipients."  (March 26, 1973).

j. Pamphlet:  Food and Nutrition Service:  "Food Stamp Program."  (June 1972).

l. Seven News Releases (May 10 - November 12, 1973).

F 6: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Forest Service.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Cutbacks in Forestry funds; funds available for forest protection; Thomas Nelson's appointment as Deputy Chief of National Forest System.

b. Brochure:  Department of Agriculture:  "Field Offices of the Forest Service."

c. Office Note:  re:  Reorganization of Forest Services regions.

d. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "Forest Service to Adjust Regional Structure."  (April 24, 1973).

e. Office Memo:  re:  Release of impounded funds for Cooperative Forest Fire Control Program.

F 7: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Forest Service:  Eastern Oklahoma Rural Development.

a. Leaflet:  Oklahoma Forestry Association:  "Trees for People!"  (1972).

b. Report:  Oklahoma Forestry Association:  "Eastern Oklahoma Rural Development Project."  (April 1973).  16 pages.  Cover Letter Included.

F 8: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Forest Service:  Ouachita National Forest.

a. Correspondence:  re:  grazing fee for Range Management Program; plans for 12 unites in Ouachita National Forest.

b. Report (draft):  Forest Service:  "Objectives and Policies for Managing the Ouachita National Forest."  (1973).  43 pages.  Cover Letter included.

F 9: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Forest Service:  Talimena State Park.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Refusal of waiver for land lease.  Correspondents include:  James E. Hamilton (OK).

b. Office note:  re:  Waiver for lease of Federal lands for Talimena State Park.

F 10: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Forest Service:  Timber Taxes.

Correspondence:  re:  retention of capital gains for timber. Correspondents include:  Wilbur D. Mills (AR).

F 11: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Forest Service:  Wilderness Areas.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Areas to be possibly included in Wilderness system.

b. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "235 Proposed Wilderness Study Areas Identified."  (January 18, 1973).

c. Speech:  John R. McGuire:  "New Wilderness Study Areas on the National Forests."  (January 18, 1973).

d. Speech:  Earl L. Butz:  "Wilderness Expansion Proposed for National Forests."  (January 18, 1973).

e. Table:  National Forest Wilderness in Perspective (by state).

f. Map:  "Roadless Areas - Western United States."

g. Report:  Forest Service:  "Proposed New Wilderness Study Areas."  (January 1973).  20 pages.

F 12: Agriculture, Department of (1973). 4 - H.

Correspondence:  re:  4-H tribute to CA; award recipient who won't be able to attend national convention because of illness. Correspondents include:  Earl L. Butz.

F 13: Agriculture, Department of (1973). General.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Proposed change in census definition of a farm; USDA's authority to examine farmers' income tax returns; appropriations for Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease program; position on staff participating in agricultural exchanges; tree farm project. Correspondents include:  W. R. Poage (TX)

b. Speech:  Earl L. Butz:  "Bouncing Back to Greatness."  (October 12, 1973).

c. News Release:  Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry:  "Senators Release Background Study on Domestic and Foreign Elements Affecting Agricultural Policy in U. S."  (October 24, 1973).

d. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "1972 Farm Momentum Will Carry Into 1973."  (January 4, 1973).

F 14: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Hughes County Conservation District.

Booklet:  Hughes County Conservation District:  "Long Range Total Resource Conservation Program." (1973).  74 pages.  Cover Letter included.

F 15: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  CA Office and General.

a. Correspondence:  USDA change in administration of peanut program; USDA changes in peanuts program regulations.

b. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "Peanuts Price Support Loan Availability Date Extended to February 28."  (January 31, 1973).

c. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "Net Farm Income Prime Concern of USDA, Secretary Tells Advisory Committee."  (January 23, 1973).

d. Office Notes:  re:  Peanut Program.

e. Various newspaper clippings citing above correspondence from CA.

f. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "Support Levels by Types Announced for 1973 - Crop Peanuts."  (June 13, 1973).

g. Statement:  Kenneth E. Frick (November 6, 1973).

h. Statement:  Tom Steed.

F 16: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Departmental.

Correspondence:  re:  changes in peanut price support program.

F 17: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmer Correspondence:  (February - March).

Correspondence:  re:  Peanut price support program.

F 18: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmers Correspondence:  (April - May).

Correspondence:  re:  Peanut price support program. Correspondents include:  W. R. Poage (TX).

F 19: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmers Correspondence:  (November).  Illinois and New Mexico.

Correspondence:  re:  Peanut price support program.

F 20: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmer Correspondence:  (November).  Oklahoma

Correspondence: re: Peanut price support program.

F 21: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmer Correspondence:  (November 2 - 7).  Texas.

Correspondence: re: Peanut price support program.

F 22: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmers Correspondence:  (November 7 - 12):  Texas.

Correspondence: re: Peanut price support program.

F 23: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmer Correspondence:  (November 12-14):  Texas.

Correspondence: re: Peanut price support program.

F 24: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmer Correspondence:  (November 14-28):  Texas.

Correspondence: re: Peanut price support program.

F 25: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Farmer Correspondence:  (December).

Correspondence: re: Peanut price support program.

F 26: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Miscellaneous Groups.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Proposed reduction of acreage allotments and price support levels; loan and purchase program for 1973 peanut crops; research problems of Southwestern peanut industry regarding biological control of insect pests; support of USDA Plentiful Foods Program; change in peanut program. Correspondents include:  Tom Steed (OK); W. R. Poage (TX).

b. Resolutions urging revision of proposed plans to reduce peanut price supports.

F 27: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Oklahoma Peanuts Commission.

Correspondence:  re:  Peanuts price support program and supply of peanuts sent to each Oklahoma Congressional office.

F 28: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Research Funding.

Correspondence:  re:  Proposed peanut insect research project. Correspondents include:  Caspar Weinberger.

F 29: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Peanuts:  Southwestern Peanut Shellers Association.

Correspondence:  re:  Proposed peanut price support program; summarizing recent peanut meetings; price controls for raw peanuts; notation on peanut marketing cards. Correspondents include:  Earl L. Butz.

F 30: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Personnel.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Proposed transfer of Robert O'Neill, Federal Veterinary Department.  Correspondents include:  Jim E. Lane (OK).

b. News Release: Department of Agriculture: "Oklahoman Named USDA Official."  (March 8, 1973).

c. News Release: Department of Agriculture: "Swegle to be Named Director of Public Affairs."  (January 4, 1973).

d. News Release: Department of Agriculture: "Brock Named Executive Assistant to Secretary of Agriculture."  (January 4, 1973).

e. News Release: Department of Agriculture: "Yeutter Named Assistant Secretary of Agriculture."  (January 4, 1973).

f. News Release: Department of Agriculture: "SBA Official Named General Counsel at Agriculture."  (January 4, 1973).

g. News Release: Department of Agriculture: "Highley Named Administrative Assistant to the Secretary."  (January 4, 1973).

F 31: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Pest Control.

Report:  Council on Environmental Quality:  "Integrated Pest Management."  (November 1972).  41 pages.  Cover Letter included.

F 32: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Plentiful Foods Program.

a. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "USDA Announces Change in Plentiful Foods Program."  (June 6, 1973).

b. Office note:  re:  Plentiful Food Program changes.

c. Information:  re:  Plentiful Food Program - Funds for Strengthening Markets, Income, Supply under Section 32.  2 copies.

F 33: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Poultry.

Correspondence:  re:  Price ceiling on chickens; complaints about USDA from Cliff Lane Poultry.

F 34: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Predator Control.

Correspondence:  re:  Ban on chemical toxicants on federal lands.

F 35: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Price Rollback.

a. Correspondence:  re:  President's action of placing ceiling on meat prices; "price rollback" legislation.

b. Booklet:  Department of Agriculture:  "What's Happened to Food Prices?" (April 1973).  16 pages.

F 36: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rice.

News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "USDA Plans to Change U.S. Standards for Rough Rice."  (July 6, 1973).

F 37: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Caucus.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973; rural development legislation.

b. Draft speech material for Rural Development Act of 1972 (P.L. 92-419).

c. Speech:  Frank G. Tsutras:  "Rural Development Act of 1972."  (July 23, 1973).

d. P. L. 93-86:  "To extend and amend the Agricultural Act of 1970 for the purposes of assuring consumers of plentiful supplies of food and fiber at reasonable prices."  (S. 1888).  93rd Congress, 1st Session (August 10, 1973).

e. Newsletter; "Construction News."  (July 4, 1973).  55 pages.

f. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "USDA Announces Loans for 1974 - Crop Upland Seed Cotton."  (September 28, 1973).

g. Conference Report:  93-427 (S. 1888):  "To extend and amend the Agricultural Act of 1970 for the purposes of assuring consumers of plentiful supplies of food and fiber at reasonable prices."  93rd Congress, 1st Session (1973).

h. Speech:  Senator Hubert H. Humphrey:  "Rural Development."  (December 13, 1972).

i. Speeches: Will Erwin.  (June 9, 1973); (July 10, 1973); Will Erwin.  (July 16, 1973); (August 6, 1973); (August 9, 1973).

j. Speech:  President Nixon:  "Dedication of McClellan - Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System."  (June 5, 1971).

F 38: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Development.

a. Correspondence:  re:  regional Sub-State Planning Districts; discrimination against rural areas on assisted housing program for low-income families; allocation of Rural Development Act funds; appropriation Bill on Agriculture, Environmental and Consumer Protection; National Rural Development Leaders School.

b. Fact Sheet:  Rural Development Act of 1972:  Department of Agriculture.

c. Brochures:  Department of Agriculture:  "Announcing the Second National Rural Development Leaders School."

d. List of State Rural Development Committee Chairmen.

F 39: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Development:  Data.

a. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "Farmer Named to Head Nation's Rural Development Effort."  (January 4, 1973).

b. Memorandum No. 14:  Ozarks Regional Commission:  "Rural Development."  (July 3, 1973).

c. Copies - Federal Register (June 21, 1973 and June 22, 1973).

F 40: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Development:  Eastern Oklahoma Rural Development Project.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Development of timber. Correspondents include W. R. Poage (TX).

b. Reports (2):  "Eastern Oklahoma Rural Development Project."  16 pages.

F 41: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Development:  Ouachita Mountains Resource Conservation and Development Project.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Ozark Region Environmental and Pest Control Center.

b. Five Newsletters:  Ouachita Mountains RC and D Project News (December 1972 -November 1973).

c. Booklet:  Rural Development Service:  "How USDA Can Help you Involve Youth in Community Development."  (May 1973).  15 pages.

d. Leaflet:  Rural Development Service:  "You Can Do It!"  (October 1972).

e. Summary of Regulations for Implementing Portions of the Rural Development Act of 1972).

f. Federal Register:  "Rural Development Coordination and Programs."  (October 18, 1973).

g. Map:  Southeaster Conservation Districts of Oklahoma.

F 42: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Development:  Pittsbury County Committee..

a. Correspondence:  re:  Community and county needs specified by Pittsbury County citizens.

b. Lists of survey responses give to Pittsbury county citizens.

F 43: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Development:  Pushmataha County Committee.

Lists of survey responses given to Pushmataha County citizens.

F 44: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Electrification Administration:  Daisy Telephone Service.

Correspondence:  re:  private telephone lines; need for adequate telephone service in Daisy.

F 45: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Electrification Administration:  Direct Loan Program.

Correspondence; re:  REA loans; budgetary problems involved in direct government loans to REC's; H. R. 2276:  restoring statutory REA direct loan program; authority for making rural electric and rural telephone loans under Rural Development Act; conversion of REA direct loans to insured and guaranteed loans. Correspondents include:  Earl L. Butz.

F 46: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Electrification Administration:  Direct Loan Program.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Executive order discontinuing 2% REA loans; termination of REA direct loan program.

b. News Release:  Office of the Speaker:  "Speaker Urges President to Rescind Decision to Terminate REA Direct Loan Program."  (January 19, 1973).

c. Draft Legislation:  "To amend Rural Electrification Act of 1936."

F 47: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Electrification Administration:  Grants.

Thirteen Loan Notifications:  Agriculture - REA Grants.  (may 11, 1973 - January 4, 1974).

F 48: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Electrification Administration:  National Rural Electric Association (NRECA).

a. Correspondence:  re:  termination of direct loan program.

b. News Release:  National Rural Electric Cooperative Association:  "Rural Electric Leader Calls Ag. Comm. Action `Major Victory' for Rural Electric Consumers."  (March 20, 1973).

c. Magazine:  National Rural Electric Cooperative Association:  Rural Electrification.  (March 1973).  64 pages.

d. Newsletter:  Rural Electric (March 2, 1973).

e. Address:  Carl Albert - presented by Charles Ward.

f. Newsletter:  Rural Electric (April 13, 1973).

g. News Release:  National Rural Electric Cooperative Association:  "Partridge Hails Conferee Approval of New Rural Electrification Bill as `Break Through'."  (May 9, 1973).

h. Newsletter:  Rural Electric (June 8, 1973).

F 49: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Electrification Administration:  Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Passage of Rural Electrification bills.

b. Resolution:  re:  Appreciation to Speaker Albert for assistance with REA loan program.

F 50: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Rural Environmental Assistance Program (REAP).

a. Correspondence:  re:  Rural Environmental Assistance Program; reactivation of REAP Program.

b. News Release:  Department of Agriculture:  "Activities under REAP and Water Bank Programs Terminated."  (December 26, 1972).

c. Statement:  Thomas J. Barlow (January 31, 1973).

d. Statement:  Ray Ratliff (February 1973).

F 51: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Scabies.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Scabies controversy.  Correspondents include:  Herschel H. Crow (OK).

b. Office note:  re:  Lifting of scabies quarantine.

F 52: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Soil Conservation Service.

Correspondence:  re:  soil survey of Pittsburg County; fish program; abandoned mines.

F 53: Agriculture, Department of (1973). Soil Conservation Service:  Appropriations.

Correspondence:  re: Increase in appropriations not being impounded (In support of immediate release of funds).

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