CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 14

Box 15: Eighty-Second Congress:  Post Office and Civil Service - Ways and Means.

F 1: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Meat Inspection Service. Correspondence.

F 2: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Obscenity. Correspondence.

F 3: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (n.d.).  Pay (H. R. 244/H. R. 4255/S. 355).

a. Correspondence re S. 355 [below]; H. R. 244 ["To amend the act of July 6, 1945, as amended so as to reduce the number of grades for the various positions under such act, and for other purposes" (George P. Miller - California)]; and H. R. 4255 [same title as H. R. 344 (James H. Morrison - Louisiana)].

b. S. 355:  "To amend the act of July 6, 1945, as amended so as to reduce the number of grades for the various positions under such act, and for other purposes" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; William Langer - North Dakota; Zales N. Ecton - Montana; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia).

F 4: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Pay (S. 622).

S. 622:  "To increase the basic rates of compensation of certain officers and employees of the Federal Government, and for other purposes" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; William Langer - North Dakota; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Zales N. Ecton - Montana).

F 5: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951-1952).  Postage rates. Correspondence.

F 6: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Postage Rates (H. R. 3465).

a. Correspondence refers to H. R. 3465.

b. H. R. 3465:  "To readjust size and weight limitations fourth-class (parcel post) mail" (M. G. Burnside - West Virginia).

F 7: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Postage Rates (H. R. 3465).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3465.

b. H. R. 3465:  "To readjust size and weight limitations on fourth-class (parcel post) mail." (M. G.  Burnside - West Virginia).

F 8: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Postage Rates (S. 1335).

Correspondence re S. 1335 ["To readjust size and weight limitations of fourth-class (parcel post) mail" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; George A. Smathers - Florida; James H. Duff - Pennsylvania; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; John D. Pastore - Rhode Island)].

F 9: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1950- 1951).  Postal Delivery (H. R. 176/H. R. 337).

Correspondence re H. R. 176 ["To rescind the order of the Postmaster General curtailing certain postal services" (Harold C. Hagan - Minnesota)] and H. R. 337 [same title as H. R. 176 (George M. Rhodes - Pennsylvania)].



F 10: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Postal/Federal Pay/Benefits. Correspondence (A - M).

F 11: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Postal/Federal Pay/Benefits.

Correspondence (N).  Correspondents include National Federation of Post Office Clerks, and National Federation of Federal Employees.

F 12: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Postal/Federal Pay/Benefits.

Correspondence (O - Z).  Correspondents include various Oklahoma associations.

F 13: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951- 1952).  Postal Leave (H. R. 3605).

a. Correspondence.

b. H. R. 3605:  "To amend section 6 of Public Law 134, approved July 6, 1945, as amended, to grant annual and sick leave privileges to certain indefinite substitute employees in the postal service" (Tom Murray - Tennessee).

F 14: Postal Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1952).  Postal Pay (H. R. 6009).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6009.

b. H. R. 6009:  "To adjust the salaries of postmasters and supervisors in the field service of the Post Office Department by eliminating the effect of the $800.00 ceiling imposed in the salary schedules in the act of October 24, 1951, (Public Law 204, Eighty-Second Congress)" (Gardner R. Withrow - Wisconsin).

F 15: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Postmasters Pay (H. R. 432).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 432.

b. H. R. 432:  "To provide automatic annual pay increases for postmasters."  (John Bell Williams - Mississippi).

F 16: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1952).  Reclassification (H. R. 2148).

Correspondence re H. R. 2148 ["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, so as to provide a reclassification of the custodial service, mail equipment shops and Division of Equipment and Supplies" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana)].

F 17: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951- 1952).  Unions (H. R. 554/H. R. 571).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 554 ["To amend section 6 of the act of August 24, 1912, as amended with respect to the recognition of organizations of postal and Federal Employees" (George M. Rhodes - Pennsylvania) and H. R. 571.

b. H. R. 571:  "To amend section 6 of the act of August 24, 1912, as amended with respect to the recognition of organizations of postal and Federal Employees."  (Gardner R. Withrow - Wisconsin).

F 18: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1951).  Work Week (H. R. 3609).

H. R. 3609:  "To establish a basic administrative work week of forty-eight hours for officers and employees of the United States" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

F 19: Public Works, Committee on (1951).  Flood Control. Correspondence.

F 20: Public Works, Committee on (1951).  Flood Damage (H. R. 2334).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2334.

b. H. R. 2334:  "To amend section 7 of the Flood Control Act of 1941 relating to the apportionment of money received on account of the leasing of lands acquired by the United States for flood control purpose" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 21: Public Works, Committee on (1952).  St. Lawrence Seaway. Correspondence.

F 22: Public Works, Committee on (1951).  Tennessee Valley Authority.

Correspondence with Tennessee Valley Public Power Association.

F 23: Questionnaires.  National Federal of Independent Business Tabulation form.

F 24: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #172.

Ballot covers measures concerning the Federal Reserve Board, Labor Department, corporate income, striking defense workers, and government food purchases.

F 25: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #173.

Ballot re no more ground troops in Europe until Congress approves; Statehood for Alaska and Hawaii; rise in damages on price fixing eases; House Small Business Committee; food prices.

F 26: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #174.

Ballots re disclosure of foreign policy; tax co-ops; fair allocations of materials to small and independent business; national health programs for schools.

F 27: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #175.

Ballots re To continue business finance source; to deny aid to nations selling war materials to communist countries; to assure small firms sufficient raw materials and defense contracts; for local boards to provide speedy inexpensive settlement of tax disputes; to re-enact Prohibition during the emergency.

F 28: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #176.

Ballots re 5% federal retail sales tax; for Congress to freeze food prices at producer level; for Congress to investigate black market in scarce material; O.P.S.  freeze chain's prices at low levels and independents' prices at high levels; for Congress to force price controllers to make orders easier to understand and comply with.

F 29: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #177.

Ballots re price controls; federal business licensing; fair trade pricing; for Congress to curb government competition with business through antitrust action; for Congress to create an agency to help independents get defense contracts; raw materials.

F 30: Questionnaires (1952).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #178.

Ballot re for Congress to continue price and wage controls after Korea; to compel suppliers to disclose all discounts and rebates to all dealers; to increase mail rates; to withhold 20% of defense contracts for small business; for Congress to provide "free" medical care for those over 65 years of age.

F 31: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #179.

Ballot re for O.P.S. to regulate wholesaler and retailer percentage mark-ups; for O.P.S. to set manufacturer prices without regard to increased costs; to restore Fair Trade Laws; for Congress to compel co-ops to pay taxes on withheld dividends; to deny bail to convicted communists appealing cases.



F 32: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #180.

Ballots re for O.P.S to set livestock slaughter quotas; to let those over sixty-five to earn $200 monthly and draw social security; to limit taxes for non-defense spending; to strengthen the anti trust laws; to protect federal employees testifying before the Congress.

F 33: Questionnaires (n.d.).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #181.

Ballot re O.P.S controls on plentiful goods; loans to foreign nations permitting monopoly; for Congress to complete job of taxing cooperatives; to curb critical materials exports under aid program; for the Congress to protect small firms against monopolies in control programs.

F 34: Questionnaires (n.d.).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #182.

Ballots re for Congress to make unions subject to the antitrust laws; to compel the President to report to Congress on agreements with other nations; to reorganize the Department of Agriculture and save $80 million; for Congress to increase price powers of the O.P.S.; F.T.C to enact discount maximums in industries where needed.

F 35: Questionnaires (1952).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #183.

Ballot re to increase the minimum wage to $1.25 hourly; to complete unification of Armed Forces purchasing activities; to curb government's power of censorship; to compel government to inform taxpayers about disposition of Social Security taxes; for Federal Government to help raise benefits paid by state unemployment programs.

F 36: Questionnaires (1952).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #184.

Ballot re to increase personal income tax exemptions from $600 to $1,000 per person; to continue price controls through 1952; to continue credit controls as during 1952; to admit another 300,000 Displaced Persons into the U. S.; to compel Congressmen to go on the record on all appropriations votes.

F 37: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #185.

Ballot re postal reorganization; increasing efficiency of government employees; more information on need for foreign aid; eliminating pork barrel politics in water development programs; unify government medical services.

F 38: Questionnaires (1951).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot #187.

Ballot re exempting first $25,000 of corporate income from tax, reduce to 38% tax on the first $50,000 of such income; Congressional amendment to curb government competition; replacing American troops in Korea with Chiang's; create permanent House Small Business Committee; re-establish Hoover Commission for greater federal economy.

F 39: Questionnaires (1952).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot #188.

Ballot re for Congress to limit federal taxes to 25% of total income; for Congress to stop government from spending more than is collected in taxes for any one year; for Congress to compel the President to ask court injunctions against strikes hurting the nation; for Congress to authorize insurance of loans to small business; for Congress to curb treaties which destroy American liberties.

F 40: Questionnaires (1952).  National Federal of Independent Business:  Ballot #189.

Ballot re enact $10,000 tax-exemption for all businesses; to strengthen small business anti-trust exemptions; to assure independent construction subcontractors opportunity to bid on government contracts; to stop manufacturers from forcing independent outlets to bow to labor unions dictates; to substitute a federal sales tax for all present taxes.

F 41: Railroad Retirement Legislation, Joint Committee on (1952).  Railroad Retirement.

Government Print.  Hearings before the Joint Committee on Railroad Retirement Legislation, pursuant to S. Con Res. 51 ["Establishing a Joint Committee on Railroad Retirement Legislation" (Paul Douglas - Illinois)] and S. Con. Res. 56 ["Providing funds for a study of the Railroad Retirement Act and related problems" (Paul Douglas - Illinois)].

F 42: Reduction of Non-Essential Federal Expenditures (1951- 1952).  Federal Pay/Personnel.

a. Senate Committee Print - "Additional report of the Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential Federal Expenditures," Congress of the United States, Pursuant to section 601 of the Revenue Act of 1941 of Federal Personnel and Pay, June - July, 1951.

b. Statement by Senator Harry F. Byrd, Chairman, Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential Federal Expenditures, in connection with report on Federal Personnel and pay for the month of July, August 30, 1951.

F 43: Reduction of Non-Essential Federal Expenditures (1952).  Unexpended Appropriations.

Senate Document No. 162:  Additional Report of the Joint Committee on Reduction of Non-Essential Federal Expenditures.  Congress of the United States, pursuant to Section 601 of the Revenue Act of 1941 on Unexpended Balances, June 30, 1952.

F 44: Resolutions (1951).  American Farm Bureau.

Correspondence, including Resolutions adopted by the voting delegates at the convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation in December, 1950.

F 45: Resolutions (1951).  American Legion.

Correspondence, with resolutions adopted at the American Legion Convention, September 2 and 3, 1951.

F 46: Resolutions (1951).  National Maritime Union.

Correspondence and resolution adopted by the National Maritime Union of America at National Convention, October, 1951.

F 47: Resolution (1952).  National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

Correspondence and resolution adopted by the N. R. E. C. A.

F 48: Resolutions (n.d.).  Oil Workers Union.

Correspondence and resolutions adopted by the Oil Workers International Union.

F 49: Rules, Committee on (1952).  Reorganization (Joint Budget Committee) (H. R. 7888).

Correspondence re H. R. 7888 ["To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to provide for more effective evaluation of the fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of the Government of the United States" (William M. Colmer - Mississippi)].

F 50: Rules, Committee on (1952).  Wage Stabilization Board (H. Res. 532).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 532.

b. H. Res. 532, "To direct the Committee on Education and Labor to conduct an investigation of the Wage Stabilization Board" (Leo E. Allen - Illinois).

F 51: Small Business, Select Committee on (1951).  Committee Work.

Correspondence.  Correspondents include Wright Patman (U. S. Representative - Texas).  Contains list of the members of the House of Representatives who are co-sponsors of pending legislation to create the Small Defense Plants Corporation; weekly reports of the staff activities; and a special report on the appointment of A. S. P. D. A. administrator.

F 52: Small Business, Select Committee on (1951).  Report.

Hearings before Subcommittee No. 3 of the Select Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, pursuant to H. Res. 33 ["Creating a select committee to conduct a study and investigation of the problems of small business" (Wright Patman - Texas)].  October 4 and 18, 1951.

F 53: Small Business, Select Committee on (1952).  Robinson- Patman Act. Correspondence.

F 54: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1952).  Chicago.

Government Print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, September 2 and 3, 1952, (part 1) and September 4 and 5, 1952 (part 2).

F 55: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1951).  Communism. Correspondence.

F 56: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1951).  Communist Infiltration of Government.

Government print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives (May 6, June 10 and 23, 1952).

F 57: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1952).  Condon, Edward U.

Government Print:  Hearing before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives (September 5, 1952).

F 58: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1951).  Farm Groups.

Government Print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, February 28 and March 9, 1951.

F 59: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1951).  Hollywood.

Government print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, "Communist Infiltration of Hollywood Motion Picture Industry" (Part 4) September 17 and 18 and 19, 1951 and (Part 5), September 20, 21, 24, 25, 1951.

F 60: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1952).  Hungary. Correspondence.

F 61: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1952).  Los Angeles.

Government print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, "Communist Activities Among Professional Groups in the Los Angeles Area - Part 2," May 22, July 8, 1952.

F 62: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1952).  Pennsylvania.

Government print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, appendix index, "Expose of the Communist Party of Western Pennsylvania - Part 2," March 24 and 25, 1950.

F 63: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1952).  Prout, Lynne L.

Government print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives:  "Testimony of Lynne L. Prout," February 14, 1952.



F 64: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1951).  Veterans Groups.

Government print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives:  "Communist Tactics Among Veterans Groups," July 13, 1951.

F 65: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1952).  Youth groups.

Government print:  Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives:  "Communist Activities Among Youth Groups," February 6 and 7, 1952.

F 66: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952).  American Legion.

Correspondence and resolution.  Reference is made to H. R. 2748, H. R. 3311, H. R. 3687, H. R. 3317, H. R. 3677, H. R. 3305, H. R. 3688, H. R. 3309, H. R. 3680, H. R. 3316, H. R. 3686, S. 1183, S. 1140, and S. 1143.

F 67: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (n.d.).  Automobiles (H. R. 4233/S. 1864/S. 2115/et. al).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1300 [below], H. R. 2872 [below], H. R. 2983 [below], H. R. 4980 [below], H. R. 4233:  "To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans or cash payments in lieu thereof, and for other purposes." (Carl Elliott - Alabama)]; H. R.  1341 ["To amend subparagraph (k) and (l) of paragraph II and part I, Veterans Regulation No. I (a), as amended, to provide increased compensation for certain specific disabilities" (James F. Laird - Pennsylvania)]; H. R. 1280 ["To provide automobiles for veterans of World War I who are entitled to compensation for the loss of use one or both legs and for other purposes" (William M. Colmer - Mississippi)]; and S. 1864 ["To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans who served during World War II, and persons who served in the military, naval, or air service of the United States on or after June 27, 1950 and for other purposes" (Herbert H. Lehman - New York; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; Richard M. Nixon - California; James E. Murray - Montana)].

b. H. R. 1300:  "To authorize payments by the Administration of Veterans' Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans and for other purposes." (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts)

c. H. R. 2872:  "To authorize payments by the Administration of Veteran's Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans who served in the military, naval, or air service of the United States on or after June 27, 1950, and for other purposes" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).

d. H. R. 2983:  "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).

e. H. R. 4980:  "To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans who served during World War II, and persons who served in the military, naval, or air services of the United States on or after June 27, 1950, and for other purposes." (Carl Elliott - Alabama).

F 68: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Bond issues.

Correspondence and resolution adopted by the State Department of Veterans Service.

F 69: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Committee work.

Correspondence with Representative John E. Rankin, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Disabled American Veterans

F 70: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952).  Contracts (S. 2390).

Correspondence re S. 2390 ["To amend section 302 (4) of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940, as amended relating to penalties" (James E. Murray - Montana)].



F 71: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Disabled American Veterans. Correspondence.

F 72: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951-1952).  General.

Correspondence.  Includes resolution, petition, and clipping.

F 73: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951-1952). G. I. Bill.

a. Correspondence with Representative John E. Rankin, Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

b. Public Law 78-346.

F 74: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  G. I. Bill amendments (H. R. 1296).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1296.

b. H. R. 1296:  "To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (Public Law 346, 78th Congress) by extending the benefits of title III."

F 75: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  G. E. Bill amendments (H. R. 1301).

Correspondence re H. R. 1301 ["To extend for a period of two years the education and training benefits of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts)].

F 76: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  G. I. Bill extension (H. R. 5040/S. 1940).

Correspondence re H. R. 5040 ["To provide certain educational and training benefits to veterans who served in the active military, naval, or air service on or after June 27, 1950" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi) and S. 1940 ["To provide certain educational and training benefits to veterans who served in the active military, naval, or air service on or after June 27, 1950"  (Walter F. George - Georgia; Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma)].

F 77: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952). G. I. Bill extension (H. R. 5869).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5869.

b. H. R. 5869:  "To grant certain educational, loan, employment and other benefits to persons on active service with the armed forces during the Korean War" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 78: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952).  G. I. Bill extension (H. R. 7656/S. 3199).

H. R. 7565:  "To provide vocational readjustment and to restore lost educational opportunities to certain persons who served in the armed forces on or after June 27, 1950 and prior to such date as shall be fixed by the President or the Congress" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

F 79: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952).  G. I. Bill extension (H. R. 7656/S. 3199).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7656 [below] and S. 3199 ["To provide vocational readjustment and to restore lost educational opportunities to certain persons who served in the armed forces on or after June 27, 1950, and prior to such date as shall be fixed by the President or the Congress, and for other purposes" (Lister Hill - Alabama; Ernest W. McFarland - Arizona)].

b. House Report 1943 (H. R. 7656):  "To provide vocational readjustment and to restore lost educational opportunities to certain persons who served in the armed forces on or after June 27, 1950, and prior to such date as shall be fixed by the President or the Congress." (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

F 80: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Gratuitous Indemnity Bill (H. R. 1).

Correspondence from Representative John E. Rankin re H. R. 1 ["To authorize the payment by the Administrator of Veteran's 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)].

F 81: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Hospitals.

Correspondence re need for more hospital facilities for veterans.

F 82: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Hospitals:  Psychiatric Care.

Correspondence and resolution adopted by the State of Oklahoma State Legislative Council.

F 83: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Hospitals:  Texas.

Correspondence with American Legion.

F 84: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Hospital Care (H. R. 4057).

Correspondence re H. R. 4057 ["To amend Veterans Regulation No. 6 (a), to extend domiciliary or hospital care including medical treatment, to certain veterans of the present hostilities" (Walter Rogers - Texas)].

F 85: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Housing (H. R. 3861).

Summary of H. R. 3861 ["To extend to June 30, 1953 the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to make direct home and farmhouse loans under title III of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended and for other purposes" (Carl Elliott - Alabama)].

F 86: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952).  Housing (H. R. 5893).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5893.

b. H. R. 5893:  "To make additional funds available to the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs for direct home and farmhouse loans to eligible Veterans, under title III of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).

F 87: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1950-1952).  Pensions.

Correspondence with Representative John E. Rankin (Mississippi).

F 88: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Pensions:  Heroism (H. R. 1770).

Correspondence re H. R. 1770 ["To provide special pensions for certain persons awarded medals for extraordinary heroism while serving with the Armed Forces of the United States of America" (Lansdale G. Sasscer - Maryland)].

F 89: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Pensions (H. R. 3193).

Correspondence re H. R. 3193 ["To establish a rate of pension for aid and attendance under part III of Veterans Regulation No. 1 (a), as amended" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)].  Correspondents include the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Legislative Service.

F 90: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951-1952).  Pensions (H. R. 4394).

a. Correspondence refers to H. R. 4394. Correspondents include Representative John E.  Rankin - Mississippi.

b. H. R. 4394:  "To provide certain increases in the monthly rates of compensation and pension payable to veterans and their dependents and for other purposes."  (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).



F 91: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952).  Pensions:  Disabilities (H. R. 7783).

Correspondence re H. R. 7783 ["To increase certain rates of veterans' compensation provided for specific service-insured disabilities, and for other purposes" (John E.  Rankin - Mississippi)].

F 92: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952).  Philippine Action (H. R. 308).

Correspondence re H. R. 308 ["To extend pension benefits under the laws reenacted by Public Law 269, Seventy-fourth Congress, August 13, 1935, as now or hereafter amended, to certain persons who served with the United States military or naval forces engaged in hostilities in the Moro Province, including Mindanoa, or in the islands of Samar and Leyete, after July 4, 1902, and prior to January 1, 1914, and to their un-remarried widows, child or children" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)].

F 93: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Philippine Action (H. R. 1765).

Memo re H. R. 1765 ["To extend Pension benefits under the laws reenacted by Public Law 269, Seventy-fourth Congress, August 13, 1935, as now or hereafter amended, to certain persons who served with the United States Military or naval forces in the Philippine Islands during hostilities in the Moro Province including Mindanao, or in the islands of Samar and Leyte, after July 4, 1902 and prior to January 1, 1914, and to their un-remarried widow, child or children" (Paul Cunningham - Iowa)].

F 94: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Prisoners-of-War (H. R. 303).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 303.

b. H. R. 303:  "To provide for a study of the mental and physical ___________ by prisoners of war and civilian internees during World War II" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi).

a. H. R. 3316:  "To provide for the reorganization of the Veterans' Administration in accordance with the recommendations of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan).

b. H. R. 3686:  "To provide for the reorganization of the Veterans' Administration in accordance with the recommendations of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government" (William L. Dawson - Illinois)

F 95: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Spanish- American Veterans.

Correspondence re pensions.

F 96: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Spanish- American, et al., veterans (H. R. 315/H. R. 2418/ H. R. 2419).

Correspondence re H. R. 315 ["To liberalize the service pension laws relating to veterans of the war with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, or the Boxer Rebellion and their dependents" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)]; H. R. 2418 ["To provide greater security for veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection, in the granting of emergency hospital care by the Veterans Administration" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)]; and H. R. 2419 ["To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to certain widows of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi)].

F 97: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1951).  Veterans of Allies.

Correspondence.  Includes resolution adopted by the Oklahoma State Senate. 

F 98: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1952).  Veterans of Foreign Wars. Correspondence.

a. H. R. 3317:  "Creating a Veterans' Insurance Corporation in the Veterans' Administration to exercise all of the functions with respect to Government life insurance and national service life insurance" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan).

b. H. R. 3677:  "Creating a Veterans' Insurance Corporation in the Veterans' Administration to exercise all of the functions with respect to Government life insurance and national service life insurance" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan).

c. H. R. 3677:  "Creating a Veterans' Insurance Corporation in the Veterans' Administration to exercise all of the functions with respect to Government life insurance and national service life insurance" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas; Joseph R.  McCarthy - Wisconsin; Herbert R. O'Connor - Maryland; George D. Aiken - Vermont; Robert A. Taft - Ohio; Homer Ferguson - Michigan; William Benton - Connecticut).

F 99: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Drugs (H. R. 3490). 

Correspondence re H. R. 3490 ["To amend the penalty provisions applicable to persons convicted of violating certain narcotic laws and for purposes" (Hale Boggs - Louisiana)].

F 100: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Colleague Correspondence.

Correspondence refers indirectly to H. R. 425 ["Providing for the payment of direct Federal old-age assistance to citizens sixty years of age or over" (Victor Wickersham - Oklahoma)] and H. R. 562 ["To amend an act entitled, 'An act to provide for the general welfare by establishing a system of Federal Old-Age Benefits, and by enabling the several states to make more adequate provisions for aged persons, blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare, public health and the administration of their unemployment compensation laws; to establish a Social Security Board; to raise revenues; and for other purposes,' approved August 14, 1935, as amended" (Boyd Tackett - Arkansas)].  Correspondents include Representative Toby Morris - Oklahoma, and Representative James E. Van Zandt - Pennsylvania.

F 101: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951-1952).  Social Security/Old Age Pensions.

General Correspondence.  Clippings.

F 102: Ways and Means, Committee on (1952).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Indians (H. R. 6596).

Correspondence re H. R. 6596 ["To amend the Social Security Act to require state agencies in determining need to disregard the value of land held in trust for Indians" (Tom Steed - Oklahoma)].

F 103: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Petition.

Resolution adopted by the Oklahoma State Senate and House of Representatives.

F 104: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Social Security amendments (H. R. 3414).

H. R. 3414:  "To extend coverage under the Social Security Act to additional Federal offices and employees and for other purposes" (John Lesinski, Jr. - Michigan).

F 105: Ways and Means, Committee on (1952).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Social Security amendments (H. R. 5604).

Correspondence from G. L. Cross, President, University of Oklahoma, re H. R. 5604 ["To amend the Social Security Act so as to authorize the extension of Federal old-age and survivors insurance to employees of institutions of higher education who are covered by state or local government retirement systems" (Byron G. Rogers - Colorado)].

F 106: Ways and Means, Committee on (1952).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Social Security amendments (H. R. 7800). 

a. Correspondence refers to H. R. 7800, described above.

b. H. R. 7800:  "To amend title II of the Social Security Act to increase old-age and survivors insurance benefits to preserve insurance rights of permanently and totally disabled individuals, and to increase the amount of earnings permitted without loss of benefits, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina).

F 107: Ways and Means, Committee on (1952).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Townsend Plan.

Correspondence and clippings.

F 108: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Tariffs/Trade. Correspondence.

F 109: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Tariffs:  Twine (H. R. 1005).

a. Correspondence refers to H. R. 1005, described above.

b. H. R. 1005:  "To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for the free importation of twine used for baling hay, straw, and other fodder and bedding material" (John D. Dingell - Michigan).

c. House Report 771 (H. R. 1005).

F 110: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Tariffs:  Trade Agreements (H. R. 1612).

Statement of the National Coal Association before the House Ways and Means Committee re H. R. 1612 ["To extend the authority of the President to enter into trade agreements under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes" (Robert L. Doughton - North Carolina)].

F 111: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Tariffs:  Tuna Fish (H. R. 5693).

Correspondence re H. R. 5693 ["To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 so as to impose certain duties upon the importation of tuna fish and for other purposes" (A. Sidney Camp - Georgia)].

F 112: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Taxes:  Bonds.

Correspondence with Edward M. Box, Attorney of the Governor of Oklahoma.

F 113: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Taxes:  Butane and Propane tanks. Correspondence.

F 114: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Taxes:  Capital Gains. Correspondence.

F 115: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Taxes:  Capital Gains:  Houses. Correspondence.

F 116: Ways and Means, Committee on (1951).  Taxes:  Child care (H. R. 17).

Correspondence re H. R. 17 ["To allow widows and certain other persons to deduct for income tax purposes amounts paid in providing for the care of children under certain circumstances" (J. Caleb Boggs - Delaware)].

F 117: Ways and Means, Committee on (1952).  Taxes:  Confidentiality. Correspondence.

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