CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
 LEGISLATIVE SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 18

Box 19: Eighty-third Congress:  Judiciary - Ways and Means

F 1: Judiciary, Committee on the (1954).  Thompson, John.  Correspondence re proposed bill on behalf of John Thompson.

F 2: Judiciary, Committee on the (1953).  Tidelands.

a. Correspondence re resolution; report.

b. Resolution:  National Association of Attorneys General, re "Submerged Lands."

c. Report:  National Association of Attorneys General:  "Report of Submerged Lands Committee."

F 3: Judiciary, Committee on the (1953).  Tidelands:  (H. R. 4198)

H. R. 4198:  "To confirm and establish the titles of the States to lands beneath navigable waters within State boundaries and to the natural resources within such lands and waters, and to provide for the use and control of said lands and resources and the resources of the outer Continental Shelf" (Louis E. Graham - Pennsylvania).

F 4: Judiciary, Committee on the (1953).  Tidelands:  (H. R. 5134):  Hill Amendment re education.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5134; newspaper article.

b. H. R. 5134:  "To amend the Submerged Lands Act" (Louis E. Graham - Pennsylvania). 

c. Newspaper article:  "Big Entering Wedge for Socialism." 

F 5: Judiciary, Committee on the (1953).  Tidelands:  (S. J. Res. 13).

a. Correspondence re S. J. 13; booklet

b. S. J. Res. 13:  "To confirm and establish the titles of the States to lands beneath navigable waters within State boundaries and to provide for the use and control of said lands and resources."  (Spessard L. Holland - Florida; Hugh Butler - Nebraska; George M. Smathers - Florida; Harry Flood Byrd, Sr. - Virginia; A. Willis Robertson - Virginia; Wallace F. Bennett - Utah; Arthur V. Watkins - Utah; John W. Bricker - Ohio; Robert A. Taft - Ohio; John M.  Butler - Nebraska; J. Glenn Beall - Maryland; Guy Cordon - Oregon; Frank Carlson - Kansas; Andrew F.  Schoeppel - Kansas; Price Daniel - Texas; Lyndon B.  Johnson - Texas; James H. Duff - Pennsylvania; Edward Martin - Pennsylvania; Allen J. Ellender, Sr. - Louisiana; Russell B. Long - Louisiana; James O. Eastland - Mississippi; John C. Stennis - Mississippi; J. Allen Frear, Jr. - Delaware; Ralph E. Flanders - Vermont; Barry M. Goldwater - Arizona; Robert C. Hendrickson - New Jersey; H. Alexander Smith - New Jersey; Bourke B. Hickenlooper - Iowa; William E. Jenner - Indiana; William F. Knowland - California; Thomas H. Kuchel - California; John L.  McClellan - Arkansas; Burnet R. Maybank - South Carolina; Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota; Charles E.  Potter - Michigan; Leverett Saltonstall - Massachusetts; Willis Smith - North Carolina; Edward J. Thye - Minnesota; Herman Welder - Idaho; Pat McCarran - Nevada).

c. Booklet re S. J. Res. 13, et al., relating to submerged lands (Harold R. Fatzer).

F 6: Judiciary, Committee on the (1953).  Vezertzl, Aspasia (H. R. 886).

Act:  H. R. 886:  "For the relief of Aspasia Vezertzi" (Albert Rains - Alabama).

F 6b: Judiciary, Committee on the (1954). Blauberg, Karl Erik.

H.R. 7136: "For the relief of Karl Erik Blauberg" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma). Also includes correspondence.

F 7: Judiciary, Committee on the (1954).  Wiretapping:  (H. R. 8649/S. 3229).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8649; S. 3229; newspaper article; booklet.

b. H. R. 8649:  "To authorize the admission into evidence in certain criminal proceedings of intercepted in national security investigations, and for other purposes" (Kenneth B. Keating - New York).

c. S. 3229:  "To authorize conveyance of land to the State of California for an inspection station" (Thomas H. Kuchel - California).

d. Newspaper article:  Lowell Mellet:  "Wire Tapping Gaining No Favor."

e. Booklet:  "Does Wire Tapping Violate the Right to Privacy?"  Town Meeting, Vol. 19, No. 36, (James F. Murray, Jr., Moderator).

f. House Report 1461 (H. R. 8649):  "Providing for the admissibility in certain criminal proceedings of evidence obtained by interception of communications" (Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr. - Indiana).

g. Booklet:  Committee on Federal Legislation:  "Report on Pending Wiretap Bills."

F 8: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1954).  Merchant Marine Protection (H. R. 9538).

Correspondence re H. R. 9584 ["To protect the rights of vessels of the United States on the high seas and in territorial waters of foreign countries" (Clark W.  Thompson - Texas).

F 9: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (n.d. ).  Merchant Marine Protection (H. R. 9584).

Correspondence re H. R. 9584 ["To protect the rights of vessels of the United States on the high seas and in territorial waters of foreign countries" (Thor C.  Tollefson - Washington).

F 10: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1951).  River Basins.

Correspondence re river basin program and proposed temporary "National Resources Information Committee."

F 11: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1954).  Wildlife (H. R. 7764/H. R. 8194).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7764 and H. R. 8194.

b. H. R. 7767:  "To provide that the United States shall aid the States in wildlife restoration projects, and for other purposes" (Homer D. Angell - Oregon).

c. H. R. 8194 [same title as H. R. 7764] (Melvin Price - Illinois).

F 12: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Civil Service.

Correspondence re Whitten "Rider" limiting the number of permanent Civil Service employees and permanent promotions.

F 13: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Civil Service Pay.

Correspondence re proposed salary increases for Federal employees.

F 14: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Civil Service Pay (H. R. 4556).

Correspondence re H. R. 4556 ["To increase the basic rates of compensation of certain officers and employees of the Federal Government" (Gardner R. Withrow - Wisconsin).

F 15: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Civil Service Pay (H. R. 8093).

Correspondence re H. R. 8093 ["To amend the Classification Act of 1949, as amended, and the Federal Employees Pay Act of 1945, as amended, and for other purposes" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).

F 16: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Civil Service Retirement.

Correspondence re increased compensation to retired civil service employees.  (P. L. 555, P. L. 303).

F 17: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Civil Service Retirement (H. R. 8894).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8894.

b. H. R. 8894:  "To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, to augment and make permanent the increases in regular annuities provided by the Act of July 16, 1952, and the extend such increases to additional annuities purchased by voluntary contributions" (Joel T. Broyhill - Virginia).*

F 18: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Committee Work.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5718; H. R. 7202; H. R.  7774; H. R. 7785; H. R. 9767; H. R. 9909; S. 1244.

b. H. R. 5718:  "To limit the period for collection by the United States, compensation received by officers and employees in violation of the dual compensation laws" (Harold C. Hagen - Minnesota).

c. H. R. 7202:  "To amend the Annual and Sick Leave Act of 1951, as amended, in order to increase the limitations on the amount of annual leave which may be accumulated under such act, and for other purposes" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).

d. H. R. 7774:  "To establish a uniform system for the granting of incentive awards to officer and employees of the United States, and for other purposes" (Harold C. Hagen - Minnesota).

e. H. R. 7785:  "To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, to make permanent the increases in regular annuities provided by the Act of July 16, 1952, and to extend such increases to additional annuities purchased by voluntary contributions" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).

f. H. R. 9767:  "To consolidate and revise certain provisions of law relating to additional compensation of civilian employees of the Federal Government stationed outside the continental United States and in Alaska, except as otherwise authorized herein, and to facilitate recruitment, reduce turnover, and compensate for extra costs and hardships due to oversea assignments" (Robert J. Corbett - Pennsylvania).

g. H. R. 9909:  "To prohibit payment of annuities to officers and employees of the United States convicted of certain offenses, and for other purposes" (Albert W. Cretella - Connecticut).

h. S. 1244:  "Relating to the renewal of contracts for the carrying of mail on star routes" (Frank Carlson - Kansas). Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on.  Incentive Awards:  H. R. 7774:  "To establish a uniform system for the granting of incentive awards to officers and employees of the United States, and for other purposes" (Harold C. Hagen - Minnesota).

F 19: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Pay (S. 2244/S. 2665).

a. Correspondence re 2244 and S. 2665.

b. S. 244:  "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" (William A. Purtell - Connecticut).

c S. 2665:  "To amend the Classification Act of 1949, as amended, and the Federal Employees Pay Act of 1945, as amended, and for other purposes" (Frank Carlson - Kansas).

F 20: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Pornography

a. Correspondence re opposition of pornographic literature and the postal rate bill concerning such literature.

b. Leaflet:  Dr. W. F. Robie:  "Partial Table of Contents of Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living."

c. Leaflet:  "Happiness or Misery/Which?"

F 21: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Post Office Discontinuances (H. Con. Res. 195).

a. Correspondence re H. Con. Res. 195.

b. H. Con. Res. 195:  "Relating to the discontinuance of United States Post Offices" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana).

F 22: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953- 1954).  Postage Rates.

Correspondence re public opinion of the Post Office's liberalizing of bulk mailing regulations.

F 23: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Postage:  Educational Materials (H. R. 1939/S. 971).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1939 and S. 971.

b. H. R. 1939:  "To authorize films, and related material, for educational use, to be transferred through the mails at the rate provided for books" (Katherine St. George - New York).

c. S. 971 [same title as H. R. 1939] (Frank Carlson - Kansas).

F 24: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Postage (H. R. 2685).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2685; P. L. 199; Booklet.

b. H. R. 2685:  "To readjust size and weight limitations on fourth-class parcel post" (Joel T. Broyhill - Virginia).*

c. P. L. 82-199 (S. 1335):  "To readjust size and weight limitations on fourth-class (parcel post) mail"

d. Booklet:  Railway Express Agency Incorporated:  "The Truth About Parcel Post Diversions and Deficits."

F 25: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953-54).  Postage Rates (H. R. 6052).

Correspondence re H. R. 6052 ["To readjust postal rates, and for other purposes" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).

F 26: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postage (H. R. 9317).

Correspondence re H. R. 9317 ["To prohibit the transmission through the mails at less the cost of publications, books, or other printed matter, and films containing material contrary to the best interests of the United States" (Katherine St.George - New York).

F 27: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953-54).  Postal - General.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1403; H. R. 172; Article. Correspondents include Edward H. Rees.

b. H. R. 1403:  "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" (George P. Miller - California).

c. H. R. 172:  "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).

d. Article:  "Now We are Kicking."

F 28: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Postal Envelope Engraving (H. R. 573/H. R. 2688).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 573; H. R. 2688.

b. H. R. 573:  "Prohibiting lithographing of engraving on envelopes sold by the Post Office Department, and for other purposes" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).

c. H. R. 2688:  "Prohibiting lithographing or engraving on envelopes sold by the Post Office Department, and for other purposes" (Homer H. Budge - Idaho).

F 29: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Pay.

a. Correspondence re increase of Postal employees' salaries; report.

b. Report:  National Affairs Committee:  "Study Group Bulletin:  Progress Report of Taft Hartley."

F 30: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Pay:  Fry Report.

Correspondence re Fry [George Fry and Associates, Inc.] Report:  "Salary Study and Proposed Pay Adjustment Plan Post Office Department Field Services."

F 31: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Pay:  Whip Poll.

Correspondence re whip poll concerning the members' views on the Postal Employees Salary Increase Bill.

F 32: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Postal Pay/Promotion (H. R. 643).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 643.

b. H. R. 643:  "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" (Gardner R. Withrow - Wisconsin).

F 33: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Pay (H. R. 2297).

Correspondence re H. R. 2297 ["To adjust the salaries of postmasters, supervisors, and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (George M. Rhodes - Pennsylvania)].

F 34: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Postal Pay (H. R. 2344).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2344.

b. H. R. 2344:  "To adjust the salaries of postmasters, supervisors, and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (Gardner R. Withrow - Wisconsin).*

F 35: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Postal Pay (H. R. 3089).

Correspondence re H. R. 3089 ["To adjust the salaries of postmasters, supervisors, and employees, in the field service of the Post Office Department" (George D.  O'Brien - Michigan)].

F 36: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Pay/Reclassification (H. R. 8468).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8648; article.

b. H. R. 8648:  "To establish for postmasters, officers, and employees in the postal field service an equitable system for classification of position and determination of rates of basic compensation, and for other purposes" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).

c. Article:  Arthur E. Summerfield in National Association of Letter Carriers newsletter:  "Postmaster General Summerfield on Three Star Extra."

F 37: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Pay (H. R. 9836).

Correspondence re H. R. 9836 ["To provide a method for the establishment of an equitable classification and pay system for the postal field service, to provide increases in the salaries of personnel in such service, and for other purposes"  Edward H. Rees - Kansas).

F 38: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Reclassification.

Correspondence re opposition of the Summerfield Reclassification Bill, and support for the Corbett Bill.

F 39: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Reclassification (H. R. 2585).

Correspondence re H. R. 2585 ["To reclassify supervisory employees in the field service of the Post Office Department into step-rate grades comparable with those for other postal employees in other Federal service, and to adjust inequalities" (Gardner R. Withrow - Wisconsin).

F 40: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Reclassification (H. R. 9245).

Correspondence re H. R. 9245 ["To establish a joint committee of Congress to study postal field service reclassifications, to increase the rates of basic compensation of postmasters, officers, and employees in the postal field service pending reclassification pursuant to recommendations of such joint committee, and for other purposes" (Robert J. Corbett - Pennsylvania).

F 41: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Postal Reclassification (H. R. 9285):  Data.

a. Data re H. R. 9245; Report 1870.

b. H. R. 9245:  "To establish a joint committee of Congress to study postal field service reclassifications, to increase the rates of basic compensation of postmasters, officers, and employees in the postal field service pending reclassification pursuant to recommendations of such joint committee, and for other purposes" (Robert J. Corbett - Pennsylvania).*

c. House Report 1870 (H. R. 9245):  "Temporary salary increases and reclassification study of postal field service employees and positions."

F 42: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Retirement (S. 2175).

Correspondence re S. 2175 ["To amend title VI of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, as amended, with respect to the retirement of employees in the legislative branch"

F 43: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Rural Carriers.

Correspondence re statement by National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, including "Opinions and recommendations regarding the repeal or modification of current law imposing certain restrictions relative to the consolidation of rural mail routes." 

F 44: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Salary Commission (S. 2417).

Correspondence re S. 2417 ["To provide for the creation of a Commission on Judicial and Congressional Salaries, and for other purposes" (Everett M. Dirksen - Illinois).

F 45: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Stamps, Commemorative.

Correspondence re proposal "to have the Post Office Department issue a stamp commemorating the completion of '100 Years of Professional Entomology.`"

F 45B: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee (1952-1953). Star Routes.

Correspondence re possible readjustment of compensation for star routes. Correspondents include the National Star Route Mail Carriers Association.

F 46: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Veterans Preference.

Correspondence re Report:  "Veterans' Preference Called Major Stumbling Block to Efficient U. S. Personnel Operations/Non-Partisan League Sees Key Career Employees Driven Out of Government by too much Preference; Asks Five Basic Changes In Veterans' Laws."

F 47: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1953).  Work Week (H. R. 414).

Correspondence re H. R. 414 ["To establish a basic administrative workweek and pay periods of two administrative workweeks for postmasters, and employees in the postal field service, and for other purposes" (Robert J. Corbett - Pennsylvania)].

F 48: Public Works, Committee on (1954).  Highways (H. R. 7124/H. R. 8127).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7124; H. R. 8127.

b. H. R. 7124:  "To amend the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1952 so as to increase certain amounts authorized therein for highway purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955" (Russell V. Mack - Washington).

c. H. R. 8127:  "To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (Harry J. McGregor - Ohio).

F 49: Public Works, Committee on (1952).  Markham Ferry Project.

Correspondence re bill "To provide for the construction of the Markham Ferry project on the Grand River in Oklahoma by the Grand River Dam Authority, an instrumentality of the State of Oklahoma."

F 50: Public Works, Committee on (1953).  Niagara Falls (H. R. 4351)

Correspondence re H. R. 4351 ["To preserve the scenic beauty of the Niagara Falls and River, to authorize the construction of certain works of improvement on that river for power purposes, and to further the interests of national security by authorizing the prompt improvement for power purposes" (George A. Dondero - Michigan).

F 51: Public Works, Committee on (1954).  St. Lawrence Seaway (H. J. Res. 104/S. 589/S. 2150).

a. Correspondence re H. J. Res. 104; S. 589; S. 2150; newspaper editorial; newspaper article.

b. H. J. Res. 104:  "Providing for creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation; to construct part of the St. Lawrence Seaway in the United States territory in the interest of national security; authorizing the corporation to finance the United States share of the seaway cost on a self- liquidating basis; and for other purposes" (George A. Dondero - Michigan).

c. S. 589:  "Providing for creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation to construct part of the St. Lawrence Seaway in the United States territory in the interest of national security; authorizing the Corporation to consummate certain arrangements with the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority of Canada relative to construction and operation of the seaway; empowering the Corporation to finance the United States share of the seaway cost on a self liquidating basis; to establish cooperation with Canada in the control and operation of the St. Lawrence seaway; to authorize negotiations with Canada of an agreement on tolls; and for other purposes" (Alexander Wiley - Wisconsin; Robert A.  Taft - Ohio; Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin; Theodore Francis Green - Rhode Island; George D.  Aiken - Vermont; James E. Murray - Montana; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Homer Ferguson - Michigan; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; Milton R.  Young - North Dakota; Charles W. Tobey - New Hampshire; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; Charles E. Potter - Michigan; Lister Hill - Alabama; William Langer - North Dakota).

d. S. 2150 [same title as S. 589] (Alexander Wiley - Wisconsin).

e. Newspaper editorial:  Philadelphia Inquirer:  "Seaway a Quicksand for Taxpayers."

f. Newspaper Clipping:  Philadelphia Inquirer:  "Seaway Called Oil Trade Peril."

F 52: Public Works, Committee on (1954).  Tuttle Creek Dam.

a. Correspondence re speech.

b. Speech:  Howard S. Miller (Kansas), re Tuttle Creek Reservoir, Kansas.

F 53: Questionnaires (1953).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 190.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 54: Questionnaires (1953).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 191.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 55: Questionnaires (1953).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 192.

Correspondence: re ballots.

F 56: Questionnaires (1953).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 193.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 57: Questionnaires (1953).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 194.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 58: Questionnaires (1953).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 195.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 59: Questionnaires (1953).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 196.

F 60: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 197.

F 61: Questionnaires (1953).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 198.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 62: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 199.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 63: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 200.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 64: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 201.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 65: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 202.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 66: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 203.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 67: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 204.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 68: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 205.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 69: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 206.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 70: Questionnaires (1954).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 207.

Correspondence re ballots.

F 71: Reduction of Nonessential Federal Expenditures, Joint Committee on (1953-1954).  Report.

Correspondence re Report:  "Unexpected Balances in Appropriations and Authorizations to Federal Agencies for Expenditure."

F 72: Resolutions (1954).  American Legion.

a. Correspondence re National Legislative Bulletin.

b. National Legislative Bulletin (Jerome F. Duggan, Missouri, Chairman), re 1954 Legislative Program.

F 73: Resolutions (1953).  Daughters of the American Revolution.

a. Correspondence re resolutions.

b. Resolutions re Radio and Television programs; Treaties; Constitution Day; American Indian Guardianship and/or Trusteeship and Support of H. R. 89, H. R. 90, H. R. 110; U.N.E.S.C.O. Teaching Programs, Government Subsidies; Urging the Preservation of the Historic and Irreplaceable Chesapeake and Ohio Canal for all time in its present status as a National Park; outlaw Communist Party; McCarran-Walter Immigration Act; Support of Senate Bill, S. 694 and H. J. Res. 56; support of Bill, H. R. 1020; Disposition of Resolutions.

F 74: Resolutions (1953).  Oklahoma Farm Bureau.

a. Correspondence re resolutions.

b. Resolutions re international relations; national government agricultural conservation; research; soil conservation; fiscal policies; agency political activity; centralization of government; condemnation; farm program; income tax assessments; cooperatives; gasoline tax; rural telephones; safety; schools; railroads; narcotics; hospitals; school land; school loans; oil and gas; old age rural telephones; safety; schools; railroads; narcotics; hospitals; school land; school loans; oil and gas; old age and child welfare; juvenile delinquency; padlock law; financial responsibility law; guest law; rates; roads; weed control; fish and game; experiment stations; tag agents; livestock; dairy; insurance cancellations; flood control; commendation; affirmation.

F 74b: Resolution (1953). William G. Stigler.

H.Res. 10 "Relative to the death of Honorable William G. Stigler of Oklahoma" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma). Includes Congressional Record insert.

F 75: Rules, Committee on (1954).  Interstate Commerce (H. Res. 407).

Correspondence re H. Res. 407 ["Authorizing the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce to investigate and study the barriers to the free flow of interstate commerce on the highways which result when certain discriminatory and unilateral actions are taken by individual states" (William H. Ayres - Ohio)].

F 76: Rules, Committee on (1954).  Postal Legislation (H. Res. 590).

Correspondence re H. Res. 590 ["Providing for the consideration of the bill, H. R. 9245" (Harold C. Hagen - Minnesota).]

F 77: Rules, Committee on (1953).  Subversive Activities Committee (H. J. Res. 259).

a. Correspondence re H. J. Res. 259.

b. H. J. Res. 259:  "To establish a Joint Committee on Subversive Activities" (Emanuel Celler - New York).

F 78: Small Business, Select Committee on (1953-1954).  Committee Work.

a. Report:  "Weekly Staff Report to Committee Members" April 11, 1953.

b. Report:  "Weekly Staff Report to Committee Members:  August 14, 1954.

F 79: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1954).  Albany, New York.

Booklets:  "Investigation of Communist Activities in the Albany, New York, Area."  Parts 3, 4, 5, and 6.

F 80: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1953-1954).  Communism.

Correspondence re opposition to Communism.

F 81: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1954).  Communism (H. R. 9838).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9838; Report 2651.

b. H. R. 9838:  "To amend the Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950, to provide for the determination of the identity of certain Communist-infiltrated organizations, and for other purposes" (Harold H. Velde - Illinois).

c. House Report 2651 (H. R. 9838):  "Subversive Activities Control Act Amendments of 1954."

F 82: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1953).  Korowicz, Marek Stanislaw.

Booklet:  "Testimony of Mr. Marek Stanislaw Korowicz.

F 83: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1953).  Los Angeles.

Booklet:  "Communist Activities in the Los Angeles Area - part 7."

F 84: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1954).  McCarthy, Joseph R.

Correspondence re Joseph R. McCarthy's hearings, mainly opinions in support of him.

F 85: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  American Legion.

Correspondence re Resolutions Nos. 1, 4, 10, 13-A, 17, 18, and 21, adopted on August 3, and 4, 1952.

F 86: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  Automobiles (H. R. 42).

Correspondence re H. R. 42 ["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 87: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  Chiropractors (H. R. 54).

Correspondence re H. R. 54 ["To authorize the appointment of doctors of chiropractic in the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the Veterans' Administration" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts)].

F 88: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  Committee Work.

a. Correspondence re booklet.

b. Booklet:  "Resume of Bills Reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs" re Veterans' Legislation, Eighty-Third Congress.

F 89: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  Committee Work:  Calendar.

Legislative Calendar, "United States House of Representatives."  No. 5, Eighty-Third Congress.

F 90: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1954).  Committee Work Calendar.

Legislative Calendars:  "United States House of Representatives." Nos. 8 and 9, Eighty-Third Congress.

F 91: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1954).  Disability (H. R. 2984).

Correspondence re H. R. 2984 ["To prohibit reduction of any rating of total disability or permanent total disability for compensation or pension purposes which has been in effect for twenty or more years" (Robert T. Secrest - Ohio)].

F 92: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953-1954).  General.

a. Correspondence re support of the payment of a State bonus to veterans, as well as other pertinent legislative needs of veterans generally; newspaper articles.

b. Newspapers Articles:

1. "W. S. Rodgers is Elected to D. A. V. Office."

2. "Mrs. Rodgers to attend Executive Meeting in Colorado."

3. "Mrs. W. S. Rodgers Named National Committee Woman."

F 93: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1954).  G. I. Bill. 

Correspondence re P. L. 550 (Korean G. I. Bill) concerning education.

F 94: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1954).  GI Bill (H. R. 9888).

Correspondence re H. R. 9888 ["To amend the laws granting education and training benefits to certain veterans, to extend the period during which such benefits may be offered" (William L. Springer - Illinois)].

F 95: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  Hospitals/ Health Care.

Correspondence re protesting the reduction of facilities in Veterans Administration Hospitals, and support of legislation to insure the re-opening of all V. A. Hospital beds.

F 96: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953-1954).  Life Insurance.

Correspondence re the possibility of applying annual dividends on insurance premiums.

F 97: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  Office Space (H. R. 3685).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3685.

b. H. R. 3685:  "To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 as amendment, so as to authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to furnish space and facilities, if available, to State Veteran agencies" (Frank J. Becker - New York).

F 98: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953-1954).  Pensions.

Correspondence re support for legislation increasing compensation pensions to disabled veterans.

F 99: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  Pensions (H. R. 2574).

Correspondence re H. R. 2574 ["To increase the monthly rates of pension payable to certain widows of deceased veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts)].

F 100: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1954).  Pensions (H. R. 2575/H. R. 3601).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2575; H. R. 3601.

b. H. R. 2575:  "To increase the monthly rates of disability compensation payable to veterans" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).

c. H. R. 3601:  "To increase the amount of disability pension payable to veterans of World War I" (James E. Van Zandt - Pennsylvania).

F 101: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  Pensions (H. R. 4596).

Correspondence re H. R. 4596 ["To grant a pension of $100 per month to all honorably discharged veterans of World War I who are over sixty-two years of age" (Thomas J. Lane - Massachusetts)].

F 102: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1954).  Pensions (H. R. 9020/H. R. 9962).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9020; H. R. 9962.

b. H. R. 9020:  "To provide increase in the monthly rates of compensation and pension payable to certain veterans and their dependents" (Edmund P. Radwan - New York).*

c. H. R. 9962:  "To increase by five percent the rates of pension payable to veterans and their dependents" Russell V. Mack - Washington).

F 103: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1954).  Soldiers' Homes (H. R. 8180).

Correspondence re H. R. 8180 ["To increase the amount of Federal aid to State or Territorial homes for the support of disabled soldiers, sailors, and airmen of the United States" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).

F 104: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953-1954).  Veterans of Foreign Wars:  Five-Point Program.

Correspondence re organizational opinion in support of the Five Point Program, adopted by the National Legislative Committee of the Veterans of Foreign Wars."

F 105: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1953).  World War I veterans.

Correspondence re legislation concerning World War I veterans.

F 106: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Drugs (H. R. 7817/H. R. 9163/S. 3447).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7817; H. R. 9163; S. 3447.

b. H. R. 7817:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code to permit the filling of oral prescriptions for certain narcotic drugs, and for other purposes" (Thomas E. Martin - Iowa).*

c. H. R. 9163:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code to permit the filling of oral prescriptions for certain drugs, and for other purposes" (Thomas E. Martin - Iowa).*

d. S. 3447 [same title as H. R. 9163] (Russell B. Long - Louisiana).

F 107: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Social Security/Old-age Pensions:  General Correspondence.

a. Correspondence (A - N) re public opinion in support of legislation which would amend the Social Security Act to provide direct Federal Pensions, as well as additional purposes to alter the Social Security Program; newspaper clippings.

b. Newspaper clipping:  Sylvia Porter:  "Retirement Policy Overhaul Needed."

c. Newspaper clipping:  S.W.B.:  "The Wicked Flea/Poor Underpaid Fellows!"

d. Newspaper clipping; "Disability Aid Boost Sought/ GOP pushes to Broaden Social Security."

F 108: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/Old-age Pensions:  General Correspondence.

a. Correspondence (O - Z) re public opinion on legislation which would amend the Social Security Act to provide direct Federal Pensions, as well as additional proposed changes in the Social Security Program; Eisenhower Social Security Plan; newspaper clipping.

b. Newspaper clipping:  "Welfare Checks Pinch Threatened." 

F 109: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/ Old-age Pensions:  Agricultural Workers.

a. Correspondence re public opinion in favor of pending proposals for extending Social Security coverage to farm workers and farm operators."

b. Editorial:  Thurman Sensing:  "Social Security."

F 110: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/ Old-age Pensions:  Dentists:  Correspondence.

Correspondence (A - H) re public opinion mainly opposing the inclusion of dentists in the Social Security Program.

F 111: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/ Old-age Pensions:  Dentists:  Correspondence.

Correspondence K - W) re public opinion opposition to the inclusion of dentists in the Social Security Program.

F 112: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Social Security/ Old-Age Pensions:  Indians (H. R. 1084). 

Correspondence re H. R. 1084 ["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 113: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Social Security/ Old-Age Pensions:  Individual Retirement Plans (H. R. 10/H. R. 11).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 10; H. R. 11.

b. H. R. 10:  "To encourage the establishment of voluntary pension plans by individuals" (Thomas A. Jenkins - Ohio).

c. H. R. 11 [same title as H. R. 10] (Eugene J. Keogh - New York).

F 114: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/ Old-age Pensions:  Ministers.

Correspondence re public opinion of the inclusion and exclusion of ministers in the Social Security program.

F 115: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Social Security/ Old-age Pensions:  Multiple-Sclerosis.

Correspondence re public opinion and support by petition of a bill by Senator Herbert Lehman (New York) that will "allow all persons who have Multiple Sclerosis and are totally and permanently disabled by it to receive Social Security benefits at the same rate as thought they were 65."

F 116: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/ Old-age Pensions:  Public Assistance (H. R. 7200).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7200.

b. H. R. 7200:  "To amend the Public assistance provisions of the Social Security Act so as to provide for a more effective distribution of Federal funds, and for other purposes" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).*

F 117: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Social Security/Old-age Pensions:  Social Security Amendments (H. R. 1041/H. R. 4230/ H. R. 4421).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1041; H. R. 4230; H. R. 4421.

b. H. R. 1041:  "To amend the Social Security Act to provide a direct Federal pension of at least $100 per month to all American citizens who have been citizens ten years or over to be prorated according to the cost of living as on January 3, 1953)" (Thomas J. Lane - Massachusetts).

c. H. R. 4230:  "To amend the Social Security Act to provide a direct Federal pension of at least $100 per month to all American citizens sixty-five years of age and over who have been citizens ten years or more, to be prorated according to the cost of living as on January 3, 1953" (Thor C. Tollefson - Washington).

d. H. R. 4421:  "To amend the Social Security Act to provide a direct Federal pension of at least $100 per month to all American citizens ten years or more, to be prorated according to the cost of living as on January 3, 1953" (Jack Westland - Washington).

F 118: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Social Security Amendments (H. R. 7199).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7199.

b. H. R. 7199:  "To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code so as to extend coverage under the old age and survivors insurance program, increase the benefits payable thereunder, preserve the insurance rights of disabled individuals, and increase the amount of earnings permitted without loss of benefits, and for other purposes" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).*

F 119: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/ Old-Age Pensions:  Social Security Amendments (H. R. 9366).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9366; Report 1987.

b. H. R. 9366:  "To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code so as to extend coverage under the old age and survivors insurance program, increase the benefits payable thereunder, preserve the insurance rights of disabled individuals, and increase the amount of earnings permitted without loss of benefits, and for other purposes" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).*

c. Senate Report 1987 (H. R. 9366):  "Social Security Amendments of 1954."

F 120: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Social Security/ Old-age Pensions:  Social Security Taxes.

Correspondence re public opinion of the legislation to hold Social Security taxes at 1-1/2 percent; to increase it to 2 percent; to pay-as-you-go on it.

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