CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 10

Box 11: Eighty-First Congress:  Rules - Ways and Means

F 1: Rules, Committee on (1949).  Agriculture Committee.

H. Res. 112:  "To authorize the Committee on Agriculture to make investigations into any matter within its jurisdiction, and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

F 2: Rules, Committee on (1949).  Appropriations.

Correspondence re S. Con. Res. 16 ["Providing for the consolidation of the general appropriation bills" (Harry F. Byrd, Sr. - Virginia; Hugh Butler - Nebraska; Styles Bridges - New Hampshire; Herbert R. O'Conor - Maryland; William F. Knowland - California; Guy M. Gillette - Iowa; Homer Ferguson - Michigan; Kenneth Wherry - Nebraska)].

F 3: Rules, Committee on (1950).  Committee Authority.

a. Correspondence re H. Res. 133 ["To amend paragraph (2) (c) of rule XI of the Rules of the House (relating to the Committee on Rules) to read as it read during the Eightieth Congress" (E. E. Cox - Georgia)].  Correspondents include form letter from Herman P. Eberharter (U. S. Representative - Pennsylvania).

b. Press Release:  Joseph D. Keenan (Director, Labor's League for Political Education), re "Opposition to House Rules Committee Resolution" (January 18, 1950).

F 4: Rules, Committee on (1950).  Flood Control.

Correspondence re H. Res. 483 ["To authorize the Committee on Public Works to determine a policy to govern the use of public land acquired in the course of the construction of flood-control dams" (James W. Trimble - Arkansas)].

F 5: Rules, Committee on (1950).  Lobbying Committee.

Memo re H. Res. 633 ["Requiring the production of information by the Select Committee to Investigate Lobbying Activities" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan)].

F 6: Rules, Committee on (1949).  Small Business Committee.

H. Res. 22:  "Creating a select committee to conduct a study and investigation of the problems of small business" (Wright Patman - Texas).

F 7: Small Business, Select Committee on (1950).  Anti-trust.

a. Correspondence re hearing listed below.  Form letter from Wright Patman (U. S. Representative - Texas).

b. Report (Committee Print):  "Congress and the Monopoly Problem:  Fifty Years of Antitrust Development, 1900-1950.  A History of Congressional Action in the Antitrust Field During the Past Fifty Years.  Prepared at the Instance and under the Direction of the Select Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, pursuant to H. R. 22 by Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress" (1950).

F 8: Small Business, Select Committee on (1950).  Anti-trust:  Kaiser-Frazer Corporation.

Correspondence re alleged unfair practices of the Kaiser-Frazer Corporation.

F 9: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949).  Abolition of the Committee.

a. Correspondence.

b. Booklet:  "American Forum of the Air" (January 18, 1949).  Topic:  "Should the Un-American Activities Committee Be Abolished."  Participants:  Karl E. Mundt (U. S. Senator - South Dakota) and Emanuel Celler (U. S. Representative - New York).

F 10: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1950-1951).  Atomic Espionage.

a. Hearings:  "Hearings Regarding Communist Infiltration of Radiation Laboratory and Atomic Bomb Project at the University of California, Berkeley, California.  Vol. II (Identification of Scientist X).  Hearings held July 1 and September 10, 1948, and August 14, August 26, September 14, and September 27, 1949." Published in 1950.

b. Hearings:  "Hearings Regarding Communist Infiltration of Radiation Laboratory and Atomic Bomb Project at the University of California, Berkeley, California.  Vol. III."  Hearings held December 20-22, 1950.  Published in 1951.

F 11: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949).  Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born.

Form letter from John S. Wood (U. S. Representative - Georgia, Chairman, Un-American Activities Committee):  re:  Committee.

F 12: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949-1950).  Committee work.

a. Report:  John S. Wood, re work of the committee for the First Session of the Eighty-first Congress.

b. Report:  "Annual Report of the Committee on Un-American Activities for the Year 1949" (1950).

F 13: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949-1951).  Communist Espionage.

a. Booklet:  Committee on Un-American Activities:  "Spotlight on Spies" (1949).

b. Hearings:  "Hearings Regarding Communist Espionage."  Held November 8 and December 2, 1949, and February 27 and March 1, 1950.  Published in 1951.

F 14: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1947-1949).  Fascism. 

a. Correspondence:  re:  booklet:  "Fascism in Action."  Includes form letter from Wright Patman (U. S. Representative - Texas).

b. Extension of Remarks:  Wright Patman:  "Eightieth Congress Distributed Free Several Hundred Thousand Copies of Communism in Action But Refused to Permit any Free Copies of Fascism in Action to Be Distributed -- Resolution for Free Distribution of Fascism in Action Now Before Committee on House Administration -- Dangers of Fascism, as Well as Communism, Should Not Be Overlooked -- Fascist Cartel System Deadly Enemy of Small Business Being Revived in Germany" (February 21, 1949).  Congressional Record Tear Sheet.

F 15: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949-1950).  General Correspondence (A - M).

a. Correspondence and clippings re civil rights, communism, outlawing of Communist Party in the United States, and labor unions.

b. Memo:  Howard O. Eaton (University of Oklahoma), re "The Economics of the Policy of Containment" (ca. 1949).

c. Pamphlet:  Department Store Employees Union Local No. 9 (Wanamaker Chapter), New York:  "Liberty" (July, 1949).



F 16: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949-1950).  General Correspondence (N - W).

Correspondence and clippings re FBI, registration of Communists, John L. Lewis and the United Mine Workers, China, and outlawing of the Communist Party in the United States.  Correspondents include John S. Wood (U. S. Representative - Georgia; Chairman, Un-American Activities Committee).

F 17: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1948-1951).  Labor Unions.

a. Booklet:  "100 Things You Should Know about Communism and Labor."  Prepared by the Committee.  Washington:  Government Printing Office, 1948.

b. Hearings:  "Hearings Regarding Communist Infiltration of Labor Union -- Part 3."  Hearings Held August 29 and 30, 1950.  Published in 1951.

F 18: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949).  Latvia. Postcard regarding Soviet occupation of Latvia.

F 19: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1950).  Mundt-Nixon (S. 2311/H. R. 3342).

Correspondence re H. R. 3342 ["To protect the United States against certain un-American and subversive activities" (Richard M. Nixon)] and S. 2311 ["To protect the United States against certain un-American and subversive activities, and for other purposes" (Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota; Homer Ferguson - Michigan; Olin D. Johnson - South Carolina)].

F 20: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1950).  National Committee to Defeat the Mundt Bill.

Booklet:  Committee on Un-American Activities:  "Report on the National Committee to Defeat the Mundt Bill:  A Communist Lobby" (1950).

F 21: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1950).  "Peace Petition"

a. Form letter:  John S. Wood (U. S. Representative - Georgia; Chairman, Committee on Un-American Activities), re report below.

b. Booklet:  "The Communist 'Peace Petition' Campaign."  Prepared by the Committee on Un-American Activities (1950).

F 22: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1951).  Robinson, Edward G.

Hearing:  "Testimony of Edward G. Robinson" (October 27 and December 21, 1950).

F 23: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949).  Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace.

Booklet:  "Review of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace Arranged by the National Council of the Arts, Sciences and Professions and Held in New York City on March 25, 26, and 27, 1949)."  Prepared by the Committee on Un-American Activities (April 19, 1949).

F 24: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1949).  Soviet Espionage Report:  "Soviet Espionage within the United States Government.  Second Report."  Dated December 31, 1948:  published in 1949.

F 25: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1950).  Subversives Bill (H. R. 9490).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9490 ["To protect the United States against certain un-American and subversive activities by requiring registration of communist organizations, and for other purposes" (John S. Wood - Georgia).

b. P. L. 831 (H. R. 9490).  Eighty-first Congress.

F 26: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1951).  Trotsky, Leon, assassination.

Hearings:  "American Aspects of Assassination of Leon Trotsky" (July 26, August 30, October 18 and 19, and December 4, 1950)."  Published in 1951.

F 27: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Casualty List Printing (H. R. 3611).

Correspondence re H. R. 3611 ["To provide for the preparation, printing, and distribution of a list of all persons who died at any time after May 26, 1941, and before September 3, 1945, while serving on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States" (Prince H. Preston, Jr. - Georgia)].

F 28: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Committee materials.

a. Report to the Committee:  Comptroller General of the United States, re National Service Life Insurance Act and fund (July 15, 1949).

b. Report to the Committee:  Veterans' Administration, re above Comptroller General's report.

F 29: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  Dependents. Correspondence re dependency legislation.

F 30: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Department of Medicine/Surgery (H. R. 3208/H. R. 3209/H. R. 3210).

Correspondence re H. R. 3208 ["To amend the act entitled 'An act to establish a Department of Medicine and Surgery in the Veterans' Administration,' approved January 3, 1946, to provide a more accurate nomenclature for certain classes of persons specified therein" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)]; H. R. 3209 ["To amend the act entitled 'An act to establish a Department of Medicine and Surgery in the Veterans' Administration,' approved January 3, 1946, to provide for the appointment of dental specialists, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin, Mississippi)]; and H. R. 3210 ["To amend section 7(a) of the act entitled 'An act to establish a Department of Medicine and Surgery in the Veterans' Administration,' approved January 3, 1946, to establish the 'chief grade' in the Dental Service, and for other purposes."

F 31: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Department of Medicine/Surgery (H. R. 5210).

Correspondence re H. R. 5210 ["To amend the act entitled 'An act to establish a Department of Medicine and Surgery in the Veterans' Administration,' approved January 3, 1946, to provide for the use of qualified optometrists for out-patient eye care" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)].

F 32: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1947-1949).  Disability.  (H. R. 261/H. R. 283/H. R. 1435/H. R. 4007).

a. Correspondence re above-named legislation.

b. H. R. 261:  "To authorize the furnishing of especially automobiles to amputees whose injury was incurred while on active service before World War II and who were not discharged until after December 7, 1941" (Philip C. Philbin - Massachusetts).

c. H. R. 283:  "To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veteran's Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).

d. H. R. 1435:  "To authorize payment of $1,600 on purchase price in excess thereof of an automobile or other conveyance for certain disabled veterans" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

e. H. R. 4007:  "To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veterans' on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes" (Frank A. Mathews, Jr. - New Jersey).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Reported copy.

F 33: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Disability (H. R. 5598). 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5598.

b. H. R. 5598:  "To increase compensation for World War I presumptive service-connected cases, provide minimum ratings for service-connected arrested tuberculosis, increase certain disability and death compensation rates liberalize requirement for dependency allowances, and redefine the terms 'line of duty of duty' and 'willful misconduct'" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).

c. P. L. 339 (H. R. 5598).  Eighty-first Congress (October 10, 1949).  Five copies.

F 34: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Disabled Veterans.

Correspondence re benefits for disabled veterans and their families.

F 35: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Disabled Veterans:  Automobiles (H. R. 2409/S. 2115).

a. Correspondence re above-named legislation.  Correspondents include John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs).

b. H. R. 2409:  "To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).

c. S. 2115:  same title as H. R. 2409 (Claude Pepper - Florida; Elbert D. Thomas - Utah; James E. Murray - Montana; Lister Hill - Alabama; Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Garret L. Withers - Kentucky; Robert A. Taft - Ohio; George D. Aiken - Vermont; Wayne Morse - Oregon; H. Alexander Smith - New Jersey; Forrest C. Donnell - Missouri).

F 36: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Disabled Veterans:  Automobiles (H. R. 6565).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6565

b. H. R. 6565:  "To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).*

F 37: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Education/Training:  Reports.

a. Correspondence from John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs).  (Form Letters).

b. Report to the Committee:  Veterans' Administration, re veterans in training or school under provisions of P. L. 16 and P. L. 346 (Seventy-eighth Congress).  (Committee Print No. 48).*

F 38: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Education/Training (H. R. 287/H. R. 1433/H. R. 1556).

Correspondence re H. R. 287 ["To provide four years of college education, or the equivalent, to the children of persons whose death resulted from service in the armed forces during World War II" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts)]; H. R. 1433 ["To provide four years of college education to the children of persons whose death resulted from service in the armed forces during World War II" (Olin E. Teague - Texas)]; and H. R. 1556 ["To extend the educational benefits of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 to the eldest children of veterans of World War II where the veterans have received no educational benefits under such act" (James T. Patterson - Connecticut)].

F 39: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1948-1949).  Education/ Training (H. R. 1966/S. 1150).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1966 ["Establishing a procedure by which the Administrator my assure veterans full educational and training opportunities commensurate with the tuition charges by educational and training institutions, and for other purposes" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana)] and S. 1150 [same title as H. R. 1966 (Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin; Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; Robert A. Taft - Ohio)].

b. Resolution:  National Association of State Approval Agencies, re opposition to H. R. 1966 (March, 1949) and also to H. R. 6079 (Eightieth Congress) (September (1948).



F 40: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949-1950) Education/ Training (H. R. 6273/H. R. 6378/S. 2596):  Legislation.

a. H. R. 6273:  "Relating to education or training of veterans under title II of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act (Public Law 346, Seventy-eighth Congress, June 22, 1944)" (James T. Patterson - Connecticut)].

b. S. 2596:  same title as H. R. 6273 (Robert A. Taft - Ohio; Elbert D. Thomas - Utah; James E. Murray - Montana; Claude Pepper - Florida; Lister Hill - Alabama; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Garret L. Wither - Kentucky; George D. Aiken - Vermont; H. Alexander Smith - New Jersey; Wayne Morse - Oregon; Forrest C. Donnell - Missouri; Walter F. George - Georgia; Irving M. Ives - New York; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; Scott W. Lucas - Illinois; Brien McMahon - Connecticut).

c. House Report 1444 (S. 2596):  "Relating to Education and Training of Veterans under Title II of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act (Public Law 346, Seventy-eighth Congress, June 22, 1944" (1949).*

d. P. L. 610 (S. 2596).  Eighty-first Congress (July 13, 1950).

e. H. R. 6378:  same title as H. R. 6273 (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

F 41: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949-1950).  Education/ Training (H. R. 6273/H. R. 6378/S. 2596).

Correspondence (A - H) re above-named legislation.

F 42: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949-1950).  Education/ Training (H. R. 6273/H. R. 6378/S. 2596).

Correspondence (I - W) re above-named legislation.

F 43: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  Education/ Training:  Land Grant Colleges (H. R. 6665, et al.).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6665 ["To amend Veterans Regulation No. 1 (a) with respect to the computation of estimated costs of training personnel and supplies for instruction in the case of colleges of agriculture and the mechanic arts" (Gerald R. Ford, Jr. - Michigan)];  H. R. 6672 [same title as H. R. 6665 (Charles E. Potter - Michigan)]; H. R. 6682 [same title as H. R. 6665 (George A. Dondero - Michigan)]; H. R. 6823 [same title as H. R. 6665 (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)]; H. R. 6870 [same title as H. R.  6665 (John A. Whitaker - Kentucky)]; H. R. 6985 [same title as H. R. 6665 (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)]: and H. R. 7057 [same title as H. R. 6665 (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)].

b. Hearings (H. R. 6665, et. al.):  "Amendment to Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 Relating to Deduction by Land Grant Colleges from Certain Estimates of Costs Presented to Veterans' Administration" (1950).

c. Statement:  Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities:  "Fiscal Relationships Between the Veterans' Administration and the Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, as They Concern Deduction of Federal Endowment Funds in Estimating Costs of Teaching."

F 44: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  Education/ Training (H. R. 7380/S. 3095).

Correspondence re H. R. 7380 ["To assure that expenditures under the Servicemen's Readjustment Act, as amended, for education and training yield a proper return both to the veteran and to the Nation as a whole" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)] and S. 3095 [same title as H. R. 7380 (Elbert D. Thomas - Utah)].

F 45: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949-1950).  Filipino Veterans (H. R. 4540).

Correspondence re H. R. 4540 ["To provide a more satisfactory program of benefits relating to active service in the armed forces of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II, and for other purposes" (Bernard W. "Pat" Kearney - New York)].  Includes clipping.

F 46: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Flight Training (H. R. 2903).

Correspondence re H. R. 2903 ["To reaffirm the intent of the Congress with respect to flight training for veterans" (Olin E. Teague - Texas)].

F 47: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949-1950).  General Correspondence.

a. Correspondence:  Topics include requests for information, hospitalization policies, various benefits, and specific veterans' cases.  Includes clipping.

b. H. R. 6680:  "To provide for the restoration of forfeited rights under the World War Veterans' Act, 1924, and for other purposes" (Wilburn Cartwright - Oklahoma).  Seventy-second Congress; First Session (1932).  Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation.

c. H.R. 4045: "To provide burial and hospitalization benefits to certain persons who served in the Armed Forces on and after June 27, 1950" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma)

F 48: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949-1950).  G. I. Bill.

a. Correspondence.

b. House Document 466:  "Original Sound Intent of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act.  Message from the President of the United States Transmitting Reports by the Administrator of Veteran's Affairs and the Director of the Bureau of the Budget Relative to the 'Original Sound Intent of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act'" (February 13, 1950).  Cover form letter from John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs).

F 49: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  G. I. Bill:  Education/Training.

a. Form letter:  John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs) transmitting document below.

b. House Committee Print 210:  "Report on Education and Training under the Servicemen's Readjustment Act, as Amended, from the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs" (1950).

F 50: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  Housing.

a. Correspondence re housing loan program.

b. House Committee Print 298:  "Housing Laws Relating to Veterans" (1950).  Committee on Veterans' Affairs.*

F 51: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  Indemnities:  (H. R. 9437/H. R. 9440).

Correspondence re H. R. 9437 ["To authorize the payment by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs of a gratuitous indemnity to survivors of members of the Armed Forces who die in active service, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)]; and H. R. 9400 ["To provide lump-sum life indemnity payments for survivors of members of the Armed Forces who die while on active duty, and for other purposes" (Porter Hardy, Jr. - Virginia)].

F 52: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1948-1949).  Legal Assistance.

Correspondence re American Bar Association list of committees/persons designated by state bar associations to give legal assistance to veterans and servicemen.  List attached.

F 53: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Life Insurance.

a. Correspondence re National Service Live Insurance.  Correspondents include Veterans' Administration and form letters from John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs).

b. Press Release:  Veterans Administration re application blanks for National Service Life Insurance special dividend (undated).  Copy sent out by Committee.  Application form attached.

c. House Committee Print 300:  "National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as Amended (Applicable to World War II Veterans)" and "United States Government Life Insurance (Applicable to World War I Veterans)" "Revised as of August 10, 1950."*

F 54: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  Life Insurance (H. R. 9303).

Correspondence re H. R. 9303 ["To increase from $10,000 to $20,000 the maximum amount of Government life insurance which may be granted to persons now or hereafter in active service in the Armed Forces" (J. Caleb Boggs - Delaware).  Correspondents include John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs).

F 55: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Optometrists.

Correspondence re objecting to refusal of Veterans Administration to qualify optometrists for word under G. I. Bill.

F 56: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions. Correspondence re pensions.

F 57: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949-1950).  Pensions:  Spanish-American.

Correspondence re increased pensions for Spanish-American War veterans and their widows.

F 58: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  World War I.

Correspondence re increased pensions for World War I veterans, including non-service-connected disabilities.

F 59: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  (H. R. 908).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 908.

b. H. R. 908:  "To provide certain equitable adjustments in disability compensation and pension to meet the rise in the cost of living" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).

F 60: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  (H. R. 909).

H. R. 909:  "To provide for an increase in monthly rates compensation and pension payable to veterans of World War I and World War II and dependents of such veterans, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).

F 61: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  (H. R. 937).

H. R. 937:  "To provide certain equitable adjustments in disability compensation and pension to meet the rise in the cost of living" (A. Leonard Allen - Louisiana).

F 62: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  (H. R. 1693).

H. R. 1693:  "To provide pensions for veterans of World War I and World War II based on non-service-connected disability and attained age" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi). 

F 63: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  (H. R. 2512).

Correspondence from the Veterans of Foreign Wars re H. R. 2512 ["To provide pensions for veterans of World War I and World War II based on non-service-connected disability and attained age" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)].

F 64: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  (H. R. 2681). 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2681.  Correspondents include the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Includes clipping.

b. H. R. 2681:  "To provide pensions for veterans of World War I and World War II based on non-service- connected disability and attained age, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).

F 65: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (undated).  Pensions:  (H. R. 3821).

Clipping re H. R. 3821 ["To provide pensions for veterans of World War I based on non-service-connected disability and attained age, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).

F 66: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  (H. R. 4617):  Legislation/Data.

a. H. R. 4617:  "To liberalize the requirement for payment of pensions in certain cases to veterans and their widows and children" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).  Introduced print.  Reported print.

b. House Report 580 (H. R. 4617):  "Liberalizing the requirement for Payment of Pension in Certain Cases to Veterans and Their Widows and Children" (1949).

c. Release:  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, re H. R. 4617 (June 16, 1949).  Contains analysis.*

F 67: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Pensions:  (H. R. 4617):  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4617.  Correspondents include American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and form letters from both John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs) and Olin E. Teague (U. S. Representative - Texas).

b. Release:  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, re H. R. 4617 (May 14, 1949).  Contains analysis.*

c. Release:  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, re H. R. 4617 (June 3, 1949).  Contains analysis.

F 68: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  "Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act." 

a. Form letter:  John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs) enclosing House Committee Print 292.

b. House Committee Print 292:  "Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940, as Amended" (1950).

F 69: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  Veterans Administration.

Correspondence re veterans regulations and veterans.

F 70: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949).  Veterans Employment Service.

Correspondence from Ardmore American Legion re support for Veterans Employment Service.

F 71: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950).  Veterans Fact Sheet.

a. Form Letter:  John E. Rankin (U. S. Representative - Mississippi; Chairman, Committee on Veterans' Affairs):  fact sheet.

b. Veterans' Fact Sheet:  "Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (GI Bill of Rights)" (January 4, 1950).

F 72: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1949-1950).  Veterans Hospitals.

Correspondence re opposing cuts in appropriations.

F 73: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Child Desertion (H. R. 4057).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 4057.

b. H. R. 4057:  "To prohibit utilization of the facilities of interstate or foreign commerce in connection with the desertion or abandonment of dependent children, and for other purposes" (Tom Steed - Oklahoma).

F 74: Ways and Means, Committee on (1950).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions.

Data:  Public Affairs Abstracts:  Legislative Reference Service:  Library of Congress.  Each of the abstracts was issued in August, 1950.  Dates on abstract entries refer to publication date of abstracted material.

a. Cover report.

b. No. 14-1:  "Conference Report:  Social Security Act Amendments of 1950" (August 1, 1950).

c. No. 14-2:  "Old Age and Survivors Insurance" by Jacob Perlman (January, 1950).

d. No. 14-3:  "Public Assistance Programs" by Anne Geddes (February, 1950).

e. No. 14-4:  "The Townsend Plan Verses Existing Systems of Old Age Security" by Raymond E. Manning (July 14, 1949).

f. No. 14-5:  "`Permanent and Total' Disability - Insurance or Assistance?" by Alvin M. David and Benjamin B. Kendrick (September-October, 1949).

g. No. 14-6:  "Providing Disability Benefits at the State Level" by Mary Donlon (May, 1950).

h. No. 14-7:  "A Program for the Nation:  Recommendations from the Annual Report (of the Social Security Administration, 1949)" (January-February, 1950).

i. No. 14-8:  "A Reply to the Senator Cain Proposal for Investigating Social Security" by Leonard J. Calhoun (June-July, 1950).

j. No. 14-9:  "The Cost and Financing of Social Security - Conclusions" by Lewis Meriam, Karl T. Schlotterbeck, and Mildred Maroney (1950).

k. No. 14-10:  "Bonds in the U. S. Pension Reserve" by F. A. Korsmeyer (February 9, 1950).

l. No. 14-11:  "A Realistic Approach to Economic Security" by Louis W. Dawson (July 6, 1950).

m. No. 14-12:  "The Future of Social Security" by John O'Grady (March, 1950).

n. No. 14-13:  "The Problem of Old Age Security" by Sumner H. Slichter (March 23, 1950).

o. No. 14-14:  "Labor's Goal for Social Security" by Kenneth L. Kramer (January, 1950).

p. No. 14-15:  "Accounting for the Cost of Pensions - A Lien on Production" by Arthur H. Dean (July, 1950).

q. No. 14-16:  "The New Industrial Pensions" by Arthur M. Ross (May, 1950).

r. No. 14-17:  "Social Security and the Welfare State" by John J. Corson (March, 1950).

s. No. 14-18:  "After 56 - What about an Income?" by William Haber (April, 1950).

t. No. 14-19:  "Major Pro and Con Arguments of Social Security Proposals of 1950" from Committee Hearings (1949-1950).

u. "Selected Bibliography of Official Publications on Social Security in the United States."

F 75: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Social Security and Old Age pensions. General Correspondence (A - H).

a. Correspondence.  Topics include Toby Morris bill, requests for publications, age requirements, and outside earnings.  Correspondence include Victor E. Harlow.

b. Pamphlet:  Kansas State Chamber of Commerce:  "Federal Arithmetic:  A Commentary on the Handling of Social Security Tax Reserves" (July, 1949)."

c. Newsletter:  Oklahoma Public Expenditures Council:  "Your Report on Government" (January, 1950).  Subject:  "Federal Grants-in-Aid to Oklahoma, 1949."

d. Enrolled Senate Resolution No. 14:  Oklahoma State Senate:  "Relating to Old Age Assistance; Informing the Citizens of Oklahoma of Certain Letters concerning Mr. O. J. Fox and Reverend Forrest G. Conley and Directing that a Copy Hereof Be Sent to Each Recipient of Old Age Assistance" (March 1, 1949).

F 76: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions. General Correspondence (J - OK).

a. Correspondence.  Topics include effect of new law, Toby Morris Bill, and public welfare systems.  Correspondents include Toby Morris (U. S. Representative - Oklahoma) and James E. Van Zandt (U. S. Representative - Pennsylvania) (form letters) and Oklahoma Retirement Insurance Club.  Clippings attached.

b. Resolution:  National Council on Teacher Retirement National Education Association re bringing teachers under Social Security (February, 1949).

c. Concurrent Resolution No. 8:  Oklahoma House of Representatives:  "Requesting the Oklahoma Delegation to the Congress of the United States to Promote and Support Legislation Changing the Old Age Assistance Program to a Direct Pension Program and Providing for Pension Payments of at Least Sixty Dollars ($60.00) per Month" (February, 1949).

F 77: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions. General Correspondence (Ol-Y) and unsigned. 

a. Correspondence.  Topics include case workers in old age assistance programs, amount of pensions, dependent children, municipal employees, and the self-employed.  Clippings attached.

b. Booklet:  James W. Owens:  "A Proposed Economic and Social Base for Capitalism through a Truly Comprehensive System of National Social Security" (1949).

c. Resolution:  Oklahoma City Council:  favoring extension of Social Security benefits to municipal employees (January, 1950).

F 78: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 1934).

Correspondence re H. R. 1934 ["Providing direct Federal old-age assistance at the rate of sixty dollars per month to needy citizens sixty years of age or over" (George G. Sadowski - Michigan)].

F 79: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 2620).

Correspondence re H. R. 2620 ["Providing a direct Federal old-age pension at the rate of $60 per month to certain citizens sixty years of age or over" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma)].

F 80: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 2892).

Correspondence re H. R. 2892 ["To amend the Social Security Act to enable States to establish more adequate public-welfare programs, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina).  Topics include continued exclusion of optometry from benefits covered.



F 81: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 2893).

Correspondence re H. R. 2893 ["To extend and improve the old-age and survivors insurance system, to add protection against disability, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina).  Topics include extension of coverage to physicians and other self-employed, discrimination against optometrists in benefits allowed, and outside earning limitations.

F 82: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions:  Townsend Plan (H. R. 2135/H. R. 2136).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2135 ["To provide every adult citizen in the United States with equal basic Federal insurance, permitting retirement with benefits at age 60, and also covering total disability, from whatever cause for certain citizens under 60; to give protection to widows with children; to provide an ever-expanding market for goods and services through the payment and distribution of such benefits in ratio to the Nation's steadily increasing ability to produce, with the cost of such benefits to be carried by every citizen in proportion to the income privileges he enjoys" (John A. Blatnik - Minnesota)] and H. R. 2136 [same title as H. R. 2135 (Homer D. Angell - Oregon)].  Correspondents include Townsend Clubs and form letter from John A. Blatnik (U. S. Representative - Minnesota) and Homer D. Angell (U. S. Representative - Oregon).

b. Pamphlet:  John A. Lewis:  "How to Make Business Hum and Keep Humming" (undated).  Re:  Townsend Plan.

c. Pamphlet:  John A. Blatnik (U. S. Representative - Minnesota:  "The Townsend Plan for National Insurance:  A Condensed Version of Bills H. R. 2135 by Hon. John A. Blatnik of Minnesota and H. R. 2136 by Hon. Homer D. Angell of Oregon" (February 16, 1949).  Reprint of remarks in the House of Representatives.

F 83: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 2645).

Correspondence re H. R. 2645 ["To amend the Social Security Act to enable States to establish more adequate public-welfare programs, and for other purposes" (Aime J. Forand - Rhode Island).

F 84: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 6000):  Legislation.

P. L. ..-734 (H. R. 6000):  "To extend and improve the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance System, to amend the public assistance and child-welfare provisions of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes."  Eighty-first Congress (August 28, 1950).  Original bill by Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina.*

F 85: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 6000):  Legislation.

H. R. 6000:  "To extend and improve the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance System, to amend the public assistance and child-welfare provisions of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina).  Reported print.

F 86: Ways and Means, Committee on (1950).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 6000):  Legislation.

H. R. 6000:  "To extend and improve the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance System, to amend the public assistance and child-welfare provisions of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina).  Senate print with Senate amendments included.

F 87: Ways and Means, Committee on (1950).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 6000):  Legislation.

Congressional Record (August 1, 1950).  Conference report on H. R. 6000:  "To extend and improve the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance System, to amend the public assistance and child-welfare provisions of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina) contained on page 11701-11736. 

F 88: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Social Security and Old Age Pensions (H. R. 6000/H. R. 6297).

Correspondence re H. R. 6000 ["To extend and improve the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance System, to amend the public assistance and child-welfare provisions of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina)] and H. R. 6297 ["To extend the coverage of the Federal old-age and survivors insurance system, to increase benefits payable under such system, to amend the public-assistance and child-welfare provisions of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes" (Robert W. Kean - New Jersey)].  Topics include Lynch and Knowland amendments re unemployment insurance and strikers, requests for copies of legislation, disability and dependent children benefits, Gearhart resolution, and extension of coverage.  Correspondents include Congress of Industrial Organizations and form letter from Walter A. Lynch (U. S. Representative - New York).

F 89: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Tariff/Trade:  Communist Countries (H. Con. Res. 203).

Correspondence re H. Con. Res. 203 ["Expressing the sense of the Congress that the President should rescind foreign trade agreements with Communist-controlled countries."  (Robert L. Ramsaw - West Virginia)].

F 90: Ways and Means, Committee on (1950).  Tariff/Trade:  Imports:  Copper (H. R. 7151).

Correspondence re H. R. 7151 ["To suspend certain import taxes on copper" (James T. Patterson - Connecticut)].

F 91: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Tariff/Trade:  Imports:  Cotton/Textiles.  [Mentions H. R. 1211].

a. Statement:  William C. Planz (Chairman, Textile Industry Committee on Foreign Trade) before the House Committee on Agriculture:  re textile exports.

b. Statement:  Rayon Yarn Producers Group to the United States Tariff Commission and the Committee for Reciprocity Information of the Department of Commerce:  re rayon and other synthetic textile tariffs (January 17, 1949).

c. Statement:  C. T. Murchison (President, Cotton-Textile Institute) before House Committee on Ways and Means:  in opposition to H. R. 1211 ["To extend the authority of the President under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina)].

d. Booklet:  Cotton-Textile Institute:  "Tariff Changes on Cotton Textiles under the Trade Agreements Act, 1934-1948" (undated).

F 92: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Tariff/Trade:  Imports:  Ham.

Correspondence re protesting imports of Polish ham.

F 93: Ways Means, Committee on (1949).  Tariff/Trade:  Imports:  Musical Instruments (H. R. 3934).

Correspondence re H. R. 3934 ["To permit religious or charitable societies to import musical instruments free of duty in certain cases" (Mike Monroney - Oklahoma). 

F 94: Ways and Means, Committee on (1948-1949).  Tariff/Trade:  Imports:  Petroleum.

a. Correspondence re oil imports and effect on domestic producers.

b. Resolution:  Caddo-Grady County Royalty Owners Association, re reduction of crude oil imports (July 19, 1949).

c. Resolution:  Stephens County Land and Royalty Owners' Association, re reduction of crude oil imports (July 19, 1949).

d. Resolution:  Directors, Independent Petroleum Association of America, re ECA program (May, 1949).

e. Resolution:  Directors, Independent Petroleum Association of America, re:  reduction of oil imports (May, 1949).

f. Resolution:  Directors, Independent Petroleum Association of America, re oil loans to Mexico (May, 1949).

g. Concurrent Resolution No. 3:  Oklahoma State Senate:  "Memorializing the Congress of the United States to Bring to the Attention of the United States State Department the Immediate Need of Drastically Curtailing the Importation of Crude Oil from Foreign Countries to the United States until Such Time as There Is a Need for the Importation of Crude Oil to Take Care of the market Demand for Crude Oil within the Continental United States" (January, 1949).

h. Resolution:  Ardmore Chamber of Commerce, re crude oil imports and domestic production (October 29, 1948).

i. Resolution:  Oklahoma Corporation Commission, re crude oil imports and domestic production (January 26, 1949).

F 95: Ways and Means, Committee on (1950).  Tariff/Trade:  Imports:  Petroleum (H. R. 6773).

Correspondence re H. R. 6773 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code by increasing the excise tax on imported crude petroleum derivatives" (Ed Gossett - Texas)].

F 96: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Tariff/Trade Reciprocal Trade Act.

Correspondence re favoring extension of Act.

F 97: Ways and Means, Committee on (1947-1950).  Taxation:  General Correspondence (A - J).

a. Correspondence.  Topics include federal debt, labor unions, pay raises, income tax forms, federal budget, and tax increase.  Includes clipping.

b. Booklet:  William G. Davisson:  "The Domination of America by Labor Unions" (undated).

c. Booklet:  William G. Davisson:  "The Power to Destroy" (September, 1947).  Re taxes.

d. Resolution:  Group Three, Oklahoma Bankers Association, re gold standard, bond investment, free enterprise, and foreign aid (December 6, 1949).

F 98: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Taxation:  General Correspondence (M - W).

a. Correspondence.  Topics include tax forms, corporate taxes, and various deductions.  Clippings attached.

b. Newsletter:  Harding College Monthly Letter (June 15, 1949).

c. Newsletter:  Harding College Monthly Letter (January 15, 1949).

d. Article:  Reader's Digest:  "Fiasco in Yugoslavia" by Eric L. Prindonoff.

e. Newsletter:  Red River Valley Association (February 1, 1949).  Contains President's Message on taxes.

f. Resolution:  Executive Board:  Oklahoma Federation of Women's Clubs, re economy in government (December 8, 1950).

g. Correspondence with Lloyd Noble regarding deductions for income tax purposes of expenditures for soil and water conservation and soil improvement. Also attached is a copy of a proposed (but unnumbered) bill.

F 99: Ways and Means, Committee on (1947, 1949).  Taxation:  Civil Service Retirement (H. R. 124).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 124 ["To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, so as to exempt payments under such act from taxation" (John J. Rooney - New York)].

b. H. R. 291:  "To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, so as to exempt payments under such Act from taxation" (John J. Rooney - New York).  Eightieth Congress; Firs Session (1947).

F 100: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Taxation:  Co-operatives:  General Correspondents/Data.

a. Correspondence re taxation of agricultural cooperatives, mutual banks, and other tax-free groups.  Clippings attached.

b. Newsletter:  National Associated Businessmen:  "Washington Report" (August 25, 1950).  Contains articles on war tax bills and co-operative groups.

c. Article:  Petroleum Marketer:  "Tax Free" (January, 1950):  re:  types of non-taxable institutions.

d. Article:  Petroleum Marketer:  "Consumers Cooperative Holds Annual Meeting" (January, 1950).

e. Article:  Reader's Digest:  "Uncle Sam's Untapped Tax Millions" (April, 1950).  Condensed from the American Magazine (February, 1950).

F 101: Ways and Means, Committee on (1950).  Taxation:  Co-operatives:  Ardmoreite ads.

Copies of "Write Your Congressmen" ads referring to taxation of co-operatives.  Clipped from the Daily Ardmoreite and sent to CA.

F 102: Ways and Means, Committee on (1950).  Taxation:  Co-operatives:  Cooperative League.

a. Cover letter:  attached to statement below.

b. Statement:  Jerry Voorhis (Executive Secretary, Cooperative League of the U. S. A.) before the House Committee on Ways and Means, re co-operative groups (February 23, 1950).

F 103: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Taxation:  Co-operatives (H. R. 5064).  Correspondence (A - H).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5064 ["To impose income taxes on the business income of certain tax exempt corporations, and for other purposes" (Noah M. Mason - Illinois).

b. Brochure:  National Tax Equality Association:  "Stop Sudden Death on Main Street" (undated, ca. 1949).  Re co-operatives effect on other businesses.  Various copies signed by constituents and sent to CA.

c. "Currency:"  "One Tax Free Buck" from the "Co-operative Commonwealth."  Various copies sent in by constituents.

d. Article:  Charles J. Heale:  "Tax the Untaxed First" Hardware Age (March 24, 1949).

e. Brochure:  National Associated Businessmen:  "Mr.  Congressmen - Look Behind You!" (undated).  Re:  revenue to be gained from taxing co-operatives.  Various copies sent by constituents to CA.

F 104: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949-1950).  Taxation:  Co-operatives (H. R. 5064).  Correspondence:  (J - Z).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5064 ["To impose income taxes on the business income of certain tax exempt corporations, and for other purposes" (Noah M. Mason - Illinois).

b. Brochure:  National Tax Equality Association:  "Stop Sudden Death on Main Street" (undated, ca. 1949).  Re co-operatives effect on other businesses.  Various copies signed by constituents and sent to CA

c. "Currency:"  "One Tax Free Buck" from the "Co-operative Commonwealth."  Various copies sent in by constituents.

d. Brochure:  National Associated Businessmen:  "Mr.  Congressman -- Look Behind You!" (undated).  Re revenue to be gained from taxing co-operatives.  Various copies sent by constituents to CA.

e. Newsletter:  National Associated Businessmen:  "Washington Report" (October 15, 1949).  Re tax bills, Mason bill, Social Security and Townsend Plan, etc.

F 105: Ways and Means, Committee on (1949).  Taxation:  Corporate Taxes.

a. Correspondence re corporate taxes.

b. Article:  Othel D. Westfall:  "Integrating Federal Income Taxes on Corporations and Their Shareholder."  Published in Taxes - The Tax Magazine (March, 1949).

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