CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 9

Box 10: Eighty-First Congress:  Post Office and Civil Service - Resolutions

F 1: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Leaves.

Correspondence re accumulated annual leave.

F 2: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Leaves (H. R. 2619).

Correspondence re H. R. 2619 ["To extend the benefits for the annual and sick leave laws to part-time employees on regular tours of duty and to validate payments heretofore make for leave on account of services on such employees" (Tom Murray - Tennessee).  Correspondence is carbon of letter to Tom Murray (U. S. Representative - Tennessee).

F 3: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Mail Handlers.

a. Correspondence re change in duties of mail handlers vis-a-vis postal clerks.

b. Resolution:  National Federation of Post Office Clerks:  re duties of mail handlers (January, 1950).

F 4: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Pay.

Correspondence re postmaster and supervisor pay raises.  Mentions miscellaneous legislation.

F 5: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Pay Bill (S. 558/S. 559).

Multi-signatory letter re S. 558 ["To provide for salary increases for employees of the field service of the Post Office Department" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; William Langer - North Dakota; Herbert R. O'Conor - Maryland; Raymond E. Baldwin - Connecticut)] and S. 559 ["To provide for salary increases for each officer and employee of the Federal Government and each officer and employee of the District of Columbia municipal government" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; William Langer - North Dakota; Herbert R. O'Conor - Maryland; Raymond E. Baldwin - Connecticut).

F 6: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949-1950).  Pay (H. R. 4495).  Data and Correspondence (A - National A).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4495 ["To provide additional benefits for certain postmasters, officers, and employees in the postal field service with respect to annual and sick leave, longevity pay, and promotion, and for other purposes" (George P. Miller - California).  Topics include passage of bill and signing of discharge petition.  Correspondence includes form letter signed by Tom Murray (U. S. Representative - Tennessee) and Edward H. Rees (U. S. Representative - Kansas).

b. Newsletter:  Railway Mail Association:  "News Bulletin" (July 15, 1949).  Encourages letter- writing re discharge petition.

c. P. L. ...-428 (H. R. 4495):  "To provide additional compensation and other benefits for postmasters, officers and employees in the postal field service."*

F 7: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Pay (H. R. 4495).  Correspondence (National F - W & multi).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4495. Correspondents mention passage of bill as well as signing of discharge petition.

b. Extract:  "National Rural Letter Carrier," XLVIII, No. 46 (December 10, 1949); pp. 1-2.  Re:  P. L. 428 (H. R. 4495)

c. Statement:  E. C. Hallbeck (Legislative Representative, National Federation of Post Office Clerks):  before Subcommittee of House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service:  re salary and reclassification legislation (July 27, 1949).

F 8: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Pay (H. R. 5260/S. 2825).

Correspondence re H. R. 5260 ["To provide for promotion by merit of employees in the postal service and to establish uniform procedures for examination and appointment of candidates for promotion to supervisory positions" (Christopher McGrath - New York)] and S. 2825 ["To provide for the promotion of employees in the postal field service to meritorious and longevity salary grades" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina)].

F 9: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Per Diem Expenses (H. R. 3005).

Correspondence re H. R. 3005 ["To regulate subsistence expenses and mileage allowances of civilian officers and employees of the Government" (Frank Karsten - Missouri)].

F 10: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949-1950).  Postage Rates.

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include George L. Cross (President, University of Oklahoma).

b. Resolution:  Local 1565, National Federation of Post Office Clerks, re favoring postage rate increases (August 21, 1950).

F 11: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949-1950).  Postage Rates:  C. O. D./Money Orders/Parcel Post.

Correspondence.

F 12: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949-1950).  Postage Rates:  Post Cards.

Correspondence.  Correspondents include Wilburn Cartwright (U. S. Representative - Oklahoma).

F 13: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Postage Rates:  Second Class. Correspondence.

F 14: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949-1950).  Postage Rates (S. 1103/H. R. 2945):  Legislation; Correspondence.

a. Correspondence (A - H) re H. R. 2945 ["To readjust postal rates" (Tom Murray - Tennessee) and S. 1103 [same title as H. R. 2945 (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; William Langer - North Dakota)].  Correspondents include form letter from Harold C. Hagan (U. S. Representative - Minnesota) and W. S. Campbell.

b. House Report 1452, Part 2 (H. R. 2945):  "Postal Rate Increases" - Minority Views.

c. Resolution:  Oklahoma State Elks Association:  re:  postal rates for certain publications (May 1, 1949).

d. Resolution:  Oklahoma City Lodge 417, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks:  re:  postage rates for certain publications (April 12, 1949).

F 15: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949-1950).  Postage Rates (S. 1103/H. R. 2945).

Correspondence (I - W) re H. R. 2945 and S. 1103.

F 16: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Postal:  General. Correspondence re thank-you.

F 17: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Postal Service Curtailments.

Correspondence protesting curtailment of delivery, etc.  Includes clippings.



F 18: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Postal Service Curtailment (H. R. 8172/H. Res. 667).

Correspondence re H. R. 8172 ["To rescind the order of the Postmaster General curtailing certain postal services" (John R. Walsh - Indiana)] and H. Res. 667 ["Providing for the consideration of H. R. 8195, a bill to rescind the order of the Postmaster General curtailing certain postal services" (John R. Walsh - Indiana)].  (The latter bill was considered by the House Committee on Rules.)  Correspondence is from John R. Walsh (U. S. Representative - Indiana).

F 19: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Postal Service Curtailment (H. R. 8195).

Correspondence re H. R. 8195 ["To rescind the order of the Postmaster General curtailing certain postal services" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana)].

F 20: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Postmasters.

a. Correspondence re salaries.

b. Chart:  "Comparison of Post Office Field Supervisory Salaries with Other Government Departments, 1925-1950."

F 21: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Postmaster Appointments.

a. Correspondence re Senate Report 1777, Part 2.

b. Senate Report 1777, part 2 (S. Res. 81):  "Postmaster Appointments under Civil Service."

c. Press Release:  William Langer (U. S. Senator - North Dakota) re alleged discrimination in appointments, promotions, and retention (February 21, 1949).

F 22: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1940).  Postmaster Appointments (H. R. 253).

Correspondence re H. R. 253 ["To amend the act of June 25, 1938, relating to the appointment of postmasters under civil service" (John E. Lyle, Jr. Texas)].

F 23: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Postmasters:  Equipment Allowances (H. R. 2201).

Correspondence re H. R. 2201 ["Granting equipment allowances to postmasters at offices in which post-office fixtures and equipment are furnished by the postmaster" (Tom Murray - Tennessee)].

F 24: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Postmasters:  Longevity Pay (H. R. 1217).

Correspondence re H. R. 1217 ["To provide longevity pay for postmasters" (Harold C. Hagan - Minnesota).

F 25: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Prison Officers.

Correspondence re clothing and per diem allowances.

F 26: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Reclassification:  General.

Correspondence re salaries.

F 27: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Reclassification (S. 644).

Correspondence re S. 644 ["To establish uniform procedures for computing compensation and to reclassify the salaries of postmasters, officers, and employees of the postal field service, and for other purposes" (Herbert R. O'Conor - Maryland)].

F 28: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Reclassification (H. R. 1241).

Correspondence re H. R. 1241 ["To reclassify assistant postmasters and other supervisory positions in the postal field service" (George P. Miller - California)].

F 29: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Reclassification (H. R. 1304).

Correspondence re H. R. 1304 ["To amend the act entitled 'An act to reclassify the salaries of postmasters, officers, and employees of the postal service; to establish uniform procedures for computing compensation; and for other purposes,' approved July 6, 1945, as amended" (George P. Miller - California)].

F 30: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Reclassification (H. R. 4395).

Correspondence re H. R. 4395 ["To provide additional benefits for certain postmasters, officers, and employees in the postal field service with respect to annual and sick leave, longevity pay, and promotion, and for other purposes" (John E. Lyle, Jr. - Texas)].

F 31: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949-1950).  Reclassification (H. R. 4678/S. 1978).

Correspondence re H. R. 4678 ["To reclassify postmasters, assistant postmasters, and other positions in the postal field service" (George P. Miller - California)] and S. 1978 [same title as H. E. 4678 (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina)].

F 32: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Reclassification (H. R. 4757).

Correspondence re H. E. 4757 ["To reclassify postmasters, assistant postmasters, and other positions in the postal field service" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana)].

F 33: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Reclassification (H. R. 7027).

Correspondence re H. R. 7027 ["To amend section sixteen of the act entitled 'An act to reclassify the salaries of postmasters, officers, and employees of the Postal Service; to establish uniform procedures for computing compensation and for other purposes,' approved July 6, 1945" (James C. Davis - Georgia)].

F 34: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Reclassification (H. R. 8982).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8982. Correspondents include Tom Murray (U. S. Representative - Tennessee).

b. H. R. 8982:  "To amend the Classification Act of 1949 so as to provide a quota for grades 16, 17, 18 in the legislative branch, and for other purposes" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 35: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Rural Carriers (H. R. 6553).

Correspondence re H. R. 6553 ["To provide for the promotion of carriers in the rural delivery service in recognition of longevity of service" (Tom Murray - Tennessee)].

F 36: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee in (1949).  Rural Carriers:  Pay (S. 1231/S. 1232).

Correspondence re S. 1231 ["To repeal the limitation upon the total annual compensation of certain rural carriers serving heavily patronized routes" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina)] and S. 1232 ["To increase the equipment maintenance allowance payable to rural carriers" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina)].

F 37: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Rural Carriers:  Pay (H. R. 138/H. R. 1704).

Correspondence re H. R. 138 ["To increase the compensation of new employees in the field service of the Post Office Department, and for other purposes" (Laurie C. Battle - Alabama)] and H. R. 1704 [same title and author as H. R. 138].

F 38: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Rural Carriers:  Pay (H. R. 2492).

Correspondence re H. R. 2492 ["To provide for salary increases for employees of the field service of the Post Office Department" (Eugene J. McCarthy - Minnesota)].

F 39: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Rural Carriers:  Pay (H. R. 2496).

Correspondence re H. R. 2496 ["To provide for salary increases for employees of the field service of the Post Office Department" (George P. Miller - California)].

F 40: Post Office and civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Rural Carriers:  Pay (H. R. 6684).

Correspondence re H. R. 6684 ["To provide for the promotion of employees in the postal field service to meritorious and longevity salary grades" (George P. Miller - California)].

F 41: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Stamps:  General.

Correspondence from Jed Johnson, Sr. (U. S. Representative - Oklahoma; Judge, U. S. Customs Court) re commemorative stamps.

F 42: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1942).  Stamps:  Commemorative (H. J. Res. 211).

Correspondence re H. J. Res. 211 ["To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorating the volunteer workers and contributors of the Nation's community chests" (Kenneth B. Keating - New York)].

F 43: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  Stamps:  Commemorative (S. 3591).

Correspondence re S. 3591 ["To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Rebekah degree, Independent Order of Odd Fellows" (Edwin C. Johnson - Colorado)].

F 44: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1949).  Star Routes. Correspondence re benefits.

F 45: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950).  V. A. Registration Officers (H. R. 8993/H. R. 8994).

Correspondence re H. R. 8993 ["Relating to the classification of registration officers in the Veterans' Administration" (William J. Green, Jr. - Pennsylvania) and H. R. 8994 [same title as H. R. 8993 (John A. McGuire - Connecticut)].

F 46: Printing, Joint Committee on (1949).  Document Catalogues. Correspondence re discontinuance.

F 47: Printing, Joint Committee on (1950).  Pocket Directory. Correspondence.

F 48: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Alaskan Settlement (H. R. 1549/H. R. 4424/S. 2229).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1549 ["To provide for the settlement of certain parts of Alaska by war veterans" (William Lemke - North Dakota)] and H. R. 4434. Attached photographs removed to Photographic Archives.

b. H. R. 4424:  "To provide for the settlement of certain parts of Alaska by war veterans" (William Lemke - North Dakota).*

c. House Report 734 (H. R. 4424):  "Providing for the Settlement of Certain Parts of Alaska by War Veterans."*

d. S. 2279:  "To provide for the Settlement of certain parts of Alaska by war veterans" (Edwin C. Johnson - Colorado).

F 49: Public Lands, Committee on (1946, 1949-1950).  Alaskan Statehood (H. R. 331).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 331 ["To provide for the admission of Alaska into the Union" (E. L. Bartlett - Alaska)].  Correspondents include E. L. Bartlett (Delegate - Alaska) and Ernest Gruening (Governor - Alaska).

b. Reprint:  Ernest Gruening:  "Why Alaska Needs Statehood."  Reprinted from State Government (February, 1948).

c. Pamphlet:  Alaska Statehood Committee of the Territorial Government:  Facts about Alaska Statehood" (n. d.).

d. Resolutions:  Annual Convention of Kiwanis International.  Includes statehood for Alaska and Hawaii (December, 1946).

F 50: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Choctaws (H. R. 6189/H. R. 6209):  Legislation and Data.

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Toby Morris (U. S. Representative - Oklahoma) and Oscar L. Chapman (Secretary of the Interior).

b. H. R. 6189:  "To authorize the commutation of the annual appropriation for fulfilling various treaties with the Choctaw Nation of Indians in Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (William G. Stigler - Oklahoma).*

c. H. R. 6209:  "To authorize the commutation of the annual appropriation for fulfilling various treaties with the Choctaw Nation of Indians in Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

d. P. L. 747 (H. R. 6209).*

e. Form Letters of CA

f. Press Release:  CA, re H. R. 6209.  To be inserted in the Congressional Record.  Typescript.*

F 51: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Choctaws (H. R. 6189/ H. R. 6209).

Correspondence (A - Ch) re H. R. 6189 and H. R. 6209.  Correspondents include Harry J. W. Belvin (Principal Chief, Choctaw Nation).

F 52: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Choctaws (H. R. 6189/ H. R. 6209).

Correspondence (Cl - F) re H. R. 6189 and H. R. 6209.

F 53: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Choctaws (H. R. 6189/ H. R. 6209).

Correspondence (Ga - J) re H. R. 6189 and H. R. 6209.

F 54: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Choctaws (H. R. 6189/ H. R. 6209).

Correspondence (K - Ma) re H. R. 6189 and H. R. 6209.

F 55: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Choctaws (H. R. 6189/ H. R. 6209).

Correspondence (Mi - Se) re H. R. 6189 and H. R. 6209.

F 56: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Choctaws (H. R. 6189/ H. R. 6209).

Correspondence (Sh - W) re H. R. 6189 and H. R. 6209.  Correspondents include Earl Welch (Justice, Oklahoma Supreme Court).

F 57: Public Lands, Committee on (1949-1950).  Colorado River/ Central Arizona Project. Correspondence.

F 58: Public Lands, Committee on (n.d.).  Columbia Valley Administration.

Petition opposing proposed Administration.

F 59: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Five Civilized Tribes (S. 2354).

Correspondence re S. 2354 ["To amend the act entitled 'An act relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma, and for other purposes,' approved August 4, 1947 (61 Stat. 731)" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma)].

F 60: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Five Civilized Tribes (H. R. 6515).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6515.  Correspondents include William G. Stigler (U. S. Representative - Oklahoma).

b. H. R. 6515:  "To provide for the rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes of eastern Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (William G. Stigler - Oklahoma).  Typescript.*  Printed.*

c. "Memorandum of Information" re H. R. 6515.*

d. Statement:  CA, re H. R. 6515 (undated).

e. Remarks:  CA, re H. R. 6515 (September 14, 1950).  In the House (?).

f. Press Release:  CA, re Five Civilized Tribes legislation (March 18, 1950).*

F 61: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Five Civilized Tribes (H. R. 9219).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9219.

b. H. R. 9219:  "To promote the rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes and other Indians of eastern Oklahoma and for other purposes" (William G. Stigler - Oklahoma).  Introduced print.*

c. House Report 2762 (H. R. 9219):  "Promoting the Rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes and Other Indians of Eastern Oklahoma."

d. H. R. 6515:  "To provide for the rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes of eastern Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (William G. Stigler - Oklahoma).  Print with number crossed out and "9219" written above.

F 62: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Grand River Dam Authority.

a. Correspondence with Roy J. Turner (Governor - Oklahoma).

b. Proposed Bill:  "Authorizing the Secretary of the Army to deliver all of the electric power and energy generated at the Fort Gibson Dam and Reservoir Project on Grand River in Oklahoma to the Grand River Dam Authority."  Attached to Turner letter. Typescript; three pages.

c. Proposed Bill:  "Consenting for the Grand River Dam Authority to construct, operate, and maintain the Markham's Ferry Dam and Reservoir Project on Grand River in Oklahoma; authorizing the United States to contribute to the Grand River Dam Authority an amount equal to thirty percent of the total cost of the project; and authorizing the transfer of certain lands, easements, flowage rights and properties to the Grand River Dam Authority."  Attached to Turner letter.  Typescript; two pages.

F 63: Public Lands, Committee on (1948-1949).  Hawaiian Statehood. 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 49 "To enable the people of Hawaii to form a constitution and State Government and to be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original states" (Joseph R. Farrington - Hawaii).

b. Newspaper:  Hawaii Statehood News, Vol. 2, No. 1 (January 7, 1949). 

F 64: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Indians:  General.

Correspondence re Eufaula Boarding School and Indian as new Commissioner of Indian Affairs.  Includes carbon of letter to William G. Stigler (U. S. Representative - Oklahoma).



F 65: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Indian Emancipation (S. 186).

a. Correspondence re S. 185 ["To emancipate United States Indians in certain cases" (Hugh Butler - Nebraska).

b. Resolution:  Osage Tribal Council, re opposition to S. 186 (February 4, 1949).

F 66: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Indian Lands (H. R. 5099). 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5099 ["To authorize the United States to purchase restricted lands of individual Indians, and for other purposes" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma)].

b.  Resolution:  Bryan County Indian Credit Association:  re:  favoring passage of H. R. 5099 (August 13, 1949).

F 67: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Indian Rolls (H. R. 4896). 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4896 "To provide that the Indian Claims Commission shall hear and determine claims to enrollment on the rolls of the Five Civilized Tribes and of the Osage Indians" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).

b. Resolution:  Osage Tribal Council, re opposition to H. R. 4896 (June 30, 1949).

F 68: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Kiowa-Comanche- Apache Lands (H. R. 4877).

Correspondence re H. R. 4877 ["To confer jurisdiction upon the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma of proceedings to condemn certain real property title to which is in the United States, same being held in trust by the United States for the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indian Tribes, in Comanche County, Oklahoma" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma)].  Correspondence includes letter to William G. Stigler (U. S. Representative - Oklahoma).

F 69: Public Lands, Committee on (1946).  Miami Conservancy District (Ohio).

Reprint:  Saturday Evening Post:  "This Flood-Control Project Wasn't on the Gulf" (November 16, 1946).  Handwritten note from "GS" at top of reprint.

F 70: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  National Surveying and Mapping Act (H. R. 6900).

Statement:  Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board, re H. R. 6900 ["To provide an accelerated program for surveying and mapping of the United States, its Territories and possessions, and for other purposes" (J. Hardin Peterson - Florida)].  CA letter in reply attached.

F 71: Public Lands, Committee on (1946).  Navajo. Correspondence re conditions on Navajo reservation.

F 72: Public Lands, Committee on (1949).  Peyote.

Petitions re favoring national restrictions on sale of peyote.  Also favors continuing restrictions of sale of alcoholic beverages to Indians.

F 73: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Puerto Rico (S. 3336).

Correspondence re S. 3336 ["To provide for the organization of a constitutional government by the people of Puerto Rico" (Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming; Hugh Butler - Nebraska)].  Correspondence is from Luis Munoz Marin (Governor - Puerto Rico) and Fernos Isern (Resident Commissioner - Puerto Rico).

F 74: Public Lands, Committee on (1950).  Red River Compact (H. R. 8873).

a. Correspondence.

b. H. R. 8873:  "Granting the consent of the congress to the negotiation of a compact relating to the waters of the Red River by the States of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas" (Wright Patman - Texas).

F 75: Public Lands, Committee on (1949-1950).  Tennessee- Tombigbee project.

a. Correspondence from John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi).

b. Speech:  John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi):  "The Tennessee-Tombigbee Inland Waterway:  Bypassing the Swift Current of the Mississippi for Up-Stream Traffic" (July 1, 1947).  Given in the House.

c. Speech:  John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi):  "Great Victory for Tennessee-Tombigbee Inland Waterway" (October 11, 1949).  Given in the House.

F 76: Public Works, Committee on (1949).  Arkansas-White-Red River Basin (S. 1576).

a. Correspondence.

b. S. 1576:  "To establish the United States Study Commission on the Arkansas-White and Red River Basins" (Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Clinton P. Anderson - New Mexico; Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma; Tom Connally - Texas; Lyndon B. Johnson - Texas; John L. McClellan - Arkansas; J. William Fulbright - Arkansas; Eugene D. Millikin - Colorado; Edwin C. Johnson - Colorado; Andrew F. Schoeppel - Kansas).

c. Resolution:  Red River Valley Association, opposing legislation such as S. 1576 (1949).

F 77: Public Works, Committee on (1950).  Federal Aid Road Act. Correspondence re hearings on act.

F 78: Public Works, Committee on (1950).  Flood Control Act amendments (H. R. 8188).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8188 ["To amend section thirteen of the Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944" (Tom Pickett - Texas).  Correspondence is from Tom Pickett (U. S. Representative - Texas).

b. Draft bill for H. R. 8188.  Typescript.

F 79: Public Works, Committee on (1950).  Flood Control Act amendments (H. R. 8437).

H. R. 8437:  "To amend the programs on the watersheds authorized in section 13 of the Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).  Draft of legislation.  Introduced print.

F 80: Public Works, Committee on (1950).  Highways. 

a. Correspondence re proposed Oklahoma City-Tulsa toll road.

b. Press Release:  Tom Steed, re proposed Oklahoma City-Tulsa toll road (undated).

F 81: Public Works, Committee on (1949).  Housing. Correspondence re college housing.

F 82: Public Works, Committee on (1949).  Public Buildings Act (H. R. 3662).

Form letter from Will M. Whittington (U. S. Representative - Mississippi), re hearings on H. R. 3662 ["To provide for comprehensive planning, for site acquisition in and outside of the District of Columbia, and for the design of Federal Building projects outside of the District of Columbia; to authorize the transfer of jurisdiction over certain lands between certain departments and agencies of the United States, and to provide certain additional authority needed in connection with the construction, management and operation of Federal public buildings; and for other purposes" (Will M. Whittington - Mississippi)].

F 83: Public Works, Committee on (1949).  Red River Basin.

a. Correspondence.

b. Resolution:  Senate Committee on Public Works, re flood control work on the Red River (January 28, 1949).

c. Resolution:  Senate Committee on the Public Works, re Washita River project.

F 84: Public Works, Committee on (1949).  Tenkiller Dam. Correspondence

F 85: Public Works, Committee on (1948-1949).  Tennessee Valley Authority.

a. Correspondence.  Includes form letter from Guy Cordon (U. S. Senator - Oregon).

b. Speech:  Elmer Thomas (U. S. Senator - Oklahoma):  "What Should Be Our Public Power Policy?"  (August 19, 1949).  Also discusses Southwestern Power Administration.

c. Extension of Remarks:  Guy Cordon (U. S. Senator - Oregon):  series of articles by Tom Humphrey of the Oregon Journal printed in the Congressional Record (May 25, 1949).

d. Booklet:  National Association of Electric Companies:  "TVA's New Design for Power:  A Factual Discussion of TVA's Proposal for Steam Power and What It Means to You (1949).

e. Booklet:  National Reclamation Association:  "Two Challenging Letters:  T.V.A. -- As Propagandized; T.V.A. -- The Actual Facts" (June 23, 1948).

F 86: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 1 (A - F).  Questionnaires and Correspondence.  Also contains tabulation for this batch.

F 87: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 1 (G - K).  Questionnaires and correspondence.

F 88: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 1 (L - R).  Questionnaires and correspondence.

F 89: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 1 (A - W).  Questionnaires and Correspondence.

F 90: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 2 (A - Fl).  Questionnaires and correspondence.  Also contains tabulation for this batch.

F 91: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 2 (Fo - J).  Questionnaires and correspondence.

F 92: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 2 (R - W).  Questionnaires and correspondence.

F 93: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 2 (R - W).  Questionnaires and correspondence.

F 94: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 3 (A - L).  Questionnaires and correspondence.  [Note:  there was no tabulation for this batch.]

F 95: Questionnaires (1949).  Daily Oklahoman:  Batch No. 3 (M - W).  Questionnaires (1949).

F 96: Questionnaires (1949).  Farmer Stockman Questionnaires and correspondence.

F 97: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 152.  Questionnaires.

(1) Reduce civilian employees on non-military agencies.

(2) Reduce civilian employees of military agencies to 1945 ratio.

(3) Congress to eliminate overlapping government agencies.

(4) Congress to change method of appropriations for government agencies.

(5) Reduce government expenditures for export of scarce commodities.

F 98: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 153.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

(1) Justice Department to stop manufacturer operation of retail stores.

(2) Justice Department to stop manufacturer dictation to independent dealers.

(3) Federal Trade Commission to set maximum discounts. 

(4) Payment of freight charges to promote monopoly.

(5) Manufacturer agreement to fix prices through payment of freight charges.

F 99: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 154.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

(1) Eliminate or simplify requested government reports.

(2) Small business equity in labor law revisions.

(3) Government increasing minimum wage rates.

(4) Government increase present social security rates on business.

(5) Government including businessmen for social security benefits should rates be increased or benefit base broadened.

F 100: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 155.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

(1) Relax government controls on consumer credit. 

(2) S. 56:

(3) H. R. 1412:

(4) S. 5:

(5) S. 174:

(6) H. R. 4:

F 101: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 156.  Questionnaires and correspondence. 

(1) H. R. 2100:

(2) S. 776:

(3) H. J. Res. 120:

(4) Present Army policy of awarding prime defense contracts.

(5) H. J. Res. 20:

F 102: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 157.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

(1) H. R. 4003:

(2) H. R. 2945:

(3) H. R. 3272:

(4) H. R. 3051:

(5) H. R. 3761:

F 103: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 158.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

(1) H. R. 2064:

(2) H. R. 4402:

(3) Present capital gains tax.

(4) Social Security taxes.

(5) Tariffs.

F 104: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 159.  Questionnaires and Correspondence.

(1) Give independents same tax advantages as monopolies and cooperatives.

(2) Anti-trust enforcement to break monopoly stranglehold over independent business opportunity.

(3) Government make intermediate and long term loans to independent business when private sources cannot.

(4) Small Business Committees study and recommend the part independent business can play in promoting employment and consumption.

F 105: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 160.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

H. R. 5064:

(1) H. R. 4217:

(2) S. J. Res. 108:

(3) H. R. 4432:

(4) H. R. 5265:

F 106: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 161.  Questionnaires and Correspondence.

(1) Increases social security benefits by increasing social security tax rates.

(2) Extend social security coverage to 11 million new persons.

(3) Permit people to earn as much as $50 per month and still qualify for social security.

(4) Government make labor unions subject to federal anti-trust laws the same as business.

F 107: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 162.  Questionnaires and Correspondence.

(1) Congress continue ban on union closed shop.

(2) Congress continue ban on all jurisdictional strikes Congress continue ban on all secondary boycotts.

(3) Congress provide for President to use injunctions and plant seizures to prevent strikes threatening national welfare.

F 108: Questionnaires (1949).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 162.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

(1) Congress use tax money for refineries on Russian border.

(2) Congress limit oil imports to insure U. S. military security.

(3) Unlimited foreign oil imports retarding finding new oil reserves.

(4) Congress impose import quota to protect taxpaying U. S. independent oil producers.

(5) H. R. 5691:

F 108b: Questionnaires (1950). National Federation of Small Business. Ballot No. 164. Correspondence.

F 109: Questionnaires (1950).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 165.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

(1) S. 2912:

(2) Government guarantees of private loans to small business.

(3) S. 2318:

(4) H. R. 4431:

(5) S. J. Res. 149:

F 110: Questionnaires (1950).  National Federation of Small Business.  Ballot No. 166.  Questionnaires and correspondence.

(1) S. 2943:

(2) H. R. 5064:

(3) S. 2947:

(4) H. R. 2734:

(5) Congressional action to stop Communist interference in strikes.

F 110b-g: Questionnaire (1950). National Federation of Small Business. Ballots 167-172.

F 111: Reduction of Non-Essential Federal Expenditures, Joint Committee on (1949-1950).  Civilian Employment.

a. Correspondence.  Form letters from Harry F. Byrd, Sr. (U. S. Senator - Virginia): 

b. Press Release:  Harry F. Byrd, Sr. U. S. Senator - Virginia), re civilian personnel in Executive Branch as of February (April 6, 1949).

c. Senate Committee Print No. 61:  Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential ...:  "Federal Personnel and Pay with Special Table on Employment by State and by Agency, January-February, 1949."

d. Press Release:  Harry F. Byrd, Sr. (U. S. Senator - Virginia) re civilian personnel and Pay, January-February, 1949."

e. Senate Committee Print No. 73:  Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential ...:  "Federal Personnel and Pay, January-February, 1950."

f. Press Release:  Harry F. Byrd, Sr. (U. S. Senator - Virginia), re civilian personnel (January 21, 1951).

g. Senate Committee Print:  Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential ...:  "Federal Civilian Employment, 1950."

F 112: Reduction of Non-Essential Federal Expenditures, Joint Committee on (1950-1951).  Federal office Space.

a. Press Release:  Harry F. Byrd, Sr. (U. S. Senator - Virginia), re federal office space (January 22, 1951).

b. Senate committee Print:  Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential ...:  "Federal Office Space, 1950."

F 113: Resolutions (1949).  American Legion.

a. Correspondence.

b. Legislative Bulletin:  National Legislative Commission:  American Legion.  Contains Detailed listings of positions taken by various local posts on miscellaneous legislation.

F 114: Resolutions (1949).  American Legion.

a. Correspondence.

b. Newsletter:  National Associated Businessmen, Inc:  "Washington Report" (May 15, 1949).  Contains several reports on various legislation.

F 115: Resolutions (1949).  Oklahoma groups.

a. Correspondence.

b. Resolutions:  Government Affairs Committee:  Seminole Chamber of Commerce (June 13, 1949), re Taft-Hartley:  H. R. 4009 (Housing); and Socialized Medicine.

c. Resolutions:  Business and Professional Women's Club, Pryor, Oklahoma (1949), re fish and wildlife conservation; highway markings, driver's training, and highway patrol expansion; and child-support laws.

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